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Welcome to the World of Amateur Radio

If you are are among the many people that enjoy listening to Amateur Radio also known as HAM radio, you probably already realize how much fun it can provide. Many… Read more »

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Club meetings for 2022

New, quarterly meeting schedule: January 11 6:30pm April 12. 6:30pm July 12. 6:30pm October 11 6:30pm January 10 6:30pm   2023   All meetings will be at the Sealed Air YMCA… Read more »

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Free Fest 2022 – August 13

Brought to you by The Racine Mega Cycle Club and Racine/Kenosha ARES/RACES RKARES.ORG Date: August 13 2022 Time: 6:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Greater Racine Kennel Club 6320 Six Mile Road… Read more »

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Latest ARRL News
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on December 2, 2022 at 11:48 PM

    No new sunspots appeared over the past reporting week, November 24 to 30.  But sunspots were visible every day.  Then on December 1 three new sunspot groups emerged.  The sunspot number rose from 12 to 49 and the total sunspot area went from 10 to 330.Sunspot numbers and solar flux declined during this reporting week (November 24 to 30), with average daily Sunspot number dropping from 66 to 46,...

  • Radio Amateur Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, Earned PhD in Electrical Engineering
    on December 2, 2022 at 7:50 PM

    Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, earned her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University on November 18, 2022. Dr. Collins' thesis, Development of a Low-Cost Meta-Instrument for Distributed Observations of Ionospheric Variability, focuses on the development of the HamSCI Grape Personal Space Weather Station Network. Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation (HamSCI) serves as a...

  • Amateur Radio Club Provides Communications Support for Thanksgiving Day Race
    on December 2, 2022 at 7:45 PM

    The BEARS of Manchester Amateur Radio Club in Manchester, Connecticut, spent Thanksgiving Day providing amateur radio communications support for the 86th Manchester Road Race.The race, a 4.748-mile course that begins and ends on Main Street in downtown Manchester, has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition since 1927. This is the 30th consecutive year the BEARS of Manchester Amateur Radio Club has p...

  • Nova Scotia Students Contact Astronaut Via Ham Radio
    on December 2, 2022 at 7:34 PM

    Students at Five Bridges Junior High School in Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada, finally had an opportunity to talk with an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) via ham radio.On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the students were able to talk with Astronaut Josh Cassada, KI5CRH, for about 11 minutes as the ISS passed over northern Europe.The students were anxious to ask quest...

  • Youth/Youngsters on the Air Month-Long Event Begins December 1
    on December 2, 2022 at 7:34 PM

    On December 1, 2022, YOTA begins a month-long, special event to celebrate young amateur radio operators -- YOTA Month 2022. YOTA is Youth or Youngsters on the Air. Amateur radio operators aged 25 and younger will be on all bands using all modes throughout the month to make contacts around the world. In 2021, YOTA participants worldwide made 119,516 contacts, surpassing their goal of 100,000 con...