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Indoor QRP HF Loop Antenna Antennas/Magnetic LoopA home made magnetic loop for HF Bands. This small and compact loop is designed to support small power transmissions on HF bands, from 7 MHz to 21 MHz
The DXZone | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
OH2BH to be on the Air from Myanmar The government in Myanmar has given limited amateur operating privileges to Martti Laine, OH2BH. He will use XZ2D. Laine reports that authorities in the Southeast Asian nation have only permitted him to operate on 15 meters and higher, but he is hoping to
ARRL | 13 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alaska and Tennessee Getting New Section Managers Two new Section Managers have been declared elected in the just-concluded fall election cycle. Ballots for the Alaska and the Tennessee Section Manager elections were counted on November 19 at ARRL Headquarters. Eight incumbent Section Managers ran withou
ARRL | 13 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Happy 45th Birthday, AMSAT-OSCAR 7! The worlds longest-lived satellite, AO-7, turned 45 years old this month. It was launched on November 15, 1974, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. After nearly 7 years of service, AO-7 was thought to have reached the end of its life in June 198
ARRL | 20 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tuscaloosa Amateur Radio Club Ham Radio/Clubs/North America/USA/AlabamaThe hams of Tuscaloosa have been serving the community since 1931
The DXZone | Nov 20, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Homebrew 5/8 Wave HF Vertical Antennas Antennas/VerticalThe advantage of 5/8 wave antenna is that it has the lowest angle of radiation and has about 1dB more gain when compared to 1/4 and 1/2 verticals. So the 5/8 should be the favourite choice for DX.
The DXZone | Nov 19, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Melissa Stemmer Joins ARRL Headquarters as Development Manager Connecticut native Melissa Stemmer has joined the ARRL Headquarters staff as Development Manager. Born and raised in Waterbury, Stemmer earned a bachelors degree in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut in 1998, and she worked in that field for more
ARRL | Nov 18, 2019 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Don Greenbaum, N1DG, appointed to NOAA and US Fish and Wildlife Service Community Group Don Greenbaum, N1DG, of Duxbury, Massachusetts, has been appointed to the NOAA/US Fish and Wildlife Service Community Group. He will participate in meetings to discuss the development of the Monument Management Plan that will provide for effective directi
ARRL | Nov 18, 2019 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WRC-19 Grinds On Into Third Week With just 3-1/2 days left for substantive work, delegates at World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) face a daunting workload as the conferees try to reach consensus on several remaining issues including the agenda for the next WRC. The final se
ARRL | Nov 18, 2019 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nominations Invited for CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW CWopsis now accepting nominations for its Award for Advancing the Art of CW for 2020. The award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations that have made the greatest contribution(s) toward advancing the art or practice of radio communication by Mor
ARRL | Nov 18, 2019 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend