Echolink

EchoLink® software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using streaming-audio technology. The program allows worldwide connections between stations or from computer to station, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio’s communications capabilities. There are more than 350,000 validated users worldwide —…

Radio Merit Badge

The Radio Merit Badge requirements were updated effective January 1, 2017. Here’s a quick review of the changes: A new option for the Radio Merit Badge is Amateur Radio Direction Finding.  This combines orienteering and foxhunting and opens a new interactive component to this program. In…

Equipment Update Aug 2021

From the Wavelengths Newsletter August 2021 edition: 2 Dipole antennas are ready to assemble for the club and Jim Simpson is making an aluminum “patch panel” for the radios. LEDs are being installed in the radio room.

4-H Club Update

Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer informed XWARN members at the latest meeting that the 4-H club is soon to be up and running. He picked up the key equipment on April 13 (the day after the April meeting) and as soon as he gets clearance…