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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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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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Upcoming Events
  • Club Breakfast February 3, 2018 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.
  • Club Meeting February 6, 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.
  • W5YI-VEC Test Session February 15, 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.