The Annual Tarp Digital Convention will be held in Austin Texas early in Sept 2014. For all the details go to
W1AW will move again on Sept 3 UTC. This time they will land in Tennessee and Oregon. Remember you can make contact with these station again if you have already done so. This will allow you to collect more points. Check the rules.
The US FCC isn’t messing about with those that disregard their warnings. Previous posts on this site report a $14,000 fine for a CBer, now there are reports of the $22,000 fine for a New York Cber. Read the details at
This is a fun event. Stations along the famous US Route 66 will be on the air on the dates noted. For more information go to
At first glance a US $14,000. fine seems a little heavy for a US CB operator. After reading the story you may change your mind. While $14,000 will not likely be the fine at the end of the day I think it safe to say this would get the operators attention.
VE3CLQ, William Nangle of Kingston Ont., who is on holiday in BC will activate the Pt. Atkinson Lighthouse on Monday Sept 1,2014. For all the information go to
The state of Oregon is also concerned about an earthquake event. The url below will take you to a recent press release. ARES coordinators, maybe this is a good time to review your plans and if you have anything new you may wish to try remember the BC Shakeout is coming in October 2014
ARRL HQ will be closed on Monday SEPT 1, 2014. For the full press release go to
Pat Barkley , N9RV , will bring the editors desk for the National Contest Journal to Montana. For more information go to
The ballon launched in July continues to circle the earth. A simply constructed balloon has gone much further than anyone expected. For the entire story go to