Month: June 2020

Radio Amateur’s Call for Help Relayed from across the Atlantic

When Richard Tashner, N2EO, of Massapequa, New York, suffered a medical emergency on May 18, his DMR radio was closer than his phone. His call for help was answered by Maxis Johnston, GM0MRJ, who put out a call for “anyone…

ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, Issues Field Day 2020 Statement

ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has released a statement in advance of ARRL Field Day 2020. Dear ARRL Members, For the first time since the event was introduced in 1933, ARRL Field Day will indeed be significantly different this year. Continuing public…

San Angelo ARC Field Day

This weekend is field day, June 27 & 28.  This year SAARC will be field day will be at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), not far from the clubhouse on the airport grounds.  We plan to start setup at 10:00…

WTX Zoom Section Meeting July 9th

Thursday, July 9th’s special guest is scheduled to  be Carole Perry, WB2MGP. If you have not received your invitation contact Dale at w5wi@arrl.org 73,   Dale W5WI WTX SM   For more about Carole CLICK HERE

WSJT-X Version 2.2.0 is Now in General Release

WSJT-X version 2.2.0 is now in general availability release, after a short stint in beta (or release candidate) status. WSJT-X version 2.2 offers 10 different protocols or modes — FT4, FT8, JT4, JT9, JT65, QRA64, ISCAT, MSK144, WSPR, and Echo. The first six…

“June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement” Seeks Ham Radio Volunteers

Grad student Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, in Cleveland, Ohio, is looking for radio amateurs and shortwave listeners — particularly in Africa and Asia — to help her collect data for an experiment. On June 21, an annular solar eclipse will cross…