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K-5589: Attempting rare POTA activation Tuesday

If you’re involved with the Parks On The Air program, you may be interested in a park I plan to activate on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. I plan to activate K-5589, Seneca State Forest in West Virginia. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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TK0C 2019 Contest Video

Many thanks to Paul (W4/VP9KF), who shares the following: Having almost become a TK resident, this is one of the best ever contestvideos ever: I recognise their QTH and so wish I’d been there!!!!!! Thanks for sharing this, Paul! An … Continue reading

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2019 Canadian Parks On The Air event!

(Source: Southgate ARC via K8RAT) RAC supports Canadian National Parks on the Air event Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce its support of the Canadian National Parks on the Air (CNPOTA) event which will be held next year … Continue reading

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The ARRL International Grid Chase: The ARRL’s new year long operating event

(Source: The ARRL) The ARRL International Grid Chase Get ready to kick off 2018 with a new year-long operating event! Bart Jahnke, W9JJ ARRL Contest Branch Manager You may not know this, but your station is in a Maidenhead grid square. … Continue reading

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QRP Activities at Shelby Hamfest

Many thanks to Bill (W4SFV) who shares the following announcement: QRP advocate Bill Minikiewicz, of Breadboard Radio, will present a talk on QRP at this years Shelby Hamfest. Although the presentation will focus on the why and how of QRP … Continue reading

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National Parks On The Air (NPOTA) activations today

En route to the 2016 Dayton Hamvention, I’m doing a few National Parks On The Air (NPOTA) activations with my my buddy, Eric (WD8RIF). Eric is currently the number one activator in the state of Ohio. NPOTA is a great … Continue reading

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Stop by our booth at the Dayton Hamvention next week!

For the sixth year in a row at the Dayton Hamvention, fellow volunteers and I will be representing the charity Ears To Our World (ETOW). I always enjoy meeting SWLing Post and QRPer.com readers who stop by our booth to introduce themselves. Note: … Continue reading

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Heard VK0EK on the radio

[QRPers: Please note that the following is a re-post from my shortwave radio blog, the SWLing Post.] Regular SWLing Post readers know that I’m a ham radio operator (call sign K4SWL). Being a shortwave radio enthusiast, of course, I spend … Continue reading

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Upcoming QRP Field Event:
“Freeze Your B___ Off”, Saturday, February 6

The Arizona ScQRPions (link) annual winter QRP sprint, “Freeze Your B___ Off“, happens on Saturday, February 6 this year. FYBO is an event in which QRPers are encouraged to take their stations afield in the winter, and the colder it is … Continue reading

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Application for ARRL Centennial Awards Now Available

The application window for the ARRL Centennial Points Challenge and the W1AW Worked All States Award is now open. Read the ARRL press release here: http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-centennial-points-challenge-w1aw-was-awards-application-window-open

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