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TTG 42 – Interview Mike from Tactical Wood Gas

The Technology Geek – Episode 42 Today on the podcast we spoke with Mike from Tactical Wood Gas he spoke on topics of Ham Radio and his experience of using radios in the marines vs his design. Mike gave us tones of great information on batteries....
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Fletcher Munson Curves In Ham Radio

The Fletcher Munson curves are one of many sets of equal-loudness contours for the human ear, determined experimentally by Harvey Fletcher and Wilden A. Munson, and reported in a 1933 paper entitled “Loudness, its definition, measurement and calculation” in the Journal of the Acoustic Society...
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Largest Sunspot In a Quarter Century Spews Flares

The largest sunspot seen in about a quarter century has produced another powerful X-class flare today, the sixth in less than a week. “This was the sixth X-class solar flare from NOAA 2192, a record for the number of X-class flares generated by a single...
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KK6OTD Actor Tim Allen Gets His Ham License

Actor Tim Allen, left, who portrays a ham (KAØXTT) on his hit ABC-TV comedy “Last Man Standing,” has earned a real-life amateur license, according to the show’s producer, John Amodeo, NN6JA. Allen is now licensed as KK6OTD. Amodeo also reported on the successful running of the second “K6H Hollywood Celebrates...
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National Wildlife Refuge Special Events Set for October 14-20

Amateur Radio operators will be on the air October 14-20 to let the public know about the National Wildlife Refuge System by operating from refuges around the US during National Wildlife Refuge Week. They will be highlighting refuge features, wildlife, and geography while contacting other...
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ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Set for October 4-5 Weekend

The national ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is slated for the October 4-5 weekend, although the window for local and regional exercises is September 1 through November 30 each year. All groups conduct their events over the course of 48 hours. The SET is a...
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NWS Binghamton Winter Weather Preparedness Webinar

NWS Binghamton Winter Weather Preparedness Webinar Thursday September 25th 2014 1 pm Register Today Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/209515346 For audio on this call… Dial: 1-203-607-5026 Passcode: 636205 In order to prepare for the upcoming winter season, I wanted to...
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Ham Radio: Old Technology Gets New Respect

ATLANTA –  Seeking reliable backup communication in a crisis, emergency managers are finding new solutions in an old technology: ham radio. “It’s just another avenue, another opportunity for us to be able to communicate,” said Herb Schraufnagel, public safety captain with Emory University Hospital Midtown. Emory HealthCare...
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Hand’s On With Ham Radio

Radio Shack’s original and core customer used to be the young man who was a tinkerer: ham and shortwave radio operators, guys who hacked telephones and built their own stereo components and even some early computer builders. Now kids are passively entertained with a cornucopia...
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