Ohio River Paddlefest 2016

Ohio River Paddlefest is looking for volunteer Ham Radio operators. The primary date is August 6 with a backup date of August 13 (if the river conditions are unfavorable). For more information about volunteering, Contact Chris Thomas, KD8YVF at kd8yvf@arrl.net. More information about Paddlefest itself can be found at http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/

Reminder: Advanced Spotter Training – April 16, 2016

This is a reminder that the Wilmington NWS Office and WARN are hosting the 2016 Advanced Weather Spotter Training Class this coming weekend, April 16, 2016. Registration is full and there is currently a wait list. The National Weather Service forecast office in Wilmington Ohio, in conjunction with the Weather Amateur Radio Network, will be … [Read more…]

Local NVIS Antenna Event

For More information, Please contact Bryan, KC8EGV directly at hoffgroup@gmail.com. LOCATION: Greenhills Commons DATE: April 23 TIME: Setup 8am Event Start 10am Event Ends 6pm (latest) MODES OF OPERATION: Mainly HF between our location and other Ohio counties using voice and digital. Also fee free to practice Winlink, Packet and other modes with adjacent stations. … [Read more…]

UCARC|UC CubeCats to Launch High Altitude Balloon

From the UC Amatuer Radio Club: The UC CubeCats in cooperation with the UC Amateur Radio Club will be launching a High Altitude Balloon tomorrow April 9th at 12:00 PM from Rising Sun Indiana. The balloon and its payload are anticipated to reach 90,000-100,000ft. The payload will be beaconing on APRS on 144.39MHz as W8YX-11 … [Read more…]