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  • 05/22/2009 | W1AW, W1HQ Receive Inspections, New Antennas

    The antennas and towers at the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, W1AW, and W1HQ, the Laird Campbell Memorial HQ Operators Club, received their semi-annual inspection on May 12. In addition to the inspections, new equipment was also installed on the W1AW
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  • 01/30/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    On Tuesday, January 27, we saw another one of those "almost-a-sunspot" emerge in the Sun's low latitude, so it was probably an old Solar Cycle 23 spot; it was gone the next day. Sunspot numbers for January 22-28 were 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 and 0 with
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  • 12/12/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Finally! A sunspot group appeared this week, about three weeks since the last group disappeared. The first spotless day after sunspot group 1008's last appearance was Tuesday, November 18; the last spotless day before group 1009 emerged was Tuesday, Decem
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  • 12/09/2008 | ARRL 10 Meter Contest Means HF Fun for Technicians, Too!

    This weekend brings an opportunity for Technician licensees to exercise their HF privileges and have fun at the same time. The ARRL 10 Meter Contest is set to begin at 0000 UTC on Saturday December 13 (this is Friday evening in the US) and runs through 23
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  • 10/29/2008 | Spanish Hams Receive New Frequency Privileges

    The Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles (URE), Spain’s IARU Member-Society, reported that as of October 24,2008, that country’s Secretarí
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