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MCRN - "Celebrity Edition"

Have you ever just bumped into a famous person (other than attending a paid performance)?   N9CQX posed that question to the members of the Midwest Classic Radio Net and got some surprising ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/41/2024
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"Helen of Heath"

Many recognize the name Howard Anthony as a former president of  Heathkit and might remember that he tragically died in an airplane crash.   The loss of such a valuable business leader ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/341/2023
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Hamfests and Swaps
Shelby Hamfest 2023

CLICK HERE to enjoy a virtual tour of the Shelby Hamfest, courtest of Nick K4NYW...  READ MORE

W9RAN
09/245/2023
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First Annual MCRN-KI8BQ Memorial Get-Together

Thanks to the efforts of Midwest Classic Radio Net manager Harry N9CQX, the annual late July gathering of AM devotees has resumed after the unfortunate passing of long-time host KI8BQ (SK).  ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
08/223/2023
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Fair Radio Announces it is Closing by the end of 2023

After letting Hamvention-week faithfuls know his plans in May, Phil posted the following on the Fair Radio website today (8/2/23):After being in the surplus electronic military surplus business over 5...  READ MORE

W9RAN
08/214/2023
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AM For Every Vehicle Act Headed For Senate Floor Vote
July 27, 2023

On Thursday morning, in a full executive session convened by Chair Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation officially passed the AM For Every Vehicle A...  READ MORE

W9RAN
07/208/2023
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Hamfests and Swaps
SAVE THE DATE-JULY 29, 2023 for the GARY MARTIN, KI8BQ-SK MEMORIAL AM GET-TOGETHER

QST: all hams in the MI-IL-IN area and others:SAVE THE DATE-JULY 29, 2023 for the GARY MARTIN, KI8BQ-SK MEMORIAL AM GET-TOGETHERIN MEMORY OF GARY WHO PROVIDED US WITH MANY YEARS OF GOOD TIMESthe MCRN ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/161/2023
Hamfests and Swaps
DX-60 Net News
N8ZBA takes on DX-60 Net Control duties

Dan Maliniak N8ZBA of Greenwood Township, MI has landed a new job as DX-60 Net Control.   Dan is an active AMer and thanks W8TOW for his years of service to the net and looks forward to assu...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/144/2023
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Ford reverses course - AM Radios will stay!

Per an article in the Detroit Free Press on 5/23/23:Ford CEO Jim Farley announced Tuesday morning that the automaker is reversing its previous plan to remove AM radio from vehicles, both electric and ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/143/2023
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DX-60 Net News
W8TOW resigns as DX-60 Net conrol

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W9RAN
05/139/2023
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Hamfests and Swaps
GARY MARTIN, KI8BQ-SK MEMORIAL AM GET-TOGETHER
Midwest Classic Radio Net continues the tradition!

In memory of Gary Martin, KI8BQ, who provided the AM ham community with many years of fun and good times at his beautiful home near Sturgis, MI,   the Midwest Classic Radio Net is proud to a...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/105/2023
Hamfests and Swaps
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K9QET (SK)

With deep regret we report the passing of John Lorentz  K9QET.    He was an active ham on many modes but in recent years was well known for his outstanding signal and audio in the ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/73/2023
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Arnie Coro CO2KK, SK

From the Radio Havana Cuba website, posted 1/8/2023:In the early hours of this Sunday, the prominent journalist and university professor Arnaldo Coro Antích, with a long career in Cuban radio, ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
01/08/2023
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5085 is back! With WRMI Legends

The latest chapter in the WRMI Legends story is:  they're baaack -- on 5085 kHz, the former frequency of WTWW.   "“On December 18, 2022, WRMI officially took over the 5.085 freque...  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/354/2022
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And...they're back! Welcome WRMI Legends!

After ceasing shortwave broadcasting from it's own high-power shortwave transmitter near Lebanon TN,   WTWW's programming is back on shortwave, courtesy of WRMI, Radio Miami International.&n...  READ MORE

W9RAN
11/319/2022
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WTWW ceases Shortwave Broadcasting

Citing rising operational costs, WTWW has ceased shortwave broacasting as of Nov. 9. 2022.     Owner Ted Randall made the announcement via the stations Facebook group, and the stat...  READ MORE

W9RAN
11/314/2022
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HAARP Oct. 2022 Transmissions Planned
"Ghosts in the Airglow" - just in time for Halloween!

Shortwave listeners are in for something completely different in late October 2022.   Another set of transmission tests are planned from the HAARP transmitter in Alaska offering a weird arra...  READ MORE

W9RAN
10/291/2022
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BBC re-institutes Shortwave Service for Ukraine

Per CQ Newsroom:he British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is reviving its European shortwave service in order to provide news and information to listeners in Ukraine who may be cut off from internet s...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/63/2022
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Current NEWS from Ukraine Radio
via Google Translate

Here is the Ukraine Radio homepage, translated into English:   LINK     Most broadcasts are not in English, however, due to the increased interest in the current situation in Ukrai...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/61/2022
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A Website that's like a Magazine
an old radio magazine, that is

Wouldn't it be great if we could go to the mailbox and find a copy of something like this inside?That's our goal!    But since print magazines are rapidly disappearing, the next best th...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/34/2022
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The radios we'll always remember
New broader focus comes to DX-60.net

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W9RAN
01/24/2022
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