ALASKA VHF-UP GROUP

Activity Archive for 2010


 

Business and BOD Actions: Board of Directors June 2009-2011: Ed Cole, KL7UW, Paul Kiesel, K7CW, and Robert Rowley, AL2B. AVG Officers July 2009-2011:
  • President - Ed Cole, KL7UW
  • Vice President - Dale Hershberger, KL7XJ
  • Secretary - Treasurer - TBA
Appointments:
  • Contest/Awards Chair - Paul Kiesel, K7CW
  • Webmaster - Ed Cole, KL7UW
The annual meeting be held concurrent with the Kenai Hamfest, and during the Annual PNWVHFS Conference. This should provide a convenient time and reasonable accessibility for the majority of members. Members are encouraged to report their activities/projects for inclusion on this webpage for all to read. The AVG webpage serves as the Newsletter of events and activities (see archives of previous years activities at end of this page).
NEW Alaska VHF-UP Award: The Board of Directors has reviewed and accepted a new award. No negative votes were received from the AVG membership, so the award is approved and is now in effect.
ARRL JANUARY VHF Sweepstakes Contest: Jan 23-24, 2010: The contest begins 10:00 am AST Saturday and ends 7:00 pm Sunday. Operate all bands 50-MHz and higher. For details go to the ARRL contest webpage: January VHF Sweepstakes. Send me your plans for the contest to be listed here:
  • NL7HJ, Ken, from Denali Park is planning to be a rover starting from Diamond Ridge (near Homer) and driving the highway up to Fairbanks, stopping at selected locations to work 6m/2m/70cm SSB/FM. Ken sent his rover itinerary.
  • KL7UW hopes to work saturday 10-12am from home: 6m/2m/70cm/33cm/23cm. (update: I will be at home for all of Saturday. I may have to help at the T-200 Sled Dog Race on Sunday for part of the day).
All members in Alaska are encouraged to submit a contest entry and log to the ARRL. The January contest is a club competition activity, so be sure to note that your club is "Alaska VHF-Up Group" on your contest entry. ARRL JUNE VHF QSO Party: June 12-13, 2010: The contest begins 10:00 am AKDT Saturday and ends 7:00 pm Sunday. Operate all bands 50-MHz and higher. For details go to the ARRL contest webpage: June VHF QSO Party. Send me your plans for the contest to be listed here:
  • KL7UW hopes to work saturday from home: 6m/2m/70cm/33cm/23cm. On Sunday we may operate as a rover (check back for last minute plans).
All members in Alaska are encouraged to submit a contest entry and log to the ARRL. The January contest is a club competition activity, so be sure to note that your club is "Alaska VHF-Up Group" on your contest entry. ARRL SEPTEMBER VHF QSO Party: Sept 11-12, 2010: The contest begins 10:00 am AKDT Saturday and ends 7:00 pm Sunday. Operate all bands 50-MHz and higher. For details go to the ARRL contest webpage: Sept VHF QSO Party Send me your plans for the contest to be listed here:
  • KL7UW hopes to work saturday from home: 6m/2m/70cm/33cm.
All members in Alaska are encouraged to submit a contest entry and log to the ARRL. The January contest is a club competition activity, so be sure to note that your club is">Sept VHF QSO Party. EME Contests: Here is a link to the EME Page for the dates. VHF-Up DX Record: Here is the preliminary DX Record spreadsheet.
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