Jingle Bell Run Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are still needed to provide communication support for the 2016 Jungle Bell Run on Saturday, December 3rd.

Volunteers will be stationed outside along the course and should meet at the Courts Plus fireplace at 8:15 AM to obtain their assignments. The race starts at 9:00 AM.

Please contact  if you would like to volunteer for, or have any questions about, this event.

Press for US Senate Passage of Amateur Radio Parity Act

ARRL once again is calling on its members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act (H.R. 1301) when it comes up in the Senate during the “lame duck” session of Congress that adjourns in mid-December. The House of Representatives approved the bill in September, but if the Senate does not follow suit, the bill will die, and the entire process will have to be repeated. ARRL Hudson Division Director Mike Lisenco, N2YBB, who chairs the ARRL Board’s Legislative Advocacy Committee and has been heavily involved in efforts to move H.R. 1301 forward, said today, “The clock is ticking!” [1]

Sunday Night NCS Operators Needed For 2017

Net Control Station (NCS) Operators are needed for the 2017 Sunday Night VHF/UHF nets.

NCS operators call the net to order at its designated start time, periodically call for participants to join, listen for check-ins, keep track of the roster of stations for that particular net session, and generally orchestrate the operation of the net. A Net Preamble (or script) is provided to aid NCSes in operating their nets.