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Technician Test Prep Class

We are holding another Test Prep Class for the Technician License The class consists of 2 – 2 Hour Sessions followed by the test. We study and explain the actual questions from the FCC pool to prepare you for the test. You are expected to home study an additional hour or so. The test is […]

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2017 ILLW

This year’s ILLW was hampered by poor propagation as we head towards a sunspot minimum.   However, we still had a good time. Mike, N7TLL, and Ed, KD7TUN, arrived at 8am and began setting up.  Mike brought his trusty antenna rope launcher, a cut down fly rod with a golf ball on the end of the […]

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7th Call Area QSO Party

Posted by Peter Dahl on behalf of Hoop, K9QJS This weekend, beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday or 00:00 May 6 UTC, is a fun contest weekend.   If you have never done a contest before, you might try one or two QSOs or even more on any of these HF bands: 160, 80, 40, […]

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2016 ILLW Results

This year’s ILLW (International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend) event, with the usual station set up at Lime Liln Lighthouse, was enhanced by Dan, N6AU, activating Cattle Point Lighthouse.  There was some concern during the planning stage that Cattle Point might not qualify as a lighthouse, but Dan’s submission to illw.net was accepted, and Cattle Point […]

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2015 ILLW Results

Another ILLW has come and gone!  We had a great time, but due to bad band conditions, results this year failed to approach last year.  We had only about half as many contacts, fewer lighthouses and fewer states/provinces. Mike, N7TLL, Hoop, K9QJS, Ed KD7TUN, and Chris, KG7BMU, arrived about 8a.m., and found Ranger Ted already had […]

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One day “US Islands Getaway”

(Posted on behalf of Hoop, K9QJS by Peter, WA7FUS) The US Islands Awards Program is having a “USI One-Day Getaway” this weekend, May 9, 2015, 0000z – 2359z, which is 5:00 pm this Friday local time to Saturday at 4:59 pm local time. You can learn more about it at the above link – scroll […]

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SJCARS May Meeting on Orcas

(Posted on behalf of Hoop, K9QJS by Peter, WA7FUS) Dear SJCARS members and friends, Just a reminder note that our regularly scheduled second Friday of the month club meeting will be this coming Friday, May 8, on ORCAS Island and in picnic format. We will have a very nice time on the grounds of Moran […]

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March 2015 SJCARS Meeting

Our next SJCARS regular monthly meeting will be at 11:30 am on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Mullis Street Fire Station on San Juan Island. Special guests include County Sheriff Ron Krebs and Department of Emergency Management Director Brendan Cowan. The Sheriff will give us an update on his directions after having recently been […]

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