SKYWARN Recognition Day – 2018

Hey Everybody! Sorry for the late notice on this! Hopefully y’all have already seen this or at least will see it in time to participate a little bit. This Saturday, December 1, 2018 is this year’s Skywarn Recognition Day from 000z to 2400z. Below is the story from the ARRL with links to more information. Maybe I will talk to some of you on the air for this! 2018 SKYWARN™ Recognition Day December 1, 2018 from 0000z to 2400z SKYWARN™ Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service…

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Walmart Parking Lots On The Air

Are you like most Americans and live close to a Walmart? Why not take advantage of that on April 28th and 29th of this year with the Walmart Parking Lots On The Air(WMPLOTA) Event. This event spawned from a realization of Chris, K7TAB, and other satellite operators, that there are several Walmart’s that have parking lots that lie along a grid boundary. On April 14, Chris K7TAB operated from the EM99/FM09 gridline, which just happened to run through a Walmart parking lot in Morgantown, WV. When Chris posted this activation…

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DX News – December 1, 2016

QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT December 1, 2016 To all radio amateurs    This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Olaf, G0CKV is QRV as 3B9HA and is active holiday style on the HF bands until December 12. He is also usually active on 160 and 80…

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DX Bulletin November 23, 2016

From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT November 23, 2016 To all radio amateurs    This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by AJ9C, WB2TJO, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. FIJI, 3D2. Jim, WB2TJO will be QRV as 3D2JS from Taveuni Island,IOTA OC-016, beginning from December 2016 to March 2017. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and some digital…

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