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MN.07.02.1985. Radio Jackie London

Radio Netherlands won't be getting access to 747 kHz. Things are going to plan for PA6FLD ham radio station operating from the new Flevoland transmitter site.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Testing reveals school computers in Trinidad infected with spyware

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Computers, Spyware, Science / Technology, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Life, Hobbies, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Laptops/Notebooks

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Star Online

Hamfest connects amateur radio fans

"It's been fun being able to meet folks you haven't seen in a while," said John Nunn of Concord.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Shelby, NC, Cleveland County, NC, Boiling Springs, NC, Waxhaw, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Labor Day Holiday travel tips to reach your destination safely

Patrol officers will be paying extra attention to interstate highways for the holiday weekend.

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"Ham Video" Transmitter May Be Tested During ARISS Contact with German School

" transmitter may be tested during an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station contact with a high school in Siegburg, Germany, on September 1. If so, this would mark the first time the Ham Video system is used for an ARISS educational event.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Thousands expected at weekend's Hamfest

Thousands of attendees are expected to be on hand for the return of the Shelby Amateur Radio Club's Hamfest, which begins Saturday.

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Renton Reporter

Are you ready for the Big One?

On the heels of the Napa earthquake, September is "National Preparedness Month" and "Ready in Renton" in the city, highlighting the City of Renton's emergency preparedness campaign.

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QST

UKube-1 Satellite Using FUNcube-2 For Downlink Workaround

To work around the problem, the United Kingdom Space Agency has commanded the small spacecraft to use an alternate configuration of the "FUNcube-2 transceiver," using it as the satellite's temporary downlink.

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The Daily Gazette

James C. Wesner

James was born April 5, 1934, in Sterling, the son of Howard and Lois Wesner. He graduated in 1953 from Rock Falls High School.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fontana elementary school makes a contacta with space station

FONTANA >> Seven students from Dorothy Grant Elementary School in rapid-fire succession Wednesday asked an International Space Station astronaut questions about shaving, where he gets oxygen and why he wanted to venture into space.

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KLEW-TV Lewiston

Senate candidate is dropped into a dunk tank filled with ice

Democratic Senate Candidate Nels Mitchell was issued the challenge to participate in the ALS ice bucket challenge, but he took it a step further.

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Camden Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County Amateur Radio club hosting classes

The Kershaw County Amateur Radio club will have a series of classes about amateur radio open to licensed and unlicensed enthusiasts.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

QST

US-to-VK Transpacific Reception on 630 Meters Reported

A radio amateur and medium-frequency experimenter in Australia has received a 630 meter transmission from a radio amateur and Part 5 Experimental operator in Texas.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Radio entusiasts: There are two million amateur radio enthusiasts around the world

As social media takes over, enthusiasts from North Yorkshire are calling for recruits to join a new club using historic communications technology to talk to the world.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

The multi-use path from SR-270 to Grimes Way will close for a month

A reminder from Pullman. The installation of a new sewer line is forcing a portion of the Terre View Drive multi-use path to close starting on Monday.

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QST

Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Still Circling Earth

Three simple plastic foil-envelope balloons carrying Amateur Radio payloads and launched from the UK by Leo Bodnar, M0XER, remain aloft and continue to circle the Earth.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Oregonian

Inside the Hood to Coast Relay's Race Control center

The Hood to Coast Race Control center operates the communications for the entire 199-mile Hood to Coast Relay, helping connect staff and runners to emergency personnel.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lynn News

Broadcasting to world from Old Hunstanton

Showcasing amateur radio for their seventh year as part of the annual International Lighthouses on the Air weekend, members of the King's Lynn Amateur Radio Club set up their equipment on the clifftop near Hunstanton Lighthouse on Friday, ahead of an around-the-clock weekend communicating with other lighthouses around the world.

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QST

First Joint Tribal Emergency Management Conference Held

ARES and RACES were featured during the National Tribal Emergency Management Conference, August 13-15 in Airway Heights, Washington.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

QST

Pat Barkey, N9RV, Named as New National Contest Journal Editor

Well-known contester Pat Barkey, N9RV, of Bonner, Montana, will become the 15th editor of National Contest Journal effective with the January/February 2015 issue.

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