“Bringing Ham Radio to this Generation! “John Hale & Gerry Pilate Con’t w/Part 2

Here is Part 2 of the K2GSG’s (The Garden School’s Station, KD2LPM, N2WFG & KK2KKK) foundation recipe to a successful outcome of engaging this Generation with the same fire/passion we have for Ham Radio!

Special thanks to John, Gerry & Michael, our Guests but also Ed WX2R, Van W2DLT, Ria N2RJ (ARRL NNJ Hudson Section Manager), FLARC, and the Fair Lawn Rec Center for accommodating us.

Enjoy, 73

Thom – W2NZ/ve

  • FairLawnARC.org – YouTube Channel Mgr
  • Director of Visual Services & Post Productions

#ARRL #FLARC #STEM #HamRadio

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The Garden School – Bringing Ham Radio to a New Generation

A Recipe Developed by K2GSG Founders, ‘How They Grow and Retain K-12 Grader Ham Operators TODAY!’

This is Part One of a Two Part Arc as recorded at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center on April 19th, 2019. John Hale, KD2LPM, Gerry Pilate N2WFG and Michael Ricatto KK2KKK (in absentia) presented a stimulating Audience interactive didactic exchange sharing their experiences of failure and ultimate success in the growth “The Garden School’s” Amateur Radio Club, K2GSG, over the past 3 years.

We know you will enjoy it!

Thom – w2nz/ve

Fair Lawn ARC YouTube Channel Manager

Director of Visual Services & Post Productions

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The Custard Antenna Tuner..A Delicious Way To Work Some New Contacts

A thanks to Aly AL0Y for this offbeat project from the UK. Keep in mind that if you don’t like how it works you can always eat the results.

The Custard Antenna Tuner

 

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FOR SALE: HF Transceivers

On 18 Apr 2019 at 12:40, rogeringers@optimum.net wrote:

> I am down sizing and offer these two
> HF Xcvrs for sale. Kenwood TS 520s
> Working well but LSB is not.
> Possibly needs mode switch cleaning?
> $300
>
> Kenwood TS 570d
> All working great. $550
>
> Both units are clean and in great physical condition.
> Manuals and microphone included.
>
> Contact Roge. K2RRB
rogeringers@optimum.net

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FT8 – Getting Started

Seems like we should start posting some resource links for those who want to get started with FT8 digital QSOs …

Here’s an intro YouTube video …

https://youtu.be/LlIA_utAJfs

Here is info on a NEW variation specially for contesting, due for release in late April 2019 —

http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/FT4_Protocol.pdf

 

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World Friendship Net

World Radio Network/World Friendship Net Announces “World Amateur Radio Day 2019”

For the 5th straight year.
Rochester, NY., March 11, 2019:  THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK and THE WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET today announced that for the 5th  straight year, we will be participating in WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 on VOIP/ECHOLINK on the “WORLD” CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251 and for the first time on Allstar Node #47620 – World Conference Hub on APRIL 18TH, 2019. We are part of NARRI/Nevada amateur radio repeaters, inc..IRLP 9251 on the Western Reflector, Kent Johnson/W7AOR is the primary trustee of this organization.
Join us as we celebrate the 94th year of the formation of the I.A.R.U in Paris, France in 1925,  Since 1925, the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has been the watchdog and spokesman for the world Amateur Radio community.  All licensed radio amateurs benefit from the work of the IARU, whether or not they are members of their national IARU member-society. But every licensed radio amateur should be a member. “Only by combining our efforts in this way can we ensure the future health of Amateur Radio, for ourselves and for future generations”.
In 2019 we are proud to announce for the second time in a row, we will have a special event call sign “W2W” has been secured for this event. As well as we will have a commemorative special event “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019” QSL Card. We will have a 12 hour net with 10 different net controllers from all over the world.
The 2018 event, We recorded over 500 check ins, 37 International stations, 20 countries, 139 new check ins. The net lasted 12 hours and 15 minutes, with 8 net controllers doing 2 hour shifts. We had over 225 QSL card request. We also had a special event QSL card that was available upon request. We were happy to announce that last year’s net was the LARGEST event on VOIP/ECHOLINK.
As Special event coordinator for  THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK and THE WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET none of this could have possible if not for the over 500 check ins and the 8 great net controllers who took time out of their day and contributed time for this event.
W2JLD -John, Special Event Coordinator for The World Radio Network and The World Friendship Net.  KD8TBC -Lee, Net Manager and KC8CMQ – John, Asst Net Manager for The World Radio Network and The World Friendship Net. WH6DWF – Todd, System admin for the western reflector.
So please join us again as we celebrate amateur radio all around the world on APRIL 18TH at 16:00 UTC  (12 NOON EST, 9AM PST) via ECHOLINK on the “World” Conference server (IRLP 9251) and for the first time on Allstar Node #47620 – World Conference Hub for the 5th annual “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019″ as we celebrate this special event.
Be part of something that’s bigger than all of us ,Let’s make WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 one of the largest special event nets on ECHOLINK ever!!!
BELOW IS MORE INFO:
World Radio Network: Special WARD IRLP/ECHOLINK Net
16:00 -17:30 (12 NOON EST, 9AM PST) UTC via the World Conference server (IRLP 9251) W2JLD, KD8TBC, KM4OOC, KC8CMQ, WH6DWF Net Controllers. All stations from around the world are encouraged to check in.
World Friendship Net: Special WARD IRLP/ECHOLINK Net
00:00 – 01:30 (8PM EST, 5 PM PST) UTC via the World Conference Server (IRLP 9251)
W2JLD, KD8TBC,KM4OOC, KC8CMQ, WH6DWF Net Controllers. All stations from around the world are encouraged to check in.
EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS TO: JOHN DERYCKE – W2JLD – W2JLD2@GMAIL.COM
                                              LEE DEROSA – KD8TBC – KD8TBC@GMAIL.COM
                                              JOHN SHEARER – KC8CMQ –  KC8CMQ@LEWISTONCOMM.COM

Checkout out new website: www.theworldradionetwork.com
 
73 de W2JLD

John L. DeRycke
 
Net Manager for the *HANDIHAM* Conference server
Admin for *HANDIHAM* Conference server
Admin for *JOTA-365* Conference server
Creator of “THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK “and the”WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET” Logos as seen on the Facebook website.
Special Event Coordinator for “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY” 2018 ON *WORLD* Conference Server/IRLP 9251
Executive Producer of “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY” Special event on *WORLD* Conference Server/IRLP 9251 since 2015
Creator of “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY” and “HEDY LAMARR DAY” QSL Cards for those special events.
Admin for “THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK” and “WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET” website at www.theworldradionetwork.com
 

W2JLD
Echolink Node: 449387

W2JLD-L
Simplex node
Rochester,NY.
TX:446.025
PL:114.8
Echolink Node: 449388
Baofeng 888s – 5 watts in/50 watts out on a Mirage D-24 Amp – Dual band antenna – 35ft
 
W2JLD
Simplex node
Rochester,NY.
TX:446.025
PL:114.8
Allstar Node: 47620

Baofeng 888s – 5 watts in/50 watts out on a Mirage D-24 Amp – Dual band antenna – 35ft

W2JLD
Simplex node
Rochester,NY.
TX:446.025
PL:114.8
Allstar Node: 47918 – *World* Conference Hub

Baofeng 888s – 5 watts in/50 watts out on a Mirage D-24 Amp – Dual band antenna – 35ft

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QSO Today podcast features Joe Everhart N2CX

Joe Everhart

About a year ago we featured Joe as part of our monthly speaker series. Here he is again as part of the highly popular QSO Today podcast.

 

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