As of October 1, more than 350 US stations had signed up to take part in the 2015 Jamboree On The Air (JOTA). The 58th annual event takes place October 16-18, and JOTA organizers are urging all who plan to participate to register, so they can provide a list of participating stations and their locations. […]
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Coastal residents of Mexico and southwestern US are watching the development of a second hurricane in the Eastern Pacific. Tropical Storm Blanca formed today east of Cat 4 Hurricane Andres. TS Blanca will be a major hurricane in the coming hours and track northwest along the coast of Mexico. Let’s keep our radio equipment ready […]
Texas, Oklahoma Ham Volunteers Stand Down Following Spate of Severe Weather Severe storms and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma that extended beyond the Memorial Day holiday weekend kept ARES and SKYWARN volunteers busy or on alert through the rest of May, which now is being crowned as the wettest month on record in both states. […]
Is having their Annual Ham Fair on 22 August 2015. It will be a the Salmon Creek American Legion. For more info please check out their web site. a map to the event can be found here.
Ham Radio Video If you like ham radio videos try Ham Nation. Bob Heil (K9EID, Heil Sound) has put together a great team of talent to make video news and information about ham radio. With the support of Leo Laporte (W6TWT) at TWit.tv they have made a wonderful ham video site. From TWit.tv/wiki Ham Nation […]
The FCC is dropping the regulatory fee to apply for an Amateur Radio vanity call sign. The change will not go into effect, however, until required congressional notice has been given. This will take at least 90 days. As the Commission explained in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Report and Order, and Order (MD Docket […]