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  • Members' voices March 27, 2020
    I think it's great when people decide to launch their own means of expression whether that be a blog, a YouTube channel, or a Facebook page. I know that in the day, we had some hams in our club in Canada who would publish their own newsletter – yes, printed, if you remember those! Well, […]
  • 2020 Field Day Project - 40 Meter SSB Transceiver January 17, 2020
    Hi VWS-  I have set myself a goal of a having a 100% scratch-built 40 meter QRP SSB transceiver built and ready to demonstrate by field day.  The design is based on the Simple SSB Transceiver project by Pete Juliano, N6QW.  The finished rig will work on 40 meter SSB phone, both upper and lower […]
  • Michigan Might Mite December 22, 2019
    I just completed a new project - it is called the Michigan Mighty Mite - it is a 1/4 watt single transistor transmitter.  Check out the pictures in the Project Showcase.    For more details about the project check out on makeRF - and best of all it is only 7 parts!   And you […]
  • What software are you using for logging? September 26, 2019
    We're interested in learning what logging software packages are in use in the club and who would like to be available to help with setup and/or questions on that software. If you are using some other package, please respond to this post with the name. Also, please respond with your name and the package name […]
  • Have questions about VWS and Ham Community? September 24, 2019
    Please post your general questions and comments about the VWS space on Ham Community here.
  • Software and web resources for logging and QSLing September 24, 2019
    I will give a short presentation on the subject topic at the VWS meeting on Friday, September 27.  You can get an advance look by downloading my slides from http://viennawireless.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Ham-Radio-Logging.pdf Please respond to this post with your questions, comments, and requests for future club activities related to this topic.  Want to learn how to - get […]
  • Thank you August 23, 2019
    Thank you to the Vienna Wireless Society for allowing us the opportunity of presenting Ham Community.

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  • Sep 13 thru Sep 20th Events! September 13, 2020
    If you loved the 13 Colonies Special Event Stations in July, then you'll really like the hunt working the Route 66 on the air special event that runs through Sep 20th.   The Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club of San Bernardino, CA hosts this event every September.  This year there are a whopping twenty-one special event stations (W6A to […]
  • Sep 11th & 12th Events September 7, 2020
    NOTE:  These are new logon credentials as of 9/1/2020.  This new Zoom Logon is needed attend the Club’s Regular Membership Meetings:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83906871573?pwd=V3l1UkZmSGZObGI5YkhLbGFYRzRUZz09   If needed, the meeting ID and passcode are: 839 0687 1573 and 592282  Friday, 11 Sept 2020  Forum – “Introduction to Computer Software to aid Ham Radio Operations”: Dean Souleles, KK4DAS.  Time 7:00-7:30 pm  […]
  • General Membership Meeting, 28 Aug 2020 August 23, 2020
    We’ll use the VWS General Meeting Zoom URL for these meetings.  Zoom URL is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/876619925?pwd=MkcrMU85Sm5PT3g5SzNOU214ZDdmQT09   If needed, the Meeting ID is: 876 619 925 and password:  3eE0ibYYJG  Forum –" CalTopo"   Forum – “CalTopo” Join Mike, KA4CDN as he discusses the interactive web- based mapping application CalTopo. While not HAM radio specific, it has many features that can […]
  • Fox Hunt, August 22, 2020 August 21, 2020
    A second COVIN-19 Fox  Hunt will be hosted on Aug 22nd at 1000, 1200 & 1400 Local. The objectives of the event are:       -- Study methods and practice skill of radio signal transmitter detecting / locating, i.e., Foxhunting      --  Optionally study and/or build VHF antennas suitable for Foxhunting      --  […]
  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020
    The North American QSO Party-SSB is a twice-a-year contest we participate in. This contest is as much a learning experience for our newer SSB operators as it is a serious event for our more proficient contesters. Our August occurrence of this event will start at 2:oo pm on Saturday, August 15th. The event will be […]
  • General Membership Meeting, Aug 14, 2020 August 10, 2020
    We’ll use the VWS General Meeting Zoom URL for these meetings.  Zoom URL is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/876619925?pwd=MkcrMU85Sm5PT3g5SzNOU214ZDdmQT09   If needed, the Meeting ID is: 876 619 925 and password:  3eE0ibYYJG  Forum – NO FORUM TOPIC.  Instead, the main presentation will start directly after a Club announcements.    Main Presentation – “Volcanoes for Hams, Poets and Lovers, Part II”: It’s been […]
  • North American QSO Party July 27, 2020
    The National Contest Journal’s sponsored North American QSO Party are scheduled for for 1-2 Aug (CW) and 15-16 Aug (SSB).  Traditionally, selected members host the Club to work the contest at their QTHs, but w/ COVID-19 restrictions these events will be mostly conducted in a distributed format this year.  The contest is seeking teams to be […]
  • General Membership Meeting, 24 Jul 2020 July 21, 2020
    We’ll use the VWS General Meeting Zoom URL for these meetings.  Zoom URL is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/876619925?pwd=MkcrMU85Sm5PT3g5SzNOU214ZDdmQT09   If needed, the Meeting ID is: 876 619 925 and password:  3eE0ibYYJG Forum — "Why Every Ham Should Know and Love the Decibel"  Leon, NT8B Howard, K0LKD and Ron, WA6YOU will provide an overview of a tool that simplifies many measurement problems in […]
  • Scavenger Hunt Checklist July 11, 2020
    During these times of involuntary sequestration, here is an activity that will help take your mind off of the outside events to advance your skills and increase your knowledge of Amateur Radio.  All of these challenges can be completed while respecting the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines.  The objective is to complete at least two […]
  • General Membership Meeting, Jul 10, 2020 July 9, 2020
    We’ll use the VWS General Meeting Zoom URL for these meetings.  Zoom URL is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/876619925?pwd=MkcrMU85Sm5PT3g5SzNOU214ZDdmQT09   If needed, the Meeting ID is: 876 619 925 and password:  3eE0ibYYJG Forum -- “HAM RADIO MOBILE INSTALLATION by K0LKD" This presentation is based on my own experience and info from several websites. This mobile installation includes both VHF/UHF and HF equipment […]