Category Archives: Ham News

FIELD DAY 2020: BALANCING TRADITION AND SAFETY IN THE COVID-19 ERA

==> FIELD DAY 2020: BALANCING TRADITION AND SAFETY IN THE COVID-19 ERA The fourth full weekend of the month (June 27 – 28) promises to be different for many amateurs, as the annual ARRL Field Day <http://www.arrl.org/field-day&gt; operating event will … Continue reading

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License Exams (VEC) indefinately postponed

HQ building is closed but ARRL/VEC is working remotely. The FCC is processing applications. This is what the interim CEO has told me: What is being processed: 1. E-filed test sessions. There are a few who are doing this as … Continue reading

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A hex with a halo

  After the HEAVY rain on Saturday of the 2020 Winter Field Day (sure glad we were not portable outside!!) the sun came out while the storm was not far away.  Sitting inside I saw the rainbow behind the hex … Continue reading

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Ham Radio and EMCOMM

What is EMCOMM?   Emergency Communications … Here is an interesting, recent discussion of whether Ham Radio is still needed for EMCOMM … Give up on emcomm?  

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191222 This Week In Ham Radio audio program

Includes Jean Sheppard K2ORS (SK) telling the story of when he was a 14 year old ham …  and much other ham stories of interest. https://ia801507.us.archive.org/21/items/twiar1086ham/TWIAR_1086_HAM.mp3 Click the triangle at left to play the program.  

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Thursday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day

WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 MARKS INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO UNION FOUNDING NOTE:  Fair Lawn ARC  W2NPT  will be on the air from 14:00 to about 21:00 EDT on April 18th to make QSOs celebrating WARD. Come and visit us!  http://Location.FairLawnARC.org Thursday, … Continue reading

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Dxers Unlimited’s weekend edition for Sunday  17 March 2019

By Arnie Coro radio amateur CO2KK Hola mis amigos radioaficionados… Yes my friends living North and South of the Equator…. we are all now enjoying the typical spring equinoctial  propagation conditions on the short wave bands especially HF band openings  … Continue reading

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DXERS UNLIMITED EDITION FOR TUESDAY MARCH 12 2019

By Arnie Coro radio amateur CO2KK Hola amigos radioaficionados all around the world and enjoying our wonderful hobby in so many different ways…. I am Arnie Coro , radio amateur CO2KK , your host here at this edition of Dxers … Continue reading

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Dxers Unlimited’s weekend edition for Sunday  3 March 2019

Top Headline: Solar cycle 24 at rock bottom… 28 days with ZERO SUNSPOTS… the whole month of February Dxers Unlimited’s weekend edition for Sunday  3 March 2019 By Arnie Coro radio amateur CO2KK Hi amigos radioaficionados… Yes my friends living … Continue reading

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Every VHF/UHF “FM” net

Brian KD2KLN writes: In this PDF is every VHF/UHF “FM” net I have been able to locate. I have deliberately tailored it for technicians, who may only have a handheld, and can’t do HF or SSB. Besides, it’s already huge, and I … Continue reading

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