New Firmware Release for the IC-7300

The new V1.30 firmware release for the IC-7300 is now on the Icom’s global website. Click here. 

Changes in this version:

A SET MODE item is added to expand the transmission passband width for the SSB data mode up to “100 to 2900 Hz”.
A SET MODE item is added to make the USB SEND/USB Keying function active immediately after USB port connection. The Menu structure is changed accordingly.
Other performance improvements and bug fixes

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This Weekend – July 21 & 22

North American QSO Party, RTTY
CQ Worldwide VHF Contest

Special Event Stations
USS San Diego
EAA Warbirds of America AirVenture Celebration
EAA Airventure 2018
Red River Bridge War Special Event

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Monthly Meeting This Week July 12

The monthly meeting of SCARA and SCARES is this Thursday, July 12. License exams start at 6 PM, the SCARA meeting will start at 7 PM followed by the SCARES meeting. Click here for more info.

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This Weekend – July 14 & 15

IARU HF World Championship

Special Event Stations:
USS San Diego Memorial
Whiskey Rebellion Festival
300th Anniversary of the Founding of New Orleans

There are more on ARRL’s web pages for Contest Calendar and Special Event Stations.

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The Digital Version of the August QST Is Now Available

Click here for the ARRL web page for QST.

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13 Colonies Special Event Stations

July 1 to 7. Click here for more information.

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Freedom Festival 2018

I posted a few photos of the SCARA / SCARES activities at Freedom Festival 2018 in Hendersonville on our Facebook page. Post yours or email them to me and I’ll use them to start another album here. AB9ZD@ARRL.net

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This Weekend – June 30 & July 1

Canada Day Contest (July 1)

Special Event Stations:
Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant

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