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 …

ARRL EC-001 – Introduction to Emergency Communication Course (Rescheduled for Monday Evening Due to Weather)

(The Jan 6th Saturday Session for this course has been rescheduled for Monday Evening Jan 8th @ 6pm Due to Weather) CARES will be hosting the ARRL EC-001 “Introduction to Emergency Communication” Course at the CARS clubhouse & will be open to all amateur radio operators. If you are interested Read More …

No phone or Wi-Fi? No problem. He used ham radio, Morse code to communicate after Irma

It’s like something out of a war story from the past — a man sends Morse code messages to let people know he’s alive in the worst of times. It wasn’t years ago though. It was just under a month ago, Sept. 11, the day after Category 4 Hurricane Irma Read More …

ALE Operators Needed to Support Disaster Relief Flights in the Caribbean

From ARRL News 09/27/2017 Ham radio volunteers living in areas having good signal propagation into the Caribbean region are being asked to activate their home ALE (automatic link establishment) HF stations. The call is going out to ALE-equipped radio amateurs in the Caribbean islands, eastern and southeast US, Central America, Read More …

LoTW Now Accepting FT8 Contacts

Logbook of the Word (LoTW) is now accepting Q’s for the digital mode FT8 but you’ll have to update your TQSL to the latest version 2.3.1 and Configure Data 11.1 and this can be accomplished simply by clicking “Help” then “Check for Updates” in the TQSL program. From Ham Radio Read More …