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Free Fest 2021 – August 14th

Brought to you by The Racine Mega Cycle Club and Racine/Kenosha ARES/RACES RKARES.ORG Date: August 14th, 2021 Time: 6:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Greater Racine Kennel Club 6320 Six Mile Road… Read more »

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  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on September 24, 2021 at 10:06 AM

    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Last week, we reported a big increase in activity with the daily sunspot number reaching 124, but by the end of that week all sunspots had disappeared. The sun was blank for several days, but sunspots returned on September 19.Average daily sunspot numbers this week were 28.7, which was below the 58.3 average reported a week earlier. Average daily solar flux was...

  • Open-Source Amateur Satellite Work Not Subject to Export Administration Regulation
    on September 23, 2021 at 6:38 PM

    CEO Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, reports that Open Research Institute (ORI) received an advisory opinion from the US Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on September 2. The letter confirmed that public internet posts regarding open-source amateur satellite communications work are not subject to Export Administration Regulation (EAR). ORI was founded in March 2018 by Bruce Per...

  • ARRL, RSGB Announce Joint Events to Celebrate Centenary of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success
    on September 23, 2021 at 1:49 PM

    ARRL and the Radio Society of Great Britain will jointly sponsor events to celebrate the achievement of transatlantic communications by radio amateurs 100 years ago.In December 1921, ARRL sent Paul F. Godley, 2ZE, as its representative to listen for amateur signals from North America during the Second Transatlantic Tests. Setting up his listening station in Ardrossan, on the west coast of Scotl...

  • Registration Opens for USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships
    on September 22, 2021 at 8:01 PM
  • Clear Frequencies Requested for Possible Nicaragua Earthquake Traffic
    on September 22, 2021 at 5:17 PM

    IARU Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Carlos Alberto Santamaría González, CO2JC, has requested that radio amateurs in Central America avoid 7098 and 7198 kHz in the wake of an earthquake at 0957 UTC this morning (September 22) in Nicaragua. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the offshore magnitude 6.5 earthquake has also affected Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The ear...