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Listening Post for December

Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Mon 11 Dec, 2017 10:25 EST - (9 Reads)
The Listening Post for December 2017 has been posted to the Newsletters section of this website.
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  • Logbook of the World to Add Support for CQ WAZ Award    (Thu 14 Dec, 2017)
    Participants in CQ magazine’s Worked All Zones (WAZ) award program will soon be able to use the Logbook of the World (LoTW) system of ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, to apply for the WAZ award and its endorsements, both ARRL and CQ announced on December 14.Amateur Radio operators will be able to use LoTW logs to generate lists of confirmed contacts to be submitted for WAZ cred...
  • Norway Completes Transition to Digital Audio Broadcasting    (Thu 14 Dec, 2017)
  • The Doctor Will See You Now!    (Thu 14 Dec, 2017)
    “Listener Mailbag” is the topic of the current (December 7) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In“ podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and...
  • FCC Proposes $25,000 Fine for Breaking Now-Voluntary Labeling Rules    (Wed 13 Dec, 2017)
    The FCC has proposed fining Acuity Brands Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, $25,000 for apparently marketing radio frequency devices that were not labeled in accordance with Commission Part 18 rules at the time. The FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability (NAL) on November 21. Compliance with the particular rule at issue now is voluntary.“Specifically, Acuity marketed three models of consumer-grade e...
  • ARRL Foundation Announces Ozaukee Radio Club, W9CQO, Scholarship:    (Wed 13 Dec, 2017)
    The ARRL Foundation has announced a new, annual scholarship that is funded through the generosity of the Ozaukee Radio Club in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. The Ozaukee Radio Club, W9CQO, Scholarship, is intended to help support the post-secondary educational expenses of a current Amateur Radio licensee. Applicants must be US citizens, residents of Wisconsin, and under 26 years old, and be performing a...
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To all new and not-so-new QCEN members: please review the following list.

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  • Red Cross ID: New photo IDs will be issued to QCEN members in good-standing who have completed the background check. You must have the new standard ID to participate in any Red Cross activities that require credentials.
  • Communicator's Manual: see the reference section to get this important guide to QCEN operations — it will be growing soon!!
  • Emergency Alerting: If you are carrying an e-mailable pager or cell phone, please provide us with the number and the provider.


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