Tag: SOTA

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1045

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1045Release Date: March 9, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fittee, NF2F, George W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:13:01 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1045 Trending headlines […]

via the ARRL: Highest-Ever Summits on the Air Activation Reported

Tom Rudzinski, SQ9FVE, made Summits on the Air (SOTA) history on February 16 by activating Aconcagua in Mendoza, Argentina. At 6,962 meters (22,841 feet) above sea level, the mountain is the highest peak in both the Southern and Western hemispheres. An experienced and skilled mountaineer, Rudzinski planned the expedition carefully, including all necessary support. He […]

SOTA “Summit-to-Summit” Activation Declared a Success

The November 19 Summits on the Air (SOTA) “Summit-to-Summit” event between Europe and North America is being called “a great success.” SOTA is an awards program that encourages portable operation in mountainous areas. Despite cold, rainy weather in parts of Europe and just-average band conditions, all activators reported successful and enjoyable experiences. In addition to […]

via the RSGB: Summit to Summit event

Following the success of the Australia-Europe Summit-to-Summit event in October, one between Europe and North America is now to take place from 1400 to 1700UTC on Saturday the 19th of November. So far, 27 stations in Europe, North America and even Africa have indicated their intention to participate. The aim of the event is to […]