Month: March 2021


Effective Use of Amateur Radio Volunteers in County Emergency Operations

Please join the Region II National Preparedness Division for a webinar on how an amateur radio volunteers can be utilized before, during and after disasters. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 1:00:00 PM MDT – 2:00:00 PM MDT Register Here Amateur or…

Big Bend Net

Net meets weekly on the Big Bend 2 meter system, Wednesday at 8pm central time. Info about the Big Bend 2 meter system and the net on Also takes check ins on EchoLink K5FD-R

The FCC Report & Order on new licensing fees

The FCC Report & Order on new licensing fees that was adopted in December 2020 was published on Friday, March 19, 2021.     As we all remember, the FCC originally proposed to burden Amateur Radio with a licensing fee of $50.00….

Technicians: Life Beyond Repeaters

Technicians: Life Beyond Repeaters — Anthony Luscre, K8ZT Maybe you just received your Technician-class license, or perhaps you have had it for a while and are burned out waiting for sparse FM repeater contacts. Take a new look at the…