Content in the TECHNICAL category

Content (e.g. blog posts, information pages, and files/links) about the activities of the RRRA Technical Committee and the equipment/systems they maintain, along with technical topics of general interest.

Updated RRRAES Frequency List Published

The updated RRRAES Frequency list discussed by KD0IOE at the May 2019 ARES meeting has been published on-line. This list is available as an Excel spreadsheet, PDF and CSV files.

The files are stored in the ARES | Documents and Manuals folder on the RRRA File Sharing Server. This folder may be accessed without logging in through a public link (which is listed as RRRA ARES Documents and Manuals on the RRRA Files and Links page.)

Club members who need assistance with their File Sharing Server account should contact the Webmaster Team .

Red River Valley Repeaters

Location ID & Mode Frequency Notes Barnesville, MN KC0SD Analog 147.060 + T123 SuperLINK Detroit Lakes, MN W0EMZ Analog 147.195 + Detroit Lakes ARC Fargo, ND K0EED Analog 145.490 - T82.5 IRLP #4549 Fargo, ND KD0SWQ D-STAR 444.000 + NDSU Fargo, ND W0HSC Analog 147.090 + NDSU Amateur Radio Society Fargo, ND W0RRW

QRM.guru Can Help With Interference

Do you need help resolving Amateur Radio intereference issues? QRM.guru is here to help!

QRM.guru, sponsored by The Amateur Radio Society of Australia Inc., is an educational and reference resource developed to assist Amateur Radio operators mitigate RF noise issues. Although developed for VK hams, this resource contains information useful worldwide.

QRM.guru is a responsive (i.e. “mobile friendly”) and comprehensive resource intended to help hams with:

A harbinger of Solar Cycle 25?

On November 19, 2018, Dr. Tony Phillips reported in his A Sunspot from the Next Solar Cycle article that an ephemeral sunspot with a reversed magnetic field was detected by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory at 21:00 UT on November 17th, 2018. This sunspot matches two previously reported spots and suggests that the “ slow transition between Solar Cycle 24 and Solar Cycle 25 appears to be underway.”1