AFCRAS will be sponsoring and conducting a live, hands-on Introduction to DMR Amateur Radio on June 26, 2018. Totally FREE to attend Pre-registration is NOT required, but it would be helpful if you will email the AFCRAS Media Committee as soon as you can and at least a couple of days before the presentation and let us […]
DMR 70cm Opelika/Auburn area repeater went online this morning! It is fully operational and working well. It is the KK4ICE 442.175(+) machine (DMR ID 310023) located in the Gold Hill Community, just north of Opelika/Auburn, and southwest of LaFayette. The analog FM Mastr II was pulled out of service and replaced with this full-time, dedicated […]
Dick Jaeger, K4IQJ, gave an excellent presentation on the new FT8 digital mode on March 27, 2018. Those in attendance ranged from experienced FT8 users to those who haven’t tried this new mode yet and were looking for tips, pointers, and a better understanding of FT8’s features and capabilities. Click on this link if you […]
In 2014 ARRL and its volunteers will activate W1AW/portable stations in each of the 50 states, territories and possessions. The goal is for the W1AW/ portable operations to be as active as possible during the Tuesday night local to Wednesday time frames 0000Z Weds to 2359Z Tuesday). All bands and modes may be used. ARRL […]
2013 DL-DX RTTY contest is July 4 weekend. 6 am local time Saturday morning to 6 am Sunday morning. http://drcg.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=36&lang=en Glad to have another contest coming up. It has been a few weeks and we are READY!
Club member, Dick, K4IQJ has offered to do the program for July meeting. He found a new beverage antenna at this years Dayton hamfest and he will be presenting info on it. BBQ supper in the meeting room before Dick’s presentation. $5.00 per person. Date: July 9th Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm Place: […]
6 years and counting! It has been a fun ride…looking forward to many more years.
Field Day 2013 was held at the QTH of club member Bob, KA4PKB. Our class was 2E and we ran a CW station and a SSB station. We were going to run RTTY and CW, but we needed the Rigexpert on the CW station. It was great fun and we had numerous members on site. […]
The RU went very well. Darrell, K9MUG; Gene, KI4EEY; Bob, KA4PKB and Cheryl, AA4YL participated, using the club call W4HOD. Was great to have Gene at the keyboard. He operated about two hours. 710 QSOS 710 POINTS 56 SECTIONS 38 DX CALLS TOTAL 66,740
1. Objective: Amateurs worldwide contact and exchange QSO information with other amateurs using digital modes (Baudot RTTY, ASCII, AMTOR, PSK31 and Packet—attended operation only) on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter bands. Any station may work any other station. Stations may be worked once per band, regardless of mode. 2. Date and Contest Period: First full weekend of […]
Work continues on finalizing travel plans to North Dakota. Club members will gather in Fargo on Thursday, July 14. Setup will begin on Friday morning and if necessary, finish up on Saturday morning. Check back here for any further updates. Work has begun on the QSL card for the expedition, but won’t be finalized until […]
Making final plans and lists for the RTTY Expedition to North Dakota for the NAQP. We will do our best to make some contacts outside the contest hours, including RTTY and SSB. We are setting up on Friday, so look for us on the bands then. We will be operating during the practice session Friday […]
IN THE PLANNING STAGES! The Great HODARS RTTY Expedition July 16-17, 2011 The North America RTTY QSO Party Horace, North Dakota From the QTH of W0ZOK Look For W4HOD/0 W4HOD/0 Operators: K9MUG, KA4PKB, AA4YL, W0ZOK