The annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) will be held this year on Saturday, December 3, 2016. This is the day when Amateur Radio operators visit National Weather Service (NWS) offices and contact other operators around the world. The purpose of the event is… Continue Reading →
A balloon is being launched Saturday at noon (EDT) from Peoria, IL. It will carry a simplex repeaters on 444.600 FM voice. Previous similar balloons launched by this group have flown 88,000 to 95,000 feet and have stayed over eastern Illinois during their… Continue Reading →
Here are some photos from the 2016 Field Day.
Throughout 2016, Amateur Radio will be helping the National Park Service celebrate their 100th anniversary. Hams from across the country will activate NPS units, promote the National Park Service and showcase Amateur Radio to the public. The National Parks on… Continue Reading →