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Feb 9, 2021
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Roger W Dole - KA1TKS has become a Silent Key on February 09, 2021
Mar 16, 2019
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

8 Participants examined nets 5 New Technicians, a Generals, and an extra.

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Dec 15, 2018
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

UPDATED-Calls Now In--10 Participants examined nets 7 New Technicians and Three Generals, and a club exam attendance record.

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Sep 15, 2018
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

4 Participants examined nets three Technicians and one General.

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Apr 20, 2018
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Steven B. Brant - W1WT has become a Silent Key on April 19, 2018
Apr 15, 2018
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that James R Sturgeon - N1MCT has become a Silent Key on April 14, 2018
Apr 14, 2018
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

Saturday Apr 14 exam session nets new General Class Ham. Click the more link to read on.

Feb 17, 2018
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

Saturday Feb 17 exam session nets 2 new hams (Technician Class).Click the more link to read on.

Jan 4, 2018
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Alfred L. Cormier - K1ONY has become a Silent Key on January 03, 2018
Dec 11, 2017
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Donald E. Gaudreau - WA1AKV has become a Silent Key on December 10, 2017.
Nov 27, 2017
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Col. James A Elliott Jr. USAR (RET) - KC1CWE has become a Silent Key on November 24, 2017
Nov 19, 2017
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

Saturday Nov 18 exam session nets 6 new hams (4 Tech/2General) and one upgraded to general. One of which was a YOUNG PERSON!. Click the more link to read on.

Sep 11, 2017
Category: Club News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
The Bangor Fire Department retired its log running Gamewell Fire Alarm box system and honors the 343 firefighters that lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Aug 12, 2017
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman

8 Participants examined nets one "Express" Amateur Extra.

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Jul 16, 2017
Category: Club News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
Open for a message from W1JFF
Jun 28, 2017
Category: Silent Key News
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
It is with sadness that we inform you that Jean M Dole - N1PRB has become a Silent Key on June 28, 2017
Jun 3, 2017
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
Call Signs are in - 06-07 -- Pine State Amateur Radio Club HamFest 2017 Test Session Results in New Licensees, upgrades and a Zero to Extra. Great Job to all.
Feb 3, 2017
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
The test session held on February 02 at the University of Maine was a success with 19 new Hams and 2 upgrades. Open for more information.
Feb 3, 2017
Category: Exam Sessions
Posted by: W1KMC-Kevin M. Carman
The Pine State Amateur Radio Club held an Amateur Radio Exam Session on April 01, 2017 from 9:00 Am to 12:00 Noon - Open for more details



Maine section of ARRL news

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This is where to find Amateur Radio News for the State of Maine. It has Testing sessions reported to the Public Information Coordinator K1SEW - Joy Foss. Her information can be found on the right column of the page.



Amateur Logic News Feed

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AmateurLogic 156: Radiogram

15-05-2021 06:00
What’s a Shortwave Radiogram? OpenWebRX v1.0 Update. UBLOX7 Winlink and Time Sync using GPS. 1:04:56
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Ham College 76 - Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 14

01-05-2021 06:00
E3C Radio horizon, ground wave, propagation prediction techniques and modeling, effects of space weather parameters on propagation. 1:01:28
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AmateurLogic 155: Tower Failure Follow Up

17-04-2021 06:00
Pi Pico OLED display. Hamshack Hotline Beyond BLF. FCC licensed by rule radio services and you. Tower failure follow up. New RF Exposure rules updated. Name that part. 1:11:40
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Ham College 75 - Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 13

27-03-2021 06:00
E3B Transequatorial propagation, long-path, grayline, ordinary and extraordinary waves, chordal hop, and sporadic E mechanisms. 55:06
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AmateurLogic 154: What The Heck Are They Saying?

13-03-2021 05:00
What The Heck Are They Saying? George finds out in Translating Foreign Language Shortwave Broadcasts. Mike explores Satsagen spectrum analyzer and signal generator software. Tommy deploys his MFJ power strip. And John Amodeo, AA6JA is back with an update on the Last Man Standing Special Event. 1:32:59
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Amateur Radio Newsline Feed

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The Script links download a TXT file to your default downloads folder (format nsln####.txt) for you to read later.
The Audio link downloads an mp3 file in the same way (format of Report####.mp3) -- This does not allow listening through the browser tab as some sites do.


Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2272 for Friday May 14, 2021

13-05-2021 21:06

- INDIAN HAMS ASSIST WITH SUPPLIES TO COVID PATIENTS
- BRAZILIAN AMATEURS SEEK EQUIPMENT TAX EXEMPTION
- DEBRIS FROM CHINESE ROCKET SCATTERS IN INDIAN OCEAN
- PARKER PROBE EXPLORES SUN'S IMPACT ON VENUS' IONOSPHERE
- NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS APPROVED FOR 60M OPERATION
- RSGB ADDS RESOURCES FOR RADIATION MEASUREMENTS, OPERATOR EXAMS
- 100 WATTS AND A WIRE MARKING EPISODE 300
- OHIO CLUB HONORED AS ARRL 'SPECIAL SERVICE CLUB'
- HISTORY LESSON HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST NOTABLE HAMS
- DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: RARE GRID HUNTERS FIND THAT THEIR SHIP HAS COME IN

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2271 for Friday May 7, 2021

07-05-2021 06:29

- FRIEDRICHSHAFEN TRADE SHOW TO BE VIRTUAL
- MICROWAVE ATTACKS REPORTED IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
- SPECIAL EVENT RECALLS DOOMED US SUBMARINE
- WIA PRESSES ACMA for GREATER SPECTRUM ACCESS
- 'FENCE-TENNA' PROJECT GETS GOOD RECEPTION
- NEW FORMAT UNVEILED FOR YOTA ONLINE
- 'RADIO WATCH' STIRS INTEREST AT EARTH DAY EVENT
- 'SHORTWAVE RADIOGRAM' MARKS 200th BROADCAST
- DEADLINE SET FOR NON-RESIDENTS' VP8 CALLSIGN VALIDATION
- RSGB SURVEY ASKS HAMS TO WEIGH IN
- SILENT KEY: LONGTIME MARS MEMBER LARRY TRISTAN WALKER K4LLQ
- VIDEO CELEBRATES UK HAM RADIO DURING PANDEMIC YEAR
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: SHARING THE RAGCHEWS OF A LIFETIME

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2270 for Friday April 30, 2021

30-04-2021 10:44

- WRTC POSTPONED UNTIL 2023
- SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR YOUNGEST CONTESTERS
- LAUNCH PLANNED FOR SATELLITE MADE OF WOOD
- YOUNG RADIO FRIENDS SHARE EVERYTHING, INCLUDING AN HONOR
- SMARTPHONES ANSWER THE CALL OF SOLAR STORMS
- NETS OF NOTE: HAMS CHECK IN TO SHARE SOME 'CABIN FEVER'
- NEWSLINE IN SEARCH OF 2021 YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- LESSONS IN HOMEBREW FOR SATELLITE LISTENING
- INTERNATIONAL YL CONTEST HONORS MEMORY OF A FRIEND
- NORWAY RESUMES IN-PERSON LICENSE EXAMS
- WORLD OF DX
- APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUT MICHAEL COLLINS DIES
- KICKER: EARTHBOUND ASTRONAUT OFFERS WELL-GROUNDED OBSERVATIONS

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2269 for Friday April 23, 2021

22-04-2021 20:19

- DRONE MAKES 1ST POWERED FLIGHT ON MARS
- REGION 1 YOUTH AMATEUR RADIO CAMP POSTPONED
- EXPERIMENTAL SENSOR SHOWS NOISE-REDUCTION POTENTIAL
- CALIFORNIA AMATEUR HAILED AS 'GPS SLEUTH'
- OREGON UTILITY FUNDS PURCHASE OF SOLAR-POWERED RADIOS
- NEW DISCOVERY FOUND IN FAST-RADIO BURSTS
- SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- DISCOVERING SIMPLEX IN 'LIGHT UP 2 METERS' EVENT
- STRAIGHT KEY CENTURY CLUB PREPS FOR SPRINTATHON
- SWISS AMATEUR SOCIETY SEEKING MENTORS
- AMATEUR RADIO CENSUS PROBES RELEVANT ISSUES
- PRESENTATIONS NEEDED FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: A VANISHING FRATERNITY OF RADIO REPAIRMEN

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2268 for Friday April 16 2021

15-04-2021 20:04

- ISLAND HAMS ON ALERT AMID VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS
- FCC REQUIRES RF EXPOSURE EVALUATIONS STARTING MAY 3
- TENNESSEE REPEATER SYSTEM AIDS STRICKEN HIKER
- HISTORIC SITES BEING ACTIVATED FOR MARCONI DAY
- WRTC PLEDGES TO GO FORWARD WITH BOLOGNA EVENT
- YOUTH CAMP FOR HAMS MOVES AHEAD CAUTIOUSLY
- SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- WSPR SIGNALS CONFIRM DOOMED AIRLINER'S ROUTE
- COMM ACADEMY'S VIRTUAL CONFERENCE A HIT
- TOP HONORS IN GERMANY FOR PIONEER IN HF, SDR
- NORWAY AMATEUR LEAGUE HOLDS DIGITAL GENERAL MEETING
- MEMBERSHIP REBOUNDS IN JAPAN'S RADIO LEAGUE
- KICKER: THE QSL CARD OF A LIFETIME

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ARRL News Feed

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Radio Frequency Interference Seminar Set for May 19 via Zoom

14-05-2021 09:18

ARRL Laboratory Manager Ed Hare, W1RFI, hold a Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) seminar via Zoom on Wednesday, May 19, at 2000 UTC. His 30-minute slide presentation offers an overview of politics, personalities, and technical issues involved in electromagnetic interference (EMI) control as well as causes and cures. A question-and-answer session will follow the slide presentation. The IEEE EMC...


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Wooden Satellite to Launch by Year’s End

14-05-2021 09:14

The WISA Woodsat project, being sponsored by plywood supplier WISA in an unconventional PR initiative, is poised to place a wooden satellite into orbit by the end of the year. The idea is to test the suitability of treated wood as a low-cost and widely available material for space applications. The IARU posting for Woodsat indicates that several amateur radio experiments will be on board as wel...


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The K7RA Solar Update

14-05-2021 08:55

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity returned last Friday, May 7, and has held steady since. Average daily sunspot numbers rose from 11.9 to 21.1, and average daily solar flux was up 2.1 points to 74.3 for the reporting week ending May 12.

Geomagnetic activity was quiet until Wednesday, May 12, when the planetary A index went to 41 as the result of a coronal mass ejection (CME) tha...


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April 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report Released

13-05-2021 12:45

The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service.

A General class renewal applicant withdrew his application after FCC notice that the renewal application would be held up pending review of Volunteer Monitor complaints. As a consequence, the Quakertown, Pennsylvania, applicant has no operating privileges.

 Twenty-one ...


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“Geomagnetic Storm Season” is Over

12-05-2021 12:54

June and July bring frequent 6-meter DX openings via long-distance sporadic-E propagation and persistent quiet geomagnetic conditions. These 2 months are well known to North American 6-meter DXers as the most productive time of year for DX up to 8,700 miles.

“The quiet geomagnetic season during June and July typically has only about half as many geomagnetic storms compared to March and April,” s...


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