September 23, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Roundup Saturday May 20, 2023

An overnight rain soaked the Greene County Fairgrounds for Saturday’s Dayton Hamvention®, but by the time the gates opened, the skies were mostly clear and the temperature hovered in the mid-60s. The crowds were a little slower to build, as if the convention itself — like many an attendee — needed a little extra time to limber up for the day, but by about 10 AM the show floor was lively. Hams funneled through the ARRL Expo area, snagging 2023 ARRL Field Day t-shirts, Year of the Volunteers pins, and after renewing their membership, walking away with commemorative Gil cartoon mugs or ARRL’s End-Fed Half-Wave Antenna Kit offering. Amateur radio operators sought advice from ARRL experts on everything from emergency communications to estate planning and legacy donations, and the staff and volunteers managed everything with practiced competence.

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