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The equipment to be used for the VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition later this year is on its way to the M/V Braveheart in New Zealand. The Braveheart, captained by Nigel Jolly, K6NRJ, will transport the DXpedition team and their equipment to Ducie Island. Elecraft radios in the shipment are the [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
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Don Studney, VE7DS, and Keith Witney, VE7KW, will receive the 2017 Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) Amateur of the Year Award on September 11 during a meeting of the ORCA DX and Contest Club in British Columbia.The pair is receiving the award for their work on the VE100VIMY Project, during [...]
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
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SAQ, the old Alexanderson alternator transmitter at the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden, received 321 listener reports in response to its three 17.2 kHz transmissions on Alexanderson Day, July 1.A video of the transmissions is available on YouTube. SAQ said five reports indicated that SAQ was not heard. [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Former Wisconsin ARRL Section Manager Don Michalski, W9IXG, of Madison, died on August 11. He was 77.Michalski led the Wisconsin Section from 1999 until 2015. He served as net manager for the Badger Weather Net and was active in the Wisconsin Badger Amateur Radio Society (W9YT) at the University of [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Robert S. “Bob” Morris, W4MYA, of Goochland, Virginia, died on August 14. An ARRL Life Member, he was 72. Morris had been suffering from cancer but remained active on the air until very recently. He was sometimes called “Dude” within the contesting community for one of his favorite expressions, “Run [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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