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The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Introduced into the US Senate

Posted on July 10, 2015 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

 On Thursday June 25, Senator Roger Wicker (MS), with Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) as initial co-sponsor, introduced the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015, into the United States Senate. The bill has been designated as S 1685, and is the companion bill to HR 1301, which was introduced into the US House of Representatives in March by Representatives Adam Kinzinger (IL) and Joe Courtney (CT) as the sponsor and initial co-sponsor. S 1685 is identical to HR 1301 and directs...

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FCC Invites Comments on Proposed Rules for New LF and MF Amateur Allocations

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The FCC is inviting comments on its recent proposals to authorize Amateur Radio operation on two new bands -- an LF allocation at 135.7 to 137.8 kHz (2200 meters), and an MF allocation at 472-479 kHz (630 meters). Amateur Radio would be secondary on both bands. Comments are due August 31. Reply comments -- ie, comments on comments filed -- are due by September 30. The FCC allocated 135.7 to 137.8 kHz to the Amateur Service in accordance with the Final Acts of the 2007 World Rad...

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The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Introduced in the US Senate

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

A companion Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 bill has been introduced in the US Senate. Mississippi Republican Sen Roger Wicker introduced S1685 on June 25, with Connecticut Democratic Sen Richard Blumenthal as the initial cosponsor. The Senate bill joins an identical measure in the US House, H.R. 1301, whi...

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Your Email's Been Hacked. Now What?

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Your email’s been hacked. Now what?


Ever get an email from a friend or family member that doesn’t seem quite right? It may not “sound” like the person you know or might ask you to click on some random, unidentified link. Beware, someone could be trying to hack your email account.


How do I know I’ve been hacked?

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National Field Day At Bert's

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air even t held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations.

Field Day is a picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN!

This year, Bert, AK4B, has once again offered his lakeside property for the Field Day. He states it wi...

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Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Registration is open for the 15th USA and 8th IARU Region 2 Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) championships, August 27-30, in Elbert, Colorado. The event will take place at the Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch, a 3300-acre site at 7000 feet elevation, about 40 miles southeast of Denver.

An optional ARDF “training camp” will take place on Monday through Wednesday, August 24-26,...

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ARRL 2015 Hurricane Season Webinar Set for July 20

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The ARRL will host a 2015 Hurricane Season webinar Monday, July 20, getting under way at 8 PM EDT (July 21, 0000 UTC). The approximately 90-minute session will address the role of Amateur Radio during the 2015 Hurricane Season. Anyone interested in hurricane preparedness and response is invited to attend this online presentation.

Additional informat...

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Club Newsletter Coming To An Inbox Near You!

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The Cullman Amateur Radio Club is initiating a Newsletter for its Members. The newsletter will arrive in your Inbox personalized. However, you must subscribe. No more generic emails!

The purpose of making it "subscription" is two-fold; 1) it indicates your interest in receiving the Club Newsletter, and 2) the Club does not wish to send you unsolicited email. We woudln't want to do that!

Items which may be included in this newsleter will b...

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Website Improvement

Posted on June 7, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This site has been off-line for quite some time. It is slowly being reinstituted. Your help is requested to make this happen.

In order to make this a serviceable site for everyone, it is requested you offer any suggestions or comments along those lines. You do NOT have to be a current member of the Club.

Any and all requests will be considered, and, if necessary, brought to the attention of the club for review.

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Posted on March 18, 2015 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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