Posts Tagged ‘amateur radio in the news’

Iraq to Be Back on the Air

Iraq to Be Back on the Air Later This Month (Nov 13, 2007) — Diya Sayah, YI1DZ, President of the Iraqi Amateur Radio Society (IARS), announced today that effective November 20, all Amateur Radio activity will be “back to normal” in Iraq. Sayah said, “All Amateur Radio operators in Iraq who carry a valid Iraqi […]

High-tech culture of Silicon Valley originally formed around radio

Tom Abate, Chronicle Staff Writer Sunday, September 30, 2007 They weren’t out to make history, the eight young engineers who met secretly with investor Arthur Rock 50 years ago to form Silicon Valley’s ancestral chip company, Fairchild Semiconductor. The men, among them future Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, mainly wanted to escape their brilliant but batty […]

Visalia man installs radio antennas to talk to son in Iraq

By Nick McClellan Staff writer http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070811/NEWS01/708110360 Visalians driving south on Court Street just north of Caldwell Avenue may notice two skeletal misfits between the trees and houses on Oak View Drive. But don’t mind them — they are there so a father can talk to his son deployed overseas with the Marines. Or at least […]

On the same wavelength

December 04,2005 BY JANNETTE PIPPIN View stories by reporter DAILY NEWS STAFF NEWPORT – When the National Weather Service opened its office in Newport 12 years ago, head meteorologist Tom Kriehn was quick to get to know the area’s amateur radio operators. Kriehn knew they would be a valuable asset in providing severe weather information […]