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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
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Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 145.610 MHz
Day: Second Thursday
Time: 8:30 P (2030)
Freq: 145.010 MHz
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|India Launches Amateur Radio Satellites|
Date Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:34:00 -0400
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched several satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads. Satellites put into orbit include Swayam-1, a 1U CubeSat that carries a digital store-and-forward messaging system for use by the Amateur Radio community.
“We are eagerly waiting for your reception report of the CW beacon at 437.025 MHz. You can also get the decoded beacon ...
|ARRL Programs and Services Committee Appoints Bud Hippisley, W2RU, as NTS™ Eastern Area Chair|
Date Published: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:53:00 -0400
The ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) has appointed George W. “Bud” Hippisley, W2RU (ex-K2KIR), as the new Eastern Area Chair for the ARRL National Traffic System™ (NTS™) for a 2-year term, effective immediately. The appointment comes 2 days after the ARRL Executive Committee voted to remove NTS Eastern Area Chair Joe Ames, W3JY. The PSC reached out to Hippisley this week, and he accep...
|Dog Head Fire Largely Contained, ARES Teams Expected to Stand Down in a Few Days|
Date Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:26:00 -0400
With New Mexico’s Dog Head Fire nearly two-thirds contained, all evacuation orders and advisories for Bernalillo and Torrance counties lifted, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) activation for the fire emergency is drawing to a close. Evacuees now are being allowed to re-enter the affected area in small groups with law enforcement oversight. ARRL New Mexico Assistant Section Emergency ...
|FCC Says "No" to Lifetime Amateur Radio Licenses|
Date Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:44:00 -0400
The FCC has denied the petition of an Arizona radio amateur, who had petitioned for lifetime Amateur Radio licenses. Mark F. Krotz, N7MK, of Mesa, had filed his Petition for Rule Making (RM 11760) with the FCC last November, and the FCC invited public comments in February. Krotz wanted the FCC to revise § 97.25 of its rules to indicate that Amateur Radio licenses are granted for the holder’s li...
|Amateur Radio Parity Act Set for House Energy and Commerce Committee Markup|
Date Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:08:00 -0400
[UPDATED: 2016-06-23 @ 1408 UTC] The Amateur Radio Parity Act (H.R. 1301) is among five bills that the US House Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled for a “full committee” markup. The markup session had been scheduled for June 23, but it was postponed after the committee, with most members absent, convened on June 22 for about 10 minutes to hear opening statements. When it meets again in...
|Initial ARRL Teachers Institute Session a Success|
Date Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:44:00 -0400
The first ARRL Teachers Institute of 2016 wrapped up on June 10 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The bonus, donor-sponsored introductory (TI-1) session was hosted by the Douglas County STEM School and Academy for teachers along the Denver Front Range. These educational opportunities are offered by the ARRL Education & Technology Program (ETP).
“Because we had a surplus of very qualified applicants ...
|Confirmed Tornado in Maryland Downs Tower at W3LPL Contest Station|
Date Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:10:00 -0400
[UPDATED: 2016-06-23 @ 1006 UTC] A confirmed Fujita scale EF-0 tornado touched down for up to 20 minutes in Howard County, Maryland, on the first full day of summer, taking down a tall AB-105 tower at the contest superstation of Frank Donovan, W3LPL. The tornado was just part of a spate of strong storms to hit the region, dumping heavy rain that caused flooding, and high winds that toppled tree...
|New Mexico Wildfire Emergency Threatens Some Field Day Sites|
Date Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:49:00 -0400
Wildfires in New Mexico have put at least one planned ARRL Field Day siteoff limits for the June 25-26 weekend. Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator Jay Miller, W5WHN, said the Albuquerque DX Association W5UR group will have to relocate its Field Day site away from the Cedro Peak picnic area, now closed due to the Dog Head Fire. Miller said that if the Battleship Fire had not been contained,...
|ARRL Executive Committee Removes NTS Eastern Area Chair, Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager|
Date Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:36:00 -0400
The Executive Committee of the ARRL Board of Directors has relieved ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager Joe Ames, W3JY, of his appointments in the ARRL Field Organization, including his position as Chairman of the ARRL National Traffic System™ (NTS™) Eastern Area. The vote came as a result of a June 16 recommendation from the ARRL Programs and Services Committee, which oversees NTS. In ad...
|Field Day at All-Kids Special Event K1D Will Be a Multimedia Event|
Date Published: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:40:00 -0400
|“Amateur Radio Week” Proclamations Abound in Advance of ARRL Field Day|
Date Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:21:00 -0400
Several states, counties, and communities across the US have officially recognized the public contributions of Amateur Radio, in advance of ARRL Field Day on June 25-26.
Michigan Gov Rick Snyder cited Amateur Radio’s role as “a bridge between peoples, societies, and countries, by creating friendships and the sharing of ideas,” in proclaiming June 20-26 as “Amateur Radio Week.” Snyder cited Amate...
|ARRL Programs and Services Committee Expresses Appreciation, Support of NTS|
Date Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:54:00 -0400
The ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) will submit a motion to the ARRL Board of Directors expressing appreciation for the work and volunteer membership of the National Traffic System (NTS™). The PSC motion, submitted by ARRL Southeastern Director Doug Rehman, K4AC, during a recent PSC meeting, thanked NTS members, congratulated them for outstanding service, and assured them of an ongoi...
|AB0VI Wins June QST Cover Plaque Award|
Date Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:47:00 -0400
The winning article for the June 2016 QST Cover Plaque award is “Build This Counterpoise Tuner” by Bert Kolts, AB0VI.
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 the July issue today.
|Amateur Radio Roundtable to Offer Field Day Webcast from Sites across the US|
Date Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:39:00 -0400
Tom Medlin, W5KUB, has announced that his Amateur Radio Roundtable will be webcasting live on Field Day weekend from the all-kids K1D Field Day site in Deland, Florida, and from selected FD sites across the US, and will take calls at its Memphis, Tennessee, studio. Medlin will webcast from K1D on Saturday, June 25, 2000 until 2200 UTC. Live video from various Field Day sites will follow for the...
|Trio of Radio Amateurs Returns to Earth from the ISS|
Date Published: Sat, 18 Jun 2016 18:23:00 -0400
Three radio amateurs who had been onboard the International Space Station (ISS) for a little more than 6 months landed safely back on Earth, touching down in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz transporter. Expedition 47 Commander Tim Kopra, KE5UDN; Flight Engineer Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, and Yuri Malenchenko, RK3DUP, undocked from the space station early on July 18 (the evening of Friday, July 17, in US ti...