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Ham Radio Swap Fest planned for Feb. 2 The Hoosick Amateur Radio Club will hold a Ham Radio Swap Fest on Feb. - The Hoosick Amateur Radio Club is holding its second Ham Radio Swap Fest on Feb. 2 at the Hoosick Falls Central School, located at 21187 NY Route 22 in Hoosick Falls, New York. The event will run from 8 a.m.

PJ6A - Saba Saba Island will be activated during the ARRL CW Contest. Callsign will once again be PJ6A and with entry in the M/S Low Power category. Operators: K4UEE, K5AC, NM1Y and WC4X. QRV before the contest using their own PJ6/personal callsigns.

Marko Arnautovic's move to China depends on West Ham, not him To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.

West Ham have two bids for Genoa striker Krztysztof Piatek rejected Sportsmail reported earlier this week that the £45million-rated Poland international had emerged as an option for West Ham as they look to add a striker before selling Marko Arnautovic to China. Callum Wilson of Bournemouth and now, particularly, Maxi Gomez of Celta Vigo are also being discussed.

DX Engineering - RXSHARE Audio Switch DXE-RXSHARE Audio Switch, Control Box, Independent Selection of Audio from One or Two Transceivers to Two Headphones, Passive Device, Each. Multi-operator contesting is challenging, especially when a pair of operators are unable to hear what the other operator is hearing.

"Life Above 50 MHz" "Life Above 50 MHz" is the topic of the new episode of the "ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast. Listen…and learn! Sponsored by DX Engineering, "ARRL The Doctor is In" is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone - whenever and wherever you like!

Museum Spotlights Mics and More Photo Opportunity Fairview Photography Studio.

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #283 Download the latest FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin compiled by Bjorn, ON9CFG.

IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1200 MHz Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver, UK launch update! Icom UK have been fortunate to have had an engineering sample of the IC-9700 VHF/UHF Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver from Icom Inc. to evaluate for a short time. So far, the company have been amazed by the fantastic sensitivity and performance of the radio.

Impact on Ham Radio of Federal Government Shutdown As this is written in mid-January, the federal government is partially shut down due to a funding dispute between the President and Congress. The FCC is among the agencies affected.We hope that, by the time you read this, an agreement has been reached to reopen all federal agencies.

Satellite Roundup Es'hail-2, also known as Phase 4A, is the first amateur radio satellite in geosynchronous orbit The first ge…

HamSci Slates 2019 Workshop for Cleveland in March The 2019 Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation program, or HamSci, has scheduled its 2019 workshop on the campus of Case Western Reserve…

Anniversary Awards and Activities Announced WWV will celebrate a century of broadcasting later this year; AMSAT is celebrating its 50th anniversary of its founding, and the U.S. Islands Award program turns 25 in 2019. All three have special events and activities planned.

Marine Lieutenant Charged in Ham's Murder Amateur Radio Newsline reports that California authorities have charged a U.S. Marine officer with murder in the 2018 death of Henry Allen…

Ian Wright States Samir Nasri Can Replace Marko Arnautovic at West Ham United Arsenal legend and television pundit Ian Wright believes that former Gunners midfielder Samir Nasri could flourish in the absence of out-going forward Marko Arnautović at West Ham United. The Frenchman joined the Hammers this month on a six-month deal and impressed in what was his first league start for the east London outfit.

JA4GXS/1 - Hachijo-jima, AS-043 Kenji, JA4GXS informs he will be active Hachijo-jima, South Izu Islands AS-043 during May 11-13, 2019. QRV on 40-30-20m, CW/SSB/FT8.

Uniden SDS200 - Analog & Digital Introducing the SDS200, Uniden's latest and most advanced base/mobile digital trunking scanner. The SDS200 incorporates the latest True I/Q receiver technology, which provides the best digital decode performance in the industry, even in challenging receive environments.

West Ham transfer news: Club officials in Spain to sign Arnautovic replacement Maxi Gomez "Until he is no longer a West Ham player, he will give everything to the club. He hopes the fans can respect his wishes." West Ham have been here before, two years ago Dimitri Payet refused to play for the club so that they could sanction his return to Marseille.

December YOTA Month Activity Records More Than 80,000 Contacts More than 80,000 contacts went into logs at YOTA suffix stations and others participating in December Youngsters on the Air Month, with most operations in International Amateur Radio Union Region 1. The final tally included 46,989 on SSB, another 28,064 on CW, some 3,814 on FT8, and the rest on various other modes.

West Ham transfer round-up: Piatek, Gomez, Hernandez and more All the latest transfer rumours from West Ham on Wednesday 16th January. West Ham have had a bid of more than £30m rejected for Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek, according to Alfredo Pedulla. AC Milan also want the 23-year-old Poland international, who has scored 19 goals this season, but Genoa are holding out for €40m plus bonuses.

West Ham transfer news: Arnautovic exit urged by club hero amid Chelsea and SIPG links There are better players at the club who want to play for the club. "West Ham are moving forward very quickly, and they don't need him." Chelsea have also been linked with a move for Arnautovic as they look to bolster their attacking options. Tony Cascarino has suggested that the Blues should make a move.

Agent of Aston Villa and West Ham Target Harold Moukoudi Confirms Napoli Interest, Talks Future Follow @insidefutbolThe agent of Aston Villa and West Ham United linked defender Harold Moukoudi has confirmed interest from Napoli in his client. The 21-year-old centre-back has impressed several clubs with his performances in the second tier of French football for Le Havre and it has led to speculation over his future.

Retevis RT84 Dual Band DMR Handheld Review "A new dual band DMR HT is on the market from Retevis, with a model number of RT84. In this video, we try to load an RT82 codeplug into the radio, I show you the size comparison to the RT82, and we go through the menu of the radio.

AMSAT Announces 50th Anniversary Awards Program AMSAT has announced its 50th Anniversary Awards Program, to help celebrate 50 years of keeping Amateur Radio in space. Satellite and HF contacts can help participants to earn one of these awards:.

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