Tag: parks

Via the ARRL: Iowa State Parks on the Air 2020 Celebrating Centennial of Iowa State Parks

Iowa State Parks on the Air (IASPOTA-2020) is under way and will continue through year’s end. The event is sponsored by the Great River Amateur Radio Club, with the support of Iowa ARRL Section Manager Lelia Garner, WA0UIG, and the Iowa Division of Natural Resources (DNR). According to Colin Wheatley, W9UPK, Iowa had the first state […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1068

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1068 Release Date: August 17, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB,Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and George W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:11:05 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1068 Trending […]

On their own, ham radio operators help NPS celebrate 100 years of public parks (Iowa)

An Illinois couple made 374 ham radio contacts in two day from Herbert Hoover Historical Site as part of the American Radio Relay League’s National Parks on the Air (NPOTA). ARRL created the event as a way to help the National Park Service celebrate its 100th anniversary, though there is no formal partnership between the […]