Category Archives: Updates

2020 DX Marathon Scores

Here are our individual scores that were submitted toward the Club’s overall 2020 DX Marathon score. Starting January 1 of each year, the DX Marathon is the perfect answer for the DX-er who needs that extra incentive to get on the air every day! Simply work as many countries and CQ Zones as you can in each calendar… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Sharing Your Success

One of the joys of DX’ing, is feeling that rush we get after working a new one, getting a new LOTW confirmation, or finding an envelope from afar in our mail box. The result of our efforts is a collection of certificates, plaques and cards that we proudly display on our shack walls confirming our success. But it’s… 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 »

Salmon Run 2020 Sponsors Selected!

The community response to our request for award plaque sponsors for the 2020 Salmon Run was both quick and overwhelming. Within hours, we had volunteers in a virtual “pileup” and filled all the vacancies. We even added an award! Here’s the SR sponsors and their awards for the 2020 contest:  2020 Sponsor                                           Award Stanwood Camano ARC WA Single-Op… Read More »