Participants in CQ magazine’s Worked All Zones (WAZ) award program will soon be able to use the Logbook of the World (LoTW) system of ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, to apply for the WAZ award and its endorsements, both ARRL and CQ announced on December 14. Continue reading
For Joe Craig, VO1NA, in Torbay, Newfoundland, things have been pretty exciting lately on VLF (very low frequency). He’s among the early MF, LF, and VLF experimenters in North America — active even before Canada allocated Amateur Radio bands in that part of the spectrum. He believes he accomplished a “first” for a Canadian radio amateur on October 22, when his very VLF, very QRP signal on 8.27 kHz (that would be the 36-kilometer band) was copied in the UK. Continue reading
I would like to thank all who took part in the exercise today. I was a little surprised on the coverage area where the checkins were coming from. Continue reading
Shake out BC is tomorrow at 10:20. Between 10:30 and 10:45 please monitor 146.520 for any checkins from not only CHR members but any amateur who wishes to check in. If your not available to checkin during that time frame please checkin via one of the other methods sent out in the last newsletter.
Coastal Ham Radio is participating in Shake Out BC Thursday Oct 15. We will be monitoring 146.52 simplex from 10:15 to 10:45 for any non members to check in. Members should have received an email by now explaining the event. If you did not receive the email, contact us at ve7hamradio (@) outlook.com and I will forward it out to you.
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