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
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 27 May 2016 14:48:00 -0400
Solar indices pulled back this week, when average sunspot number was 25.3 for the May 19-25 period, down 38.8 points from the previous week’s average of 64.1.
Likewise, average daily solar flux over the same period was 97, down 3.4 points from the previous week’s average of 100.4.
Planetary A index average was 7.1, down 2.8 points from 9.9, and average daily mid-latitude A index was 7, down 3.9 p...
|FCC Denies Petition for Consideration in Vanity Call Sign Dispute|
Date Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 17:46:00 -0400
|The Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Award Recipients|
Date Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 15:52:00 -0400
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has announced three Yasme Excellence Award recipients. The Award is presented to individuals who, through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication, have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio. The contribution recognize technical, operating, or organizational achievement. The recipients are:
Tim Duffy, K3LR: “While Tim is invol...
|ARRL “Strongly Supports” Petition to Drop 15 dB Restriction for Amateur Amplifiers|
Date Published: Thu, 26 May 2016 14:25:00 -0400
In comments (attached below) filed on May 26, the ARRL said it “strongly supports” a petition to the FCC seeking to eliminate an Amateur Service rule, spelled out in §97.317(a)(2), that amateur amplifiers not be able to boost the RF input signal by more than 15 dB. The Petition for Rule Making (RM-11767), was submitted in April on behalf of an amateur amplifier distributor, Expert Linears Ameri...
|ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 21:34:00 -0400
ARRL Headquarters will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no W1AW code practice or bulletin transmissions that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen Tuesday, May 31, at 8 AM (EDT).
We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!
|Search Continues for STMSat-1 Radio Signal|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 20:11:00 -0400
Youngsters at St Thomas More Cathedral School in Virginia remain optimistic that their STMSat-1 CubeSat, deployed on May 16 from the International Space Station, will begin transmitting a signal. The CubeSat was rebooted from the ground just after 0400 UTC on May 24. Helping in the search is the Space Science Center at Morehead State University in Kentucky, which is using its 21 meter dish to s...
|Amateur Radio to Play Major Role in June Pacific Northwest Earthquake Exercise|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 16:36:00 -0400
Cascadia Rising, the largest FEMA exercise of 2016, will get under way on June 7, and Oregon and Washington ARES/RACES organizations both will be heavily involved, with a significant investment of HF activity planned. The scenario will be an earthquake and tsunami disaster involving the entire Pacific Northwest, and the exercise will start with a blackout of all normal, regular communication sy...
|New ARRL Extra Class License Manual Available as Softcover, Spiral-Bound, or E-Book|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 15:41:00 -0400
Achieve the highest level of Amateur Radio licenses. The new ARRL Extra Class License Manual (11th edition) is available in softcover, spiral-bound, or e-book versions. With the optional academic-style spiral-bound edition (ARRL Item 0550, ISBN: 978-1-62595-055-0, $32.95), the manual lies flat, making it more convenient for both students and instructors.
The exam questions-and-answer key is buil...
|Kosovo Z60A CQ WPX CW Participation a Dry Run for IARU HF Championship HQ Station Debut|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 14:32:00 -0400
Nigel Cawthorne, G3TXF, will be at the helm of the Kosovo Amateur Radio Association (SHRAK) station Z60A during the CQ WPX CW contest over the Memorial Day weekend. SHRAK is the newest International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member society. The operation will be in preparation for SHRAK’s debut as an official headquarters station for the IARU HF Championship July 9-10.
SHRAK became an IARU memb...
|Four New Section Managers to Take Office this Summer|
Date Published: Wed, 25 May 2016 13:31:00 -0400
|Hamvention 2016 Post-Show “Satisfaction Survey” Under Way|
Date Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 15:42:00 -0400
Was Hamvention® 2016 a hit? The sponsoring Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) and the various committees responsible for making Hamvention happen want to know. Hamvention has posted a post-show “Satisfaction Survey” to solicit comments and observations from those who attended this year’s big show.
“Comments and observations are important in the continual effort to make improvements,” DARA s...
|Annual Pre-Hurricane Season Station Test at WX4NHC Set for May 28|
Date Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 19:45:00 -0400
[UPDATED 2016-05-24 @1256 UTC] Now in its 36th year, WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, will conduct its annual NHC Station Test on Saturday, May 28. The event, which gets under way at 1300 UTC and wraps up at 2100 UTC, is conducted each year in advance of hurricane season.
“The purpose of this event is to test Amateur Radio Station equipment, antennas and computers prior to...
|School Hoping Reboot will Bring STMSat-1 to Life|
Date Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 14:43:00 -0400
It’s been a week since the St Thomas More Cathedral School’s STMSat-1 CubeSat was deployed from the International Space Station, and the spacecraft has yet to phone home. Students and faculty and the Washington, DC-area grade school now are pinning their hopes on a reboot signal that will be sent to the satellite at around 0400 UTC on May 24.
“As with any satellite, you have to be able to commun...
|Dayton Hamvention 2016, Day 3: Sunshine and Served Agencies|
Date Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 12:39:00 -0400
Day 3 of Hamvention is finished, and with it the 2016 Dayton Hamvention has ended. The sun was shining all day, allowing hams to explore the flea market and make any last-minute purchases.
Traffic slowed down in the ARRL EXPO and the ARRL Store after days of long lines. In Hara Arena, vendors gradually packed up their displays and carefully took down antennas.
At the Amateur Radio Disaster and Em...
|Integrating Amateur Radio into Engineering Classes is International Microwave Symposium Topic|
Date Published: Sun, 22 May 2016 15:32:00 -0400
Using Amateur Radio to enhance engineering education will be the discussion topic during a May 24 session at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), taking place this week in San Francisco. For the fourth consecutive year, the ARRL will be represented at the IMS. This year’s theme is, “Connecting minds, exchanging ideas.” The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society sponsors the c...