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The club had a wonderful Field Day despite the horrible weather and band conditions. As always CW was very active and so was digital. Thanks to the sun we had an active 6M band. Stats at a glance We also had local newspaper coverage Pictures of the event

The club was awarded the call K2J for the 2015 ARRL Field Day. We will be Operating 3A (Voice, CW and DIGITAL) + VHF and GOTA from Mayers Park in Gloversville NY. Come join us, have a good time and enjoy. For more information visit our Field Day Page.

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 […]

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

Wednesday July 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: 2015 Field Day Results and Recap. Repeaters update. Upcoming topics (Subject […]

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 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 […]