Author Archives: Eric McAllister, KD6GO

Remote Testing for Ham Licenses

The latest ARRL Letter (September 10) included the following report (from a Volunteer Examiners Coordinators meeting) that may be of interest to those ready to get or upgrade a license: “Remote administration of amateur radio exam sessions was the hot … Continue reading

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More on Zoom Meetings

Six successfully joined our weekly net on Zoom on 26 Aug, and the picture quality was excellent. We even had what may the first ever visual sign-in on roll call: N6OFB Bob’s HT had a hiccup and wouldn’t catch the … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting for 26 August Net

There is a Zoom meeting scheduled to start at 7:00pm, hosted by Eric KD6GO at kd6go.com. As the net begins, the meeting ID and password will be given on the air during the QST. Those interested in participating should have … Continue reading

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Help from SARS Requested for Animal Rescue Effort

The following was received today (Thursday, 20 Aug 2020) from W6GQL at Napa CERT: The Napa Community Animal Response Team (CART) has been activated for Large Animal Evacuations in the LNU Complex Fires in eastern Napa County. Napa CERT has been … Continue reading

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A Chance to Take Your Licensing Exam This September

I noticed today that the Sonoma County Radio Amateurs group is planning Exam Sessions on Saturday 26 September and again on Saturday 14 November. Given the covid restrictions, they say that at least the 26 September version “will most likely … Continue reading

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