Bidding in Ninth Annual ARRL On-Line Auction Ends on Thursday, October 30
Bidding in the ninth annual ARRL On-Line Auction concludes on Thursday, October 30 (October 31 UTC). Bid closing times are staggered beginning at 0230 UTC and finish at 0307 UTC on October 31. More than 230 items are on the block, including 24 pieces of gear that were the subject of QST “Product Review” articles. One-of-a-kind items include a hard-cover 2014 Centennial edition of The ARRL Handb...
Kentucky Historical Society Honors Former ARRL Director
Former ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Gary Johnston, KI4LA, has been named as the recipient of the Kentucky Historical Society’s 2014 Award of Distinction. Johnston chaired the ARRL Board of Directors Historical Committee during his tenure, which included stints as both a Vice Director and Director. Johnston is president of the Board of Trustees of the Behringer-Crawford Museum (BCM) in Cov...
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Satellites Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Among Those Lost in Launch Explosion
[Updated 29 October 1820 UTC] The RACE and GOMX-2 CubeSats were among more than 2 dozen satellites lost after an unmanned Orbital Space Sciences (OSC) Antares 130 vehicle exploded spectacularly shortly after launch at 2222 UTC on Tuesday, October 28, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Both satellite packages carried Amateur Radio payloads. T...
Webcast to Feature Arduino for Ham Radio Author Glen Popiel, KW5GP
Glen Popiel, KW5GP, author of the newly released ARRL publication Arduino for Ham Radio will be the featured guest on a webcast on Thursday, October 30, at 0100 UTC by Tom Medlin, W5KUB. Arduino devices are powerful and inexpensive microcontrollers, and they are an easy way for radio amateurs, students, and professionals to create devices that interact with their environment through sensors and...
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