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Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 16 June 28th, 2014

Field Day 2014

The official ARRL Field Day information packet for 2014 [PDF]
Catch up on all the rules, entry forms, W1AW schedules, general information and more from ARRL's official documentation.
Possible ISS Voice Contacts on Field Day
Current discussions between the ARISS team and NASA suggest the possibility of voice contacts with the International Space Station (ISS) during Saturday’s ARRL Field Day.
Canadian Mounties to be on-air for Field Day
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Amateur Radio Group in Ottawa will operate special event station VE3RCMP during Field Day weekend, June 28-29.
Field Day propagation predictions
Tomas Hood (NW7US) talks to Ham Radio Now about Field Day propagation predictions.
Ham Radio Now
Streaming Field Day Events from Memphis, Huntsville, and Mississippi
W5KUB will stream several Field Day events from the mid-south live over the internet this weekend as well as feature an interview from Icom's Ray Novak.
W1AW 2014 Field Day bulletin schedule
Any Field Day station can earn 100 bonus points for copying the special Field Day bulletin transmitted by W1AW or K6KPH during Field Day weekend, June 28-29.
Experimental stations to transmit Field Day greetings on 630 meters
To promote awareness of the 630 meter band, several radio amateurs with FCC Part 5 experimental licenses will transmit Field Day greetings in CW on 630 meters throughout Field Day weekend

In other news...

Transatlantic contact on 2 meters to be attempted
Our goal is to transmit a two meter (144 MHz) signal from Newfoundland in North America, across the Atlantic Ocean, to Ireland and receive a reply in return.
Brendan Quest
SKYWARN pioneer Alan R. Moller, N5ZCB, SK
Moller and Chuck Doswell were the primary contributors to the development of the national SKYWARN program.
Sweeping cuts to Voice of America
Congress has approved major cuts to US international broadcasting over shortwave.
The SWLing Post
First transmission of live video via amateur radio broadband
On Saturday, May 3rd, the Scott County ARES Team and the Scott County Amateur Radio Club were the first in the state of Mississippi to transmit live video via Amateur Radio Broadband.
Amateur Radio Week proclaimed in Atlanta
Mayor Keith Crow signed a proclamation acknowledging Sunday, June 22, through Sunday, June 29, as Amateur Radio Week in Atlanta.
Atlanta Citizens Journal
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