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May 8 is Amateur Radio Day in Puerto Rico

May 8 is Amateur Radio Day in Puerto Rico

May 8 is Amateur Radio Day (Día del Radioaficionado) in Puerto Rico. In his proclamation, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló Nevares cited the Amateur Radio response in Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricanes...

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Ham Radio Operators Involved In Nuclear Plant Emergency Exercise

Ham Radio Operators Involved In Nuclear Plant Emergency Exercise

The Herald-Palladium reports Southwest Michigan emergency response agencies have passed a test of their ability to respond to a simulated nuclear accident at Palisades nuclear power plant 

A response drill in southwest Michigan was well received by the US agencies of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

 

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ARRL Counting Down to Hamvention® 2018

ARRL Counting Down to Hamvention® 2018

ARRL once again will be out in force at Hamvention® — May 18 – 20 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. The largest annual Amateur Radio gathering in the US this year has been sanctioned as the 2018 ARRL Great Lakes Division Convention. This is only Hamvention’s second year at its new location in Xenia after decades at the now-shuttered Hara Arena.

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Top 4 Must Have Accessories For The Anytone AT-D868UV

Top 4 Must Have Accessories For The Anytone AT-D868UV

The Anytone AT-D868UV Is a fantastic radio by itself. With these 4 accessories it turns into a universal super handheld, capable of handling any situation with ease.  Microphone   A good speaker microphone is a must for Increased clarity and convenience.  The BridgeCom BCS-200 Water...

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How To Select Feedline For A Repeater, By Todd, KY4TS

How To Select Feedline For A Repeater, By Todd, KY4TS

A common overlooked part of putting together a repeater system is the selection

of proper feedline. "But, coax is coax, isn't it?" "I use LMR-400 for all my stations at home. That should be good enough for a repeater, right?" Well, not necessarily.

 

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