Tag Archives: ARRL

Proud

Today at the bi-monthly VE Test Exam for Amateur Radio sponsored by PCARS at the Melbourne Library. Snowie having completed taking the Element 2 (Technician) Class this past Thursday, sat today for the Licensing exam.  The other student from the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Hamfest

CQ! CQ! CQ!  This is KC1FLG.  Today marks the start of the: 52nd Annual Melbourne HAMFEST and ARRL State Convention Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS) October 13 & 14 2017 Note: The Hamfest is Friday and Saturday ONLY! Friday: … Continue reading

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Revised ARRL Frequency Chart

An updated ARRL frequency chart is now available for printing and downloading at http://www.arrl.org/graphical-frequency-allocations. The chart has been updated to include our new bands at 2,200 and 630 meters. Band Charts PDFs: 11×7 Color 8.5×11 Color 8.5×11 Black and White

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The Ham Code

The Radio Amateur is CONSIDERATE…He/[She] never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others. LOYAL…He/[She] offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, the IARU Radio Society in his/[her] country, through which Amateur … Continue reading

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2017 Hamfest Maine

It’s almost that time a year again… HamFest time, so mark your calendars!  What you haven’t heard of HamFest, it’s the next best thing since sliced bread?! Okay this is what it is: ” a hamfest is a meeting of people … Continue reading

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ARRL Surprise

I had a wonderful surprise in today’s mail from the ARRL! I am now a Volunteer General Class V.E., I have to say I love my hobby more and more each day, I’m learning so much. My accreditations thus far: … Continue reading

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ARRL Goodies

Greetings my dear readers. I opened my email today to find a few goodies from the ARRL. Rookie Round Up 2017 & Edward L Tatro Jr – KC1FLG – Registered Instructor

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What Ham Radio Operators Do

One of my dearest friends and followers asked me to explain what we do as Ham/Amateur Radio Operators. So this post is devoted to the subject of Ham Radio and what we do. First let me define Amateur Radio per … Continue reading

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Congress You’re Fired!

Senator Nelson you sir are a cad. You do not speak for this Floridian thanks to you we have to start all over again!  This Amateur Radio Operator will vote you out next election! From the Facebook group 100W and … Continue reading

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