This Weekend – October 20 – 21

Contests:
New York QSO Party
Illinois QSO Party

Special Events Stations:
Get Your Park ON!
Illinois Bicentennial Celebration

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ARRL’s On-Line Auction Begins on October 19

More than 230 items will be on the block as bidding gets under way on Friday, October 19 at 10 am Eastern Standard time, for the 13th Annual ARRL On-Line Auction. The auction will continue through Friday, October 26, closing at 10 pm Eastern Standard time. An auction preview is now open. Click here.

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Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)

Some 450 sites in the US are among nearly 3,000 locations around the world that will host Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) or Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) stations over the October 19 – 21 weekend. “It looks [like it will] exceed last year’s registration number by next weekend,” JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, said. Click for the ARRL web page. Click for the scouting web page.

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School Club Roundup – Fall Term: October 15-19

The School Club Roundup is sponsored by the ARRL, its Hudson Division Education Task Force and and the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club (LIMARC) to foster contacts with and among school radio clubs. It’s goal is the exchange of QSO information between club stations that are part of an elementary, middle, high school or college. Non-school clubs and individuals are also encouraged to participate. There are two School Club Roundups during each school year in October and February. Each 5-day event runs Monday through Friday from 1300 UTC Monday through 2359 UTC Friday. A station may operate no more than 6 hours in a 24-hour period, and a maximum of 24 hours of the 107 hour event. Scores are posted on the ARRL web page. Click here for more info.

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This Weekend – October 13 & 14

Contests:
Nevada QSO Party
Pennsylvania QSO Party
Arizona QSO Party
South Dakota QSO Party

Special Events Stations:
Albuquerque International Balloon Festival
Get Your Park ON!
Illinois Bicentennial Celebration

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Digital Edition of the November QST Now Available

The digital edition of ARRL’s QST for November 2018 is now available for ARRL members to download. Click here.

 

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This Weekend – October 6 & 7

Contests:
California QSO Party
YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest

Special Events Stations:
30th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival, Harlem, GA
Albuquerque International Balloon Festival
Eisenhower Special Event

Click here to download the ARRL Contest Calendar for October 2018.

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7th Annual Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club Vette City Hamfest

The Kentucky Colonels Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Vette City Hamfest presented this year at a new location – the Knicely Conference Center, 2355 Nashville Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42101. Doors open Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 AM. Free door prizes will be awarded each hour and a grand door prize awarded in the last hour of the convention. Click here for the flier.

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