Special Event Stations to Mark Pope’s Visit to Poland
Several special event stations are poised to mark the visit of Pope Francis to Poland. The Pope will be in Poland July 27-31 to once again take part in World Youth Days in Kraków. This is Pope Francis’ first visit to Poland, where he will also make stops at the national shrine in Czestochowa to honor 1050 years of Christianity in Poland and pay respects to the victims of the former Auschwitz Na...
West Virginia ARES Units on Alert for Possible Activation in Wake of Flooding
All Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts and counties in West Virginia are on alert for possible activation in the aftermath of severe flooding, which has claimed at least 2 dozen lives, destroyed hundreds of homes, and damaged countless others. More than 30,000 were without electrical power at one point, but that number now is less than 8000. More rain has been forecast for the reg...
ARRL to Sponsor 2016 Atlantic Season Hurricane Webinar
The ARRL will sponsor a 2016 Atlantic Season Hurricane Webinar on Thursday, July 21, at 8 PM ET (0000 UTC on Friday, July 22, UTC). The approximately 90-minute session will address the role of Amateur Radio during the 2015 Hurricane Season. Anyone interested in hurricane preparedness and response is invited to attend this online presentation.
Topics will include a meteorological overview of the ...
AMSAT Symposium 2016 Issues First Call for Papers
AMSAT has issued its first call for papers for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Space Symposium, November 10-14. Proposals for papers, symposium presentations, and poster presentations are invited on any topic of interest to the Amateur Satellite community.
AMSAT requests a tentative paper or presentation title as soon as possible, but no later than September 15. Final versions are due by October 15 ...
- Canada Day Contest is Friday, July 1 (UTC)
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