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
|CEPT Meeting Makes Progress on WRC-19 Agenda Items Affecting Amateur Radio|
Date Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:33:00 -0500
Progress was made regarding World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) agenda items of interest to Amateur Radio when European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) Conference Preparatory Group Project Team D (PTD) held its second meeting January 10-12 in Helsinki, Finland. According to International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 1 President Don Beattie, ...
|N0KC Wins the January 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award|
Date Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:49:00 -0500
The winning article for the January 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Small, Lightweight Switch-Mode Power Supply” by Ralph J. Crumrine, N0KC. 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.
|ARRL Board of Directors Scheduled to Meet in Connecticut|
Date Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:57:00 -0500
The ARRL Board of Directors will convene January 20-21 in Windsor, Connecticut. The full Board gathering will be preceded by new Director and Vice Director orientation and meetings of the Programs and Services and Administration and Finance committees.
The prime topic on the agenda will be the new Amateur Radio Parity Act bill, H.R. 555, just introduced in the US House.
In addition to discussing ...
|Harry K. Wolf, W6NKT, SK at 107; May Have Been World’s Oldest Active Radio Amateur|
Date Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:52:00 -0500
Harry K. Wolf, W6NKT, of Morro Bay, California, has died. Just a couple of weeks short of his 108th birthday, Wolf may have been the oldest active radio amateur in the US, if not in the world, although no official records are maintained. Licensed since 1936, Wolf was an ARRL member and a Life Member of the Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA). Wolf was on the air daily, mostly on 40-mete...
|Nobel Laurate Joe Taylor, K1JT, W1AW/KP4, to Attend ARRL Puerto Rico State Convention|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:42:00 -0500
Nobel Laureate and Amateur Radio software developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, will be an honored guest January 27-29 at the 5th annual ARRL Puerto Rico State Convention in Hatillo. Taylor was the 2016 Dayton Hamvention® Amateur of the Year.
Special event station W1AW/KP4 will be on the air as part of the festivities.
Admission is free. The event is organized by the Caribbean Amateur Radio Group and the P...
|Several CubeSats with Amateur Radio Payloads Deployed from ISS|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:43:00 -0500
Several CubeSats carrying Amateur Radio payloads were placed into orbit on January 16 from the International Space Station (ISS). Six CubeSats delivered to the ISS in December were deployed from the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD).
Satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads included ITF-2, Waseda-Sat-3, AOBA-Velox-3, and TuPOD (including Tancredo-1). Univ...
|Huntsville Hamfest Association President Charles Emerson, N4OKL, SK|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:41:00 -0500
Huntsville Hamfest Association President Charles “Charlie” Emerson, N4OKL, of Huntsville, Alabama, died on January 14. An ARRL member, he was 71.
“Charlie had come to be the face and voice of Huntsville Hamfest,” said a statement issued by the Huntsville Hamfest Board of Directors. “Huntsville Hamfest was Charlie's pride and joy, and he never missed an opportunity to promote the show or ham radi...
|Hams Upset, as New Hotel Owner Wants Repeater Antennas Removed from Roof|
Date Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:32:00 -0500
|Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Recognized for Pioneering Work on SDR|
Date Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0500
|Hamvention Ready to Deal with Anticipated Traffic Flow at New Venue|
Date Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:41:00 -0500
Hamvention® is ready to deal with the anticipated heavy traffic flow when the event opens on May 19 at its new location, the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. Mike Kalter, W8CI, said the all-volunteer Hamvention organizers have turned to professionals to address this aspect of the event. Kalter, who is treasurer of the sponsoring Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA), ...
|VHF Propagation Guru, DXer Patrick J. Dyer, WA5IYX, SK|
Date Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:35:00 -0500
VHF DXer and propagation expert Pat Dyer, WA5IYX, of San Antonio, Texas, has died. Licensed in 1963 and an ARRL member, he was 69.
“Pat contributed greatly to our understanding of sporadic E propagation, through both his professional research the Office of Telecommunications in Boulder, Colorado, and later through his personal observations,” Les Rayburn, N1LF, said in a post to the VHF Contestin...
|New “Amateur Radio Parity Act” Bill Introduced in US House of Representatives|
Date Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:30:00 -0500
|RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Launch Moved to Late August|
Date Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:13:00 -0500
AMSAT reports that the launch date for RadFxSat (Fox-1B) has been moved to August 29, 2017. RadFxSat is one of four CubeSats making up the NASA ELaNa XIV mission, riding as secondary payloads aboard the Joint Polar Satellite System JPSS-1 mission.
RadFxSat features the Fox-1 style Amateur Radio FM U/V repeater, with an uplink on 435.250 MHz (67.0 Hz CTCSS) and a downlink on 145.960 MHz. Satellit...
|Sweden’s SAQ Alexanderson Alternator Station Reports “Successful” Christmas Transmission|
Date Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:09:00 -0500
The old Alexanderson alternator SAQ at World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden was heard by more than 400 listeners on December 24, 2016, setting a new record.
SAQ traditionally broadcasts at Christmas with the 1920s-era electro-mechanical transmitter that operates on 17.2 kHz. SAQ has released a report that summarizes the success and a map that shows the locations of those who heard SAQ...
|Southeastern VHF Society Issues Call for Papers|
Date Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:38:00 -0500
The Southeastern VHF Society (SVHS) has issued a call for papers and presentations (PDF attached below) for delivery at its convention, April 28-29, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Papers and presentations are solicited on both technical and operational aspects of VHF, UHF, and microwave “weak-signal” Amateur Radio.
Suggested topic areas include transmitters, receivers, transverters, RF power ampl...