On December 4th Saturday at 3:00 pm the QCWA Chapter 6 will be having there business meeting at Jabby Joe’s Bar and Grill 1562 Island Ave, Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136 . Everyone is invited to come Xyl’s, Yl’s., Om’s even if your not a member. The meeting does not last long and afterwards it becomes a rag chew. So again come on down and break bread, swap lies and a great way to see your fellow hams for a holiday celebration.
Contest Objective: To support amateur self-training in radiocommunications, including improving amateur operating skills, conducting technical investigations, and intercommunicating with other amateurs. Stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) exchange information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands.
CW: First full weekend in November (November 6-8, 2021).
Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 20-22, 2021).
Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.
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1600 UTC October 2, 2021 to 2200 UTC October 3, 2021
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When you see Nate don’t forget to congratulate him on his 70 years in ham radio!! Next to Nate is Captain Jack KA3HPM the President of the QCWA.
QST QST !! All amateur radio operators and QCWA members plus whoever you would like to bring we will finally be having an official business meeting. July 10th Saturday at 3:00 pm ( NOTE: 3:00 pm) at
As usual, solicitations are made for prepared presentations with a bribe of a free lunch. Volunteers please contact President Jack Buzon, KA3HPM, ahead of time for agenda sequencing. So far, our meeting agenda will include the reunion of Covid-19 parolees, breaking of bread, and our usual swapping of stories. Good news during these troubling times comes with the suspension of our annual five dollar dues for 2021. Here’s looking forward to seeing the membership again after the year and a half hiatus.
Was the 3:00 PM time change mentioned?
Monday June 14th at noon will be the monthly gathering for the Bum of the Month. Jabby Joe’s 1562 Island Ave, Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136
Everyone is welcome to come and swap lies and break bread with us.
The radio room of the zeppelin Hindenburg was located in the hull of the ship, just above the control car, and contained both long wave and short wave radios of 200 watts.
The Hindenburg’s radio call sign was “DEKKA”.
Chief radio operator was Willy Speck
Radio Aboard the "Hindenberg" (antiqueradios.com)
DIGITAL – Saturday March 13th will be the Breezeshooters ten meter groundwave contest. A great way to spend a evening talking to amateurs in the local area. Click the link below for details and rules.