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HamCon Colorado 2020

Plans for the ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention 2020 have started.  Next year the event will be in Keystone, CO at the Keystone Convention Center, August 6-9, 2020.  To keep up on the details as planning continues, visit the HamCon Colorado 2020 website. 73

Museum Ships Event starts Friday the 31st

Don’t forget that the Museum Ships Weekend Event starts this Friday, May 31st @ 1700 MST.  The event then runs thru Sunday the 2nd, ending at 1659 MST.  With 114 ships now scheduled to participate, there should be some good activity on the bands.  They are also working PSK31.  This will be a good warm […]

DX Century Club – DXCC

Working on your DXCC award?  Don’t forget that our own Brad Chestnut, AK0BC, is Certified.  Ok, we all know that but he is also a certified card checker for the ARRL.  Known as Field Checking, Brad can check those contacts you made where the confirmation was a QSL card and not an electronic verification. So […]

Projects – Laptop GPS and APRS iGate

I recently posted a couple of projects on my MOTA (Mines on the Air) website that may be of interest to everyone.  Below is a brief description of those projects and links to more information. Add GPS to your Windows Laptop for $14 With the quick growth of digital modes has also come the need […]

Museum Ships Weekend – HF Event

Mark your calendars for the weekend of June 1st and 2nd for Museum Ships Weekend, sponsored by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station NJ2BB. 87 ships are scheduled to participate at the time of this posting.  Certificates are available for anyone contacting 15 or more ships.  Please see their website for ship names, ship […]

Second Order for Ed Fong Antennas

Hey everyone!  Ed’s given us another chance to order his antennas.  For those who didn’t get an order in last time (or for whom I failed to add their order…) now’s your chance to get one of Ed’s great antennas.  Please look at his website (edsantennas.weebly.com) to pick out what you want.  We will submit […]

Field Day 2019 – June 22nd and 23rd

Guess what?  Field Day 2019 is only 6 weeks from this weekend! Field Day is your chance to get out all that gear you rely on for Emergency Communications.  That’s not just radios but all the other things that can make or break a deployment.  Are your batteries charged?  Is that solar panel still in […]