An ARES Update from Jeffrey / AJ6VF

Here’s an ARES update from Jeffrey / AJ6VF — Greetings and Happy Halloween! Attached is my report for October. It’s been a busy month and I’m very happy with the results for HMB ARES. Coastside Great ShakeOut involved ARES running two nets in support of Coastside CERT branches 1 & 2. We had a ham […]

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The K7RA Solar Update

The K7RA Solar Update, via ARRL10/21/2022 Sunspot activity took quite a plunge over this reporting week (October 13-19). Average daily sunspot numbers declined from 114.9 to 57.3, while equivalent solar flux values went from 155.3 to 119.6. Geomagnetic indicators were slightly lower, with average planetary A index going from 13.3 to 10.6, and middle latitude […]

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Proposals Sought For Amateur Radio Crew Contacts From The International Space Station

Via ARRL: Proposals Sought For Amateur Radio Crew Contacts From The International Space Station10/07/2022 Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations, individually or working together, to host an amateur radio contact with a crew member onboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2023. Organizations that […]

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PAARA 85th Anniversary Event is Scheduled for October 29

QST via Jim / K6SV – PAARA 85th Anniversary Event is scheduled for October 29 The Palo Alto Amateur Radio Association (PAARA) is pleased to announce an event to celebrate the 85th anniversary of our founding. PAARA is devoted to further HAM Radio skills amongst members and friends for recreational purposes as well as for […]

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Simulated Emergency Test Adds New Online Forms

Simulated Emergency Test Adds New Online Forms ARRL’s Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is October 1 – 2, 2022. This nationwide exercise offers operators the chance to test their personal emergency-operating skills and the readiness of their communications equipment and accessories in a simulated emergency-like deployment. ARRL Field Organization leaders at the Section and local levels, […]

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California QSO Party / via ARRL

California QSO Party / via ARRL The 57th running of the California QSO Party (CQP) begins on Saturday, October 1 at 1600 UTC, and concludes on Sunday, October 2 at 2200 UTC. CQP Chairman, Dean Wood, N6DE, stated that all 58 California counties will be active during this year’s event. He also noted that there […]

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FCC Grants an ARRL Emergency Request to Permit Higher Data Rate Transmissions for Hurricane Relief Communications

ZCZC AG18QST de W1AWARRL Bulletin 18  ARLB018From ARRL Headquarters,  Newington CT September 28, 2022 To all radio amateursSB QST ARL ARLB018 ARLB018 FCC Grants an ARRL Emergency Request to Permit Higher Data Rate Transmissions for Hurricane Relief Communications The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted an ARRL emergency request for a 60-day temporary waiver intended to […]

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SOTA Operations Continue

SOTA operations continue — Tim / AF6TF and XYL Anne / KK6FOW operated HF and VHF on Mt. El Sereno on September 5. Images are posted here — https://www.facebook.com/arrlscv Good work, you guys ! […]

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