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Club meetings for 2022

New, quarterly meeting schedule: January 11 6:30pm April 12. 6:30pm July 12. 6:30pm October 11 6:30pm January 10 6:30pm   2023   All meetings will be at the Sealed Air YMCA… Read more »

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Free Fest 2022 – August 13

Brought to you by The Racine Mega Cycle Club and Racine/Kenosha ARES/RACES RKARES.ORG Date: August 13 2022 Time: 6:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Greater Racine Kennel Club 6320 Six Mile Road… Read more »

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Latest ARRL News
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on September 30, 2022 at 1:15 PM

    Sunspot activity rose this reporting week, September 22-28, withaverage daily sunspot numbers increasing from 68 to 105.1. But solarflux? Not so much. Average daily solar flux rose from 134.3 to138.4.So, the sunspot average rose 55% and solar flux only 3%. I usuallyexpect the numbers to track more closely.New sunspots appeared on September 22 and 23, and one more onSeptember 27. On Thursday nig...

  • Online voting for ARRL Southeastern Division Election
    on September 29, 2022 at 8:10 PM

    In the next couple of days, ARRL members in the Southeastern Division will receive an email message indicating that the online voting site for the 2022 ARRL Southeastern Division Election is now open. The message will include instructions to access candidate statements, the ballot, and to vote.A third party was selected by the ARRL Ethics and Elections Committee to conduct the election: Electio...

  • Amateur Radio Operators Continue Response to Ian
    on September 29, 2022 at 2:39 PM

    As Hurricane Ian, now a tropical storm, makes its way across Florida, amateur radio operators continue to provide communications support for weather updates and requests for assistance.The hurricane made landfall at 3:00 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, just south of Tampa, Florida, as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 miles per hour. Millions of residents are without po...

  • Hurricane Watch Net Update for Ian
    on September 29, 2022 at 12:48 PM

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has been in operation since the morning of September 27, 2022, as Hurricane Ian swept across Cuba and headed toward Florida’s Gulf Coast. The HWN continues to operate on both 14.325 and 7.268 MHz as propagation permits. The 20-meter net resumed at 8:00 AM Eastern Time on Thursday, September 29, and will continue until further discussion and conditions warrant closi...

  • FCC Grants an ARRL Emergency Request to Permit Higher Data Rate Transmissions for Hurricane Relief Communications
    on September 28, 2022 at 11:34 AM

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted an ARRL emergency request for a 60-day temporary waiver intended to facilitate amateur radio emergency communications for hurricane relief. The waiver was adopted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, and immediately permitted amateur radio operators supporting amateur data transmission for Hurricane Ian traffic to employ a higher symbol rate fo...