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Cellphone Radiation Exposure Fact Sheet draft released By California health officials

After years of keeping it suppressed California health officials have, under an expected court order, released a draft fact sheet about cellphone radiation exposure dated April 2014. The report has been updated several times but never made public. This is a result of a law suit filed under the California Public Records Act by Joel Moskowitz, Ph.D., of the University of California, Berkeley Center for Family and Community Health.

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Let the hunt begin!!

Bloomington area clubs - BARC is planning to start having a few fox hunts in Bloomington.  A few clubs in the area had previously inquired about fox hunt activities in Bloomington area club.
They are not sure yet on exact details or dates.  But let them know if you are interested and have them keep you posted. 
They are just starting out to get this fox hunting activity going in their club. As of now, they are planning a foxhunt on the Friday Sep 22 the evening prior to their hamfest and a they will have a forum and hunt on Saturday Sep 23, the day of their hamfest.
They are also looking to have a couple of other fox hunts during the year this spring and summer.

Interested or want more info?   Email Jimmy Merry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Twas the Night before Christmas Poem, originally published in December 1823 by author Clement Moore is give a modern and ham radio ‘twist’ to this old time favorite. In 1996, Gary Pearce KN4AQ wrote A Ham’s Night Before Christmas – an amateur radio version of the famous Clement Moore poem.  A photo collection of QST artwork and sales ads by radio manufacturer’s from a time long ago are used to create a video with Gary Pearce reading the poem himself.  Use the link below to either discover or recall the telling of this creative and enjoyable story.




SKYWARN Recognition Day On-the-Air Event is Saturday, December 3

From ARRL  11/22/2016

The annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) on-the-air activity will take place Saturday, December 3, from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 2, in US time zones).

SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and ARRL to honor the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to the NWS mission — the protection of life and property during threatening weather. During the SKYWARN Special Event, hams will operate from several NWS offices. W1AW will take part in the event.

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