the sister nets - World
Radio Network and World Friendship Net
by the Western Reflector and IRLP
THERE IS A
GREAT VARIETY OF INFORMATION ON OUR NETS
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see this page for reports on Breakfasts, Parties
and Get Togethers.
details to KG7KA of any you want posted)
Vegas has a swap meet on the first Friday each month. Details
23 & 24, 2018
Day Details Here For info
on your local area, check
this map or just Google your location.
Here is a PDF of
the ARRL release with details
is a litle history of Field Day
Vegas & surrounding locations
the Las Vegas area, the Clark County Nevada Amateur Radio Emergency
Service/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (ARES/RACES) will be
demonstrating Amateur Radio at the Red Rock Search and Rescue location
at 340 Villa Monterey Drive, Las Vegas. Details
NAB show Las Vegas.
For more information check the web
18, 2018 was
a special event worldwide
World Amateur Radio Day- details here
More info on the web World
Amateur Radio Day
29, 2018 General Motors Amateur Radio Club 1st Annual Swap
In Madison Heights, Michigan (thanks to Roy W8MRW)
Click on the thumbnails below to downlaod the full size flyers.
Had a special event for Clark County Hams only this one evening.
Here is the announcement from Cathy N7HVN:
those in the Las Vegas Area:
All Clark County Hams are invited to check-in to the ARES net Monday,
March 19 for a Las Vegas “maximum participation” event.
Spread the word as you feel appropriate. Visitors are called at the
end of the net. 7:30-8:00pm
Radio UHF 447.325 (-) 100.0 VHF 147.18 (+) D244 (yes this is a PL
IRLP Western Reflector Ch 3 (9253). 7:00-7:30pm (separate check-in)
DMR- Nevada TG 3132: CC15, TS2
34th Baker to Vegas Race is over. Here are the results
04:37:29 1 LAPD DEPARTMENT TEAM 12 hours:37 minutes:29 seconds
04:59:10 3 BELIZE NATIONAL POLICE 12:59:10
05:10:26 2 LASD COUNTY WIDE 13:10:26
is a foot race from Baker CA to Las Vegas, NV by teams from all areas
of law enforcement. Ham radio operators are used to assist in communications
throughout the race. Each leg of the race is 5 to 10 miles long. See
KG7KA on QRZ for info on the 2017 race.
will be needed for next years event. You do not need to live in the
area. Hams are there from all over the country.
go to the web site and sign up.
details on volunteering go to http://www.radiobaker2vegas.org/
info on the race itself go to http://bakervegas.net/
Here is a little
history of the event
The number of teams has grown 14 fold from the first 19 teams in 1985.
The number of teams is now limited to 270.
Categories have grown to include Probation Officers, District Attorneys,
US Attorneys and full time civilian police personnel.
There is a lot more on the web site.
you can Google "Baker to Vegas" and find tons of links to
sites and videos about the race.
There are Youtube videos taken by drones.
2 of our WRN
hams participated this year.
Special thanks go to Loren KG7KA at stage 10 and Mark N7UPP at stage
March 10, 2018
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern the American legion had a special event to
mark 99 years of service to the nation and its veterans.
Here is the PDF with all the details sent
out by email to WH6DWF
Here is a list of the monthly
net for the American Legion
These links take you to the AL sites directly:
9,10,11 Hamcation 2018
looked forward to seeing everyone at HamCation 2018! at Central Florida
Fairgrounds and Expo Park
Details here includes details
3, 2018 N7HVN and WH6DWF hosted a SAR event getting the Girl Scouts
involved. The Sisterhood of Amateur Radio (SOAR), in conjunction with
the Girl Scout Council (GS) of Southern Nevada hosted a “Radio and
Wireless Tech Field Day” in Las Vegas. Over 60 girls and their adult
chaperones participated in the event held at the GS Council Facility
during a 5-hour period on various ham radio methods. Read the story
You can see the badge the girls earned.
Winter Field Day is all over for 2018 but 2019 is just around the
Information is on the web at https://www.winterfieldday.com/
more info go to Facebook Here
LAMARR DAY is on NOV 9 every year.
Here's some details about the couple of years.
2 years this special event has been held on the *WORLD* Conference
server, ECHOLINK NODE #479886/IRLP 9251.
Hosted by THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK
We celebrated her accomplishments and of course her 102nd and 103rd
We celebrated her technological advancements in ham radio and
of course her silver screen roles in many movies she did throughout
If you missed it, we will do it again next year.
her inventions, we would not have Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or gps.
We had the DODROPIN, STARLINK, WORLD, UK HUB, FRIENDS conferences
Now we have
had two successful years.
In 2017 we had 104 checkins with 40 qsl card requests & 3 international
is the 2016 card and the 2017 card
Thanks to John W2JLD for providing the cards.
Thanks to Todd WH6DWF for coming up with the event.
We want this to be a regular annual event.