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Hurricane Watch Net to Activate

http://www.arrl.org/news/hurricane-watch-net-to-activate-2

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DX Code of Conduct

Operating standards have been declining. That is no news to any DXer. Even the IARU took notice and published a resolution encouraging operators to “operate to the highest levels of proficiency, with proper consideration for others using the amateur radio

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Amateur Radio Safety Foundation, Inc.

If you’re an radio operator be it Amateur, Mariner or other, supporting the Amateur Radio Safety Foundation is a very worthy cause. It’s only $24.00. Chances are you spent more than that on your QSL cards and ARSFi’s main product Winlink

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April 18 ARES Meeting

This month we discuss sending email over HF Radio. Hope to see you there.

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ISS Packet System is Back on VHF

4/14/2017 The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet digipeater system is again operating on VHF — 145.825 MHz. Follow this link to ARRL for the full story. http://www.arrl.org/news/iss-packet-system-is-back-on-vhf

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About Amateur Radio

W5YI – VEC Test Session Scheduled Every 3rd Thursday monthly at the EOC at 7pm Central. 75 S. Davis Ln. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 We now have the ability to submit License applications electronically to expedite the process. New and Upgrades

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Walton County ARES DSTAR Stack

This is the new DSTAR Repeater Stack for Walton County ARES located at the EOC Operated by Walton County EARS – N4EMA. We hope to have the new N4EMA DStar Repeaters on the air this weekend. There is still lots

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ARES Meeting March 21st

Just a reminder. Our next ARES meeting is tomorrow night at 7pm at the Walton County EOC. 75 S Davis Ln. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 Please bring your laptop. We’ll be setting up 4 mock deployments using the “Go Boxes”.

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W5YI-VEC test session Thursday March 16th 7pm

The local W5YI-VEC Team has a test session scheduled for 7pm Thursday March 16th at the EOC. That’s 75 S Davis Ln, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435. Please bring a photo ID and a signed copy of your existing license if

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Upcoming Events
  • Club Breakfast November 4, 2017 at 8:00 am – 9:00 am 328 Highway 90 DeFuniak Springs, FL. Breakfast at Corner Cafe' on the Saturday before the monthly meeting. Everyone is welcome to join us Ham or not.
  • Montgomery Hamfest November 11, 2017 408 County Downs Road Montgomery, AL 36109 http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/montgomery-amateur-radio-club-hamfest-2017 Montgomery Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 2017 HAMFEST/CONVENTION 11/11/2017 Start Date: 11/11/2017 End Date: 11/11/2017 Location: Alcazar Shrine Temple 555 Eastern Boulevard Montgomery, AL 36101 Website: http://www.w4ap.org/news/Hamfest.htm Sponsor: Montgomery Amateur Radio Club Type: ARRL Hamfest Talk-In: 146.84 Public Contact: Fred Beatty, K8AJX 408 County Downs Road Montgomery, AL 36109 Phone: 334-270-0909 Email: k8ajx@arrl.net
  • W5YI-VEC Test Session November 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 75 S Davis Ln, Defuniak Springs, FL 32435, USA The W5YI-VEC Team can test all levels, New and upgrage licenses. There is a $14.00 fee, Please bring a photo ID and if upgrading a signed copy of you existing license or CSCE. For more info. contact John Blaisdell - (W4CJB) - w4cjb@arrl.net.