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This week: Amateur Radio Plays Key Role in Major FEMA Earthquake Disaster Exercise; Future FAA Rules Could Affect Some Amateur Radio Antenna Support Structures; Two Young Radio Amateurs are First Americans to Take Part in YOTA Camp
This week: Amateur Radio Parity Act Receives Favorable House Energy and Commerce Committee Report; FCC Finds a Fix for Amateur Radio Application Batch Processing Problem; W1N mobile Special Event takes place in a solar-powered car.
This week: FCC continues to Investigate an Amateur Radio Application Processing Glitch; Amateur Electronic Supply is Closing after 59 Years in Business; New Microwave & UHF Distance Records Set on Same Day.
All Amateur Radio Emergency Service districts and counties in West Virginia are on alert for possible activation in the aftermath of severe flooding; the FCC transitioned to a new Electronic Comment Filing System with a “hard launch” on Monday, June 20; the ARRL will sponsor a 2016 Atlantic Season Hurricane Webinar; the first ARRL Teachers Institute of 2016 wrapped up on June 10 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology says that all RF LED lighting devices falling under Part 15 rules as “unintentional radiators” must meet conducted and radiated emissions limits set forth in those rules. More!
Please join Jim’s family as they say Farewell (for now) To James “Jim” Blecha.
As we honor his final request and scatter his ashes a top Squaw Mountain, Colorado on Sunday July 17, 2016 at 11am MT.
Directions from Denver:
Interstate 70 West to Exit 252 Evergreen Parkway
South to Squaw Pass Road (road sign to Echo Mountain Ski Area)
Turn Right, Continue Approximately 13 miles to Forest Service Rd 252.10A on the left (the next service road past Sawmill Rd)
Follow the Forest Service road to the left to Arapaho Springs Campground on the right.
This week:The Amateur Radio Parity Act is Set for House Energy and Commerce Committee Markup; ARRL’s Executive Committee Removes the NTS Eastern Area Chair and Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager; FCC’s Technological Advisory Council Initiates an inquiry on the radio spectrum’s noise floor.
ARRL offers new Girl Scouts Radio and Wireless Technology patch program; FCC turns down petition seeking to authorize low-power experimental activity; 3Z9DX awaiting authorization to operate from North Korea; International Space Station astronauts return to Earth; National Parks on the Air update.
This week: ARRL & Community Associations Institute find Common Ground on the Amateur Radio Parity Act language; “Cascadia Rising” Scenario aims for a Realistic Response; A Transatlantic VHF Digital Receiver Site is now Operational in Newfoundland.
This week: The Dayton Hamvention General Chairman says Attendance was up in 2016; ARRL has a new Los Angeles Section Manager; A 2-meter Transmission Bounced Off the exterior of the ISS is Heard Across the Atlantic
This week: ARRL Youth Rally at the Dayton Hamvention is a bit hit; ARRL “Strongly Supports” a Petition to Drop 15 dB Restriction for Amateur Radio Amplifiers; The Annual Pre-Hurricane Season WX4NHC Station Test is Saturday, May 28.