Ham Radio Contests

WA7BNM Contest Calendar Calendar of ham radio contests Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Sep 20 […] CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Sep 20 and 1900Z-2000Z, Sep 20 and 0300Z-0400Z, Sep 21 […] RSGB 80m Autumn Series, CW 1900Z-2030Z, Sep 20 […] NAQCC CW Sprint 0030Z-0230Z, Sep 21...
Anniston Lion’s Club Run 8K – 2017

Anniston Lion’s Club Run 8K – 2017

On May 20th, 2017, the first Anniston Lion’s Club 8K run was held. And once again the local amateur radio operators of the Calhoun County Amateur Radio Association was called upon once again to serve and assist in a running race for a great cause, running for...
ARRL Field 2017

ARRL Field 2017

PRESS RELEASE Raymond “Buddy” Lique Calhoun County Emergency Communications Coordinator (256) 689-8839 BuddyL91@gmail.com Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 24 – 25 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service Members of the Calhoun County ARES/RACES team will be...
Yellowhammer Pioneer Endurance Ride 2017

Yellowhammer Pioneer Endurance Ride 2017

There’s an old saying in the south… If you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes, and 2017 was no different, but this time mother nature had it a bit backwards. In January and February we had a lot of unseasonable early warmer weather, at one...
Inexpensive 17-Meter Vertical

Inexpensive 17-Meter Vertical

Inexpensive 17-Meter Vertical – from K5DVW Used with non-commercial rights from Eham.net  All Rights Reserved A low cost, low profile DX antenna We hams love our antennas. So much so that it’s not unusual to see an amateur erect a 100 ft tower and sprinkle...
CCARA 2016 Christmas party

CCARA 2016 Christmas party

‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, when all through the church house; Many Hams were a stirring, but not because of a mouse; No stockings were hung, but there seemed not a care; We all knew why, because many dirty Santas were there; The naughty children were up, not in...