James Lathan

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ARRL World Wide Digital Contest | New Ham Radio Contest

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The ARRL has announced a new worldwide radio contest – the ARRL World Wide Digital Contest. It will take place during the first full weekend in June every year and feature FT8 and FT4 digital modes. Yes, you heard that right. The Amateur …

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Greetings to all Amateur Radio Operators. The SC QSO Party is Saturday 2/26/2022 and the Columbia Amateur Radio Club is again a highly sought-after bonus station. Want to experience the SC QSO Party? We will have several stations operating as Expeditionary in Chesterfield County about 25 minutes from Camden. Our location will be providing QSOs …

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ISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) Event 2/7-8

Send captured images to [email protected] for posting. Good luck and happy hunting.

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40AH Li-ion Battery Project

Today I started a new build project that I think others may want to consider. A 40AH Lithium Battery kit for portable operations. Why a kit and not buy a ready-made battery? Considering the costs of new batteries I found kits and parts to build a portable battery for less than have the price of …

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Excellent reference to keep handy for CW and JS8Call

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New Poll Posted

What build project are you wanting to do next?

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Winter Field Day @ Sesquicentennial State Park

Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) is a dedicated group of Amateur Radio Operators who believe that emergency communications in a winter environment are just as important as the preparations and practice that are done each summer but with some additional unique operational concerns. This year we had some of the coldest weather in years with …

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