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1. **Overheard US Military Training**: A HAM radio enthusiast in Missouri recorded radio transmissions from B-2 bombers simulating attacks on North Korea. The targets were referred to as "DPRK VIP," and the messages were not encrypted. [Source](https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/amateur-radio-enthusiast-appears-to-accidentally-overhear-us-pilots-training-for-bombing-raid-on-north-korean-vip-report/ar-AA1gJGS1)

2. **Free Classes**: The Greene County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will host free amateur radio classes every Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m., starting Sept. 17 and running through Nov. 12. [Source](https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/free-amateur-radio-classes-available-this-fall/ar-AA1gMGFy)

3. **Equipment Stolen**: Cambridge's amateur radio club is currently off-air after their equipment shed was broken into. The club had previously connected with the International Space Station for a conversation with U.S. astronaut Kjell Lindgren. [Source](https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/cambridge-amateur-radio-club-equipment-damaged-and-stolen-1.6963947)

4. **New Tower Installation**: A group in Caribou plans to install the first ham radio tower between Caribou and St. John Valley. These towers can serve as crucial backups during major weather events. [Source](https://www.bangordailynews.com/2023/09/16/news/aroostook/caribou-ham-radio-tower-st-john-valley-joam40zk0w/)

5. **Insulin Pump Interference**: A case has been reported where an amateur radio transmitter was suspected of interfering with an insulin pump. However, the evidence is inconclusive, and the issue is still under investigation. [Source](https://hackaday.com/2021/08/29/the-curious-case-of-the-radio-amateur-and-the-insulin-pump/)

6. **Community Support**: After the Cambridge club's equipment was stolen, the KW Amateur Radio Club offered them space on their repeater for weekly discussions. [Source](https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/cambridge-amateur-radio-club-equipment-damaged-and-stolen-1.6963947)

7. **Technical Details**: A YouTube interview with David Birge, a ham radio operator, discusses the technical aspects of the insulin pump interference case, suggesting that the issue might be more complex than initially reported. [Source](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eDLdGb3Zlw)

Note: The information is based on the latest available news and may be subject to change.