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Amateur Radio News

Plans to Retrieve Titanic’s Marconi Wireless Radio Face Sinking Trajectory

In May of 2020, federal judge Rebecca Beach Smith ruled against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) allowing salvage firm RMS Titanic, Inc. (RMST) the rights to retrieve the […]

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Invite DX Engineering CEO Tim Duffy, K3LR, to Your Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Whether your Amateur Radio club has started meeting in person or is still going the virtual route, keeping members fully engaged isn’t always easy. Here’s an idea that is sure […]

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Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS)—“Proudly Serving Those Who Serve”

You may be surprised to learn that MARS doesn’t always necessitate a fiery launch into orbit, conveniently-packaged freeze-dried snacks, or a red planet touchdown. This four-letter planetary reference is also […]

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Make Radio Contact with the International Space Station as a Ham Host!

If you’ve ever wanted to make your celestial debut—now is the perfect time! Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is searching the galaxy (okay, maybe just Earth) for […]

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A Very Happy Birthday, and Many Thanks to Heinrich Hertz!

German physicist Heinrich Hertz (February 22, 1857-January 1, 1894) accomplished much in his short 36 years of life—most notably, proving the existence of electromagnetic waves during his tenure as professor […]

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Radio Telegraphy High Speed Clubs—How Fast Can You Go?

In recent posts, we’ve highlighted events and groups geared toward giving CW beginners an opportunity to send and receive dits and dashes at a more leisurely pace. These include the […]

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Congresswoman and Kid Team Up to Pass Bill Recognizing April 18 as National Radio Operators Day!

At only twelve years old, Raymond Thomas Anderson, N7KCB, is already doing great things for amateur radio. He is the founder of Long Distance Responders and is using the organization […]

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DX Engineering Ham Radio Year in Review

To say the least, 2020 will go down in the log books as the year no one could have predicted—and no one could have wanted. As we flipped our calendars […]

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Hams Help Locate Missing Children in Post Falls, Idaho

When two young children, ages 9 and 11, went missing in Post Falls, Idaho, on the afternoon of September 16, the police quickly began a visual recovery search that covered […]

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DX Engineering Equipment Supports the Expansion of the Reverse Beacon Network

DX Engineering ARAV4-1P Active Vertical Receive Antennas are being used as part of an effort to add 15 “nodes” to the Reverse Beacon Network (RBN)—a global system of software-defined radio […]