Tag: Field Day

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #938

This Week in Amateur Radio #938 Week of February 18, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR938 Running Time: 1:18:13 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #938 with a release and air date of Saturday, February 18, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, […]

via the ARRL: ARRL Field Day 2016 List of Logs Received Now Available

The list of Logs Received for ARRL Field Day 2016 now is available. It includes all logs — paper and electronic — as well as all entries classified as check logs, typically due to incomplete information. Participants have until Tuesday, August 23, to contact ARRL if they believe there are problems with their entries. If […]

The signal heard ‘round the world’ (Florida)

Members of Clay County Amateur Radio Emergency Services and the Orange Park Amateur Radio Club recently hoisted up their 42-foot tall antenna outside of Orange Park High and set out on a mission to make as many contacts as possible within the allotted 24 hours. The exercise was part of the American Radio Relay League’s […]

Contra Costa: Emergency ham radio communication when standard systems down (California)

For years, Larry Loomer did what many people do when challenged to think about the Big One — the catastrophic earthquake that experts predict will happen sooner rather than later in California. He largely ignored it. Sure, he knew to check the gas line, stock water, store emergency supplies, and select a designated family meeting […]

New Mexico Wildfire Emergency Threatens Some Field Day Sites

Wildfires in New Mexico have put at least one planned ARRL Field Day siteoff limits for the June 25-26 weekend. Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator Jay Miller, W5WHN, said the Albuquerque DX Association W5UR group will have to relocate its Field Day site away from the Cedro Peak picnic area, now closed due to the Dog […]

VLF, LF, MF Experimenters Will Transmit ARRL Field Day Greetings

Members of the Experimental VLF, LF, and MF community again will be reaching out to Amateur Radio operators taking part in ARRL Field Day, June 25-26. A number of Experimental (Part 5) licensees — nearly all of them radio amateurs — have been plying the depths of the radio spectrum as the ham radio community […]

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