Quarterly Meeting NEW LOCATION Lakeshore Repeater Association

Hello all, I am pleased to announce that we have moved the Lakeshore Repeater Association Quarterly Meeting, on October 30, 2018 to: Imet Center 2320 Renaissance Blvd  Sturtevant, WI 53177 Auditorium Room #104 The meeting starts promptly at 7 PM,  this venue should have plenty of seating for all attendees.  Please plan on getting there early so that you have time to park and find the Auditorium Room #104 Here is a link in case you […]

New Islands on the Air Groups Announced

Islands on the Air (IOTA) General Manager Roger Balister, G3KMA, has announced the first tranche of six new IOTA groups. Release of the new groups comes in the wake of an August solicitation for possible new groups. The new groups cover a Swedish/Finnish joint sovereignty island and groups in North America, Asia, and Oceania. All new groups have provisional numbers, which means they will need t…

SAQ Alexanderson Alternator Transmission to Celebrate UN Day

An Alexanderson alternator transmission from Sweden’s Grimeton Radio Station, SAQ, will be part of UN Day festivities on October 24 at the World Heritage Site in Grimeton, Sweden. A “Peace Party” at the site will feature Irish folk music from the Swedish band Green Hill. The music style honors the first transatlantic telegraph cable between Ireland and Newfoundland, which opened for telegram tra…

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition Team Under Way aboard the Braveheart

After 18 months of intensive planning, the 14-member international VP6D team now is en route on the long voyage to Ducie Island from Mangareva, French Polynesia, aboard the MV Braveheart. The team rendezvoused in Tahiti before flying to Mangareva and set sail on October 16. The DXpedition is scheduled to begin on October 20 and continue until November 3. VP6D will use DXA to post contacts on a …