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Of Keeping Connected: The February 2014 Program

The program for the 7 p.m., February 6 meeting of the Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club will be presented by valued contributor to our hobby. Joe Ames, W3JY, will feature…

A Second Use

Michael Pilotti, KF3CD {also UXPZZ [Ukraine]}, has offered a suggestion for those Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club members who “chase DX.” Any members who depend upon the world’s mail system…

Alternate Power May Be Coming

Recent business reports about solar panels may prove to be a help in many Amateur Radio operator’s quest to have an affordable alternate source of emergency electricity. This press coverage…

What If You Forget

It is not uncommon to have hotel and motel advertisements selling the concept that if during a trip away from home you have forgotten something, they can provide a replacement.…

A Change in Plans

In a move to aid in assuring the most informative and useful Amateur Radio and Computer Fest, the Mid-Atlantic Amateur Radio Club (MARC), while continuing their successful annual gathering, has…

We Are Growing

Radio Statistics: Amateur Radio Showing Steady Growth in the US Total US Amateur Radio licenses from 1999 until the end of 2013. [Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, graphic, after a chart by Joe Speroni,…

Nominations Are Sought

The ARRL has announced this national organization representing Amateur Radio is currently inviting nominations for awards that recognize educational and technological pursuits in Amateur Radio. Nominations also are open for…

Small but Mighty

A new FUNcube guide has been developed by ARRL Education & Technology Program (ETP) Director Mark Spencer, WA8SME. This 45-page instruction guide aims to maximize the educational focus of the…

League Election Results

The ARRL Board of Directors has elected League President Kay Craigie, N3KN, to a third two-year term. Kay Craigie is not a stranger to Amateur Radio operators in this area.…

Unwanted Neighbors

With a casual monitoring or a disrupted QSO, the reality that there are some very unusual and unwanted RF-neighbors on the Amateur Radio bands becomes evident. One explanation for these…

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