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🔴LIVE From the Shack!  Tornado Warnings, Space Weather, Breaking News, and Ham Radio - Join US!
01:20:22
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🔴LIVE From the Shack! Tornado Warnings, Space Weather, Breaking News, and Ham Radio - Join US!

In this video, we cover the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl, Carrying Live Cameras in the area with commentary. What to Expect: Tornado Coverage: Stay informed about the latest tornado activity across the country. We'll provide live updates and expert analysis on these powerful and unpredictable weather phenomena. Live Storm Chaser Footage: Follow storm chasers as they track hurricanes and tornadoes in real-time. Experience the thrill and danger of storm chasing from the safety of your screen. Space Weather Updates: Discover how space weather affects our planet. We'll discuss solar flares, geomagnetic storms, and their potential impact on Earth. Interactive Live Cams: Watch live footage from various weather cams around the country. See the weather unfold in real-time from different locations. Subscribe and Stay Safe: Don't miss out on our future updates! Subscribe to our channel and hit the bell icon to receive notifications on new videos. Stay safe, stay informed, and join us on this exciting weather journey. Tags: #hurricaneberyl #stormchasers #TornadoUpdates #spaceweather #LiveWeatherCams #ExtremeWeather #WeatherUpdates #IanAndCarlotta #StormTracking #WeatherNews #HurricaneCoverage #TornadoChasing #SolarFlares #liveweatherupdate #hurricaneberyl #livecoverage #LiveRadar #StormTracker #weatherupdate #emergencypreparedness #staysafe #livestream #HurricaneUpdates Stay safe and join us for a whirlwind of weather adventures!
The ARRL, Why Does Everyone Defend This Mess?
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The ARRL, Why Does Everyone Defend This Mess?

This is an Excerpt from this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-jUGqKcI9Y Join hosts Ian and Joseph as they delve into the numerous issues facing the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the largest ham radio organization in the world. Despite its size, the ARRL only counts roughly 15% of licensed hams as members. In this video, we discuss why the ARRL is failing its community and why it's time for a change. NOTE: We have been questioned about the Financial Numbers in the video, Here is a Video that Shows and Explains the figures and where we got them. https://youtu.be/N-jUGqKcI9Y Key Points Covered: Membership Issues: ARRL’s bloated bureaucracy and poor communication. Discouraging new groups, clubs, and teams with long, difficult, and expensive processes. Lack of relevance and outdated practices, such as still printing magazines. Financial Mismanagement: Members must pay for printed magazines, driven by advertising revenue. High membership dues with planned increases, despite offering less value. Large expenditure on salaries and benefits for full-time administrators. Organizational Failures: Ineffective leadership and poor strategic decisions. Failure to meet membership goals and address declining memberships. Lack of engagement and visibility at hamfests, field days, and other events. Digital and Technological Shortcomings: Ineffective and outdated website compared to free resources available online. Poor quality study materials and lack of support for preppers. Logbook of the World system is overly complicated and user-unfriendly. Failure to Innovate: Ineffective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, stifling hamfests and contesting. Missed opportunities in social media and internet broadcasting. Lack of progress on important issues like HOA restrictions and spectrum protection. Member Dissatisfaction: Many members feel they are overcharged and under-served. The organization is seen as out of touch with the modern ham radio community. Call for Change: The ARRL needs to evolve or make way for a new organization that better serves today’s hams. Organizations must adapt to survive, and the ARRL’s lack of movement is a sign of decline. Ian and Joseph provide a detailed analysis of these issues and offer their perspective on what needs to change for the ARRL to remain relevant and supportive of the ham radio community. Join the Conversation: Share your thoughts in the comments below. Do you agree with Ian and Joseph's assessment of the ARRL? What changes do you think are necessary for the ARRL to better serve its members?
Saved in Time, an Effort to Save Old 8mm Films and Digitize them for All Time.
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Saved in Time, an Effort to Save Old 8mm Films and Digitize them for All Time.

Welcome to another thrilling episode of our series "Saved In Time: An Effort To Save History Through Digitization." In this video, we take you back to 1970 with beautifully restored and digitized films of Daytona Bike Week, an event that has become a cornerstone of motorcycle culture. Captured during the height of its popularity, these vintage films offer a fascinating glimpse into the vibrant and energetic atmosphere of one of the most famous motorcycle rallies in the world. About Daytona Bike Week: Daytona Bike Week, held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida, is one of the largest and most renowned motorcycle rallies in the world. The event started in 1937, originally as the Daytona 200 motorcycle race. Over the years, it has grown into a 10-day festival attracting hundreds of thousands of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts. Daytona Bike Week features a wide range of activities, including motorcycle racing, concerts, street festivals, bike shows, and scenic rides along the famous Atlantic coast. In this video, you will see: Restored footage from the 1970 Daytona Bike Week, capturing the excitement and camaraderie of the event. Classic motorcycles, vintage biker fashion, and candid moments from the rally. Highlights of the Daytona 200 race, showcasing the skill and speed of the riders. The unique atmosphere of Daytona Beach during Bike Week, with its lively streets filled with bikers from all over the country. Why this is important: By restoring and digitizing these films, we are preserving a piece of biker history for future generations to enjoy. These visuals not only celebrate the enduring appeal of motorcycle culture but also provide a nostalgic look back at the early days of Daytona Bike Week. Join the Journey: We invite you to watch, reminisce, and share your own memories of Daytona Bike Week or any other motorcycle events. Your stories are part of our collective history and are invaluable to our efforts in saving and sharing the past. Subscribe for more: If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on more historical restorations from our "Saved In Time" series. Tags: #SavedInTime #DaytonaBikeWeek #1970Films #HistoricalPreservation #DigitizedFilms #BikerHistory #VintageMotorcycles #DaytonaBeach #MotorcycleRally #HistoricalRestoration #VintageFilms #MotorcycleCulture #ClassicBikes #HistoricalFootage #BikeWeekMemoriesMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
SARNet, No Longer the thing to Monitor when all Hell Breaks Loose, New Rules In Place
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SARNet, No Longer the thing to Monitor when all Hell Breaks Loose, New Rules In Place

➤Welcome back to my channel, fellow ham radio enthusiasts! In this video, we take an in-depth look at the controversial new rules impacting the SARNet Connected Amateur Radio System in Florida. SARNet has long been a vital resource for ham radio operators, providing a reliable communication network across the state. However, recent changes have sparked significant concern within the community. In this episode, I break down these new regulations and discuss their implications for the average ham radio operator. ➤NEW RULES: https://www.sarnetfl.org/uploads/6/1/... ➤SARNet Website: https://www.sarnetfl.org/ What We Cover: No More Weather Advisories: How will the absence of weather updates affect our preparedness? Ban on Local Club Bulletin Messages: The impact on local club communications and community engagement. Prohibition of Roadway Traffic Advisories: What this means for our daily commutes and emergency responses. Major Road Closures Updates Halted: The potential risks of not having timely information on road conditions. Restriction on Hazard Announcements: How the lack of hazard warnings could endanger public safety. No Announcements During Emergencies: The consequences of limiting emergency information during evacuations and large-scale emergencies. Limited Communication Between Operators: Exploring the rule against using SARNet for communications that could occur via other means. Reports and Bulletins Restricted: The new limitations on weather spotters like SKYWARN and their ability to provide critical information. Restricted Use During Disasters: Understanding why only authorized individuals can use SARNet during disasters and what this means for the amateur radio community. Repeater Site Disconnections: Examining the implications of disconnecting sites based on user behavior. Reporting 'Key Ups' to the FCC: Why this policy is considered controversial and unnecessary. Ban on Roger Beeps: Discussing the rule against the use of roger beeps in any form. Join me as we unpack these changes and their potential impact on our operations and community. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more updates on the world of amateur radio! 🔔 Subscribe: ‪@StarShipAdventures‬ 👍 Like this video if you find it informative 💬 Comment below with your thoughts and experiences More coverage from our Partners: ➤ / @carlottaalotta ➤ / @scuffedradio #hamradio #SARNet #AmateurRadio #radiocommunications #emergencycommunications #FloridaHamRadio #hamradiocommunity #radionetwork #disasterpreparedness #weatheradvisories #TrafficAdvisories #emergencymanagement #RadioOperators #hamradiolife #hamradiooperators #HamRadioEmergency #RadioRegulations #SARNetChanges #emergencybroadcasting #RadioPolicies Transcript
SARNet..  Not Yours to Use When You Need it Most.   Users Banned During Disasters??  What!
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SARNet.. Not Yours to Use When You Need it Most. Users Banned During Disasters?? What!

➤Welcome back to my channel, fellow ham radio enthusiasts! In this video, we take an in-depth look at the controversial new rules impacting the SARNet Connected Amateur Radio System in Florida. SARNet has long been a vital resource for ham radio operators, providing a reliable communication network across the state. However, recent changes have sparked significant concern within the community. In this episode, I break down these new regulations and discuss their implications for the average ham radio operator. ➤NEW RULES: https://www.sarnetfl.org/uploads/6/1/... ➤SARNet Website: https://www.sarnetfl.org/ What We Cover: No More Weather Advisories: How will the absence of weather updates affect our preparedness? Ban on Local Club Bulletin Messages: The impact on local club communications and community engagement. Prohibition of Roadway Traffic Advisories: What this means for our daily commutes and emergency responses. Major Road Closures Updates Halted: The potential risks of not having timely information on road conditions. Restriction on Hazard Announcements: How the lack of hazard warnings could endanger public safety. No Announcements During Emergencies: The consequences of limiting emergency information during evacuations and large-scale emergencies. Limited Communication Between Operators: Exploring the rule against using SARNet for communications that could occur via other means. Reports and Bulletins Restricted: The new limitations on weather spotters like SKYWARN and their ability to provide critical information. Restricted Use During Disasters: Understanding why only authorized individuals can use SARNet during disasters and what this means for the amateur radio community. Repeater Site Disconnections: Examining the implications of disconnecting sites based on user behavior. Reporting 'Key Ups' to the FCC: Why this policy is considered controversial and unnecessary. Ban on Roger Beeps: Discussing the rule against the use of roger beeps in any form. Join me as we unpack these changes and their potential impact on our operations and community. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more updates on the world of amateur radio! 🔔 Subscribe: ‪@StarShipAdventures‬ 👍 Like this video if you find it informative 💬 Comment below with your thoughts and experiences More coverage from our Partners: ➤ / @carlottaalotta ➤ / @scuffedradio #hamradio #SARNet #AmateurRadio #radiocommunications #emergencycommunications #FloridaHamRadio #hamradiocommunity #radionetwork #disasterpreparedness #weatheradvisories #TrafficAdvisories #emergencymanagement #RadioOperators #hamradiolife #hamradiooperators #HamRadioEmergency #RadioRegulations #SARNetChanges #emergencybroadcasting #RadioPolicies Transcript
🔴New Rules on SARNet Make It Useless!!  SARNet was a Great Connected Amateur Radio System in Florida
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🔴New Rules on SARNet Make It Useless!! SARNet was a Great Connected Amateur Radio System in Florida

➤Welcome back to my channel, fellow ham radio enthusiasts! In this video, we take an in-depth look at the controversial new rules impacting the SARNet Connected Amateur Radio System in Florida. SARNet has long been a vital resource for ham radio operators, providing a reliable communication network across the state. However, recent changes have sparked significant concern within the community. In this episode, I break down these new regulations and discuss their implications for the average ham radio operator. ➤NEW RULES: https://www.sarnetfl.org/uploads/6/1/7/0/61701057/fdem_sarnet_policy_2024_final.pdf ➤SARNet Website: https://www.sarnetfl.org/ What We Cover: No More Weather Advisories: How will the absence of weather updates affect our preparedness? Ban on Local Club Bulletin Messages: The impact on local club communications and community engagement. Prohibition of Roadway Traffic Advisories: What this means for our daily commutes and emergency responses. Major Road Closures Updates Halted: The potential risks of not having timely information on road conditions. Restriction on Hazard Announcements: How the lack of hazard warnings could endanger public safety. No Announcements During Emergencies: The consequences of limiting emergency information during evacuations and large-scale emergencies. Limited Communication Between Operators: Exploring the rule against using SARNet for communications that could occur via other means. Reports and Bulletins Restricted: The new limitations on weather spotters like SKYWARN and their ability to provide critical information. Restricted Use During Disasters: Understanding why only authorized individuals can use SARNet during disasters and what this means for the amateur radio community. Repeater Site Disconnections: Examining the implications of disconnecting sites based on user behavior. Reporting 'Key Ups' to the FCC: Why this policy is considered controversial and unnecessary. Ban on Roger Beeps: Discussing the rule against the use of roger beeps in any form. Join me as we unpack these changes and their potential impact on our operations and community. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more updates on the world of amateur radio! 🔔 Subscribe: @StarShipAdventures 👍 Like this video if you find it informative 💬 Comment below with your thoughts and experiences More coverage from our Partners: ➤https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta ➤https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio #hamradio #SARNet #AmateurRadio #radiocommunications #emergencycommunications #FloridaHamRadio #hamradiocommunity #radionetwork #disasterpreparedness #weatheradvisories #TrafficAdvisories #emergencymanagement #RadioOperators #hamradiolife #hamradiooperators #HamRadioEmergency #RadioRegulations #SARNetChanges #emergencybroadcasting #RadioPolicies
🔴Live Coverage Tropical Storm Beryl Update | Critical Info & Forecasts! - Now On Shore PT2
04:15:40
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🔴Live Coverage Tropical Storm Beryl Update | Critical Info & Forecasts! - Now On Shore PT2

In this video, we cover the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl, Carrying Live Cameras in the area with commentary. What to Expect: In-Depth Hurricane Beryl Analysis: Get the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl with detailed graphics and expert insights. Learn about the storm’s path, potential impact, and safety measures. Tornado Coverage: Stay informed about the latest tornado activity across the country. We'll provide live updates and expert analysis on these powerful and unpredictable weather phenomena. Live Storm Chaser Footage: Follow storm chasers as they track hurricanes and tornadoes in real-time. Experience the thrill and danger of storm chasing from the safety of your screen. Space Weather Updates: Discover how space weather affects our planet. We'll discuss solar flares, geomagnetic storms, and their potential impact on Earth. Interactive Live Cams: Watch live footage from various weather cams around the country. See the weather unfold in real-time from different locations. Why Watch This Video: Stay ahead of the storm with our comprehensive coverage and expert analysis. Whether you’re a weather enthusiast or just looking to stay safe and informed, this video has everything you need to know about the latest extreme weather events. Subscribe and Stay Safe: Don't miss out on our future updates! Subscribe to our channel and hit the bell icon to receive notifications on new videos. Stay safe, stay informed, and join us on this exciting weather journey. Tags: #hurricaneberyl #stormchasers #TornadoUpdates #spaceweather #LiveWeatherCams #ExtremeWeather #WeatherUpdates #IanAndCarlotta #StormTracking #WeatherNews #HurricaneCoverage #TornadoChasing #SolarFlares #liveweatherupdate #hurricaneberyl #livecoverage #LiveRadar #StormTracker #weatherupdate #emergencypreparedness #staysafe #livestream #HurricaneUpdates Stay safe and join us for a whirlwind of weather adventures!
🔴Live Coverage: Tropical Storm Beryl Update | Critical Info & Forecasts! - Approaching Texas Coast
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🔴Live Coverage: Tropical Storm Beryl Update | Critical Info & Forecasts! - Approaching Texas Coast

Join Ian and Carlotta for a thrilling and informative episode as we dive deep into the world of extreme weather events! In this video, we cover the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl, tornado activity, live cams, space weather, and much more. What to Expect: In-Depth Hurricane Beryl Analysis: Get the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl with detailed graphics and expert insights. Learn about the storm’s path, potential impact, and safety measures. Tornado Coverage: Stay informed about the latest tornado activity across the country. We'll provide live updates and expert analysis on these powerful and unpredictable weather phenomena. Live Storm Chaser Footage: Follow storm chasers as they track hurricanes and tornadoes in real-time. Experience the thrill and danger of storm chasing from the safety of your screen. Space Weather Updates: Discover how space weather affects our planet. We'll discuss solar flares, geomagnetic storms, and their potential impact on Earth. Interactive Live Cams: Watch live footage from various weather cams around the country. See the weather unfold in real-time from different locations. Why Watch This Video: Stay ahead of the storm with our comprehensive coverage and expert analysis. Whether you’re a weather enthusiast or just looking to stay safe and informed, this video has everything you need to know about the latest extreme weather events. Subscribe and Stay Safe: Don't miss out on our future updates! Subscribe to our channel and hit the bell icon to receive notifications on new videos. Stay safe, stay informed, and join us on this exciting weather journey. Tags: #hurricaneberyl #stormchasers #TornadoUpdates #spaceweather #LiveWeatherCams #ExtremeWeather #WeatherUpdates #IanAndCarlotta #StormTracking #WeatherNews #HurricaneCoverage #TornadoChasing #SolarFlares #liveweatherupdate #hurricaneberyl #livecoverage #LiveRadar #StormTracker #weatherupdate #emergencypreparedness #staysafe #livestream #HurricaneUpdates Stay safe and join us for a whirlwind of weather adventures!
🔴Ian & Carlotta Cover Hurricane Beryl, Tornados, Live Cams, Space Weather & More!
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🔴Ian & Carlotta Cover Hurricane Beryl, Tornados, Live Cams, Space Weather & More!

Join Ian and Carlotta for a thrilling and informative episode as we dive deep into the world of extreme weather events! In this video, we cover the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl, tornado activity, live cams, space weather, and much more. What to Expect: In-Depth Hurricane Beryl Analysis: Get the latest updates on Hurricane Beryl with detailed graphics and expert insights. Learn about the storm’s path, potential impact, and safety measures. Tornado Coverage: Stay informed about the latest tornado activity across the country. We'll provide live updates and expert analysis on these powerful and unpredictable weather phenomena. Live Storm Chaser Footage: Follow storm chasers as they track hurricanes and tornadoes in real-time. Experience the thrill and danger of storm chasing from the safety of your screen. Space Weather Updates: Discover how space weather affects our planet. We'll discuss solar flares, geomagnetic storms, and their potential impact on Earth. Interactive Live Cams: Watch live footage from various weather cams around the country. See the weather unfold in real-time from different locations. Why Watch This Video: Stay ahead of the storm with our comprehensive coverage and expert analysis. Whether you’re a weather enthusiast or just looking to stay safe and informed, this video has everything you need to know about the latest extreme weather events. Subscribe and Stay Safe: Don't miss out on our future updates! Subscribe to our channel and hit the bell icon to receive notifications on new videos. Stay safe, stay informed, and join us on this exciting weather journey. Tags: #hurricaneberyl #stormchasers #TornadoUpdates #spaceweather #LiveWeatherCams #ExtremeWeather #WeatherUpdates #IanAndCarlotta #StormTracking #WeatherNews #HurricaneCoverage #TornadoChasing #SolarFlares #liveweatherupdate #hurricaneberyl #livecoverage #LiveRadar #StormTracker #weatherupdate #emergencypreparedness #staysafe #livestream #HurricaneUpdates Stay safe and join us for a whirlwind of weather adventures!
🔴Vintage Walking Tour of Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico | Super 8 Film from 1973 | Saved In Time!
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🔴Vintage Walking Tour of Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico | Super 8 Film from 1973 | Saved In Time!

Explore the underground wonders of Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico with this captivating walking tour, filmed on Super 8 film! This vintage footage offers a rare glimpse into one of America's most awe-inspiring natural attractions as it appeared decades ago. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is renowned for its stunning limestone caves, which include the majestic Big Room, one of the largest underground chambers in North America. Visitors can marvel at the intricate formations of stalactites, stalagmites, and other geological wonders that have been sculpted over millions of years. The park also features the natural entrance, where guests can embark on a steep, winding path that leads deep into the caverns, providing an unforgettable descent into the subterranean landscape. This video is part of our ongoing series dedicated to preserving history by digitizing old films and sharing them on YouTube for everyone to enjoy. As time goes by, the importance of saving film and photos from the past becomes increasingly critical. With very little video actually saved pre-2000, our mission is to ensure these precious memories are not lost to time. Join our continuing effort to celebrate and preserve history. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more vintage videos from our collection! #VintageTravel #CarlsbadCaverns #Super8Film #HistoricalFootage #OldFilms #NationalParks #PreserveHistory #RetroTravel #NewMexico #SaveOurHistoryMore Mpre coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴The 13 Colonies Ham Radio Operating Event 2024 - Happening Now: Everything You Need to Know
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🔴The 13 Colonies Ham Radio Operating Event 2024 - Happening Now: Everything You Need to Know

🎙️ Hey everyone, Ian here! Join me as we dive into the exciting details of the 2024 13 Colonies Ham Radio Operating Event. This is one of the most anticipated events in the ham radio community, and I'm here to give you all the information you need to participate and enjoy this special event. 🔹 Event Dates: July 1 (9AM Eastern) to July 7 (Midnight Eastern) (July 1, 2024 - 1300 UTC to July 8, 2024 - 0400 UTC) 🔹 Key Points: Certificate Eligibility: You do NOT need all 13 colonies to get the certificate, nor do you need the 2 bonus stations for a clean sweep. Spotting: If you work a colony station, please spot it for others using DX Summit. Non-Profit Event: All donations fund future events and cover operating costs. Donations are voluntary; if you can't donate, let us know on your log sheet, and you'll still receive your certificate—no questions asked! Bands & Modes: All HF bands (except 60 meters) and modes (SSB, CW, RTTY, Digital, etc.) are in play. Simplex on 2 meters and 6 meters is encouraged. State Contacts: East coast states should use 40m-160m due to proximity challenges. Exchange: CALL SIGN, RS / RST / RSQ, STATE / PROVINCE or COUNTRY 🔹 Special Notes for SWLs: Short Wave Listeners qualify for certificates too! Just log all 13 Colony states for a complete set of custom QSL cards. Instructions for SWLs can be found on the Certificates page. 🔹 DX Stations: We welcome DX stations to join the celebration. There's no increased fee for postage on certificates for DX stations. Come celebrate Independence with us and enjoy the camaraderie of the ham radio community. Whether you're a seasoned operator or new to the hobby, there's something for everyone in the 13 Colonies Event! 🔔 Don't forget to Like, Comment, and Subscribe for more updates and information on ham radio events! More coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio #13ColoniesEvent #HamRadio #AmateurRadio #IndependenceDay #RadioCommunity #DXSummit #HamRadioEvent #SSB #CW #RTTY #DigitalModes #SWL #HamRadioOperatorsMore
🔴Logbook of the World Service is Back! Latest Updates & Important Information
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🔴Logbook of the World Service is Back! Latest Updates & Important Information

📢 Exciting News for all Amateur Radio Operators! The Logbook of The World® (LoTW®) is back in service effective 12:00pm ET / 16:00 UTC! 📡 In this video, we dive into the latest updates and crucial information you need to know. 🔹 Key Points Discussed: LoTW's return to service and the timeline of events. Insights into the network upgrades and testing processes. Handling the influx of log uploads and steps to ensure smooth operation. Important guidelines for large uploads and duplicate log management. Contact information for support and how to avoid common issues. 🌐 As we navigate through the initial phase of resuming operations, please be patient and follow the guidelines to help LoTW catch up. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this period. 📅 Important Notes: If you have large uploads (e.g., from contests or DXpeditions), please wait a week or two before uploading. Avoid uploading your entire log to "ensure" contacts as excessive duplicates will be rejected. Planned maintenance times may occur through the end of the year; stay tuned for announcements. 💬 Contact Support: For any issues, email LoTW-help@arrl.org. Please refrain from calling ARRL Headquarters. 🔔 Don't forget to Like, Comment, and Subscribe for more updates and information on LoTW and other amateur radio topics! #LoTW #ARRL #AmateurRadio #HamRadio #LogbookOfTheWorld #RadioCommunity #DXpedition #ContestLogging #HamRadioOperators #LoTWUpdateMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴Exploring VHF Propagation Mapping with APRS: Real-Time Insights with Ian & Joseph
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🔴Exploring VHF Propagation Mapping with APRS: Real-Time Insights with Ian & Joseph

Join Ian and Joseph as they delve into the fascinating world of VHF propagation mapping using the APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System). In this video, we explain how APRS works and demonstrate the real-time capabilities of the VHF Propagation Map available at vhf.dxview.org. What is APRS? APRS, developed by Bob Bruninga WB4APR, is an amateur radio-based digital communication system. It allows the exchange of real-time information among radio operators, providing situational awareness through map-based displays. APRS can transmit a variety of data, including weather reports, text messages, telemetry data, and station locations via packet radio protocols. How Does APRS Work? APRS operates by transmitting unconnected packets containing data such as callsign, path, and location. These packets are picked up by digipeaters, which retransmit the data over wider areas, and IGates, which connect the radio network to the internet. This system enables APRS data to be viewed globally on platforms like APRS.fi. VHF Propagation Mapping The VHF propagation map visualizes the real-time propagation conditions of the VHF band, crucial for amateur radio operators. By using APRS data, the map helps predict the reach of VHF signals, which is essential for effective communication over these frequencies. Whether you're a seasoned amateur radio operator or just curious about the technology, this video provides an in-depth look at how APRS and VHF propagation mapping enhance communication capabilities. Don't forget to visit the VHF Propagation Map at vhf.dxview.org to see it in action! Keywords: APRS, Automatic Packet Reporting System, VHF propagation, VHF propagation map, amateur radio, ham radio, real-time data, digipeater, IGate, packet radio, telemetry data, situational awareness, APRS.fi, VHF signals, radio communication. Sources: Introduction to APRS VK APRS Network Wikipedia - APRS More coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1970 Daytona Bike Week Films | Preserving History Through Digitization
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🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1970 Daytona Bike Week Films | Preserving History Through Digitization

Welcome to another thrilling episode of our series "Saved In Time: An Effort To Save History Through Digitization." In this video, we take you back to 1970 with beautifully restored and digitized films of Daytona Bike Week, an event that has become a cornerstone of motorcycle culture. Captured during the height of its popularity, these vintage films offer a fascinating glimpse into the vibrant and energetic atmosphere of one of the most famous motorcycle rallies in the world. About Daytona Bike Week: Daytona Bike Week, held annually in Daytona Beach, Florida, is one of the largest and most renowned motorcycle rallies in the world. The event started in 1937, originally as the Daytona 200 motorcycle race. Over the years, it has grown into a 10-day festival attracting hundreds of thousands of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts. Daytona Bike Week features a wide range of activities, including motorcycle racing, concerts, street festivals, bike shows, and scenic rides along the famous Atlantic coast. In this video, you will see: Restored footage from the 1970 Daytona Bike Week, capturing the excitement and camaraderie of the event. Classic motorcycles, vintage biker fashion, and candid moments from the rally. Highlights of the Daytona 200 race, showcasing the skill and speed of the riders. The unique atmosphere of Daytona Beach during Bike Week, with its lively streets filled with bikers from all over the country. Why this is important: By restoring and digitizing these films, we are preserving a piece of biker history for future generations to enjoy. These visuals not only celebrate the enduring appeal of motorcycle culture but also provide a nostalgic look back at the early days of Daytona Bike Week. Join the Journey: We invite you to watch, reminisce, and share your own memories of Daytona Bike Week or any other motorcycle events. Your stories are part of our collective history and are invaluable to our efforts in saving and sharing the past. Subscribe for more: If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on more historical restorations from our "Saved In Time" series. Tags: #SavedInTime #DaytonaBikeWeek #1970Films #HistoricalPreservation #DigitizedFilms #BikerHistory #VintageMotorcycles #DaytonaBeach #MotorcycleRally #HistoricalRestoration #VintageFilms #MotorcycleCulture #ClassicBikes #HistoricalFootage #BikeWeekMemoriesMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1970 Daytona 500 Films | Preserving Racing History Through Digitization
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🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1970 Daytona 500 Films | Preserving Racing History Through Digitization

Welcome to another exciting episode of our series "Saved In Time: An Effort To Save History Through Digitization." In this video, we transport you back to 1970 with restored and digitized films of the Daytona Speedway during the iconic Daytona 500 race. These captivating visuals, captured during the peak of NASCAR's golden era, offer a unique glimpse into one of America's most thrilling motorsport events. About the Daytona Speedway: The Daytona International Speedway, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, is a world-renowned race track known for hosting the Daytona 500. Opened in 1959, the speedway features a 2.5-mile tri-oval track and has a seating capacity of over 101,000 spectators. The Daytona International Speedway is famous for its high-banked turns, which allow for higher speeds and thrilling races. About the Daytona 500: The Daytona 500, often referred to as "The Great American Race," is a 500-mile-long NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway. First held in 1959, the Daytona 500 is considered the most prestigious event in NASCAR and is the season-opening race of the NASCAR Cup Series. The 1970 Daytona 500 was a historic race, featuring legendary drivers and intense competition that captivated racing fans across the nation. In this video, you will see: Restored footage of the 1970 Daytona 500, capturing the exhilarating atmosphere and high-speed action. Iconic moments from the race, including close-ups of legendary drivers and their cars. The excitement of the crowd, the roar of the engines, and the thrill of the race from a bygone era. Why this is important: By restoring and digitizing these films, we are preserving a piece of racing history for future generations to experience. These films not only showcase the excitement of the Daytona 500 but also highlight the rich heritage of NASCAR and the enduring appeal of motorsports. Join the Journey: We invite you to watch, reminisce, and share your own memories of the Daytona 500 or any other racing events. Your stories are part of our collective history and are invaluable to our efforts in saving and sharing the past. Subscribe for more: If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on more historical restorations from our "Saved In Time" series. Tags: #SavedInTime #Daytona500 #1970Films #HistoricalPreservation #DigitizedFilms #RacingHistory #VintageRacing #DaytonaSpeedway #NASCARHistory #HistoricalRestoration #VintageFilms #MotorsportHistory #ClassicRaces #LegendaryDrivers #HistoricalFootage #RaceDayMemoriesMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1971 Grand Canyon Family Films | Preserving History Through Digitization
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🔴Saved In Time: Digitized 1971 Grand Canyon Family Films | Preserving History Through Digitization

Welcome to another episode of our series "Saved In Time: An Effort To Save History Through Digitization." In this video, we take you back to 1971 with beautifully restored and digitized films of the Grand Canyon, captured during a memorable family cross-country trip. Join us as we relive the breathtaking sights and sounds of one of the world's most magnificent natural wonders, seen through the lens of a family’s vintage camera. Our aim is to preserve and share these precious memories, allowing history to live on through digitization. About the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon, located in Arizona, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the United States and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stretches 277 miles (446 kilometers) in length, up to 18 miles (29 kilometers) in width, and attains a depth of over a mile (6,093 feet or 1,857 meters). Carved by the Colorado River over millions of years, the canyon reveals a geological history that spans nearly 2 billion years. The Grand Canyon is home to diverse ecosystems, housing hundreds of species of plants and animals, many of which are endemic to the region. The area is rich in cultural history, with evidence of human habitation dating back over 12,000 years, including ancient Native American settlements and artifacts. In this video, you will see: Stunning footage of the Grand Canyon’s majestic landscapes from 1971. Candid moments of a family’s adventure, capturing the essence of cross-country travel in the early '70s. The beauty of the Grand Canyon's natural formations, including its towering cliffs, deep gorges, and the mighty Colorado River. Why this is important: By restoring and digitizing these films, we are preserving a piece of history for future generations to enjoy. These visuals offer a unique glimpse into the past, showcasing not only the timeless beauty of the Grand Canyon but also the experiences of a family exploring this national treasure. Join the Journey: We invite you to watch, reminisce, and share your own memories of the Grand Canyon or any other cherished family trips. Your stories are part of our collective history and are invaluable to our efforts in saving and sharing the past. Subscribe for more: If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on more historical restorations from our "Saved In Time" series. Tags: #SavedInTime #GrandCanyon #1971Films #HistoricalPreservation #DigitizedFilms #FamilyMemories #VintageTravel #CrossCountryTrip #HistoryThroughDigitization #GrandCanyonHistory #NationalParks #HistoricalRestoration #VintageFilms #FamilyAdventure #HistoricalFootageMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴 FT4 & FT8 Advanced Operation - Ham Radio Digital Modes - Deep Dive WSJT-X Software
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🔴 FT4 & FT8 Advanced Operation - Ham Radio Digital Modes - Deep Dive WSJT-X Software

Welcome back, fellow hams! In this video, hosts Ian and Joseph dive deep into the advanced operation of FT4 and FT8 digital ham radio modes. Whether you're a seasoned operator or just getting started, we've got you covered with a plethora of tips and tricks to maximize your WSJT-X software experience and make the most contacts in the least amount of time. In this video, Ian and Joseph demonstrate: Advanced FT4 and FT8 Techniques: Optimizing your WSJT-X software settings for peak performance. Understanding the nuances between FT4 and FT8 and when to use each mode. Fine-tuning your station setup for the best signal quality and reception. Maximizing Contacts: Strategies for increasing your contact rate and efficiency. How to quickly identify and respond to new stations. Using advanced filtering and decoding features to stay ahead of the competition. WSJT-X Tips & Tricks: Customizing the interface for a smoother operation. Automating repetitive tasks to save time and reduce errors. Leveraging lesser-known features to enhance your operating experience. Why this is important: Mastering FT4 and FT8 can significantly boost your amateur radio experience, allowing you to connect with more operators worldwide and make the most of your time on the air. With our expert guidance, you'll be well on your way to becoming a proficient digital mode operator. Join the Discussion: Have questions or additional tips to share? Leave a comment below and join the conversation with fellow ham radio enthusiasts. Your feedback helps us create better content for the community! Subscribe for more: If you found this video helpful, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on all our latest ham radio tutorials and guides. Contact Us: Need further assistance? Drop us an email at [YourEmail] or call us at [YourPhoneNumber]. We're here to help! Tags: #HamRadio #AmateurRadio #FT4 #FT8 #DigitalModes #WSJTX #HamRadioTips #AmateurRadioGuides #FT4Tips #FT8Tips #HamRadioContacts #DigitalHamRadio #HamRadioTutorial #IanAndJoseph #RadioOptimization #AdvancedHamRadio #HamRadioCommunity #RadioEfficiency #MaximizingContacts #HamRadioSoftwareMore coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
🔴Are Cheap Chinese Radios and the Internet Ruining Ham Radio? Ian's Perspective
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🔴Are Cheap Chinese Radios and the Internet Ruining Ham Radio? Ian's Perspective

Welcome back, fellow hams! In this video, Ian tackles a hot topic in the amateur radio community: the impact of cheap Chinese radios and the rise of computers and the internet on ham radio. While many believe these developments are ruining the hobby, Ian presents a compelling argument that they are actually saving and revitalizing ham radio as we know it. In this video, Ian discusses: The Value of Inexpensive Radios: How affordable Chinese radios are making it easier for newcomers to enter the hobby. The challenges posed by high-priced radios, especially in the current economy. The benefits of putting inexpensive radios in the hands of more people, fostering a larger and more diverse amateur radio community. The Positive Impact of Computers and the Internet: How computers have revolutionized the hobby by enabling connectivity between systems and repeaters. The advantages of quick access to information, specifications, owner's manuals, and complex calculators and charts. The role of the internet in providing educational resources, forums, and communities that support amateur radio operators. Debunking the Myths: Addressing common criticisms about cheap radios and digital technologies. Highlighting success stories and positive experiences from operators who have benefited from these advancements. Future of Ham Radio: How embracing technology and affordable equipment can ensure the continued growth and relevance of ham radio. Encouraging a mindset shift within the community to adapt to and welcome these changes. Why this is important: Understanding the benefits of affordable radios and modern technology helps us appreciate how these tools are enhancing the hobby. By recognizing their value, we can work towards a more inclusive and thriving amateur radio community. Join the Discussion: Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below. Do you think cheap Chinese radios and the internet are ruining or saving ham radio? How have these technologies impacted your experience? Subscribe for more: If you found this video insightful, please like, subscribe, and hit the bell icon to stay updated on all things amateur radio. Contact Us: Have questions or need further assistance? Drop us an email at [YourEmail] or call us at [YourPhoneNumber]. We're here to help! Tags: #HamRadio #AmateurRadio #CheapRadios #ChineseRadios #HamRadioCommunity #AffordableRadios #HamRadioEconomy #ComputersInHamRadio #InternetInHamRadio #AmateurRadioTechnology #HamRadioFuture #IanUpdates #HamRadioDebate #DigitalConnectivity #AmateurRadioResources #HamRadioGrowth #HamRadioInclusion #RevitalizingHamRadio #HamRadioSuccessStoriesMore More coverage from our Partners: https://www.youtube.com/@CarlottaAlotta https://www.youtube.com/@ScuffedRadio
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