Hamvention home, Hara Arena, tackling financial struggles

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Hara Arena says it?s facing some financial issues and is taking action.

2 NEWS has learned that the Trotwood venue laid off several employees and now has a staff of only 12 full-time employees.

Antenna Designer WA3FET Says Ham Radio Led to His Electrical Engineering Career

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In an online Spotlight interview published recently in EEWEB, antenna designer Jim Breakall, WA3FET, explains that he got interested in ham radio and electronics as a youngster, and that led to his becoming an electrical engineer.

Met department to showcase Ham radio for Bengal fishermen (India)

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Kolkata: Benefits of amateur radio (Ham radio) will be showcased for West Bengal’s fishermen community in a bid to ensure severe weather warnings reach them timely when they are stationed in deep seas, an official said Monday.

Philippine Hams Support Emergency Communication for Typhoon Hagupit

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Amateur Radio volunteers in the Philippines activated emergency nets on HF and VHF as Typhoon Hagupit called Typhoon Ruby locally raked slowly across the islands over the past few days, weakening as it went.

DX Engineering Acquires Bencher Skyhawk and Skylark Antennas Plus Butternut Antennas

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For years, Amateur Radio operators have relied on Bencher Antennas and Butternut Antennas for both HF contesting and DXing. Now, the Skyhawk and Skylark antennas, as well as every Butternut antenna model, will be manufactured and sold exclusively by DX Engineering.

DX Engineering Acquires Bencher Skyhawk and Skylark Antennas Plus Butternut Antennas

December 8, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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For years, Amateur Radio operators have relied on Bencher Antennas and Butternut Antennas for both HF contesting and DXing. Now, the Skyhawk and Skylark antennas, as well as every Butternut antenna model, will be manufactured and sold exclusively by DX Engineering.

SKYWARN Recognition Day brings amateur radio operators to National Weather Service office (Wisconsin)

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On Saturday the National Weather Service office in La Crosse recognized amateur radio operators for their contributions to storm tracking as part of the 2014 SKYWARN Recognition Day. The National Weather Service opened its doors to the amateur, or ham, radio operators and their families for a day of connecting with National Weather Service offices across the country.

Radio Station Accused of Illegal Operation (Nevada)

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A local radio station is operating without an FCC license, and members of the Nevada Broadcasters Association want them to shut down their operation.

Sean and Brian Wynters run FM 95.1 out of a Sundance West apartment, in Reno. Regulations are in place for radio and television stations around the country. Some fees go to the government and music licensing fees go to the music industry.

Syracuse businessman showed Sandusky some love (Ohio)

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New York businessman Bill Pomeroy says he has a lot of hobbies, including collecting stamps, coins and computers, delving into genealogy, amateur radio and travel.

Apparently, he’s a history buff, too.

Octogenarian rules the court, seas and airwaves

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It doesn?t happen often, but it did in August: Albert Sirois lost a tennis match.

Sirois, 80, of East Boothbay lost in the quarterfinals of the United Shoe Super Slams tournament held in Beverly, Massachusetts in the New England Regional Tennis Association 80 and over division.

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