Western Tidewater License Class to start in October

The Western Tidewater Radio Association is sponsoring a “Get Your Amateur Radio License Course” on October 13 & October 20 starting at 8:00 A. M. each Saturday. The class will be held in the conference room of the Windsor Volunteer Fire Station, 80 East Windsor Boulevard, Windsor, VA. The course Read More …

CARS hosting Technician License Classes

Amateur (Ham) Radio license classes (entry level) offered by Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service in Great Bridge / Chesapeake. There will be five two hour classes, March 24 afternoon, March 27 & 29, April 3 & 5 evenings. FCC exam April 7 afternoon. Classes are free; textbook bought in advance and Read More …

ARRL Requests Expanded HF Privileges for Technician Licensees

ARRL has asked the FCC to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone privileges on 75, 40, and 15 meters, plus RTTY and digital mode privileges on 80, 40, 15, and 10 meters. The FCC has not yet invited public comment on the proposals, which stem from Read More …

Shack Day 2-17-18

Today at our monthly shack day, Barry, K5VIP was giving a demonstration on one of the many digital communications modes that he enjoys operating. Overall, it was a success although we appear to still be working on a few technical bugs in the new network that has been set up. Read More …