Wednesday, April 9, 2014

@QCWA swapmeet Saturday #ARRL #hamradio

"WEATHER PERMITTING" if it has rained that
 previous week, the tailgate will automatically be canceled due
 to being held on grassy area...DIRECTIONS:  EXIT So.I-240 AT
 SOONER ROAD, GO SOUTH TO S.E.89 TH TURN EAST, GO ABOUT 3 BLOCKS,
 LOCATED ON NORTH SIDE OF STREET, (pull on to the grass, area.)
 TALKIN FREQ is 146.520 simplex or 146.790-PL 100Hz.
 For more, contact: n5knu.jerry@gmail.com

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Look what is happening in #Tulsa in #hamradio land #ARRL

Tulsa ARES Meeting 
April 19, 2014 
AT 
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences 
1111 West 17th Street 
Tulsa, Ok 74107 
Room D107 
Starts at 9am 
Open to the public and everyone is welcome 


Agenda 
9:00am- Arrive 
9:15am- Sort introductions 
9:30am- Latest news and happenings with ARES-OK 
Presented by Mark Conklin, N7XYO 
Oklahoma Section Emergency Coordinator 
10:05am- Plan and talk about Hospital Test and Head to the Hospitals 
10:30am- Start the Hospital Net /Test. 

HOTWASH/Lunch after NET. Location TBD at meeting. 


Nathan Huffstetler, AE5NK 
District Emergency Coordinator 
Tulsa District - Oklahoma 
AE5NK@yahoo.com 
918-513-1379 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Linking your radio to the world #ARRL #Hamradio

Our friends at Remote Ham Radio, recently wrote, The current ARRL DXCC rules state the following:     

9. All stations must be contacted from the same DXCC entity. The location of any station shall be defined as the location of the transmitter. For the purposes of this award, remote operating points must be located within the same DXCC entity as the transmitter and receiver.

This statement clearly outlines the rules for remote stations. In short, if you are in the U.S., you can use any U.S. station to make a contact toward DXCC, remote or otherwise.

Previously this so-called Rule 9 stated that contacts must be made "from within a radius of 150 miles of the initial location", but the wording was changed in 1977 to account for an increasingly-mobile 

Beginning with EcholinkThe Internet Radio Linking Project, the Allstar Network and RemoteHams.com, more and more are growing interested in putting their local radio assets on the internet for others to use.

Are you working on linking your radio to the World?  Let us know.



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