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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
|Hudson Division Delivers Inaugural Donation to New Legislative Issues Advocacy Fund|
Date Published: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:22:00 -0500
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:18:00 -0500
Average daily sunspot numbers for January 15-21 dropped 50.7 points relative to the previous seven days, to 61.9. Average daily solar flux declined from 151.3 to 126.2. For the past ten days sunspot numbers have remained below 100. This benchmark has no special significance, but the last time there were this many consecutive days with double-digit sunspot numbers was October 5-20, 2014.
|K2OP Wins January QST Cover Plaque Award|
Date Published: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:05:00 -0500
The winner of the January 2015 QST Cover Plaque award is Andrew Buckler, K2OP, for his article “A Solid State 1.25 kW Linear Amplifier.”
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 February issue today.
|QRZ Logbook Now Offering Reciprocal Confirmation Credit and LoTW Download|
Date Published: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:27:00 -0500
QRZ Logbook now recognizes contact confirmations from ARRL’s Logbook of The World (LoTW). QRZ Logbook users now can download their contacts from LoTW directly into their QRZ Logbook. Contacts that exist in LoTW but not in QRZ Logbook will be added to your QRZ Logbook. LoTW automatically puts contacts made under a previous call sign into a user’s current call sign account. QRZ will automatically...
|ARRL Board Okays Changes to DXCC Program, VHF and Above Contesting Rules|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:25:00 -0500
The ARRL Board of Directors has tweaked the DX Century Club (DXCC) rules to clarify and expand their recognition of remotely controlled station technology. It also has added a rule that puts greater ethical responsibility on operators with respect to remotely controlled operation. In addition, the Board adopted changes to the ARRL VHF/UHF contest rules that are aimed at encouraging greater part...
|ARRL Roanoke Division Director Dennis Bodson, W4PWF, Retires|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:18:00 -0500
ARRL Roanoke Division Director Dennis Bodson, W4PWF, has stepped down, and Vice Director Dr Jim Boehner, N2ZZ, has succeeded him. Bodson announced his retirement on January 16 -- before the official end of his term next January 1 -- at the Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting in Windsor, Connecticut.
Fellow Board members gave Bodson a standing ovation in recognition of years of service to the Leag...
|ARRL Comments to FCC on WRC-15 Draft Recommendations|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:40:00 -0500
The ARRL has commented on two draft recommendations of the FCC’s 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) Advisory Committee (WAC) as well as on a draft proposal provided to the FCC by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
The ARRL expressed support for the status quo regarding an allocation to the Mobile Service for broadband applications at 3400-4200 M...
|VHF/UHF/Microwave Conference Seeks Speakers and Papers|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:41:00 -0500
The 41st Eastern VHF/UHF/Microwave Conference has issued a call for speakers and papers for the gathering or for the conference Proceedings. The conference, sponsored by the ARRL-affiliated North East Weak Signal Group, will take place April 17-19 in Manchester, Connecticut. The conference sponsors are looking for presentations, papers, and talks, both long and short. Topics can include, but ar...
|EP6T Team Pleads for “More Respect” from Operators|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:29:00 -0500
The EP6T DXpedition team now on Iran’s Kish Island (IOTA AS-166) has implored operators hoping to work the rare DXCC entity to show more respect and exhibit better operating manners. The EP6T team said it’s aware that the balance of contacts have been with Europe, North America, Oceania, and Asia, and the operators are doing their best to work other regions, but that 10 days may not be long eno...
|Navassa DXpedition Team Poised to Offer “Once in 32 Years” Opportunity|
Date Published: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:48:00 -0500
The K1N Navassa DXpedition team hopes to be on the air with up to eight stations in less than 2 weeks, offering a “once in 32 years” opportunity to work the most-wanted DXCC entity. It’s been 22 years since the last Navassa operation, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), which is responsible for the island, will not permit another operation for at least more 10 years. The team said its...
|NASA Opens Application Window for Paid CubeSat, PICetSat Internships|
Date Published: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:33:00 -0500
The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) seeks applicants to fill paid CubeSat and PICetSat-related internships for a 10-week Summer 2015 term. These positions may be of interest to Amateur Radio licensees pursuing degrees in electrical or computer engineering and now in their junior or senior years. Applications are being taken on the NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) recruiting webs...
|Australian “Pico Balloon” Piques Ham Radio Interest|
Date Published: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:08:00 -0500
A foil “party balloon” released in late December from Melbourne, Australia, carrying an HF Amateur Radio payload, ended its journey on January 16 off the east coast of Africa near Madagascar. Andy Nguyen, VK3YT, of Kensington, Victoria, Australia, released his PS-30 “pico balloon” on December 27, hoping that it might circle the globe. Its 13 gram Amateur Radio payload included a solar-powered 2...
|ARRL Executive Committee Approves Education & Technology Program Grants|
Date Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:33:00 -0500
The ARRL Executive Committee has approved Education & Technology Program (ETP) station and progress grants to five schools. Two schools received ETP station grants at an estimated total of $3600, while three others already enrolled in the program received progress grants totaling $800.
Station grants will go to the Banning Lewis ranch Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and to Southport Elem...
|Fox-1A Satellite Launch Date Launch Set for August|
Date Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:56:00 -0500
AMSAT has announced that its Fox-1A satellite will launch on August 27 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 National Reconnaissance Office flight. Fox-1A will include an FM transponder with an uplink frequency of 435.180 MHz, and a downlink frequency of 145.980 MHz. The first phase of the Fox series 1-Unit CubeSats will allow simple ground stations usi...
|Kids Day at KH6LC is a Big Deal on the Big Island|
Date Published: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:51:00 -0500
Lloyd Cabral, KH6LC, lives on the Big Island of Hawaii, and each January he does Kids Day in a big way. Twice a year, in January and June, ARRL offers Kids Day to promote Amateur Radio to youngsters who may become Amateur Radio’s next generation. Since retiring 11 years ago, Cabral has focused on HF contesting, and every January he adapts his multioperator station for Kids Day, pairing the youn...