Brian Lloyd WB6RQN Flight Commemorates 90 Years Since Lindbergh
New York, USA, May 22, 2017 – As pilot Brian Lloyd propels his single- engine plane named “Spirit” eastward into the sky this week from Republic Airport on Long Island, he embarks on a dual mission. He is commemorating Charles Lindbergh’s famous solo transatlantic flight that made history in May of 1927, while simultaneously attempting to break a speed record for the New York to Paris air route. To make things even more interesting, he intends to communicate live via radio with Ham operators while in flight.
Impulse Electronics Introduces New TERA DMR Commercial Radio
Online Battery, Power Source Retailer Adds TERA TR-7400 Digital DMR UHF 1024 Channel Handheld Commercial Radio to Their Store Lineup
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Escondido, CA — (SBWIRE) — 10/04/2016 — Impulse Electronics is proud to add the new TERA TR-7400 Digital DMR UHF 1024 Channel Handheld Commercial Radio to their already stellar lineup of radio products, powerpole connectors/supplies/sources, fuses, wires, tools, and other electronic equipment. The TERA DMR commercial radio is designed for everyday rugged use and covers commercial and the amateur radio bands. It is available in UHF or VHF and includes multiple accessories. The waterproof radio is ideal for fire, search & rescue, EMS, police, sheriff, forestry, security patrols, business communications, schools, universities, and other organizations that have FCC licensed frequencies.
Ham Radio Outlet – Press Release for Immediate Release July 12, 2016
RE: HRO-Milwaukee, Amateur Electronic Supply’s closing on 7/28/2016
On July 1, 2016 Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) made the decision to close down their entire organization and terminate all retail operations at their Las Vegas, Cleveland, Orlando and Milwaukee locations.
Upon hearing the news, and with the concurrence of AES senior management, Ham Radio Outlet (HRO) sent senior management to each location to interview the staff with hopes of acquiring some of the Amateur Radio retail employee talent in each of the current AES locations.
Now available at DX Engineering, Ham Radio operators can use Low Band Systems’ Multiplexers to connect multiple radios to a single multi-band antenna, allowing each radio to operate on a different band simultaneously. Not only does that reduce equipment installation hassles, it can save money since there’s no need for extra antennas and coax cable.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
From The KP1-5 project
RE: K1N Navassa Island DXpedition
It is now about four weeks before K1N goes on the air. The exact date of departure from the staging area will be dependent upon a combination of the date U.S. FWS transportation is available and upon weather windows. It is looking like K1N will be QRV the first two weeks of February.
DX Engineering Acquires Bencher Skyhawk and Skylark Antennas Plus Butternut Antennas
Tallmadge, OH (PRWEB) – 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 also carries all the service, repair, and replacement parts required to keep these antennas in good operating condition.
Icom proudly announces the debut of the new HF/50MHz transceiver IC-7410. The IC-7410 has been designed as an HF/50MHz specialized rig with excellent performance and features in this category. The IC-7410 employs high grade DSP unit and double conversion super-heterodyne system developed from the latest technology used in our higher grade rigs such as the IC-7800/7700/7600 series. In addition, the IC-7410 comes with a built-in 15kHz 1st IF filter and can accept up to two optional filters (3kHz/6kHz). When used with these 1st IF filters, narrow mode signals such as the CW and SSB modes are protected from adjacent strong signals.
NANOSAIL-D EJECTS: NASA SEEKS AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS’ AID TO LISTEN FOR BEACON SIGNAL
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. EST, engineers at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., confirmed that the NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected from Fast Affordable Scientific and Technology Satellite, FASTSAT. The ejection event occurred spontaneously and was identified this morning when engineers at the center analyzed onboard FASTSAT telemetry. The ejection of NanoSail-D also has been confirmed by ground-based satellite tracking assets.
NASA Sets Shuttle Discovery’s Launch For No Earlier Than Dec. 17
WASHINGTON — NASA managers have targeted space shuttle Discovery’s launch for no earlier than Dec. 17. Shuttle managers determined more tests and analysis are needed before proceeding with the STS-133 mission.