Photo by Wayne Precht AB3RY
Friday, May 18th, 2018, at 1:00 PM club members attened the services at Arlington National Cemetery for Holly Bevan, N3MB (SK). The Navy Color Guard (shown above) performed their duties flawlessly while the Chaplain spoke of the wonderful life Holly share with so many of us.
Armed Forces Day was Saturday May 12th 2018. On that single day of the year, hams and military operators are allowed to converse on the radio This is split frequency operation at it's best. The Military stations used military frequencies not far from the ham bands, as posted online. They announced the amateur radio frequencies on which they listened for replies. A complete list of the Military operations from the event can be downloaded here
Instead of an Eagles PowerPoint presentation, how about some chicken?
Yep, this is some chicken that was well on it's way to becoming pulled chicken BBQ, the photo taken back in 2015 for that year's Field Day. I really enjoy making and serving the pulled pork and chicken every year, and we're going to do it again this time. [click to read more]
Yes, the rumors are true, you must now use your call sign as either your login name, or the first part of your login name. In other words you can be W3XXX or W3XXX Fred or W3XXX-Fred or W3XXX_Fred or anything like that. The only exemptions are people without call signs.