Club Remote Station...

Category: Site Pages
Published: Sunday, 12 April 2020
Written by Super User

The remote club station is running and ready for testing.

Currently, KD8TUT, KW0RM, AD8BU, and N8SS are testing transmit. The radio is available to all Club members as a receiver while we are testing.

You'll need to download the client and create an account from here:

    https://www.remotehams.com/

    Once you have the client installed, start the RCForb client and login to the client (this is the account you setup on the remote hams site).

    Once the client loads: There will be a list of stations. Look for the W8MAI Club Station- double click the station listing.

    The current station is an Apache Labs ANAN 100D.

    Further Documentation will be available in the future, however, here are the software manuals:

    Getting Started: Remote Hams Documentation

 

ARRL News

Category: Site Pages
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020
Written by Super User

05 March 2024

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
  • HAARP Needs Ham Help

     Amateur radio operators and radio astronomers are being asked to help monitor a new research project by the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP).

    The project officially began on February 28, but it will run until March 3, 2024.

    Some examples of experiments planned for the project are the production of extremely low frequency (ELF) and very low frequency (VLF) emissions and stud...

  • Bob Heil, K9EID, Silent Key

    The man who defined the sound of live rock ‘n’ roll music and brought audio engineering principals into mainstream amateur radio use, Dr. Bob Heil, K9EID, has passed away at the age of 83. He was an ARRL Life Member and in the ARRL Maxim Society. A Facebook post from Heil Ham Radio paid tribute to their founder: “Bob fought a valiant, yearlong battle with cancer, and passed peacefully surrounde...

  • YLRL Celebrates International Women's Day with Special Event

    The Young Ladies Radio League (YLRL) is hosting an International Women's Day YL Parks on the Air® (POTA) Party from 0000Z - 2359Z on March 8.

    International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year's theme is Inspire Inclusion.

    To celebrate the day, the goal of this special event is to activate any POTA park during the 2...

  • The K7RA Solar Update

    "ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 2208 UTC/29 FEBRUARY 2024 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE.

    "A filament eruption was observed at 28/0855UT from the solar
    southeast quadrant. The associated CME has been determined to
    contain an Earth-directed component, with an arrival to Earth's
    magnetosphere at 02/1100 UTC +/- 12 hours. G1 geomagnetic conditions
    are expected.

    "INCR...

  • Winter Season Section Manager Election Results

    On Tuesday, February 20, at ARRL Headquarters, ballots were counted for two Section Manager elections that were conducted this winter.

    ARRL members in Louisiana elected Houston Polson, N5YS, of Winnfield, to become the next Section Manager of the ARRL Louisiana Section starting on April 1, 2024. Polson received 200 votes, and incumbent Section Manager Matt Anderson, KD5KNZ, received 169 votes.  ...

  • Amateur Radio Operators Needed for Help with Solar Eclipse Project

    The Case Amateur Radio Club, W8EDU, the club station at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, is asking for amateur radio operators to help with a research project centered around the April 8, 2024, solar eclipse.

    W8EDU club member Adam Goodman, W7OKE, said the project centers around studying the effects of the eclipse on propagation to better understand the recombination time of t...

  • Former Vice Director of the ARRL Hudson Division, Bill Hudzik, W2UDT, Silent Key

    Former Vice Director of the ARRL Hudson Division and ARRL Maxim Society Member William "Bill" Hudzik, W2UDT, has passed away at the age of 77.

    Hudzik served as Vice Director from 2011 to 2022, and he had previously been Section Manager of the ARRL Northern New Jersey Section.  

    Hudzik was first licensed in 1961 as WV2UDT, and he was active in VHF contesting at the time.  

    He quickly gained a reput...

  • The K7RA Solar Update

    "ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 0237 UTC/22 FEBRUARY 2024 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE.

    "A solar filament has erupted from the northwest solar quadrant and
    a component of the predominately westward associated CME is expected
    to arrive at the Earth during the second half of 24-Feb. G1 conditions, with the chance of G2 periods are possible during the second hal...

  • Highlights from 2024 Orlando HamCation

    Warm weather greeted the crowds of radio amateurs who attended the 2024 Orlando HamCation® from February 9 - 11. The convention hosted the ARRL Florida State Convention, but drew attendees from across the country, and some from even farther, renewing HamCation's place as the second largest US ham radio convention.

    HamCation is sponsored by the Orlando Amateur Radio Club (OARC). The convention wa...

  • Amateur Radio as Educational Tool Represented to Policymakers in Washington DC

    ARRL and Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) represented Amateur Radio at a symposium in Washington on February 1 at which the top domestic spectrum policymakers from across the federal government considered implementation of the National Spectrum Strategy (NSS) [PDF].

    ARRL ensures that Amateur Radio is represented at sessions such as this so that decisionmakers understand amateur radio'...

  • ARRL Headquarters Closed Presidents Day

    ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of Presidents Day. 

    There won't be any W1AW bulletin or code practice that day. ARRL HQ will reopen on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 8 AM EST.

    There are several special operating events to mark the holiday. Visit the ARRL Special Event Stations datab...

  • The K7RA Solar Update

    Seven new sunspot groups appeared over the past week, February 8-14,
    two on February 8, three on February 10, and two more on February 13
    and 14.

    Then on February 15 three more sunspots emerged.

    Now this is a personal opinion, but from recent numbers I suspect
    that we may at the peak of Solar Cycle 25 or just prior to the peak.
    We won't know when the actual peak occurred until six months after.

    Averag...

  • Errata to the 2024 - 2028 Amateur Extra-Class Question Pool Released

    The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee (QPC) has released errata for the new 2024 - 2028 Element 4 Extra Class Question Pool, which goes into effect on July 1. The errata includes minor question changes, the removal of one question, and one modified graphic. These updates are reflected in the new downloadable files, dated January 31, 2024. The...

  • Veteran DXpedition Leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, SK

    Prolific DXpedition leader, ARRL Maxim Society member, and former Chair of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee, Robert C. “Bob” Allphin, Jr., K4UEE, has become a Silent Key. Allphin passed on February 10 at the age of 79. His early life as the son of a United States Air Force (USAF) officer sent him to many corners of the globe. That set the tenor for a life in amateur radio spent operating from far...

  • Senators Roger Wicker and Richard Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 to Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on Amateur Radio

    On January 30, 2024, US Senators Roger Wicker (MS) and Richard Blumenthal (CT) introduced S.3690, the Senate companion bill to H.R.4006, introduced last June. Both bills reflect the Congressional campaign efforts byARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® to eliminate homeowner association land use restrictions that prohibit, restrict, or impair the ability of an Amateur Radio Operato...

Southgate Amateur Radio News

Category: Site Pages
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020
Written by Super User

BARA Ham of the Year Recipients

Category: Site Pages
Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Written by Tim Richards
Year Name Call Sign
2008 Annie Kaeding W8ALK
2009 Bill Wheeler W8JBA
2010 Gary Wallis KB8VIM
2011 Chuck Davis KC8YTA
2012 Matt Adrian KD8ZB
2013 Randy Kaeding K8TMK
2014 Ron Ackerman N8KBG
2015 Tim Richards KD8NOH
2016 Dan Utroske KF8Z
2017 Ken Jewell N8OL
2018 Bob Mann W8LHP
2019 Matt Severin N8MS
2020 Ron Warczynski K9RON
2021 Frank Lemanski AD8BU
2022 Ira Bilancio NX8I