Category: Ham Radio News

GLAARG VE Group Offers Remote Exams

The Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group (GLAARG) is now offering remote testing. While the W6TRW swap meet and license testing has temporarily suspended during the ongoing pandemic, this is an excellent alternative for those wishing to get their license or upgrade. This link is for information only; W6TRW is not involved with the testing. …

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Repost: One Radio Amateur Aboard Historic SpaceX Launch

05/27/2020 If all goes according to plan, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley will make US space history today [May 27], as human spaceflight returns to the US for the first time in almost a decade. Behnken and Hurley will be on board a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft for the “test flight” powered by a Falcon …

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W6TRW Swap Meet Temporarily Suspended

The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club has temporarily suspended the W6TRW Swap Meet and VE Test Sessions until further notice. Updated June 17, 2020 JUNE AND JULY SWAP MEETS ARE CANCELLED POSSIBLE REOPENING  IN AUGUST This action is being taken to reduce the rate of infection from COVID-19 (coronavirus). We will resume Swap Meets on the …

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UPDATE: W6TRW General Meeting 14 April Will Be Replaced by Repeater Net

W6TRW General Meeting 14 April Will Be Replaced by Repeater Net Due to state, county, city of Torrance and Redondo Beach COVID-19 guidelines, the W6TRW Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting will not be held in person.  But to take its place, as a virtual meeting experiment, we will hold a radio net Tuesday 14 April …

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W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday March 10, 2020

W6TRW General Meeting Tuesday March 10, 2020 @ 5:30pm QTH: Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  “Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay” Presented By: Ray Enriquez, KD6IGI LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS COMPETE IN the Baker to Vegas run.THE CHALLENGE CUP IS A 120 MILE, 20 stage FOOT RELAY, STARTING from Baker,CA to Las Vegas, NV. …

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W6TRW Thursday Space Net Offline for Two Weeks

The weekly Thursday night Space Net on the W6TRW repeaters will be off the air for two weeks and will return on Thursday January 2, 2020.

AO-85 AMSAT Battery News

SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-181.01 ANS-181 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins AMSAT News Service Bulletin 181.01 >From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD. jUNE 30, 2019 To All RADIO AMATEURS BID: $ANS-181.01 AO-85 Update: Do Not Access While in Eclipse The auto Safe mode was disabled on June 24 and the transponder was turned on. A few …

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W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday April 9, 2019

W6TRW General Meeting April 9, 2019 Tuesday @ 6:00pm QTH: Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  David Ziskin, AG6E, will present Tour of Duty: Antarctica For the Antarctica research season of 2005/2006, I was aboard the USNS Paul Buck (which has since been decommisioned) as the Radio-Electronics Officer (REO) for the trip.  We made the …

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W6TRW General Meeting – Tuesday March 12, 2019

W6TRW General Meeting March 12, 2019 Tuesday @ 6:00pm QTH: Roundtable Pizza, 4330 Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance  Ray Enriquez, KD6IGI, will present Baker to Vegas Challenge 2019   Ray Enriquez, KD6IGI, will brief volunteers on B2V 2019 The largest police foot pursuit in the world, the Baker to Vegas run is where police organizations form …

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Bill Tynan W3XO Silent Key

It is our sad duty to inform the passing of Bill Tynan, W3XO. William A. “Bill” Tynan, W3XO, of Kerrville, Texas, died on August 7, following a lengthy illness. A past AMSAT President and the editor of the QST column “The World Above 50 MHz” from 1975 until 1992, Tynan was 91. Click here for …

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