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Midwinter Madness

The Maple  Grove Radio Club will be presenting the Midwinter Madness Hamfest again this year.  There are some changes in the works, but it should be similar to last year.  Here’s a short summary: -+- -+- -+- -+- -+- -+- -+- -+- MIDWINTER MADNESS Hobby Electronics show Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00AM – 1:00PM Buffalo Civic Center 1306 County Road 134 Buffalo, MN 55313 Talk-in on 147.000 + Web site ...

SD Hams Will Participate in Centennial QSO Party

Hams in South Dakota will be participating in the ARRL Centennial QSO Party during the 3rd week in May. An operating schedule will be posted later. If you’re a Ham in South Dakota and would like to participate, please use the contact form on this website. What is the Centennial QSO Party? The ARRL Centennial QSO Party is a year-long operating event that celebrates hams making contacts. In the end you will have...

2013 ARRL Field Day Results Posted!

The results of the 2013 ARRL Field Day have been posted. Less-than-ideal conditions this past June likely accounted for a slight drop in participation from 2012. Nonetheless, there were more than 2500 entries, and more than 35,500 people participated. Read more via 2013 ARRL Field Day Results Posted!. Share...

IC-7000 – A Brief Look – YouTube

I saw this youtube video and thought it might be interesting to show on our website. He sticks to VHF/UHF, but I couldn’t find a review of the IC-7000 on HF. The filters used on HF are fantastic and fun to play with. Icom IC-7000: I got this radio in January of this year and still haven’t figured out all of the features. So far I like it pretty much. It’s compact, got a fine receiver and the display is easy...

Amateur Radio Aids Post-Typhoon Rescue and Recover...

Officials in the Philippines are still assessing the extent of damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan (locally called “Yolanda”), which hit the central Philippines November 8. The death toll is at least 100, with many others injured and some 500,000 people left homeless. The typhoon (hurricane), with sustained winds approaching 150 MPH with gusts to 170 MPH, swept away homes and buildings, blocked roads with fallen trees and...

Linked Ham Radio Repeater System Instrumental in H...

A hiker in distress in Nevada is thankful that he had his hand-held transceiver along when he found himself stranded in the hills near Henderson. Western Intertie Network (WIN http://www.winsystem.org/) System member Jim Frederick, KF6QBW, in Arizona reports he was monitoring the system November 3 around midday when he heard, “Mayday, Mayday. Hiker in distress!” from his WIN System repeater. via Linked Ham Radio...

Massive solar flare detected | National Monitor

Forget the obvious reference to Star Trek’s M-class planets, solar flares just got real. Late last week, two huge solar flares erupted off the surface of the sun on Friday morning. via Massive solar flare detected | National Monitor. Share...

Radio Resource Magazine: Hams Fill Communications ...

By Kristen Beckman, Assistant Editor Public-safety communications networks in Colorado suffered minimal damage and outages during historic flooding in early September, and amateur radio operators made considerable contributions to the disaster’s communications efforts. Read More at: Radio Resource Magazine: OnlyOnline. Share...