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A reminder of how powerful it is and not just something that messes with the ham bands.

Wednesday April 15th ARRL Exam Session begins at 5:30pm Meeting at 7:00pm Location: Fulton Sheriff Dept, EOC Room Fulton County, Sheriff Dept., 2712 State Highway 29, Johnstown NY 12095. Entrances to the EOC room is located at the back of the building.   Topics: SKYWARN™ Spotters training. Please register. Upcoming topics (Subject to change): 2015 […]

The Saratoga winterfest 2015 will take place this coming Saturday March 14th. When: Mar 14, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: The Cornell Cooperative Extension (Solar Building), 50 W High St (Rt 67), Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Activities: New/Used gear for sale or trade. VE test session – Email Jim, (kg2h@arrl.net) for test […]

ARRL DX SSB Contest This Weekend. Starts at 7:00 PM EST on Friday, and ends on Sunday at 6:59 PM EST. Objective: To encourage W/VE stations to expand knowledge of DX propagation on the HF and MF bands, improve operating skills, and improve station capability by creating a competition in which DX stations may only […]

The ARRL is asking members to comment by April 19 on possible changes to the League’s HF Band Plans suggested by the HF Band Planning Committee. The survey is part of the committee’s efforts to tweak the band plans for the RTTY/data/CW portions of 80 through 10 meters — excepting 60 meters. The committee developed […]

To learn how the U.S. Marine Corps teaches (or used to teach) about radio operation theory take a look at the USMC Radio Operators Handbook.

There’s a lot to learn from this 1966 Army training film about the International Morse Code, but the most crucial component of good keying is rhythm.

Earl (KR2L) submitted the link: http://www.ac6v.com/history.htm This page has a detailed list of events that outline the beginnings of the Ham Radio hobby. To submit links and articles send an email with the information to: webmaster at k2jii dot org