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Preparedness for Extreme Weather

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Gerald Greenwood Only WUSA-TV (channel) broke into regular programming Friday night, June 29, to tell us that a strong storm was approaching. Meteorologist Topper Shutt was tracking it and had visuals on the screen telling viewers when it would hit various communities in its path. He was stressing the importance of taking action now. […]

A Visit to the Real Life Candy Store

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Don Smith, KI4FON In July I had the good fortune to spend several days with W9EVT on Washington Island, WI. If you do not know George he has a collection of some 1100 plus radios civilian and military types the majority of them in working order. I copped his photo from his QRZ page […]

You Have Mail (maybe)

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do you work DX stations outside North America? If so, you may have QSL cards waiting for you at one of the ARRL’s regional DX QSL Bureaus. Cards received by ARRL from other countries for distribution inside the U.S. are sent to the regional bureaus, and sorted by volunteers. While electronic QSLing using services such […]