Ham Radio News


SKYWARN Recognition Day, Saturday, December 1

November 28, 2018 Dan KB6NU

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018 is this Saturday, December 1 from 0000Z to 2359Z (1900 EST Friday to 1859 EST Saturday). During this special operating event, operators will visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world. 60 NWS stations will be on the air, and many will be on EchoLink. From the SKYWARN […]

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Green Keys Night, Saturday, January 1, 0000Z – 2359Z

November 27, 2018 Dan KB6NU

If you remember those big, clunky teletype machines, here’s an operating event for you….Dan The Greenkeys online group is happy to announce the first-ever Green Keys Night (GKN), to be held concurrent with Straight Key Night on January 1st, 2019, from 0000 to 2359 UTC. As with SKN, GKN is an event and not a […]

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ICQ Podcast #281 discusses ARRL board election, Green Key Night, and first amateur radio geostationary satellite

November 25, 2018 Dan KB6NU

On the latest episode of the ICQ Podcast, I joined Martin, M1MRB; Chris, M0TCH; Martin, MOSGL; Ed, DD5LP; and Frank, K4FMH. We discuss the following: ARRL Director and Vice Director Election Results Announced Green Keys Night URC Calls for Basic French License Australian Labor Party Commits $2 million to Resurrect ABC Shortwave Radio (if elected) […]

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Partly-baked idea: Reorganize the ARRL Field Organization?

November 25, 2018 Dan KB6NU

A couple of days ago, I got an email from a reader who was upset that his section manager (SM) had stated that he was not going to cooperate with one of the recently-elected division directors. Apparently, he was disappointed in the outcome of the election, and even though the director-elect extended an  olive branch, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 23, 2018 Dan KB6NU

Thanks to all my readers, listeners, and fellow amateur radio operators. I really am blessed to have you all. Here are a few Thanksgiving images I cadged from Twitter this morning:    

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