High Valley Amateur Radio Club
Repeater 147.200+ 88.5
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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 Announces Club Competition Eligibility Changes|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:37:00 -0400
Earlier this year, following a challenge that resulted in the realignment of several club scores in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest, it became clear that the Club Competition rules were not being enforced as consistently as they should have been. In order to make sure club results are accurate and fair to all, the ARRL Contest Branch is renewing its effort to help clubs comply with the rules (See Sec...
|Northern New Jersey Club to Celebrate 60th Anniversary with Special Event|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:09:00 -0400
The Fair Lawn (New Jersey) Amateur Radio Club (FLARC) will couple a community open house with an on-air special event, to celebrate its 60th anniversary, October 1-2 noon until 4 PM ET, at the club’s station in the Fair Lawn Recreation Center.
FLARC members will demonstrate the club’s five operating stations and discuss its history.
The W2NPT special event will be on the air 1600-2300 UTC on Octo...
|ARRL Foundation Invites Scholarship Applications for 2017-18 Academic Year|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:02:00 -0400
The ARRL Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications on October 1 from eligible radio amateurs planning to pursue post-secondary education in the 2017-2018 academic year. Completed applications must be received by January 31, 2017. Individuals and clubs support many of the more than 80 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, that are awarded annually. Applicants for all scholars...
|More than 200 US Stations Signed Up for Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:45:00 -0400
So far, 219 US stations have registered to take part in Scouting’s 2016 Jamboree on the Air (JOTA), which will take place October 14-16. Registration remains open for the 59th annual event. Last year, 400 US stations registered. JOTA officials are asking JOTA 2016 participants not only to register for this year’s event, but to follow up with a post-JOTA report.
“We expect to have several thousan...
|“Cows Over the World” DXpedition May Be at an End|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:02:00 -0400
|Bouvet Island DXpedition Team Secures Landing Permit|
Date Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:33:00 -0400
The Bouvet Island DXpedition team has announced that its permit to land on Bouvet Island for a DXpedition has been updated, revised, and approved by the Norsk Polar Institute. The 3Y0Z call sign will hit the airwaves in early 2018. Bouvet is the second most-wanted DXCC entity.
An international team of pilots has been selected to serve as an interface between the DXpedition team and the worldwid...
|Rules Released for New ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest|
Date Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:25:00 -0400
The official rules for the new ARRL 222 MHz and Up Contest have been released. The contest will debut in August 2017. Participants will attempt to work as many stations as possible on the 222 MHz through 241 GHz bands, “using any allowable mode.” Competing stations will exchange six-character grid locators (“sub-grid”). Rovers report their grid locator at the time of each contact.
Contact point ...
|ARRL Acting as Catalyst in College Radio Club Revitalization Campaign|
Date Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:38:00 -0400
|Retired Librarian Who Was Maine’s First Woman Radio Amateur Turns 108|
Date Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:20:00 -0400
Mary Cousins, ex-W1GSC, who was the first woman in Maine to obtain an Amateur Radio license, celebrated her 108th birthday on September 20. Now a resident of a care facility in the coastal fishing village of Deer Isle, Cousins was treated to a party complete with a cake decorated with images of local newspaper articles from 1908, the year she was born. The confection also bore an image of her 1...
|ARRL to Host CHIRP Radio Programming Webinar|
Date Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:59:00 -0400
ARRL will host a CHIRP Radio Programming webinar on Wednesday, October 19, at 8 PM ET (0000 UTC on Thursday, October 20, in US time zones). This presentation will offer a brief overview of the free, open-source CHIRP software, which can be used to program most radios.
Attendees will learn: What CHIRP is, which radios are supported, how to get CHIRP, and how to troubleshoot CHIRP. Presenter James...
|The Doctor Will See You Now!|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:59:00 -0400
“Coping with the Solar Minimum” is the topic of the latest (September 22) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!
Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!
Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, an...
|Amateur Radio Credited with Helping Injured Cyclist|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:29:00 -0400
Members of the Huntsville Amateur Radio Club (HARC) in Alabama had a role in getting help for a Louisiana cyclist injured in a September 17 group ride in Madison County, Alabama.
A representative of the sponsoring Spring City Cycling Club told WHNT-19 News that a number of riders, including Brian Guerrero, fell as a motor vehicle was passing in the opposite direction. The club spokesperson said ...
|“RF Seismograph” Improved to Better Reflect Band Activity|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:15:00 -0400
The Scanning RF Seismograph, a real-time HF propagation-monitoring tool developed by the MDSR Team and Alex Schwarz, VE7DXW, now can show both combined band noise and activity and just band activity. The RF Seismograph, which covers 80, 40, 30, 20, 15, and 10 meters, is a project of the North Shore Amateur Radio Club (NSARC).
“We were able to extract signals from the noise and display the result...
|Amateur Radio Volunteers on Call during Major Puerto Rico Power Outage|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:28:00 -0400
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:17:00 -0400
Sunspot numbers and solar flux were down over our reporting week, September 15-21.
Average daily sunspot number was 29.9, down from 50.1 during the previous seven days. Average daily solar flux went down from 88.9 to 83.4.
Geomagnetic indices were up a bit, with average daily planetary A index rising from 6.7 to 8.9, and average daily mid-latitude A index from 6.1 to 7.6. The predicted average pl...