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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hello All, It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Connie Cockrell as the TRYON Armature Radio Club – Public Information Officer or PIO.  This position has been vacant since Daniel Nadareski left and he has been sorely missed.  Connie is a retired Air Force Master Sargent, she has a masters degree from Bowie […]

Radio supplier Baofeng has changed its product distribution name to Pofung for all sales outside China. In an announcement on its website the company says that it feels it’s time to adapt its brand to the global stage. It notes that the current name Baofeng is a literal translation of it’s Chinese character name, and […]

For global real time lightning information visit: http://www.lightningmaps.org/realtime With this map you can predict if a storm will bring lighting and unplug your antennas to protect your equipment.