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ARRL - Nov 20, 2018
The winning article for the November 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Build an Inexpensive Dummy Load with Wattmeter” by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, and Al Peter, AC8GY. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular arti...
ARRL - Nov 20, 2018
Melissa S. Reinhardt, KD6BIT, of Agoura Hills, California, died on November 9. An ARRL member, she was 66. Reinhardt was a marketing and advertising executive with close ties to the Amateur Radio industry and was a familiar face at Hamvention and oth...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
Dan, K8RF, informs us he is now full-time as NP2J from St. Croix and will be active in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 24-25th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (160m) entry...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) will activate their contest station, A44A, in Muscat during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 24-25th) as a Multi-Multi entry...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
The Newbie Party is a fun activity to encourage all new radio amateurs to become active and takes place from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on Saturday 24 November 2018...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
Over the weekend, a magnetically reversed sunspot appeared in the sun's northern hemisphere. Its high latitude and 'backwards' magnetic polarity mark it as a member of the next solar cycle...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
Ohio's Dayton Daily News report a Kettering resident wants to put up an amateur radio tower on property along Mad River Road and some residents who live on the road don’t want the tower built in their neighborhood...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
If elected next year, Federal Labor say it will provide the ABC with $2 million in funding to help re-establish shortwave radio services across the Northern Territory...
Southgate ARC - Nov 20, 2018
The Journal Gazette reports in disasters, radio amateurs can make a difference, but hobby needs youth...
ARRL - Nov 19, 2018
Amateur Radio repeaters and TV (ATV) have helped to keep the broader community informed on the local status of widespread fires in Southern California, radio amateurs say. Benjamin Kuo, KI6YR, who had to evacuate but now is back home, said remote Ama...
ARRL - Nov 19, 2018
AMSAT-NA has congratulated AMSAT-DL (Germany) and the Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) for their roles in the successful launch on November 15 of the Es’hail-2 satellite, which carried AMSAT-DL’s Phase 4-A transponder aloft. Es’hail-2 will be...
RSGB - Nov 19, 2018
Seasons Greetings from the RSGB Membership Services login required, follow the link below or click the cover image. RadCom December 2018, Vol. 94, No. 12 News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events ro...
Southgate ARC - Nov 19, 2018
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin...
Southgate ARC - Nov 19, 2018
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th November, through Sunday, 18th November there were 226 countries active...

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CQ WW DX CW Contest 2018

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The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. The 2018 CQ World-Wide DX Contest CW is November 24-25. The goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

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This virtual device drivers, will permit to record audio streams from your applications, and to pass audio to other programs. Interface multiple audio streams with vitual cables.

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5 Free Amateur Radio Logbook Programs Worth a Try

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Yaesu FTDX101D SDR HF 50MHz 70MHz – New Product

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Yaesu FTDX101D Annoucement at Dayton Hamvention 2018 the new top class SDR HF/50MHz 100W Transceiver

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CQ WW DX CW Contest 2018

The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. The 2018 CQ World-Wide DX Contest CW is November 24-25. The goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

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CQ WW DX SSB Contest 2018

The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of October (SSB) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

INRAD W1 Headset

The INRAD W1 competition headset, a unique headset for DXing, contesting, or general use on the air.

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