Comm Academy 2021 is a free, virtual training conference on April 10-11, 2021, for anyone interested in emergency communications. CLICK HERE to get more information and to register. Read more for the Schedule details.Continue reading “COMM Academy 2021 April 11-12”
UPDATE: CLICK HERE for 2021 Virginia QSO Party information. This includes links to everything you’ll need to participate, including lists of logging software. There are at least two special event stations:
- N4P – Kenny Silverman K2KW
- K4V – Rich Kennedy K3VAT. Rich will be operating mostly digital modes primarily on 80 and 40, but also 160 and 2 meters. PSK, RTTY, and some FT8.
There will be lots of rovers, and you get extra points for these mobile stations.
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At its March 4, 2021 membership meeting, we’re delighted to welcome Luci Finucan, who is part of the STEM Education team at Green Bank Observatory in Green Bank, WV. A physics major with graduate work in education, Luci is one of a few international ambassadors accepted into an elite STEM education program called the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) .
UPDATE after presentation: Here is the public link about the Greenbank Radio Telescope Facilities: it’s a beautiful, 12-page color PDF with many of the facts and figures that Luci shared with us. Continue reading below for more about the observatory and about Luci.Continue reading “Green Bank Observatory STEM Educator will speak to SVARC”
John Kanode N4MM came across this certificate recently that commemorates his acceptance as a Senior Member of the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club on May 17, 1974. Time flies when you’re having fun, right John?
SVARC VP Rich Kennedy K3VAT reminded us at the last meeting that the International Space Station has an amateur radio station onboard. Here’s a link for getting more information about how to contact them:
Here is the public link about the Greenbank Radio Telescope Facilities: it’s a beautiful, 12-page color PDF with many of the facts and figures that Luci shared with us last meeting.Continue reading “Amateur Radio in the International Space Station”