This Weekend – November 10 & 11

There are several special events stations that honor veterans this Veteran’s Day weekend. Here are a few of them:

Honoring Veterans for Veterans Day
USS Cobia WWII Submarine Celebrating Veterans Day
Veterans day @ Chennault Museum
The American Legion National Salute to Veterans

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SCARA Meeting Thursday November 8th

The November SCARA meeting will include the election of officers for 2018. The meeting will start at 7 PM. A license exam session will start at 6 PM for those wishing to become a licensed amateur radio operator or those wishing to upgrade their license class. The SCARA meeting will be followed by the Sumner County ARES meeting. Click here for more information.

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This Weekend – November 3 & 4

Contests:
ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW

Special Events Stations:
Massing of Colors
N5VET for Veterans Day 2018

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Hendersonville Veterans Day Parade

The parade will be held Sunday, November 4, 2018. Those wanting to help should be at Memorial Park between 12:30 and 1:00 PM. The parade is schedule to start at 2 PM.

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This Weekend – October 27 & 28

Contests:
ARRL EME Contest
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB

Special Events Stations:
Transylvania Louisiana Boo SO Party
According to the ARRL web page, Tallahassee Amateur Radio Society’s “Halloween Howl” has been cancelled because of Hurricane Michael

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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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