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HamWAN Adds Lookout Mountain Site

There is a new HamWAN Site that Kenny, KU7M, helped bring up last weekend. It’s located south of Bellingham on Lookout Mountain, and paints the east side of the San Juan Islands: To get a better view, check out HWLookout on heywhatsthat. If you’re in the coverage area and would like to connect, contact me […]

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First Laurel VEC Exam

Just a quick update about our first Laurel VE testing session that took place on Friday Harbor last Saturday. Bryan, Basil and I were the official VEs while Mike Sear, Dave Vandaveer, Ed Kelm and Paul Barger were observers. We had six people test, five for their Tech and one upgrading to General. All passed, […]

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To receive or upgrade your Ham License requires you to pass a test administered by 3 Volunteer Examiners or VEs. The VEs report to an FCC recognized Volunteer Exam Coordinator or VEC. At the last Club Meeting I presented an alternative to using the ARRL as our Volunteer Exam Coordinator. Laurel VEC, from Laurel Maryland, […]

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DRAWS

I am very careful not to use the Club for promotion of our products at NW Digital Radio, the company that Basil and others are involved with. OTOH This video from Julian, OH8STN in Finland, went Viral and we sold out our latest product release; the Digital Radio Amateur Work Station: DRAWS We’re starting our […]

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Lopez VE Session Mints 13 Hams!

Report from Brian K7BLS: The Lopez contingent of the club conducted their first VE session on November 3 with a great outcome. All candidates except one participated in two study sessions led by Corky. Fifteen people took the test and we now have thirteen new Hams!  Those earning new Tech licenses: Zach Anheman Brenda Asterino […]

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Protected: Amazing VE Session

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NIST FY2019 budget includes request to shutdown WWV and WWVH https://www.nist.gov/director/fy-2019-presidential-budget-request-summary/fundamental-measurement-quantum-science-and

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(Posted on behalf of Scott Miller by Peter Dahl) At the beginning of March, SJCARS members Hoop K9QJS and Bob AD6K spoke to a dozen middle school students (ages 9-12) at Spring Street International School, in Friday Harbor, about Ham radio and Morse code. The class was very interested and engaged. Bob brought a homemade wooden key […]

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