Monthly Meetings

January 18, 2023Learn Morse Code

Instructors Dallas Wade (K1DW) and Frank Collins (K1EBY) will update us on the CW Academy Morse Code (online) Course for learning Morse Code and tell us about the CWOps group, website and support material.
Dallas (K1DW) lives in Fate, TX.  He was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. He received his Novice license in 1952 and his General in 1954. He is a member of the CWOPS, FOC, LCC, 599DX, SKCC, FISTS, QRPARCI, DFWCG and Rockwall ARC.  Life member ARRL, Delta DX Association, Jefferson Amateur Radio Club and QCW. He has instructed over 50 classes for the CW Academy.
Frank (K1EBY) lives in Windsor, CT.  He was born and raised there.  He was first licensed in 1957 at age 14 years. He is a member of the CWOPS and Assistance CW Academy instructor.  He is a member of the K1USN club and participates in the SST/MST program and Ships On The Air.

February 15, 2023Work the Easy Sats 

John Langille (VE1CWJ) from the Folly Mountain area will be here to tell us how to get started in satellite operations.  He is a member of the WestCum ARC and Truro ARC. John has been an active satellite operator.  He demonstrated satellite QSOs at SMART22 and gave a great presentation during the RAC 2022 AGM. He’ll show us how to get started with satellites on a shoestring.

March 15, 2023Work Your Station Remotely 

Gerry Hull Gerry (VE1RM / W1VE), born in Halifax and a former HARC member, lives in Hancook, NH.  He is an active remote operator, working from K2LE (Vermont) and stations in VE1, VE9, and VE3.

He was first licenced in the USA in 1979 and then again in Canada when he came home for college in 1979. Worked at the ARRL from 1980-83 as a lab and QST Assistant Technical Editor with the opportunity to work side by side with the likes of Doug DeMaw. Gerry is an active contester, and he’ll talk to us about setting up a remote station which can be used across the Internet.