Watch Harvard Amateur Radio Symposium Live!

Hi all,

Today is the day of the Harvard Amateur Radio Symposium! We're excited to share our talk with people from around the world.

Feel free to tune in at 9am EST (1300Z).

Our exciting speakers include:
• Tom Gallagher, NY2RF

CEO, American Radio Relay League (ARRL)​

• Paul Horowitz, W1HFA

Author, The Art of Electronics; Founder, SETI​

• James Surprenant, AB1DQ

1st Vice President, Yale University ARC,…​

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IARU Emergency Telecommunications Guide – Translations

Copy from the IARU Region 1 website:

IARU Emergency Telecommunications Guide – Translations

Category: Emergency Communications

Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 23:36

Written by Greg Mossop

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The IARU emergency telecommunications guide was developed to provide materials suitable for training Radio Amateurs to participate in emergency events and…

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Test is May 13: Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications

Test is May 13: Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications

The US Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests on Saturday, May 13 to mark the 66th annual Armed Forces Day (AFD). Armed Forces Day is May 20, but the AFD Crossband Military-Amateur Radio event will take place a week earlier in order to avoid schedule conflicts with those attending Hamvention.

Complete…

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WIA quiet on AGM Motions on Notice

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The Wireless Institute of Australia will hold the Annual General Meeting in May at Hahndorf in South Australia. The meeting will be the single venue where the WIA membership can obtain detailed and direct information from the outgoing board, which in an emphatic vote by the membership sees six new faces take office at the conclusion of the meeting.

Any WIA member can contact the Secretary of the Institute, Mr Jim Linton, with motions to be…

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25 Aprile 1874 : Born Guglielmo Marconi the Father of the radio !

In remember of the born of the GREAT Guglielmo Marconi 25 Aprile 1874.

and there is the new BOOK (or e-book ) of the amazing history of Marconi

and it invention: the radio !

Title : "MARCONI" by the Professor Marc Raboy of the Oxford University ….872 pages !

https://www.amazon.it/Marconi-Man-Who-Networked-World-ebook/dp/B01HGW3ZUG

73 de IW2BSF – Rudy

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Testing coax cable faults with the MFJ-269c

You can use your MFJ-269c for more than just an SWR analyzer. There are multiple things this unit can be used for. Here is using it to test coax for faults, and getting the length of various runs of coax. Did you buy an unknown amount of coax at hamfest? Do you have a fault somewhere in 300 feet, and having a hard time finding it? You will see how i saved 45 feet of LMR400 here.

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2061 for Friday, April 28, 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2061 for Friday, April 28, 2017 – Audio https://www.arnewsline.org/s/Report2061.mp3

Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 2061 with a release date of Friday, April 28 2017 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1.
The following is a QST. Hams in the UK take on the rising noise floor. There's a repeater group in Canada that's gone international. And an Indiana high school launches a balloon project. All this and more as Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2061 comes your way…

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Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata

Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata

The holy river Ganga flows through the state of West Bengal covering a few districts like North 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah and few more.
On Wednesday, 26th April , 2017 something really unfortunate had happened in this route ferrying passengers from one side of the river to the other, where the one side is Shyamnagar (North 24 Parganas) and the other side is Bhadreswar (Hooghly) , which is commonly…

Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata
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