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

 

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

07 July 2022

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
  • The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity took a dramatic plunge over the recent reporting week (June 23 to 29) but geomagnetic activity stayed exactly the same. Field Day weekend saw rising geomagnetic numbers, with planetary A index at 8, 16 and 23, Friday through Sunday.

    On Sunday the geomagnetic activity was a problem, although not severe, with many stations in Field Day reporting increased absorption. The planetary...

  • ARRL Represented at International Amateur Radio Exhibition in Germany

    2022 Ham Radio, the International Amateur Radio Exhibition, held last weekend (June 24 - 26) in Friedrichshafen, Germany, drew enthusiastic crowds and amateur radio enthusiasts from 52 countries.

    Messe Friedrichshafen Managing Director Klaus Wellmann and Project Manager Petra Rathgeber said the event attracted 10,200 participants. While attendance was down (14,300 in 2019) because of COVID, visi...

  • ARRL Field Day 2022: 500,000 Contacts Already Reported

    2022 ARRL Field Day wrapped up nearly a week ago, and ARRL Headquarters has already received over 2,400 entries submitted via the online Field Day Entry web application. Early analysis reveals that most of the entrants participated as Class D -- home stations, and Class E -- home stations using emergency power.

    As of June 29, the breakdown of Field Day entries by Class showed 2,723 total entries...

  • ARRL Headquarters is Closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day

    ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. There will be noW1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m. EDT.

    TheBaton Rouge Amateur Radio Club will operate a special event station, W5KID, from the USS KIDD Veterans Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 4....

  • New Treasurer John Sager, WJ7S, Says ARRL a Perfect Match
    ARRL's new Treasurer, John R. Sager, WJ7S, officially took office on May 1, 2022, and is already helping to plan the ARRL's financial future.

    Sager brings with him over 40 years of financial management experience. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Cash Manager, and holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Utah.

    What led him to ARRL...

  • ARRL to Host LIVE Video from W1AW for Field Day

    Join ARRL live from W1AW via YouTube for 2022 ARRL Field Day! See all of the fun involved with Field Day, and ask your questions about the event in the Live Chat and get them answered in real time. Watch on ARRL's YouTube channel at youtu.be/RN8mc3NVdwg starting on June 25, 2022, at 1:30 PM Eastern / 10:30 AM Pacific / 1730 UTC.

    W1AW is among the world's most recongizable call signs. It is the p...

  • 2022 ARRL Field Day Weekend -- Are You Ready?
    One of the most anticipated amateur radio operating events of the year in the United States, Canada, and worldwide is this weekend. ARRL Field Day kicks off at 1800 UTC on Saturday, June 25, and concludes at 2059 UTC on Sunday, June 26. Last year, almost 27,000 individuals participated in ARRL Field Day, logging over 1.4 million two-way radio contacts during the event.

    For 2022, there are some n...
  • The K7RA Solar Update

    This past reporting week (June 16-22) began with a bang, when the daily sunspot number was 159. But sunspot numbers declined every day to finally reach 80 on June 22.

    One new sunspot group emerged on June 15, another on June 16, one more on June 18, and another on June 21.

    Average daily sunspot number over the week was 124.6, up substantially from 74.3 the previous seven days.

    Average daily solar...

  • Phil Salas, AD5X, Wins the May 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award
  • 2022 W1AW and K6KPH Field Day Bulletin Schedule

    W1AW and Maritime Radio Historical Society station K6KPH will transmit at various times the official W1AW Field Day Bulletin using CW, Phone, and various digital modes.

    The 2022 W1AW and K6KPH Field Day Bulletin Schedule is as follows:

    Maxim Memorial Station W1AW:

             Mode     Pacific    Mountain   Central     Eastern      UTC
    FRIDAY:
             CW       5:00 PM    6:00 PM    7:00 PM   8:00 PM   ...

  • The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity increased this week, which we were happy to see, with average daily sunspot number rising from 44.4 last week to 74.3 during this reporting week, June 9-15. Sunspot numbers rose all week, starting at 17 on Thursday, June 9 to 149 on Wednesday, June 15.

    Average daily 10.7 cm solar flux increased from 99.4 to 123.9. Solar flux peaked at 145.5 on Tuesday, June 14, but then on Thursda...

  • Successful 2022 SEA-PAC Ham Radio Convention Celebrates 40th Year

    The Northwest's largest amateur radio convention, SEA-PAC, held its 40th anniversary show, June 3 - 5, 2022. The convention drew more than 1,500 attendees to the Seaside Convention Center, just steps from the Pacific Ocean in Seaside, Oregon. SEA-PAC is sponsored by the Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club, and co-sponsored by the Clark County Amateur Radio Club. The event also hosted the...

  • The K7RA Solar Update

    Hard for me to believe, I had to blink to make sure, but on Wednesday, June 8 for the first time this calendar year there were no sunspots, even though two new sunspot regions appeared on June 4.

    Average daily sunspot number declined to 44 from 52.9 last week. Average daily solar flux was only 99.4, down from 104.3 last week and 158.8 the week before.

    News about the first spotless day can be foun...

  • Pete Varounis, NL7XM, Wins the April 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winning article for the April 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award is "The Better Antenna: Cooper Versus Aluminum," by Pete Varounis, NL7XM.

    [The QST staff hopes you enjoyed this "highly scientific" April Fool article.]

    The QST Cover Plaque Award - given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue - is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. C...

  • FCC Proposes Record $34,000 Fine for Alleged Interference and Unauthorized Transmissions During Idaho Wildfire

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a $34,000 fine against Jason Frawley of Lewiston, Idaho, for allegedly interfering with radio operations of the U.S. Forest Service during firefighting activities for the Johnson Creek Fire near Elk River in July 2021. The FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) on June 8, 2022 to Frawley. The FCC states in the NAL...

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

Category: Site Pages
Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Written by Tim Richards

Here is the list of past winners of the BARA Ham of the Year:

List
Year  Ham                                                 Call Sign
 
2008 Annie Kaeding                                    W8ALK
2009 Bill Wheeler                                        W8JBA
  2010 Gary Wallis                                         WB8VIM
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