The ARRL June VHF Contest is coming up, and the club rover will be at it again! On Saturday, June 12th, KL7VHF will start out in the hills above Anchorage and finish the day in Sterling, activating four grids along the way. Remember that you can work all stations on all VHF and UHF bands… Continue reading Rover Route Finalized
CQ VHF! This Sunday the 13th will be our next Portable Operating Workshop. We are holding this one in beautiful Soldotna at Parker Park, 145 W Park Ave. If you’ve been interested in Parks on the Air, Summits on the Air, Field Day, or just operating from your RV in a campground then this is… Continue reading Workshop #2 on Sunday
The Kenai Hamfest is back this year and will be held at Parker Park, in Soldotna. (This is the same location as the portable operating workshop, but a different day.) The format will be tailgate-style with a $5 registration, which includes a door prize ticket. Come to buy, come to sell, come to look. Remember… Continue reading Kenai Hamfest Announced
Don’t forget that tomorrow is our first workshop of the season. We will be covering how to set up simple, fun portable radio stations in the field. Event takes place at 1000, at Finger Lake State Recreation Area, in Wasilla. The first station we will demonstrate is for backpack portable HF-VHF. This is best suited… Continue reading Workshop Tomorrow
Hello group, Don’t forget – this weekend we are holding our first ever Portable Operating Workshop. Come on out and learn how to work DX from your RV, set up a portable station for the VHF contests, check into the Bush Net during a hunting trip, or activate for Parks on the Air. We are… Continue reading Portable Workshop Saturday
The dates have been set for the two workshops we will be holding this spring/summer. On May 1st we will be holding the first workshop at Finger Lakes State Recreation Area, in Wasilla. The second workshop is going to be held June 13th in Soldotna (specific location TBD). Don’t miss out on a chance to… Continue reading Portable Operating Workshops
The club participates in a bunch of contests throughout the year, and it can be a pain to find the rules for each of them. Well no more! If you go to the Calendar page and click on one of the events a small bubble window will come up showing the event details. We have… Continue reading New Contest Links
We have added a bunch of new material in preparation for some Parks on the Air events we have coming up. Check out the new POTA Maps page for handy references to all of the various POTA park units in Alaska. There is even a Google Earth KML file you can download – great for… Continue reading Parks on the Air
After a long holiday weekend of working on the website, all of the images are up and it is beginning to look like a real website.
Most of the build work for the new site is complete. Yesterday we spent most of the day adding images and formatting to flesh out the site. We have also added a “Knowledge Center” portion of the website, with information on how to get started in weak signal VHF/UHF operating.