There’s a new contest debuting October 3–4, 2020 for portable Amateur Radio Operators, and those living under onerous HOA restrictions or the realities of limited real estate: the Portable Operations Challenge (POC). Potential participants are encouraged to add this event to their calendars and review the Operator Resources.
These events have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 situation:
In this episode of ARRL’s biweekly Eclectic Tech podcast: “Combating the ever-increasing noise plague; a ham at CalTech aids in the search for mysterious Fast Radio Bursts."1
In his Augment Your ARES® Mission with FirstNet® article (a free preview from the September 2020 issue of QST Magazine), Randy Richmond, W7HMT, discusses how ARES members can apply for a subscription to FirstNet and use this tool for public service applications.
- Meeting took place on the W0ILO Repeater system instead of in-person in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
- Meeting called to order by President Jarod W0JPJ at 19:00
- 22 stations checked in