FT8: Santa’s Radio Club Special Event Dec 1-8

ARRL reports the annual Santa’s Radio Club Special Event from 200 km above the Arctic Circle will be on the air December 1-8 as OH9S – OH9Santa  Continue reading


Santa Claus Net 3.916 MHz – All Kids Welcome to check in


For the 13th consecutive year, The 3916 Nets will be presenting The Santa Net on 3.916 MHz. Good girls and boys can talk to Santa Claus, via amateur radio, nightly at 7:30 PM (Central) starting Friday, November 23, 2018. The Santa Net will run nightly at 7:30 PM Central through Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018.

Pete Thomson (KE5GGY), of The 3916 Nets, commented on The 3916 Santa Net. He said, “Christmastime is our favorite time of the year on 3.916 MHz. Our group thoroughly enjoys helping young people and their families have a shared Christmas experience that they’ll always remember. In addition, Santa Net has introduced a lot of young people to the magic of amateur radio.”

Youngsters can talk to “Santa at The North Pole” via strategically placed operators who relay the voice of Santa. Thomson said that The Santa Net is a team effort that involves the efforts…

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[RAC-Bulletin] RAC supports Canadian National Parks on the Air event (CNPOTA): January 1 to December 31, 2019


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 from January 1 to December 31. 

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Maritime Mobile Service Network Operators Assist Vessel with Ill Crew Member


Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9 for a crew member suffering chest pains on board the 48-foot sailing vessel Marie Elena, some 300 miles east of Bermuda. Continue reading