Nov 18

Cleveland Amateur Radio Club featured on Amateur Radio Newsline

Friday, November 17th, the Cleveland Amateur Radio Club was featured in episode 2090 of the Amateur Radio Newsline Podcast.

This can be found at:  Our portion starts roughly around 4 minutes into the podcast.


Nov 18

Ever wanted to learn Morse Code?

Ever wanted to learn Morse Code?

Now’s your Chance. Interested in working DX or SOTA stations? It’s much easier with CW.

Using the material developed by the CW Ops Club you will learn Morse Code in a proven step by step process.

All of your practice exercises are competed using an on-line Morse Code Trainer. So you don’t even need to leave home.

Then once a week we will meet as a group for 1 hour using Skype. During this session, in addition to practice copying, you will also learn how to work DX, how to work a contest and how to make a typical CW QSO.

Class size is limited to 5 and will start January. For more info or to sign up, click <Morse Code>

73 BCNU,
Barry W4LSV

Sep 29

Cleveland ARC – To begin Introductory Course for Morse Code in October

Starting October 16th, The Cleveland Amateur Radio Club will be beginning an introductory course for ham radio operators interested in learning the art of Morse Code (CW).

This course will be specialized for the learning and advancement of Morse Code procedures and practices for the beginning operator. If you are an experienced code operator and interested in advancing your speed, serving as an Elmer or just interested in fellowship amongst other hams, feel free to come and join us as well.

This course will be held on Monday nights at the Cleveland Amateur Radio Club’s Clubhouse located at 560 Johnson Blvd., Cleveland, TN. Classes will begin at 6:30pm.

If you are interested in this course and would like more information, please contact Reggie McCarn or Jack McCarty

Jul 22

Cleveland Amateur Radio Club featured today on Old Town Cleveland

The Cleveland Amateur Radio Club was featured this morning on Old Town Cleveland, a local radio show on WOOP-LP 99.9 FM. In case you missed it, or you live outside of our local area (and therefore are unable to receive the FM signal), we now have a copy of the show available for you to listen to below:

Jul 10

This week in Radio Sports: (July 10 thru July 16)

This week in Radio Sports: (July 10 thru July 16)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 07/13/2017 | Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary

Jul 13, 1900Z-2200Z, W1HGY, Bedford, PA. Saint Maximilian Kolbe Net. 14.341 7.241 3.841. Certificate. Lloyd Bankson Roach, K3QNT, 120 W Watson St, Bedford, PA 15522. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Blessed Mother in Fatima, Portugal in 1917

  • 07/15/2017 | Marvin Gilbert (KD8GPF) Special Event

Jul 15-Jul 16, 0800Z-1600Z, W8UCO, Marysville, OH. W8UCO ARC (Union County Amateur Radio Club). 3.840 7.240. Certificate. Marvin Gilbert Special Event (W8UCO/KD8GPF), 24581 Sandusky Rd, Richwood, OH 43344. Commemorating 57 years of public service with Civil Defense/Union County Emergency Management Agency . Marvin C. Gilbert was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church, serving on various boards at the church, a member the Marysville Evening Lion’s Club, the American Legion Post 79, served with the Union County Civil Defense and Union County EMA for 57 years, 25 of those years as Chief. He was also a committee member for the Marysville High School Hall of Fame, was a board member of the American Red Cross and a member of the Union County Republican Club, serving as Treasurer and Central District Committeeman. He enjoyed playing Dart Ball for over 50 years and getting together for his Wednesday afternoon card club but most of all, he cherished his granddaughter and attending her activities, never missing a soccer or softball game. A graduate of Marysville High School, Marvin served in the National Guard, worked 42 years at O.M. Scott’s, retiring as a shipping manager. Born July 9, 1941 in Marysville. On May 2, 1965, he married his wife of 51 years, Sharon (Wasserbeck) and she survives in Marysville. Also surviving is his son, Brad (Tara) Gilbert of Marysville; his granddaughter, Emma Karen Gilbert of Marysville

  • 07/15/2017 | South Carolina Peach Festival 40th Anniversary

Jul 15-Jul 16, 0001Z-0001Z, W4W, Gaffney, SC. Cherokee County Coroner’s Office. 145.250 145.190 146.610 145.350. QSL. Dennis Fowler, P.O. Box 1210, Gaffney, SC 29342.

  • 07/15/2017 | Tribute for Silent Key Steve Foster (N4SZ)

Jul 15-Jul 21, 1300Z-0200Z, N4AW, Anderson, SC. Anderson Radio Club. 7.175-7.300 14.150-14.350. QSL. Anderson Radio Club, PO Box 1525, Anderson, SC 29622. In memory of Silent Key Steve Foster (N4SZ), Anderson, SC who received the ARRL 50-Year Service Certificate as a member of the Anderson Radio Club, Anderson, SC and his volunteer work with the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and Emergency Coordinator for the Anderson County Emergency Preparedness.

  • 07/15/2017 | Wapello County Iowa 4H Expo

Jul 15, 0400Z-1000Z, WA0DX, Blakesburg, IA. Ottumwa Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 7.250 14.050 7.050. QSL. Paul Cartwright – W4H, 8431 215th Ave, Blakesburg, IA 52536.

  • 07/16/2017 | 2017 Winnebago GNR

Jul 16-Jul 21, 1300Z-0400Z, W0WIT, Linwood, KS. Winnebago Amateur Radio Chapter. 14.268 USB 7.263 LSB 147.57 FM Simplex 147.27 FM Repeater. QSL. David Marlowe, 12648 170th Street, Linwood, KS 66052-40.

Dxpeditions From Afar:

2017 Jul12 2017 Aug05 St Kitts & Nevis V47JA LotW W5JON 20170524 By W5JON fm Calypso Bay, St Kitts; 160-6m, incl 60m; SSB; yagi on 6m, verticals, dipole; QRV for RSGB IOTA; QSL also OK via W5JON direct
2017 Jul13 2017 Jul20 Georgia 4L See Info DXNews 20170602 By DL7ZM as 4L/DL7ZM; 6m; fm 3300m mountain top; QSL direct: David Pommerenke, 205 Sooter Lane, Rolla, MO, 65401, USA
2017 Jul14 2017 Jul16 Botswana A25NPD LZ1COM DXNews 20170630 By LZ1COM; 40 20m; SSB; 1800-2000z
2017 Jul15 2017 Jul22 Market Reef OJ0 TDDX 20170630 By youth team as TBD; 80-6m



4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, Jul 10
Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 12
CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jul 12 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 12 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jul 13
RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 1900Z-2030Z, Jul 12
QRP Fox Hunt 0100Z-0230Z, Jul 14
NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 14
NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 14
Russian Radio Team Championship 0700Z-1459Z, Jul 15
Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge 0800Z-1400Z, Jul 15
DMC RTTY Contest 1200Z, Jul 15 to 1200Z, Jul 16
Feld Hell Sprint 1200Z-1359Z, Jul 15
North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Jul 15 to 0559Z, Jul 16
CQ Worldwide VHF Contest 1800Z, Jul 15 to 2100Z, Jul 16
RSGB Low Power Contest 0900Z-1200Z and 1300Z-1600Z, Jul 16
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0100Z-0300Z, Jul 17



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