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The largest amateur radio and electronics swap meet on the planet is this week.  Will you be there? The Dayton Hamvention has been an annual swap meet since 1952.  There were 24,873 attendees during last year’s hamvention alone, that is a huge number of radio enthusiasts in one place! For those of you interested in […]

Amateur radio has stepped in to fill communication gaps in Nepal, which is struggling with power outages and a flaky Internet after a devastating earthquake on Saturday killed over 5,000 people. Though 99 persons have ham licenses in Kathmandu, about eight use high-frequency (HF) radios that can transmit long distances, while another 30 have very […]

Broadcasting and receiver technology published from May 1921 to August 1937. Much content about electronic theory and new developments in technology as well as practical applications. The original title was “Radio & Model Engineering” and was another of the prolific Milton Sleeper’s publications and journals.

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

Next Meeting:

Wednesday , 18, March 2015 Comments Off on Next Meeting:

Wednesday Jun 17th 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: 2015 Field Day preparations. Upcoming topics (Subject to change): 2015 Field […]

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 […]