December 2020 Meeting

Our December meeting on Tuesday, December 8th, will be a social round-robin affair via Zoom, in lieu of our annual Holiday Dinner Party. We still have club business to complete, including the election of the 2021 club officers and 2 director positions. The Directors will serve 3 year terms. The Club President will send out invitations. If you… Read More »

October 2020 – Board Meeting Minutes

WWDXC Board meeting October 27, 2020 Present were Rob N7QT, Adam K7EDX, Tom NU7J, John W7CD, Kirk N7UK, Justin K5EM, Brian N7RVD and Dennis K7DSE. Note: This meeting was held virtually via the Zoom platform. Rob opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST. Review/approve minutes * The September 2020 minutes were approved by voice vote. Correspondence * 7Q7RU Malawi… Read More »

November 2020 Meeting

Bob Brehm, AK6R/Chief Engineer of Palomar Engineers, on Quick and Easy Solutions to RFI. Is your transmitter the SOURCE of RFI affecting electronic devices in your own house or your neighbor’s house? Would you like to find a quick and easy solution so you can have more time to operate and enjoy ham radio rather than troubleshooting RFI… Read More »

Bob Nielsen, N7XY, SK

It is with deep sadness that the Nielsen family announces the passing of Bob Nielsen. Bob died peacefully of natural causes on Friday, October 9th, sitting in his favorite chair, at the age of 81. His family is planning a memorial service for sometime in August 2021. Bob lived an amazing life and was married to the love… Read More »

October 2020 Meeting

Software Defined Radio (SDR) has taken over the industry and yielded fantastic improvement to Amateur Radio rigs…but…do we know HOW to leverage these new tools? Join us at our October 13th meeting at 7pm, when ARRL Hudson Division Director Ria Jairam/N2RJ will discuss “SDR and its impact on DXing”. Ria Jairam, N2RJ started off as a shortwave listener… Read More »

2020 W7PHO Scholar Selected

The ARRL Foundation notified us and we are proud to announce the selection of the winner of the 2020 Bill Bennett/W7PHO Memorial Scholarship. Adrianne V Morrill, N7HYD, ex-KD7HYD of Spokane is this year’s selectee. She has been licensed since 2014, and is from a ham family that includes David/AE7DM and Mark/NA7AM. Adrianne has already been on a DXpedition!… Read More »

September 2020 Meeting

How do you play in the 7QP, New England QP, Delaware QP, and Indiana QP all at the same time and leverage our software tools? Our Tuesday evening, September 8th virtual meeting will present Brian, N9ADG, who will show us how to use N1MM+ Contest Logger with multiple, simultaneous contests. Brian is the Editor of the biweekly ARRL… Read More »

The New Repeater

If you recently keyed the club’s 147.00 machine, you may have noticed the signal’s different. Hopefully, you’ve seen an improved RF signal. You may have also noticed the audio quality’s improved. So what’s changed? After many months of polls, debates, and plans, we’ve taken action. The old Kenwood repeater was running at 25w from a site at Maple… Read More »

August 2020 Meeting

August 11th, 2020 We’ll continue with online gatherings through the summer.  A meeting invitation  will sent out to members via email.   Jim Idelson, K1IR, is the founder and president of the Zero Falls Alliance, an organization he started when he realized how excessive the number of injuries/deaths are from amateur radio tower accidents compared to all other… Read More »