Megacycle Club meetings previously cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions will resume this month. Meetings will now be held earlier, starting at 6:30pm. Meetings will be held in the large room… Read more »
FREE! Rain or shine! Vendor spaces inside and outside Exhibitors must bring their own tables and chairs Plenty of free off-street parking No smoking in the building No overnight camping… Read more »
The Lighthouse Run has been cancelled. Volunteers will not be needed for the event.
The K7RA Solar Update
on September 18, 2020 at 1:18 PM
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Lots of news lately about the solar cycle, but no sunspots. Today, September 18, is the 29th consecutive day with no sunspots.The news this week was about the Solar Cycle 24 minimum, announced recently as having occurred during December 2019 and indicating the start of Solar Cycle 25. The reason that announcement is just coming out now has to do with the nature...
FCC Grants ARRL Rules Waiver Request for Fire Emergencies, Hurricanes
on September 17, 2020 at 7:59 PM
Hurricane Watch Net Wraps Up Marathon Activation for Two Storms
on September 17, 2020 at 6:55 PM
Northern Florida ARES Requests Clear Frequencies for HF Nets
on September 16, 2020 at 5:47 PM
Northern Florida Section Emergency Coordinator Karl Martin, K4HBN, is requesting that stations not directly involved in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) response to Hurricane Sally please avoid 3.950 MHz (primary) and 7.242 MHz (backup). ARES has activated in four Northern Florida counties. Shelters are open, and power and telecommunications outages are widespread, Martin reports.
5-MHz Interoperability Channels Designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Response
on September 15, 2020 at 4:55 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that two 60-meter channels have been made available, as necessary, for interoperability between US Government stations and US amateur radio stations involved in emergency communications related to the wildland firefighting response in California, Oregon, and Washington, and to Hurricane Sally. These interoperability channels will rema...