Congratulations go out to Dick Grady AC7EL, of Pahrump, Nevada who on February 7th. participated in his 100th session as a Volunteer Examiner for the ARRL VEC Program....Read about it here
John Bigley, N7UR, of Las Vegas, has been appointed ARRL Nevada Section Manager, ...Story Here
It is with profound sadness that I must inform you of the death this morning of Gary Grant K7VY the Section Manager of the Nevada Section. Gary had been hospitalized in the ICU for several weeks. Read the rest of the story here.
Las Vegas area hams are saddened by the news of the passing of Howard Mark K3HM, age 81, of Burnsville, Minnesota. Mark suffered a non-recoverable head injury in a fall last week and succumbed to the effects. Prior to his fall he had been in declining health Read the full story here
A new Reno ham, David Chamberlain W7DSC has been appointed the new Director of Advertising and Marketing for CQ Communications .
Chamberlain, who was first licensed this past summer, enjoys operating digital phone. CQ Communications President Richard Ross, K2MGA, cited Chamberlains 25 years of sales experience and successful track record dealing with Fortune 500 companies as factors in his selection.
The ARRL Board of Directors has selected a Las Vegas anchorwoman to be the recipient of the 2015 Bill Leonard Award for outstanding journalism Read story here
The first session of the Port Elizabeth Amateur Radio Society (PEARS) VHF/UHF Contest will start at 18:00 on Friday 16 January and ends at 16:00 on Saturday afternoon. Read the story here
The Internet, with it's seemingly endless supply of amateur radio information, has changed the way today's aspiring candidate becomes a ham. In years past, a person who wished to enter the fun world of amateur radio had a much more difficult road to travel in acquiring the knowledge necessary to gain a license.
Nevada Section Manager Gary Grant K7VY is expected to return home today (Monday) following a lengthy hospitalization.
Have you ever given a thought to "lion hunting"? Well the Lions are hoping that you do. In fact Lions all over the world are just waiting to be picked off. Read the story here
Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society invite you to join their Morse classes which will be starting at 7pm on Thursday, January 15 at the
Danbury Village Hall CM3 4NQ Read more about it here.
Silver State Hams Honor Their Past As They Look To The Future
2014 was a year of growth and service for amateur radio operators in Nevada. It was also a year of celebration, as a couple of historical milestones were reached. Read the whole story here.
The Las Vegas Radio Amateur Club has announced that the following officers will lead the group during the upcoming year: President - Jerry Sobel KØMBB, Vice President - Mark Pallans W4MDP, Secretary - Gary Desler AA7YO, and Treasurer - Gerry Wojciechowski K9ADY.
The Board of Directors will consist of Marc Zuckerman K7MNZ, Ken McCracken KG7GW, and Keith Lee NØLSL.
Northwest Reno has just gotten a brand new shopping spot and amateur radio has gained a very nice venue from which to showcase ham radio, courtesy of the Great Western Marketplace. Click here to read.
Carol McGee of Reno, Nevada has been named the recipient of the 2014 Legacy Award, presented by the Sisterhood Of Amateur Radio (SOAR), a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of amateur radio among women. Read the story here...
This past Saturday the Sisterhood Of Amateur Radio decorated a vehicle and marched in the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce's "Santa's Electric Night Parade". Read the story here
As part of a full day of amateur radio activities, on December 6th, members of the Sisterhood Of Amateur Radio climbed aboard the Nevada Southern Railway in Boulder City and operated "Railroad Mobile". Read the story here