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Veteran Ham's Final Wishes Fulfilled

Posted: 12 Jan 2018 08:41 AM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...filled.591077/

Around the holidays I seem to be most receptive to heart warming tales of
family, kindness, and joy. This story made me smile and I thought I would
share it with all of you. Its the story of John Nugent, WA2EQJ, whose last
wish was recently fulfilled in Chicago.





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http://www.chicagotribune.com/subur....205-story.html



Wishing you a very happy holiday, celebrated with those you love.

-73s...



Veteran Hams Final Wishes Fulfilled

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Amateur Radio Newsine headlines for Ham Nation. January 10, 2018.

Posted: 12 Jan 2018 07:03 AM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...0-2018.594583/

Amateur Radio Newsine headlines for Ham Nation. January 10, 2018.







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Yaesu FT-891 Review: A Sleeper of a Deal

Posted: 12 Jan 2018 06:28 AM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...a-deal.572820/

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Yaesu FT-891 Review: A Sleeper of a Deal



In this article, I write about what I believe to be an incredible sleeper
deal on a truly great rig, for the price. Although not without its quirks,
depending on how you want to use it, the Yaesu FT-891 is actually a very
impressive small desktop rig for those with limited space. It can also
function as a strong portable option, provided you bring enough battery,
and maybe a voltage meter.







This review...



Yaesu FT-891 Review: A Sleeper of a Deal

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6 Meter/50mhz Magnetic Loop For FT-8 And More

Posted: 11 Jan 2018 11:39 PM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...d-more.591123/

Here is a 6 meter magnetic loop that I purchased from Bob, VE3UK. It is
precision CNC made and developed by Bob himself. All aluminum, at 18 inches
and 1.5 pounds, anyone can store this, use this and move this with no
problem. I cant wait until 6 meters opens back up again. Super easy to
tune, operates 50-54mhz at 100+ watts and can be assembled with a
screwdriver and 5 minutes of your time. Check out the video for more
details.





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Ham Talk Live! Episode 97 - World Radiosport Team Championships with Doug,
K1DG

Posted: 11 Jan 2018 07:07 PM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...g-k1dg.594703/

Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern on Ham Talk Live! Doug Grant, K1DG takes
your questions about the World Radiosport Team Championships! WRTC 2018 is
just around the corner in Germany, and the teams are already preparing.
Doug is a past winner and chairman of the event, and will be participating
this year.



Tune into Ham Talk Live! Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time by going to
hamtalklive.com. When the audio player indicates LIVE, just hit the play
button!...



Ham Talk Live! Episode 97 - World Radiosport Team Championships with Doug,
K1DG

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The ARRL Letter, January 11, 2018

Posted: 11 Jan 2018 01:29 PM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...1-2018.595010/

The ARRL Letter

January 11, 2018

Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Editor



[Note: Clicking on the story links below will take you to the news article
as it appears in The ARRL Letter on the ARRL website.]


“Quantum Radio” May Offer New Twist on Communicating in Problematic
Environments
Fox-1D Satellite Set...


The ARRL Letter, January 11, 2018

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Ham Talk Live! Episode 95 - Daily DX with Bernie, W3UR

Posted: 11 Jan 2018 01:26 PM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...e-w3ur.593166/

Bernie McClenny, W3UR will take your questions LIVE on this weeks episode
of Ham Talk Live! We will be talking all things DX... upcoming DX
opportunities, tips to working DX, and Bernies web site, email newsletter,
blog, and twitter feed called the Daily DX (and Weekly DX).



Tune into Ham Talk Live! Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time by going to
hamtalklive.com. When the audio player indicates LIVE, just hit the play
button! If you miss the show live, you can listen on demand...



Ham Talk Live! Episode 95 - Daily DX with Bernie, W3UR

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Opinion: The ARRL By-laws Need Changin

Posted: 11 Jan 2018 09:20 AM PST
https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?thr...%80%99.594925/

A recent spate of articles regarding proposed changes to the ARRL bylaws
have made headlines in the amateur radio world. Earlier today CQ published
a blog followup titled ARRL: "We Have Met the Enemy ... and He Is Us" which
made some excellent points that I would like to weigh in on.



Expulsions: A Clarification

CQ mentioned how the rules are being amended regarding the expulsion of...



Opinion: The ARRL By-laws Need Changin’


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