Category Archives: Clubs

An ARES alert system using listservs

Last night I was having a conversation with Marty KB3MXM, ARRL Maryland-DC (MDC) Section Manager, regarding notification of ARES® members in times of need, quickly.  This isn’t the first time I’ve written about the topic and not much has changed.  … Continue reading

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38,000 Miles per Watt endorsement

Earlier today I made contact with Bert, F6HKA, at a distance of 3,845 miles.  We first made contact on 15 meters using 5 watts.  The band conditions were so good that I hooked up the K1 and we made contact … Continue reading

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1,000+ MPW award… finally!

A few months ago I reported that I had achieved the 1,000 miles per watt SKCC award only later to find out that my radio was putting out 7 watts instead of the 0.1 watts I thought it was putting … Continue reading

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SKCC 1,000 Miles per Watt Award

Update It would appear that my K1 is stuck transmitting 6 to 7 watts no matter what the power output setting is.  I can only assume that the contacts I made for this award were not made using 100 mW … Continue reading

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SKCC: I now have my Centurion!

I received the following message from Ron Bower, AC2C, after submitting my SKCC award log last night: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Gather ’round and pay heed to the news of this day! Let there be celebration to recognize a fellow … Continue reading

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