Rubber feet marks on stacked equipment.

When stacking equipment on top of other stuff like a watt meter or tuner on a transceiver the rubber feet leave stains over time that will not wash off. I myself, use felt pads to stop this from happening on my equipment. So why does this happen and how do you fix this other than repainting the cabinet?

For the full article – https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/rubber-feet-marks-on-stacked-equipment.575034/

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AMSAT 2017 Space Symposium Issues First Call for Papers

AMSAT-NA is seeking papers and poster presentation for its 2017 AMSAT Annual Meeting and Space Symposium, set for October 27-29 at the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno, Nevada. Proposals for papers, symposium presentations, and poster presentations are invited on any topic of interest to the Amateur Radio satellite community.

AMSAT requests tentative presentation titles as soon as possible. Papers m…

For the full article – http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amsat-2017-space-symposium-issues-first-call-for-papers

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Arecibo ionosphere HF radio modification campaign!

Chris Fallen KL3WX reports on the upcoming Arecibo, Puerto Rico ionosphere HF heating campaign during July 24-31, 2017

For the full article – http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/july/arecibo-ionosphere-hf-radio-modification-campaign.htm

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Royal Mint to Welcome Amateur Radio

The Royal Mint Experience in Wales will host “The Royal Mint Radio Experience,” July 30 until August 5 at the Royal Mint’s new visitor center in Llantrisant, Wales. School children and members of the public have been invited to enjoy a fun, informal, and interactive Amateur Radio workshop. According to an announcement from the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), visitors will get the chance …

For the full article – http://www.arrl.org/news/view/royal-mint-to-welcome-amateur-radio

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NASA Television coverage of next ISS crew launch

Three new crew members for the International Space Station are scheduled to launch on Friday, July 28

For the full article – http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/july/nasa-television-coverage-of-next-iss-crew-launch.htm

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T40HQ certificates available

Some 48 stations from Europe, North America, South America and Africa, worked Cuban Headquarter T40HQ station on all four bands during the IARU HF World Championship (80, 40, 20 and 15 meter)

For the full article – http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/july/t40hq-certificates-available.htm

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Washington State Has Enacted a new “Distracted Driving” Law

Another state (Washington) has enacted a “Distracted Driving” law to go into effect July 23, 2017. This will preclude the use of cellphones, texting, receiving, sending electronic messages or images via ‘phone, tablet, computer, or otherwise. It specifically (and thankfully) exempts amateur and CB radios . At least someone recognizes that a two way radio is NOT the same thing as a cellphone, nor does it create the problems that the personal electronic devices do! I have…

Washington State Has Enacted a new “Distracted Driving” Law For the full article – https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/washington-state-has-enacted-a-new-distracted-driving-law.574605/

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Top Amateur Radio links of the week Issue 1726

Four-Foot Stealth Antenna, The Midnight Loop, Mag Loop inside a Box, QRO Coaxial Relay for 50 MHz, CW Player , Programming a Baofeng UV-5R for PMR446, MyWaveRecorder, Harris Platinum Solid State Power Amplifier for 50 or 70 MHz,

For the full article – http://www.dxzone.com/top-amateur-radio-links-week-issue-1726

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Students experience the thrill of Ham Radio operation

It was a thrilling experience for 70-odd students from the Electronics and Communications departments in Potti Sriramulu College of Engineering and Technology

For the full article – http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/july/students-experience-the-thrill-of-ham-radio-operation.htm

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Massive explosion on the farside of the sun

On July 23rd, NASA and European spacecraft observed a massive explosion on the far side of the sun
For the full article – http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/july/massive-explosion-on-the-farside-of-the-sun.htm

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