Participating as an operator in Field Day, regardless of mode, provides you with two vital skills: 1) you learn to become efficient and accurate information communicators, providing and requesting confirmation ‘fills’ when needed, and 2) perhaps without even realizing it, ... Read more »
Did you ever read the Hardy Boys? In the story titled The Short-Wave Mystery, Joe and Frank use their ham shack (do you remember their call sign?) to help solve a mystery of coded messages. Thieves are using stuffed animals to abet their wrong doing.
VA7MPG tweeted that “The Fort McMurray Amateur Radio Club (VE6YMM) is now holding the Wood Buffalo Public Service Net every Sunday at 19:30 on repeaters 146.940 & 147.000 Tone 100 Hz. Just one more sign that although the fire still burns things are ... Read more »
Brian Summers VE7JKZ will be working the VE100VIMY/VE7 special event, and is inviting WARA members to participate. He’ll be operating CW 15, 20, 40 metres on Monday February 13th 1200-0000 hours PST and Tuesday February 14th 1600-0000 hours PST. Both ... Read more »
VA7MPG has tweeted “This expedition is set for early 2018. Two members will be from British Columbia. Neil King VA7DX and Steve Wright VE7CT.”
To find out how the planning, fund raising and other issues are going with this event go to bouvetdx.org .
Bouvet Island is considered the remotest island in the world and is found between Cape Town, South Africa and Antarctica. Wikipedia has lots of info on fascinating Bouvet Island.