Month: October 2020

WORKED ALL EL PASO CONTEST NOV 7 AND 8

In 1935, in the wild west town of El Paso, Texas, nestled against the Rio Grande River, an intrepid group of hams known as the “Transmitting Amateurs Association “ initiated the second-oldest certificate award in the United States, called the…

West Texas Section Roundtable for October 22

Hello Everyone, I’m back from a wonderful fishing trip.  I look forward to seeing all of you and catching up on things. We are still under Covid 19 restrictions although many of us are getting out and about nowadays. ARRL…

Solar Physicist Predicts a Slightly Better Solar Cycle 25

Solar physicist Leif Svalgaard of the W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University has predicted a maximum sunspot number of 128 ±10, slightly better than Solar Cycle 24. “The overall average is 132 ±47 (median 124),” he said. “None of…

Hurricane Watch Net

Hurricane Delta Prompts Activations of Hurricane Watch Net, WX4NHC, SATERN

10/07/2020 The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), and The Salvation Army’s SATERN have announced activations for Hurricane Delta, the latest Atlantic storm. The HWN moved to its Alert Level 4 on Wednesday and is now running on 14.325…

ARRL WTX Section Round Table Meeting October 8, 2020

ARRL WTX Section Round Table Meeting October 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm CDT  A continuation of the discussion of Safety in Amateur Radio. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88222341388 Meeting ID: 882 2234 1388 One tap mobile +13462487799,,88222341388# US (Houston) +12532158782,,88222341388# US…