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Special Event Station WA2NYC Marking Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

09/10/2018

WA2NYC is on the air to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and remember the 2,900 people who died as a result.

WA2NYC will be on the air until September 12 on 7.200, 14.265, 21.350, and 28.450 MHz, as well as DSTAR REF020C. The log will be posted to Logbook of The World (LoTW) or submit QSLs with SASE to WA2NYC, Wireless Association of New York City, 233 Wolverine St., Staten Island, NY 10306-1746, or via the QSL Bureau.

Source:

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/special-event-station-wa2nyc-marking-anniversary-of-9-11-attacks

 

 

September Dinner Social

Monthly Diner Social Wednesday September 5th.  Gathering starts about 545pm and diner is usually ordered at 630pm.

This month we are going to meet at Johnson BBQ located at 82 S Baldwin Street in Bargersville.

More info and menu at: http://johnsonsbbqshack.com/

 

Free Magazine Download: CQ-DATV

CQ-DATV issue 63 the online ATV magazine is now available for free download (no login required) https://www.cq-datv.mobi/63.php.

This is a fully independent monthly publication, free from any commercial connections and also subscription free.

It has a television focus, but ATV is an amateur radio mode and many of the back issues have constructional projects which are common to amateur radio.

For example issue 27 https://www.cq-datv.mobi/27.php has a 2m tranceiver [sic] design that can be home constructed.

From our friends at Southgate Amateur Radio News. See full story and link at:

http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/august/free-magazine-download.htm#.W4k3JFKWyig

 

 

New ARRL Chief Executive Officer Elected by Board of Directors

08/27/2018

The ARRL Board of Directors has elected Howard E. Michel, WB2ITX, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to be ARRL’s new Chief Executive Officer, starting on October 15. Michel (his name rhymes with "nickel") is currently Chief Technology Officer at UBTECH Education, and Senior Vice President of UBTECH Robotics, a $5 billion Shenzhen, China, artificial intelligence and robotics company. As the Chief Technology Officer at UBTECH Education, Michel helped build this company from a startup in China to $100 million in valuation.

See full story at:

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/new-arrl-chief-executive-officer-elected-by-board-of-directors

 

An Amazing Recovery: ARISS Packet System Revived

08/27/2018

Similar to the AO-7 satellite resurrection several years ago, the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet radio system on the International Space Station (ISS) has begun working again. NASA ISS Ham Radio Project Engineer Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO, said over the weekend that reports he’d received indicated that the NA1SS packet signal returned in mid-August.

See full story at:

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/an-amazing-recovery-ariss-packet-system-revives

 

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