July 2021 – Board Meeting Notes

WWDXC Board meeting July 27, 2021 Present were Rob N7QT, Adam K7EDX, Kirk N7UK, Justin K5EM, Rich W6RS, Jack N7JP, Jack N7JP, Rusty W6OAT, and Dennis K7DSE Note: This meeting was held virtually via the Zoom platform. Rob opened the meeting with Adam co-hosting at 7:00pm PST.   Review/approve minutes The May minutes were approved by voice vote… Read More »

August 2021 Meeting

This month the WWDXC club encourages members to participate in the Pacific Northwest DX Convention. As a result, the next regular club meeting will be in September. The PNW DX Convention begins on Saturday, August 7th at 9:00am PDT and runs until 5:15pm. Register before August 6th if you want to be included in prize drawings, with an… Read More »

July 2021 Meeting

On July 13th, our regular monthly meeting will feature Scott Honaker, N7SS. Scott is a well loved fixture within the PNW VHF ham radio community. He is a founding member of the Microhams radio club, the Pacific Northwest VHF Society, and is a current vice-chair of the Western Washington Amateur Relay Association (WWARA) which coordinates repeaters and spectrum… Read More »

June 2021 Meeting

On June 8th, our regular monthly meeting will feature Dino Papas, KLØS, a frequent QST and On The Air author and contributor. Dino has been a ham for over 51 years. He holds a BSEE degree from the University of California at Davis and a Masters of Engineering Management degree from The George Washington University, although for 26… Read More »

May 2021 Meeting

The May 11th meeting features Mike Ritz, W7VO, the Director for the Northwest Division of the ARRL and a Director of the ARRL Foundation. He will be discussing a topic near and dear to our hearts: HF Noise Mitigation. This will be an educational seminar to help both new and experienced amateurs who are on HF and finding… Read More »

March 2021 – Board Meeting Notes

WWDXC Board meeting March 30, 2021 Present were Rob N7QT, Justin K5EM, Jack N7JP, Adam K7EDX, Kirk N7UK, Rusty W6OAT, Tom NU7J, Rich W6RS, Dennis K7DSE, and Brian N7RVD. Note: This meeting was held virtually via the Zoom platform. Rob opened the meeting with Adam co-hosting at 7:00pm PST.   Review/approve minutes The February 2021 minutes were approved… Read More »

April 2021 Meeting

Summer and VHF season is nearly here! On April 13th, please join us for camaraderie and hear Craig Thompson, K9CT, talk about VHF station building for DX/Awards and Contesting. Craig will share some thoughts about construction, contests and strategy from a high power fixed station perspective. Craig has a distinguished history within ham radio as an ARRL Contest… Read More »

March 2021 Meeting

On March 9th, please join us for camaraderie and hear Hal Turley, W8HC, talk about the Radio In a Box (RIB) setup that was used recently in the CQ WW CW Contest as well as the ARRL 160 meters contest. This setup features an entire station (transceiver, power supply, amp, etc.) that is packed into a single Pelican… Read More »

January 2021 – Board Meeting Notes

WWDXC Board meeting January 26, 2021 Present were Rob N7QT, Justin K5EM, Jack N7JP, Adam K7EDX, Kirk N7UK, Rusty W6OAT, Tom NU7J, and Brian N7RVD. Note: This meeting was held virtually via the Zoom platform. Rob opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST.   Review/approve minutes The November 2020 minutes were approved by voice vote Correspondence K5EM shared a… Read More »

Top Band Anthology

They’re back! Originally printed in the 90’s and edited by Ward Silver (N0AX), the WWDXC Top Band Anthology is an excellent source of information about the most challenging of the traditional HF bands. Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the Gentleman’s Band or a newcomer, we hope you will enjoy reading about the mysteries of the low… Read More »