NEW 2 Bands in USA: 630meters (472-479 kHz) and 2.200 meters (135.7-137.8 kHz )

NEW 2 Bands in USA: 630meters (472-479 kHz) and 2.200 meters (135.7-137.8 kHz )…..

The FCC on March 28 adopted rules that will allow secondary Amateur Radio access to 472-479 kHz (630 meters) and to 135.7-137.8 kHz (2,200 meters), with minor conditions.

It allocates 472-479 kHz to the Amateur Service on a secondary basis and amends Part 97 to provide for Amateur Service use of that band as well as of the previously allocated 135.7-137.8 kHz band. The…

NEW 2 Bands in USA: 630meters (472-479 kHz) and 2.200 meters (135.7-137.8 kHz )
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SteppIR – New reduced sized two element beam 6M – 40M

Saw this on Facebook today. SteppIR is releasing a new, reduced size two element beam priced at $1769.00. http://www.steppir.com/urbanbeam

From their web page: "This antenna is excellent for use where a traditional beam may not be appropriate. It’s a high-performance 2 element beam 20m-6m, and a folded dipole on 30 and 40 meters. Yes, 40 and 30 meters coverage combined with a beam requiring only a 15.5 foot turning radius. Low-sunspot-cycle DX *is* possible with a simple rotator…

SteppIR – New reduced sized two element beam 6M – 40M
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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2057 for Friday, March 31, 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2057 for Friday, March 31, 2017- Audio
https://www.arnewsline.org/s/Report2057.mp3

Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 2057 with a release date of Friday, March 31 2017 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1.
The following is a QST. Amateur radio continues its advances in digital technology. In Italy, one amateur creates a detailed online map that locates repeaters — and it's time for an exclusive report from our roving correspondent, Pierre Pullinmyleg, who's…

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2057 for Friday, March 31, 2017
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Ham Talk Live! Episode 58 – Ham Nation #300 and Young Ham of the Year Nominations with Don, AE5DW

Coming up this week on Ham Talk Live!, our friend Don Wilbanks, AE5DW will be on the show talking about the upcoming Ham Nation episode #300 and nominations for the Amateur Radio Newsline Bill Pasternak Young Ham of the Year Award. Tune in by going to hamtalklive.com Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time to listen LIVE.

CALL in with your questions, comments, or kudos LIVE during the show at 812-NET-HAM-1 or via Skype at hamtalklive. Or, tweet us before or…

Ham Talk Live! Episode 58 – Ham Nation #300 and Young Ham of the Year Nominations with Don, AE5DW
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ETH062 – Northern California DX Foundation with Kevin Rowett, K6TD

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk with Kevin Rowett, K6TD about the Northern Califonia DX Foundation, the International Beacon Project and so much more. We talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby!

Facebook Question of the Week:

What time and Frequencies are some good…

ETH062 – Northern California DX Foundation with Kevin Rowett, K6TD
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Ham Radio 360: Workbench 20 Listener Projects pt 2

On episode 20 of The Ham Radio 360 Workbench Podcast, George is back and now Jeremy joins him from the road as he heads to the Midwest RepRap Festival – 3D printing gathering in Goshen Indiana.

We continue our interviews with three listeners who are building interesting ham radio and electronics projects. Rex KE6MT builds a digital doorbell, Jeff KK9JEF builds a 40m CW transceiver and Don KG5IWL builds a Bit-X transceiver and a custom case….

Ham Radio 360: Workbench 20 Listener Projects pt 2
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HR2.0: Episode 87 – Dallas ARC AREDN-in-the-Park, Part 1

http://www.livefromthehamshack.tv/2017/03/27/episode-87-dallas-arc-aredn-in-the-park-part-1/
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The Dallas Amateur Radio Club recently setup some AREDN MESH nodes in a local park, for purposes of demonstration of how the network is built, connects and some applications used. This is one of those events. The Club does these periodically, so my plan is to record a few of these, with examples of how MESH…

HR2.0: Episode 87 – Dallas ARC AREDN-in-the-Park, Part 1
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