W2QW HAMFEST SATURDAY 6/16/18

Submitted by KA2PBT on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:35

The Raritan Valley Radio Club hamfest is Saturday June 16th from 8 am – Noon.

The hamfest will be held at:
Piscataway High School
110 Behmer Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/oFHqynuKG4Q2

From I-287S take exit 8, from I-287N take exit 7, then follow the signs.

GPS: +40.5482, -74.4690

Ample Parking! Food! Door prizes! XYL & Kids free! Card Checking!

VE Session 9AM - pre register with Drew, W20U
732-801-4654  or  w2oudrew@gmail.com

NJDXA to host Joe Taylor, K1JT

Submitted by KA2PBT on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:37

North Jersey DX Association will be hosting guest speaker Joe Taylor, K1JT. Joe is a Nobel Prize winner in physics.

Joe has developed JT65, JT9 and co-developed FT8. He is also the developer of WSJT and leads a team that developed and maintains WSJT-X.

WSJT-X and FT8 have become very popular with HF digital operators.

Joe will be speaking at the North Jersey DX Association May meeting on Friday May 11, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Technician License Class

Submitted by KA2PBT on Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:41

Wayne Radio Amateur Emergency Team (WRAET), with the help of the American Red Cross Amateur Radio Club (ARC2), is sponsoring a Technician license class.

The class will take place on the weekend of May 5th and 6th at St. Joseph's Wayne Medical center starting at 8am.

If you know someone who may be interested in getting a ham license and in joining the greatest hobby ever, please forward this to them.

There will be a VE exam for students at the end of the class.

ISS SSTV EVENT April 11-14 2018

Submitted by controlop on Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:24

Slow Scan TV images will be transmitted from the Russian Module on the International Space Station from April 11 at 11:30 UTC through April 14 ending at 18:20 UTC.

The downlink is 145.800 MHz
(+/- 3khz Doppler Shift, the signal will appear higher as the station approaches and lower as it departs)

A list of all possible passes for NNJ can be seen here: http://nnj.arrl.org/ISS042018 (all times UTC)