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Radio hams rescue teenage girl from kidnappers

The Millennium Post reports that a 14-year-old girl was rescued from the clutches of kidnappers, after her grandparents alerted Gangasagar Mela authorities on Tuesday. Suparna Mondal, a resident of Ghola, Khana in South 24-Parganas, was on her way to Gangasagar Mela along with her grandparents. When they reached Kachuberia Ghat …

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Grow lights cause interference to ham radio

The Lansing State Journal reports amateur radio operators have been complaining of interference from marijuana grow lights The newspaper says: The rumbling and buzzing would start like clockwork. Gregg Mulder WB8LZG noticed the static each evening when he finished dinner and turned on his ham radio. The noise made it …

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[UPDATE] TI9A – Cocos Island

NEWS UPDATE – TI9A website now available. “Two years planning. Best Team. Two camps. 20 antennas. Eight radios. CW, SSB and FT8…” JANUARY 9, 2020 — Jorge TI2JV, Dmitry RA9USU, Andrey UA3AB and Mats SM6LRR will be active from Cocos Island in early February 2020. They depart Puntarenas onboard the …

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High Speed Telegraphy Competitions Set

01/16/2020 The 17th International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) High Speed Telegraphy (HST) World Championship will take place August 20 – 24 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Europe’s HST Cup and Balkan HST Championships will take place May 8 – 12 in Elbasan, Albania. Although not an IARU-recognized event, this international competition is …

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[UPDATE] HU1DL – El Salvador

From January 30th to February 13th 2020, ten experienced operators Andy DH8WR, Tom DJ6TF, Werner DJ9KH, Frank DL1KWK, Dietmar DL2HWA, Norbert DL2RNS, Georg DL4SVA, Olaf DL7JOM, Rolf DL7VEE and Franz DL9GFB will be QRV from El Salvador (YS) at the Pacific Coast. This decision was possible with the help of …

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Pacific Tour

Operators Will AA4NC and Ron AA4VK will be active from 8 different islands during this year. Their schedule is as follows: French Polynesia — As TX4N and TX4VK between February 11-17th. Lookfor Will to be active during the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 15-16th) as a Single-Op-Low-Power entry.New Zealand —- …

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A personal message from 3D2AG

Following recent tragic events suffered by Antoine 3D2AG and his family, then an amazing show of support from within the ham radio world, today DX-World received a lovely email from Antoine who is now home. “Just back in Suva, Fiji and had internet since Tuesday evening. I was overwhelmed by …

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Final report from SAQ / Grimeton Christmas Eve transmission 2019

The conditions was very good with clear dry weather in Grimeton, Sweden. The transmission hall was filled up with record-many visitors who had come to enjoy coffee, cake and Swedish ginger snaps, and to watch the activities with starting and running the old radio transmitter SAQ. The operators from the Alexander Association …

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