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Keeping Current – The December 2015 Program

Earlier Changes There are still current Ham Radio operators that have memories of the once new form of voice transmissions that would challenge the use of Amplitude Modulation. The concept…

Spread the Stupidity

Only in This Stupid World……do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the Store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the…

How Good Was It

Congratulations to the planners, participants, and supporters who, as a team, achieved an enviable Field Day position. Being 5th in the United States in the group’s selected category is a…

Looking for a Good Location

India, with its sub-continent size and location, has the distinction of unique geography. In the north there are mountains—really high mountains, the Himalayan Mountains near its border with Nepal. India…

Going Down and Ahead

For many years, the radio spectrum below the current MW, broadcast band was reserved for maritime communications, with one specific frequency, 500 KHz, set aside for international distress monitoring and…

New Battery Hopes

It has been released by researchers at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) that they have demonstrated that electrodes made from tellurium can improve the energy storage and…

Where there is life, there is Hope

On his death bed they asked Bob Hope where he wanted to be buried. His answer was, “Surprise me.” Do you remember Bob Hope? You’ll enjoy this. Many people today…

Approval for Global 60 Meter Allocation

World Radiocommunication Conference Approves Global 60 Meter Allocation! The Plenary Meeting of the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva has approved an allocation of 5351.5-5366.5 kHz to the Amateur…

FCC Problems

FCC Not Processing License and Exam Session Files Again While it is common for highway traffic reports to express potential highway delays, the same delays have not been a traditional…

The Birth of Boolean Logic

George Boole, the British mathematician whose work on logic laid many of the foundations for the digital revolution, has been honored by Google with an impressive, interactive cartoon. The Lincolnshire-born…

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