May 25, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via the ARRL: The First Worked All States Certificate Awarded for the 33-Centimeter Band

On November 4, 2023, Al Ward’s, W5LUA, 38-year quest to contact all 50 states on the 33-centimeter band ended when he received the first-ever Worked All States (WAS) certificate for (902 – 928 MHz). Ward started collecting states on the band shortly after it was opened in 1985.

“I am extremely grateful to Peter Van Horne, KA6U, for his EME [Earth-moon-Earth] efforts. I was able to work Wisconsin…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/the-first-worked-all-states-certificate-awarded-for-the-33-centimeter-band