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This inexpensive Arduino based CW decoder was developed by Hjalmar, OZ1JHM. Hjalmar was nice enough to publish the schematics and source code for everyone to use. The software programmed in to the Arduino is based on the Goertzel Algorithm. In addition, to increase the flexibility this type of  microphone can be added to the circuit. If you are interested on […]

Wednesday October 15th ARRL Exam Session begins at 5:30pm Meeting at 6:30pm 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 Spotter Training Schedule for 7:00 pm. Register here. NOTE: In […]

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the basis for civil time in many places worldwide. Many timekeeping devices use this 24-hour time standard, which is determined using highly precise atomic clocks. The hours, minutes, and seconds that UTC expresses is kept close to the mean solar time at the Earth’s prime meridian (zero degrees longitude) located […]

The FCC has adjusted very slightly downward — to $21.40 — its proposed Amateur Service vanity call sign regulatory fee for Fiscal Year 2014. In a June Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), the Commission said it was planning to hike the current $16.10 vanity fee to $21.60 for the 10-year license term. The FCC released a Report […]

The Tryon Amateur Radio Club was asked to assist with radio communications at the 1st Annual CM5K Run/Walk. The 5k road race will take place Saturday 30th in Northville, NY to benefit Open Hearts & Homes for Children. For more information on this event visit this facebook event page. For those who are interested, breakfast […]

Howard KD2ABK submitted the following NPR story: For a full story visit this link. Thank you, Howard KD2ABK, for submitting this article. Do you have any other Ham Radio articles to share? Send the details to: webmaster at k2jji dot org

Finally hams are getting some love from Facebook. Officially licensed amateur (ham) radio operators may now use their call sign as their Alternate Name, or nickname, on their individual profiles. Jeff KB1PNB, who works at the Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California found a petition on an amateur radio Facebook Group to which he belongs, […]

Congratulations, Rocco WU2M, for your awesome performance during the event. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped us succeed. Special thanks to: Rob & Crystals All American Family Restaurant for providing the amazing catering service that kept us going strong during the event. Sheri Gifford for making sure our coffee and doughnut supply was running […]