Overview of FT8 at the Hood County ARC Field Day 2019

This year for Field Day I visited the Hood County ARC Field Day Site. One of the stations that they had set up was an FT-8 station. I got to sit down with the President of the Hood County ARC and he showed me what the FT-8 crazy thing was all about. Do you want to learn more about FT8 or other Hf digital modes? Check out the ARRL book Get On The Air with HF Digital. https://amzn.to/2LLxdyM Please forgive the breath sounds on the recording. I, unfortunately, forgot my…

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DX News – June 27, 2019

QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT June 27, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD026 ARLD026 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. Brennan, N4QX is in Geneva and QRV as both HB9/N4QX and 4U1ITU until July 4. QSL via operator’s instructions. UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV…

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Hood County ARC Field Day – 2019

After checking out the Johnson County ARC Field Day Site, I decided to go over to the Hood County ARC Field Day site and check it out. I am glad I did because I learned a couple very interesting things while I was there. K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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DX News – May 2, 2019

ZCZC AE18 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT May 2, 2019 To all radio amateurs   SB DX ARL ARLD018 ARLD018 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. FIJI, 3D2. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 3D2AS until May 5, and then again from May 20 to 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB…

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DX News – April 11, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD015 ARLD015 DX news ZCZC AE15 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 15  ARLD015 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  April 11, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD015 ARLD015 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA4NF, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. UGANDA, 5X.  Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until April 27 while…

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Are Ham Radio Clubs Dying?

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. This month I was able to go back to my ham club meeting for the first time in about three years. The last time I went to a meeting, we had about 10!people in attendance, which wasn’t great to begin with. This month when I went, I walked into two people at the meeting and another that joined us a little bit later. It’s really sad to see our membership dying like it it. When we started the club in 1995…

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DX Bulletin 10 – March 1, 2018

QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT  March 1, 2018 To all radio amateurs operators, This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by W3UR, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. SPRATLY ISLANDS.  A large group of operators will be QRV as 9M0W from Layang Layang Island, IOTA AS-051, from March 6 to 13. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,…

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USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial to Host December 7 Special Event

12/06/2016 The USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial in Wilmington, North Carolina, will host a special event on Wednesday, December 7, to mark the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. Operator Jack Jacobs, WD4OIN, reports that NI4BK will be on 20 meters on December 7, 1400-2100 UTC. The USS North Carolina (BB-55) was commissioned on April 9, 1941, a few months before the Pearl Harbor attack. During World War II, the North Carolina took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater, earning 15 battle stars. Two of the…

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