Introduction into Contesting – November 18th

If you’d like to try out contesting, on November 18th, the ARRL Sweepstakes kicks off the SSB segment (CW just concluded last weekend). Never contested? No problem. For this event, you can’t operate for more than 24 hours for the duration of the event and can only have one transmitter on the air. It’s a perfect time … Read more…

Weekly CW Practice

Every Tuesday and Thursday there will be CW practice transmissions on our 2m repeater. 12:00-12:15 CT will be sent at 5 WPM and 12:15-12:30 CT will be sent at ~15-18 WPM. The 5 WPM will be sent using the Farnsworth method which sends the characters at ~18 WPM but uses longer than usual spaces.  This method is designed to force … Read more…

Tune into Ham Talk Live! this Thursday (10/12)

Ken Goodwin (K5RG) will be a guest on this week’s Ham Talk Live! hosted by Neil Rapp (WB9VPG). Ken will discuss the JSCARC’s history, the 50th Year celebration, and the special event scheduled for this weekend. Tune in live on Thursday at 8pm CT at hamtalklive.com. If you have any questions for Ken, please be … Read more…