High Valley Amateur Radio Club
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Wasatch Back Tri County Amateur Radio Group
Morgan, Summit, Wasatch
Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 147.360 MHz PL 100 Hz
Day: Second Thursday
Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 145.610 MHz
Day: Second Thursday
Time: 8:30 P (2030)
Freq: 145.010 MHz
Wasatch County Hams
|ARRL Members in Santa Barbara Elect New Section Manager|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:39:00 -0500
ARRL members in the Santa Barbara Section have elected a new Section Manager in the only contested election in the fall election cycle. Jim Fortney, K6IYK, of Camarillo, California, received 218 votes, and incumbent Section Manager Robert Griffin, K6YR, received 175 votes. The ballots were counted on November 23 at ARRL Headquarters. Fortney’s 2 year term of office begins on January 1, 2016.
|DX Engineering Acquires InLogis, Exclusive Rights to Make and Market Active Magnetic Loop Antenna|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:45:00 -0500
DX Engineering of Tallmadge, Ohio, has acquired the assets of InLogis and the exclusive right to manufacture and sell the Inlogis (formally Pixel) Active Magnetic Loop Antenna, model RF-PRO-1B. All manufacturing operations and equipment for the RF-PRO-1B have been moved from Golden, Colorado, to Tallmadge, Ohio.
DX Engineering says it will serve all existing RF-PRO-1B customers with replacement ...
|Revamped FCC Website Expected to Debut on December 10|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:44:00 -0500
The FCC has announced that its large-scale website redesign will be completed by December 10. The switch to the new site is set to begin on December 10 at 0100 UTC and will be completed about 4 hours later.
“While the transition to the revamped site is expected to be completed almost instantaneously, there will be an ongoing process following this transition that will continue to involve user f...
|Amateur Radio Parity Act Senate Sponsor Praises Bill’s Committee Passage|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:49:00 -0500
Sen Roger Wicker (R-MS), who is the sponsor of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (S. 1685) in the US Senate, has praised the bill’s approval by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The measure cleared the committee on November 18. Wicker is a senior committee member and chairs the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, to which the bill was referred. ...
|Well-Known Contester Richard A. Strand, KL7RA, SK|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:24:00 -0500
Well-known contester and station builder Richard Strand, KL7RA, of Kenai, Alaska, died on November 20, after suffering a heart attack a couple of weeks ago. He was 69. A radio astronomer, Strand was an ARRL Life Member.
KL7RA was a regular in the ARRL November Sweepstakes, handing out the relatively rare Alaska Section multiplier, and he had hoped to recover in time for the 2015 ARRL November Sw...
|DeorbitSail Satellite Unsuccessful in Deploying Sail|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:31:00 -0500
Following its July 10, 2015, launch, the DeorbitSail satellite has achieved some, but not all, of its mission objectives, including contact with the satellite, solar panel deployment, and taking pictures of Earth. The satellite, a University of Surrey research project, carries a 1200 bps BPSK beacon transmitting on 145.975 MHz. DeorbitSail is a 3U CubeSat with a deployable sail to demonstrate r...
| FCC License and Examination File Processing System Getting Back on Track|
Date Published: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:05:00 -0500
Something to be thankful for: The FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) electronic batch filing (EBF) system, which has had problems processing VEC license and examination session files since Friday, November 13, is expected to be caught up this week. Granting of applications was delayed as a result of a computer system snafu.
“The backlog of files started processing and generating responses ye...
|ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on November 26-27|
Date Published: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 05:01:00 -0500
ARRL Headquarters will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27. The ARRL Letter will not publish on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, and there will be no edition of ARRL Audio News on Friday, November 27. In addition there will be no W1AW bulletins or code practice on those days.
We wish all our members a safe and enjoyable holiday!
|ARRL Northwestern Division Leadership Elected to New Terms|
Date Published: Sat, 21 Nov 2015 01:02:00 -0500
ARRL Northwestern Division Director Jim Pace, K7CEX, and Vice Director Bonnie Altus, AB7ZQ, overcame challengers for their respective positions in the 2016-2018 election cycle. Ballots counted November 20 at ARRL Headquarters showed that Pace defeated challenger William Balzarini, KL7BB, 2190 to 654 votes, while Altus outpolled challenger Delvin Bunton, N7QMT, 2061 to 776 votes. Pace and Altus ...
|FCC Not Processing License and Exam Session Files Again|
Date Published: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 23:25:00 -0500
To borrow a common highway traffic warning: Expect Delays.
The FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) electronic batch filing (EBF) system is down again, after working for a brief window on Wednesday, November 18 following an outage on Friday, November 13. Some files were processed through the system Wednesday, but the FCC reported on November 19 that it was again unable to process VEC license an...
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:23:00 -0500
At 2347 UTC on November 17 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning.
“Geomagnetic conditions are expected to rise from quiet to minor storm levels on 18 November due to the expected effect of a high speed solar wind stream from a coronal hole and possible glancing blow from the CMEs observed late on 15 and early on 16 November. This coronal hole effect may ke...
|National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) Map Now Available|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 23:42:00 -0500
|Amateur Radio Parity Act Passes Senate Committee, Gains Cosponsors|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:15:00 -0500
|W2LNX and KB3TCB Win November QST Cover Plaque Award|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:26:00 -0500
The winner of the November 2015 QST Cover Plaque award is “High-Speed Wireless Networking in the UHF and Microwave Bands” by David Bern, W2LNX and Keith Elkin, KB3TCB.
The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in...
|World Radiocommunication Conference Approves Global 60 Meter Allocation!|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:18:00 -0500
The Plenary Meeting of the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva has approved an allocation of 5351.5-5366.5 kHz to the Amateur Service on a secondary basis with a power limit of 15 W effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP). The November 18 decision on Agenda Item 1.4 was adopted on two back-to-back readings. Some Region 2 countries, but not the US, will be permitted up ...