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The March/April Issue of QEX is Hot Off the Press!

  • Posted Yesterday, 6:27 PM

The March/April 2017 issue of QEX will be arriving at mailboxes soon. In this issue . . .

?    David M. Drumheller, K3WQ, explains how to model antennas made from angle stock, wires cages, tape measures and other unconventional conductors.

?    Rick Peterson, WA6NUT, shows how FDMA technology can be used for new sound card modes.

?    Brian Machesney, K1LI, and Tony Brock-Fisher, K1KP, use polar m...

Amateur Radio Balloon to be Part of K2BSA Activities at 2017 Nation…

  • Posted Yesterday, 3:25 PM

A high-altitude Amateur Radio balloon, K2BSA-11, will be launched from the 2017 National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree in West Virginia. The balloon is expected to reach an altitude of 48,000 feet and will transmit on 144.390 MHz APRS. An onboard GPS/computer will shift APRS frequencies based on the balloon?s location around the globe.

Carrying out the July 20 launch from the Summit Bechtel Res...

Texas Club Distributes Copies of Ham Radio for Dummies to Schools,…

  • Posted Yesterday, 3:19 PM

The Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club in Athens, Texas, has purchased and distributed copies of Ham Radio for Dummies by ARRL Contributing Editor Ward Silver, N0AX, to area schools and libraries. The book now is in its second edition.

Financed in part by a grant from LDG Electronics, the club determined to place a copy of the book in nearly every school and public library in the tri-county area aro...

Youthful BY70-1 CubeSat Builders: We?ll be Back!

  • Posted Yesterday, 3:14 PM

As its Amateur Radio FM transponder satellite BY70-1 was poised to re-enter Earth?s atmosphere, its developers, China?s Amateur Youth Space Program, said it will be mounting future missions. The 2U BY70-1 CubeSat was built by Beijing Bayi High School students.

?We hope more amateur youth space program will be brought to you in the near future!? the students said in a February 17 statement on the...

Winter SWL Fest Set for March 2-4

  • Posted Yesterday, 2:59 PM

The 30th annual North American Shortwave Association Winter SWL Fest will take place March 2-4 in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, just north of Philadelphia. The Winter SWL Fest is a conference of radio hobbyists of all stripes. Enthusiasts of everything from HF broadcasting, AM band broadcasting, VLF, scanning, satellite TV, and pirate broadcasting are welcome.

Visit the Winter SWL Fest website...

MARS Refocuses Its Mission, Encrypts Data Nets

  • Posted Wed 3:32 PM

Today?s Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) program has changed markedly from what it was just a few years ago. So says US Army MARS Program Manager Paul English, WD8DBY, who contends that MARS must adapt in order to remain relevant and useful to its sponsor, the US Department of Defense (DOD).

?Probably the most significant changes were the Navy?s decision to ?sunset? the Navy Marine Corps M...

Winter Cycle Section Manager Election Results Announced

  • Posted Wed 11:47 AM

Four candidates for Section Manager (SM), including one incumbent, outpolled challengers to win 2-year terms beginning on April 1, while a second incumbent was defeated in a run for a new term, and one candidate ran unopposed to succeed an incumbent who did not run again. Ballots in contested races in the winter election cycle were counted and verified on February 21 at ARRL Headquarters.

In Ari...

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