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p.m. Including; Baker Island, Tchotchke, Slurs and The Exes. We also have a RSD quiz, free raffle ticket for every customer with great prizes (including record tokens, gig tickets to see amazing local headline acts at The Riverside and The Cluny, a vintage record player and radiogram. Refreshments all ...
The 2018 DXpedition to Baker Island is proud to announce the addition of Neil King, VA7DX to our team. Neil was first licensed in 1979 as VE7CVM, attained his advanced certification in 1980 and acquired the call VA7DX in late 1999. An avid HF, VHF and UHF contester, Neil has also dabbled in ...

In what may be a DXpedition first, the VP6D team will inherit the Elecraft gear that is to be used for the KH1/KH7Z operation on Baker Island in June and July. From Baker, the gear will first be checked out in California, and then shipped to New Zealand to load onto the Braveheart for the voyage to ...
With the cooperation of Elecraft and the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team we will share the same Elecraft equipment. Upon its return to California the Elecraft equipment will be tested, configured and repacked for shipment to the Braveheart in New Zealand. Elecraft offered their assistance to ...
Baker Island's new single 'Always, 1995' is apparently a celebration of the eating habits of golden retrievers. If that little titbit didn't already reel you in, then the knowledge that you're in for five minutes of joyous, slightly ramshackle yet altogether charming noise-inflected alt-rock most probably will. ...
Taylor told ARRL earlier this year that the goal is to have the official release of WSJT-X version 1.9.0 finished, documented, and thoroughly tested, well in advance of the planned KH1/KH7Z DXpedition to Baker Island in June. General availability of the official WSJT-X version 1.9.0 will be announced “in the ...

They also repair and maintain 81 miles of roads, 152 miles of trails and historic structures such as the 47 miles of carriage roads, two gate houses, the famous iron rung “ladder” trails, Baker Island Lighthouse and 16 unique stone bridges. Without seasonal rangers, emergency response times would slow ...
A second beta version of WSJT-X version 1.9.0 has been released, the WSJT development group announced this week. The “release candidate,” as it's called, is designated as version 1.9.0-rc2. An initial beta release has already been field-tested by a small group of users. The WSJT development group ...
They also repair and maintain 81 miles of roads, 152 miles of trails and historic structures, such as the 47 miles of carriage roads, two gatehouses, the famous iron rung “ladder” trails, Baker Island Lighthouse and 16 unique stone bridges. Without seasonal rangers, emergency response times would slow ...
As the Coast Guard boat made it to safety, the Can Do took a large wave to the bow, and the crew found themselves in grave danger without radar, said his son Frank Quirk III. The Can Do crew tried to turn the boat around and head back to Gloucester off the coast of Baker's Island. Quirk Jr. believed he was ...
Taylor said the basic goal of FT8 DXpedition Mode is to enable DXpeditions to make FT8 QSOs at the highest possible rates, and the WSJT-X Development Team has been working with members of the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team, ahead of its mid-summer operation, to work out the wrinkles.
The U.S. Minor Outlying Islands are Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island. (A ninth minor outlying island, Navassa Island, is located in the Caribbean Ocean, near Haiti.) Around these insular territories is an exclusive ...
Those living in Hawaii, which lies at roughly the same longitude, will need to wait another 24 hours to see off 2017. And a bit farther westward, party-goers in American Samoa will be the very last to welcome midnight a full hour later. (Had Baker Island and Howland Island, two nominally American territories, ...
Baker Island, a small, uninhabited atoll about halfway between Hawaii and Australia, boasts a few claims to fame. As we wrote last year, it's one of just two named spots in the world that fall within time zone UTC-12:00, which means it's the last place on Earth to ring out the old year. Despite these charms ...
The Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF) has announced a major contribution to the Baker Island DXpedition planned for June 2018 by the Dateline DX Association. Baker-Howland is #4 on the Club Log's DXCC Most Wanted list, and likely will move up by one place after the Bouvet DXpedition ...
The Pacific Islands Refuges and Monuments Office of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has selected the Dateline DX Association (DDXA) — the DXpedition group that activated Howland Island in 2009 and Wake Island in 1998 — to pursue a DXpedition to Baker Island. Dates have not yet been ...
The FWS recently completed a compatibility determination for Amateur Radio operation on Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, and two dozen comments showed “strong support” for Amateur Radio operation on the ecologically sensitive island refuge, the FWS said. Baker Island is 1,830 nautical miles ...

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) appears open to a DXpedition to Baker Island in the Pacific, which has not been activated for 15 years. Baker and Howland Islands (KH1) is the fourth most-wanted DXCC entity, according to the Club Log DXCC Most Wanted List. On April 24, the FWS released a ...
But if you want to squeeze just a little more out of 2016, we've got just the place for you to do it: Baker Island, a tiny, saucer-shaped atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Located halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Baker Island is one of only two named pieces of land in the world to fall within the time ...
High school students are giving free makeovers to cancer patients to help boost their confidence. Advertisement. Molly Townsend is a junior who organized the project, and who loves makeup. She says she was inspired by a YouTuber and Covergirl who created makeup tutorials before she passed away ...
Taylor said the basic goal of FT8 DXpedition Mode is to enable DXpeditions to make FT8 contacts at the highest possible rates, and the WSJT-X Development Team has been working with members of the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team, ahead of its mid-summer operation, to work out the wrinkles ...
As the Coast Guard boat made it to safety, the Can Do took a large wave to the bow, and the crew found themselves in grave danger without radar, said his son Frank Quirk III. The Can Do crew tried to turn the boat around and head back to Gloucester off the coast of Baker's Island. Quirk Jr. believed he was ...
Taylor said the basic goal of FT8 DXpedition Mode is to enable DXpeditions to make FT8 QSOs at the highest possible rates, and the WSJT-X Development Team has been working with members of the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team, ahead of its mid-summer operation, to work out the wrinkles.
The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce major equipment support from Elecraft, DX Engineering, and SteppIR Communications Systems for its KH1/KH7Z Baker Island 2018 DXpedition. For the KH1/KH7Z operation, Elecraft will supply the highly reliable K3S transceivers and their matching ...
The U.S. Minor Outlying Islands are Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island. (A ninth minor outlying island, Navassa Island, is located in the Caribbean Ocean, near Haiti.) Around these insular territories is an exclusive ...
It's done and dusted for the majority of us, but there are still several countries around the world that haven't yet seen the back of 2017. While we've already lifted a glass to the new year , kissed our loved ones and sung a rousing chorus of Auld Lang Syne , there are still some places in the world that are still ...
The last stroke of midnight will occur in the middle of the Pacific Ocean near Baker Island, halfway between Hawaii and Australia. The earliest records of New Year's Day celebrations come from Babylonian times. The celebrations took place on the night of the first new moon after the vernal equinox and ...
It's done and dusted for the majority of us, but there are still several countries around the world that haven't yet seen the back of 2017. While we've already lifted a glass to the new year , kissed our loved ones and sung a rousing chorus of Auld Lang Syne , there are still some places in the world that are still ...
American Samoa and Baker Island in the United States are among the last. Raise your hand if you know where Baker Island is. Thought so – I did not see any and I had to look it up also. Appears it is uninhabited, is considered an atoll, and sits just north of the equator in the Pacific Ocean about 1,920 miles ...
Berlin, Paris and Athens are the latest cities to welcome 2018 as New Year's Eve celebrations kick off around the globe. The iconic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin got in the party mood with a dazzling display of fireworks. Not one to be left out, the sky over Athens in Greece was illuminated with colour above ...
The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce the callsign for its DXpedition to Baker Island in June 2018. The Association already has the callsign KH7Z so we will identify our location and call as KH1/KH7Z. Visiting a remote DX location like Baker Island is an expensive under- taking. Our budget is ...
... U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended reducing the size of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument — an area of 490,534 square miles south and to the west of Hawaii that includes the waters surrounding Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, ...
The Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF) has announced a major contribution to the Baker Island DXpedition planned for June 2018 by the Dateline DX Association. Baker-Howland is #4 on the Club Log's DXCC Most Wanted list, and likely will move up by one place after the Bouvet DXpedition ...
The Pacific Islands Refuges and Monuments Office of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has selected the Dateline DX Association (DDXA) — the DXpedition group that activated Howland Island in 2009 and Wake Island in 1998 — to pursue a DXpedition to Baker Island. Dates have not yet been ...
The FWS recently completed a compatibility determination for Amateur Radio operation on Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, and two dozen comments showed “strong support” for Amateur Radio operation on the ecologically sensitive island refuge, the FWS said. Baker Island is 1,830 nautical miles ...
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) appears open to a DXpedition to Baker Island in the Pacific, which has not been activated for 15 years. Baker and Howland Islands (KH1) is the fourth most-wanted DXCC entity, according to the Club Log DXCC Most Wanted List. On April 24, the FWS released a ...
But if you want to squeeze just a little more out of 2016, we've got just the place for you to do it: Baker Island, a tiny, saucer-shaped atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Located halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Baker Island is one of only two named pieces of land in the world to fall within the time ...
KEN YUSZKUS/Staff photo. Arriving on Bakers Island to visit the Bakers Island Light Station are from left, Paul DePrey of the National Park Service, Annie Harris of Essex Heritage, and deck hand Ryan McMahon . 6/30/15. After 70 years, a glimpse of Salem's Baker's Island. Joseph Nally repairs the stucco ...
Those living in Hawaii, which lies at roughly the same longitude, will need to wait another 24 hours to see off 2017. And a bit farther westward, party-goers in American Samoa will be the very last to welcome midnight a full hour later. (Had Baker Island and Howland Island, two nominally American territories, ...
... the lawn at the Asticou in Northeast Harbor raised $240,000 in pledges towards restoration of historic structures in the park, including the Jordan Pond and Brown Mountain gatehouses on the carriage road system, and for the Gilley House and Keeper's House adjacent to the lighthouse on Baker Island.
The last to celebrate (even if no-one lives there) will be uninhabited US territories like Baker Island and Howland Island. Mainland US will be between 3.30am and 8.30am GMT on Sunday, depending on the state. People watch from the The Cosmopolitan hotel and casino as fireworks explode during New ...
The last places on the planet to celebrate the arrival of the New Year will be the minute uninhabited outlying islands of the US, Baker Island and Howland Island, and second last will be American Samoa at 11am on January 1st, which despite being just 900 kilometres from Tonga, celebrates the New Year a ...
Baker Island, a small, uninhabited atoll about halfway between Hawaii and Australia, boasts a few claims to fame. As we wrote last year, it's one of just two named spots in the world that fall within time zone UTC-12:00, which means it's the last place on Earth to ring out the old year. Despite these charms ...
... including the Jordan Pond and Brown Mountain gatehouses on the carriage road system, and for the Gilley House and Keeper's House adjacent to the lighthouse on Baker Island. During 2017, FOA directly employed 13 full-time people and funded another 23 part-time positions. At FOA's annual meeting ...
The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce the callsign for its DXpedition to Baker Island in June 2018. The Association already has the callsign KH7Z so we will identify our location and call as KH1/KH7Z. Visiting a remote DX location like Baker Island is an expensive under- taking. Our budget is ...
... U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended reducing the size of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument — an area of 490,534 square miles south and to the west of Hawaii that includes the waters surrounding Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, ...
The last places to greet the New Year are Baker Island and Howland Island – if people live there. The second last place to celebrate the New Year is American Samoa. Interesting to note that Samoa will ring in 2018 after about 25 hours Tonga welcomes the New Year. So while Samoa will turn their ...
The body was found eight miles south of Schoodic Point and eight miles east of Baker Island by a pleasure boat on August 9, 1990. Previous ...
The Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF) has announced a major contribution to the Baker Island DXpedition planned for June 2018 by ...
Other than the five inhabited territories, the regions are: Navassa Island, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman ...


 

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