ARRL Sections - North Dakota

North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota
Lynn Nelson - W0ND
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Welcome to the North Dakota ARRL Section News for the 4th Quarter 2013

Winter is upon us and soon it will be spring so now is the time to turn that radio on to warm the shack up.  2014 promises to bring us some exciting times for the ARRL with the 100 year centennial anniversary and the 2014 ARRL Centennial QSO Party from each state using the W1AW callsign.   Our state has 2 (two) week long windows to give out North Dakota using the call W1AW/ Zero starting the week of April 16th, 2014.  Stay tuned for more information on my website of or emails.

**** Upcoming Events ***

The Central Dakota ARC Hamfest will be held Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 at St. Mary's Grade School in Bismarck, ND starting at 8:00 AM.  The location is 807 E. Thayer Ave. and an ARRL Forum at 10:00 AM discussing  the upcoming ARRL Centennial North Dakota QSO Party.

Dayton Hamvention will be held May 16th thru May 18th, 2014 in Dayton Ohio.  If you have never attended this one, you need to make your plans.  It's the largest National Convention for Ham Radio in the USA.

The 51st Annual Peace Garden Hamfest will be held on July 11th and 12th, 2014 on the US side of the International Peace Gardens in Dunseith, North Dakota.  This is a camp-out style hamfest with many amateur radio related contests and social events.  Registration is $15.00 per person for the weekend including prizes.

**** Quarterly Net Reports ****

The ND WX Road Net is on 75 Meters- 3.935 MHz, 8:30 AM CST on Monday thru Saturday and the DataNet is on 75 Meters- 3.937 MHz, 5:00 PM CST. (After daylight savings time starts, the nets will meet at 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM respectively)

Net Report - October 2013
WX Net - 25 sessions, 568 check-ins, 4 messages passed
DATA Net - 29 sessions, 462 check-ins, 5 messages passed
NCS for the month: K0VF, WD0GMD, K0UB, W0HS, W0TF, WA0CSL,K9DIG, N0RF, KF0IL, ND0CW, and K0AMT

Net Report - November 2013
WX Net - 24 sessions, 536 check-ins, 6 messages passed
DATA Net - 28 sessions, 536 check-ins, 6 messages passed
NCS for the month: N0JJJ, WA0CSL, K0AMT, K0UB,W0GMD, W0TF, ND0HR, N0RF, and ND0CW

Net Report - December 2013
WX Net - 22 sessions, 572 check-ins, 7 messages passed
DATA Net - 29 sessions, 453 check-ins, 4 messages passed
NCS for the month: W0HS, W0TF, K0AMT, WA0CSL,KR0W, KF0HR, N0RDJ, N0LG, N0RF, and ND0CW

MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THE NORTH DAKOTA SECTION NEWS FOR THE LATEST NORTH DAKOTA ACTIVITES AT  If you have any special announcements, feel free to email me Check for the latest list of ND stations, activities and hamfest pictures. Until next Quarter - 73's Lynn - W0ND

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