Fall 2013 Archived News
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Nevada Mustang Round-up winners announced
Nevada's premier contest, the Nevada QSO Party, also known as the Nevada Mustang Round-Up took to the airwaves May 11th-12th.
Logs were submitted and the scores have been tabulated.
Plaques winners are as follows:
Overall high scorer and First Place in the Nevada Low Power-Mixed Division is Raymond Bass-W7YKN of Sparks, with a score of 13,248.
First Place in the Nevada Low Power CW/Digital Category is John Bigley-N7UR of Las Vegas with a score of 11,562.
First Place in the Nevada QRP CW/Digital Category is Ron Stark-KU7Y of Silver Springs with a score of 2,016.
First Place in the Nevada QRP Phone Division is Lee Dusbabec-N7LD with a score of 32.
First Place Overall Non-Nevada goes to John M Desloge, Jr.-N6MU of Cypress Groves, California-with a score of 396 in the Low Power Phone category.
"Night OF Nights" this evening
It has been fourteen years since the last commercial telegraph was sent in the United States. However, each year some of these station come to life during the annual "Night Of Nights" event.
Spearheaded by the Maritime Radio Historical Society and Station KPH located in the Point Reyes National Seashore, the event is joined by costal stations, ship stations, and Coast Guard stations. The first transmission will of this years event will be at 5:01 PM
Read all about it: Night of Nights
black rock desert Group combines outdoor adventure with amateur radio fastclass and exam
A Technician level "FastClass" is scheduled for Sunday August 11, in Gerlach Nevada,.
Get your Ham License in Just One Day! Perseid Meteor Shower Campout Weekend! See the meteors, explore the Black Rock, soak in a hot spring, eat barbecue, and get a Ham License! Advance registration required for the FastClass!
To sign up or for more info, call Michael Myers at 775/557-2900, firstname.lastname@example.org
The $50.00 Class sign-up fee includes Saturday evening Barbecue and Friends Membership! Camping is Free. RV's and Trailers OK!
This class is a fundraiser sponsored by Friends of Black Rock and taught by David Book, KD7YIM. David says " I've done about a dozen of these classes and have about a 95% pass rate
for people who study a little bit on their own. Of course, the pass rate is much lower for people who don't study ahead of time. At my last class 100% of the
people who took the class passed! That even surprised me!"
Be sure to check out the Black Rock Amateur Radio Association by clicking on their Nevada Amateur Radio Newswire page.