June VHF Rover Photos

Some photos from the club rover station, KL7VHF, are available here: https://brandonclarklabs.com/amateur-radio/vhf-contesting/2021-arrl-june-vhf/

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POTA Success

When you go out for a contest, who says you have to only do a contest? During the VHF contest this past weekend we picked the first stop for the rover as a parks on the Air unit: Chugach State Park (K-1637) The Glen Alp parking lot makes for a perfect VHF operating location, with… Continue reading POTA Success

Rover Results

This was another great turnout for the June VHF contest. We had a lot of activity again this year, with the 23 cm band being a big surprise. Lots of action was happening on that band, thanks to a number of operators using Icom IC-9700 radios. Rover Results QSOs: 36 Multipliers: 11 Raw Score: 583… Continue reading Rover Results

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Rover Route Finalized

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

Workshop #2 on Sunday

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

Kenai Hamfest Announced

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

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Workshop Tomorrow

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

Portable Workshop Saturday

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

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Portable Operating Workshops

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

New Contest Links

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

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