Category Archives: Updates

The Repeater Story and The Survey

For those who were unable to attend the February membership meeting, we were briefed on both the status of our 147.00 repeater and where things are progressing in Puget Sound for repeaters in general.  Much of what came to light was a surprise for many of us. First, here’s the present status of our WWDXC 147.00 repeater.  The… Read More »

W7EJS, SK

The following is reported by Mike/N7WA. “I regret to announce that Ernest had a heart attack Friday during the first hours of the <Mike & Key Club Puyallup> Swap Meet setup. Bystander CPR was started immediately and fairground personnel showed up immediately with their defibrillator. They did manage to give him one shock before Central-Pierce showed up with… Read More »

A Moment of Silence

The minutes of the January meeting of the ARRL Board of Directors will be published later today, but a draft has been kindly provided by one of our Club’s members. Please note that the League’s official record now includes two of our Silent Keys, Chuck and Joe. <quote> 2. A moment of silence was offered in memory of… Read More »

2019 Membership Awards

At the Club’s annual Christmas dinner on December 11th, President Rob Fanfant presented the WWDXC membership awards. Among this year’s winners were: Most Valuable Player: N6KW Chuck Miller. As Trustee for the W7DX license, Chuck performed yeoman duty to ensure all hams worldwide who worked us would receive a QSL card in the mail. During the Salmon Run… Read More »

Memorial Service for N6KW

As many already know, Chuck passed away Sunday November 24, 2019. A memorial service will be held this coming Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Location: Seattle Labor Temple 2800 1st Avenue in Seattle Building is on the East side of the street between Clay St and Broad St Entrance on the South end of the block… Read More »

Early December Poll!

We have a poll for you! Please give us your input. Most of you were probably planning to enjoy the weekend off, but it turns out there are TWO contests occurring during the first full weekend in December. These are not classics, but we’re curious to see the interests of our members. What will you do?

N6KW, SK

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Chuck Miller, N6KW, on Sunday, November 24th. Chuck was an avid contester, both HF with the K7RI team, and VHF/UHF with the PNW VHF Society. Chuck also served as the trustee for W7DX, the WWDXC call, and handled all the club QSL card requests. He was recently… Read More »

Salmon Run Results Posted!

We’ve posted the results of the 2019 Salmon Run. There were 337 logs received before the deadline, which is more than the past few years. That’s a great sign – that even as the Solar Cycle declines and the bands become challenging, the Salmon Run is growing in popularity.

WWDXC Goes to the Solomons!

Grant, KZ1W, and Rob, N7QT, are going to the Solomon Islands. It hasn’t been announced via the usual Internet mouthpieces yet as they are waiting for license confirmations. The tentative dates await the airlines, but anticipated for Nov 13th through Nov 26th. Locations will be the hotel in Honiara on Guadalcanal in the Solomons (H44) and then from… Read More »

2019 PNW Cup Final Results

The results for the 2019 Pacific Northwest Challenge Cup are in! Congrats to all who participated and contributed points in a zero sunspot year. Additionally, congrats to WVDXC for their impressive showing.