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2015 Field Day packet, geosynchronous ham sat, K1N in the log, more...
2015 Field Day packet, geosynchronous ham sat, K1N in the log, more...
Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 48 February 14th, 2015

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ARRL 2015 Field Day packet now online
There are no rule changes for 2015. Field Day 2015 takes place June 27-28.
Request an azimuthal map
Use this form to create an azimuthal map for any location on the globe.
Where are the geosynchronous Amateur Radio satellites?
The Qataris plan to launch one in 2016.
K1N logs 125,000 QSOs, offers "All-Time New One" days
" not call them if you already worked them."
K1N in the log
Well I'll be damned, I’m having some fun with ham radio again.
Review: QYT KT-UV980 dual-band mobile
The enclosure suggested that I was dealing with a new Anytone variety, but equipped with one VFO instead of two independent VFOs. Switching between VHF and UHF is done with the A/B button, or automatically when you switch on Dual Watch – a bit like a Baofeng UV-5R.
In this digital age, how hard is it to find a simple, inexpensive radio?
NPR goes to several stores in Washington, D.C., in search of a portable and affordable radio, as well as to the National Capital Radio and Television Museum in Bowie, Md.
Mountain Topper Tri-Bander
A very small, very efficient three band QRP CW rig.
LNR Precision
37th Anniversary of Packet Radio
At around 9PM on May 31, 1978 were the first KNOWN transmissions of Packet over Amateur Radio. The location was Bill Wong's Restaurant in Montreal, Canada.


1978 Navassa Island DX-pedition
Composed of 10 Amateur Radio Operators: 5 from Missouri, 3 from New Jersey, 1 from Georgia and 1 from California. They were: N0TG, W0RJU, W0ZH, AD0PP, N0WL, K2KA, W2PAU, W2ORA, WA4SSU and W6OIG.
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