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April 19, 2018
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 dayÃâÃÂ ...
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
April 13, 2018
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 meteorÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2018
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 DucieÃâÃÂ ...
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
March 25, 2018
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 toÃâÃÂ ...
March 22, 2018
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. FeaturingÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
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 theÃâÃÂ ...
Mount Desert Islander
March 2, 2018
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 slowÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
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 groupÃâÃÂ ...
February 23, 2018
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 slowÃâÃÂ ...
February 6, 2018
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 wasÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2018
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.
Center for Research on Globalization
January 6, 2018
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 exclusiveÃâÃÂ ...
The Economist (blog)
December 31, 2017
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,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 29, 2017
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 charmsÃâÃÂ ...
October 17, 2017
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 DXpeditionÃâÃÂ ...
July 7, 2017
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 beenÃâÃÂ ...
June 20, 2017
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 milesÃâÃÂ ...
April 26, 2017
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 aÃâÃÂ ...
December 29, 2016
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 timeÃâÃÂ ...
July 7, 2016
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