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DropBox Shared Files

The link below is a collection of software/freeware that has been found useful by our members. Some of these may NOT be the latest version. If you choose to use the version here, It is recommended you upgrade to the

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Florida State Parks On The Air

Rory Martin K4CCK and John Blaisdell W4CJB are participating in the Florida State Parks On The Air Sunday April 8 2018 at Grayton Beach State Park. We will be testing a couple lightweight fast deployment Portable HF antennas in the

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Outpost Packet Message Manager

What is Outpost Outpost was designed for the Amateur Radio ARES/RACES packet user community. The thinking behind it was to create an intuitive, easy-to-use program that lets ARES/RACES organizations focus on the “message,” not the “medium,” as they pass digital

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Understanding Soundcard Interfacing by Ernie Mills, WM2U.

    http://www.qsl.net/wm2u/interface.html  This page is an attempt to correlate the interfacing schemes for various Radio models, and Sound Card configurations. Since 26th December 1998, when the sound card version of PSK31 was first introduced to the Ham community, and after much dialog, experimentation and

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New! Supporters may now donate using PayPal Link Below. Thanks for your support.

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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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Upcoming Events
  • Club Meeting May 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm 312 College Ave. Defuniak Springs, FL. The Walton County Amateur Radio Club's Monthly meeting is held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm. The location is - The Life Enrichment Senior Center 312 College Ave. DeFuniak Springs, Fl 32435.
  • ARES Meeting May 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 75 S Davis Ln, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32459 Walton County ARES meeting begins at 7pm local time at the Walton County EOC, aka "The Bunker". All Hams interested in participating are encouraged and welcome to attend. For info or directions contact John - W4CJB by email at w4cjb@arrl.net
  • W5YI-VEC Test Session May 17, 2018 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.