TS-2000X for sale by W1LVL

Posted Aug 19, 2014 by W1LVL

I have for sale a Kenwood TS2000X 160 meter thru 1.2 GHz all mode Transceiver. All bands work great. Has later PA Finals. Radio S/N# B2600036 and I am the original owner. Purchased from HRO Atlanta in fall of 2012 for 1950.00. Included is Book, Box, Inserts, MC-43S Hand Microphone, and Power Cable. Price is 1450.00 Plus 35.00 shipping/Insurance to US address. PayPal preferred.

George W1LVL

Daytona Beach Meeting Space Available

Posted Aug 18, 2014 by Julie Harris

To Whom It May Concern,

We have heard that several groups in the area are looking for places for their groups and clubs to meet weekly, for monthly tournaments, monthly dinners, etc and we have space available!

Our Daytona Beach Church is now open and available on various days/nights/weekends to groups and clubs for their weekly meetings, etc. We have a large Fellowship Hall, fully equipped kitchen area, tables and chairs and many rooms and classrooms available. Give us a call or email if you are interested! Thank you!

Julie Harris
Seabreeze United Church
501 N Wild Olive Ave
ChurchDaytona Beach FL 32118
(386) 252-6314
(386) 258-1243 (fax)

Look for W100AW/4 on-air, operating from the Huntsville Hamfest!

Posted Aug 16, 2014 by ARRL

Look for W100AW/4 on-air, operating from the Huntsville Hamfest!


W100AW/4 knocking out the contacts at the Huntsville Convention #ARRL2014 pic.twitter.com/8gvr4IU1oV

AD5X Wins August QST Cover Plaque Award

Posted Aug 14, 2014 by ARRL

The winner of the August QST Cover Plaque award is Phil Salas, AD5X, for his article “Antenna Feed Line Control Box.”

The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on theQST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the September issue today.

Canadian Radio Amateurs Will Join Special Event This Fall on 630 Meters

Posted Aug 14, 2014 by ARRL

Canadian radio amateurs will take part in the previously announced CW-only special event operation on 600/630 meters this fall. The Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS), which maintains the KPH/KSM commercial coast stations, also will participate in the event. ARRL 600 Meter Experimental Group Coordinator Fritz Raab, W1FR said the MRHS participants will conduct a mini “Night of Nights” operation, with special attention to MF operation.


Amateur Radio Operators Delighted With California City Council's Antenna Decision

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by ARRL

The approximately 450 radio amateurs who live in Poway, California, may erect antenna support structures of up to 65 feet with only a building permit and a courtesy notice to their neighbors. The Poway City Council unanimously approved the new ordinance on August 5. According to an August 6 Pomerado News report by Steve Dreyer, the Council “declined to adopt an alternative ordinance that would have required obtaining a special minor use permit” for structures between 35 and 65 feet.


Shortwave Broadcasting “of Marginal and Continuously Declining Impact,” Committee Concludes

Posted Aug 12, 2014 by ARRL

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting foresees a dim outlook for the medium. The Committee this month released its assessment of the current and projected use of shortwave radio as a platform for programming by US international media.


Peter Dahl Transformer For Sale! by WN2SQC

Posted Aug 09, 2014 by WN2SQC

By Ken Dupuis:

Peter Dahl filament transformer. 115/230 VAC primary, 5 VAC at 30 amp secondary. Picture on request. Make an offer, plus cheapest shipping from Long Island.


Local Area Nets

Posted Aug 06, 2014 by NW0LF

DBARA Elmers and newbies net.
Sunday at 2000 hr local time on the 147.15 repeater

KB6NU's Column

Posted Jul 27, 2014 by KB6NU
KB6NU ARRL support for clubs could use some improvement

Often, when you hear ARRL officials speak, they extol the virtues of amateur radio clubs, saying things like, "Clubs are the lifeblood of amateur radio." For example, Dale Williams, WA8EFK, in response to my e-mail congratulating him on his appointment as the new ARRL Great Lakes Division director, said that his "plans are to push to keep things local, club-related, and bottom-up driven."


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