QST de NCDXC

QST de NCDXC — On October 10, 2021 the Northern California DX Club will celebrate its 75th year! To mark this milestone we will hold an HF Special Event on the weekend of October 9th and 10th. Using our call sign W6TI we can be found operating on bands 15, 17, 20, 40 and 80 […]

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Pacificon 2021

A quick reminder — Pacificon is Friday through Sunday Oct. 15-17, 2021.  https://sites.google.com/mdarc.org/pacificon2021-new […]

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The 2021 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is Just Ahead

The 2021 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is Just Ahead The weekend of October 2 – 3 is designated for holding the annual ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET), although local and Section-level exercises may take place throughout the fall. The SET is ARRL’s primary national emergency exercise and is designed to assess the skills and […]

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RTTY Service Station K6KPH

RTTY Service Station K6KPH, operating from the Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS, https://www.radiomarine.org/), is officially back on the air. K6KPH also transmits W1AW Qualifying Run texts and the W1AW Field Day Bulletin. The station was off the air due to COVID-19 restrictions and antenna damage. Repairs to the transmitter site in Bolinas, California, were performed […]

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ARRL, RSGB Announce Joint Events to Celebrate Centenary of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success

ARRL, RSGB Announce Joint Events to Celebrate Centenary of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success09/23/2021 ARRL and the Radio Society of Great Britain will jointly sponsor events to celebrate the achievement of transatlantic communications by radio amateurs 100 years ago. In December 1921, ARRL sent Paul F. Godley, 2ZE, as its representative to listen for amateur signals […]

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August 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report

August 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report09/09/2021 The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service. This is the VM Program Report for August 2021. Licensees in Pawcatuck, Connecticut; Wamego, Kansas; Valley Cottage, New York; Long Valley, New Jersey; Columbia, […]

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GENESIS Ham Satellites among Payloads Lost in Launch Failure

GENESIS Ham Satellites among Payloads Lost in Launch Failure09/07/2021 The GENESIS-L and GENESIS-N ham radio satellites were among several carrying amateur radio payloads lost following the failure of the Firefly Alpha rocket during its first launch on September 2 from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. An anomaly occurred about 2 minutes into the […]

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Special Bulletin 11 ARLX011

QST de W1AWSpecial Bulletin 11 ARLX011From ARRL HeadquartersNewington CT August 31, 2021To all radio amateurs SB SPCL ARL ARLX011ARLX011 FEMA Announces HF Interoperability Activity on 60-Meter Channels 1 and 2 Channels 1 and 2 on 60 meters will be available starting on August 30 for interoperability between US government and US amateur radio stations involved […]

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Grant Awarded to SC4ARES Group

Grant Awarded to SC4ARES GroupBy Lisa Short Chupity, W6LSC, PIO for SC4ARC/ARES The SC4ARES group is pleased to announce they are the recipients of a generous grant from Puente de la Costa del Sur Fire Relief Fund to build five (5) mobile emergency communications stations. These stations are self-contained, self-powered and fully equipped to be […]

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