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Bryan Senchuk, Kevin Klosterman (top), Tyler Dunkel, and Patrick Maloney (bottom) show off the circuit board and microprocessor they built to reenact Van Allen's experiment. Photo by Tim Schoon.
Seniors to reenact Van Allen radiation belt experiments
57-year-old experiment from UI will ignite new research


Trademark issue will cause $30,000 worth of multimeters to be destroyed
Fluke extends a generous hand in $30,000 multimeter trademark issue

GOP Lawmakers Wicker, Schock Aim to Restore Cuts to Radio Free Europe
Lawmakers Aim to Restore Cuts to Radio Free Europe

CUSIB Urges BBG To Keep Radio As Part of Multimedia Strategy
CUSIB Urges BBG To Keep Radio As Part of Multimedia Strategy

Red Pitaya open source test instrument to be sold by RS
Red Pitaya open source test instrument to be sold by RS Components

An Engineering Landmark Faces Demolition
An Engineering Landmark Faces Demolition: Architects Try to Save a Moscow Tower

Good Riddance Radio Shack
Good Riddance, Radio Shack

Could a giant sunburst unplug the Earth?
University of Kansas Scientists Study Whether a Giant Sunburst Could Unplug the Earth?

Special Needs Studends Use Ham Radio to Communicate Worldwide
Special Needs Students Use Ham Radio to Communicate Worldwide

Cuban spies received secret messages by old-time short-wave
Cuban spies receive secret messages by old-time short-wave

Sam & Blanche: side by side for 80 years
Ham Radio Couple Celebrates 80th Anniversary (W6VCD and W6BLF)
In his 2016 budget request, before a Senate subcommittee, of $388 million for general spending, FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler explained why shutting down field offices all across the country would put an end to draining resources.
In his 2016 budget request, before a Senate subcommittee, of $388 million for general spending, FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler explained why shutting down field offices all across the country would put an end to draining resources.

Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says
Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says

Researchers have uncovered the origin and cause of an extreme space weather event that took place July 22, 2012 on the sun which generated the fastest solar wind speed ever recorded directly by a solar wind instrument.
Researchers Identify Cause of Rare, Powerful 2012 Solar Storm

VOA Site A for sale: surplus property notice
VOA "Site A" for sale: Surplus Property Notice

Weather spotter Jim Hohannes, of Joplin.
Forecast: Storm season coming, will just arrive later

Amateur Radio Balloon Launch
Arizona Near Space Research and Coconino Amateur Radio Club Assist Arizona School Balloon Launch

FCC Agents Trace Radio Interference to Doorbells, Videogames, Blankets
FCC Agents Trace Radio Interference to Doorbells, Videogames, Blankets and Electric Fences

Radio Canada International Sackville Site to be Demolished
Radio Canada International Sackville Site Being Demolished

California Ham Must Pay FCC Fine in FM Case
California Ham Must Pay FCC Fine in FM Case

Almost an X-Class Flare
Almost an X-Class Flare
KSWX Page Has Moved
Weather page is still available. Click above for new web address.

Artist's impression of a superflare star in visible light (left) and the Ca II line (right) where the areas around the huge starspots are bright.
Although solar flares may be dramatic, like the X2-class solar flare that caused a radio blackout on May 5, they are nothing when compared with the superflares other stars in our galaxy have been seen to kick out.

Notified Orloff Haines of this Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the amount of $12,000 for willful and intentional interference with CB communications
FCC issues NAL to Oklahoma ham in the amount of $12,000 for interference on 27.1850 MHz

Alan Turing Institute to be set up to research big data
Alan Turing Institute to be set up to research big data

Amazing images of solar flares are captured by an amateur photographer in his back yard
Amazing images of solar flares are captured by an amateur photographer in his back yard

Amateur Radio connects with International Space Station
Amateur Radio Connects With International Space Station

Ham radio: a hobby and public service
Charlie Ristorcelli,  NN3V, featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune

Redlands American Legion Club
W6TAL Commemorative QSL and Stamp Marks Redlands' American Legion 95th Anniversary

Harsh wireless conditions? Send in the DARPA drone hot spot
Harsh wireless conditions? Deploy the DARPA drone hot spot!

Flock of 104 Spacecraft Set for Launch
Flock of 104 Spacecraft Set for Launch

SA satellite encounters space debris
South African CubeSat Encounters Space Debris

ARRL to FCC: “Grow Light” Ballast Causes HF Interference, Violates Rules
ARRL to FCC: “Grow Light” Ballasts Cause HF Interference, Violate Rules