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

20 June 2021

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