TIARA

Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association

7J1YAA

Meetings

The next meeting will be Friday, March 22nd starting at 7PM in Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku. The meeting will be held in Meeting Room 1 of the Jiyugaoka Juku Center, 1-24-12 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku. It is about a 5 minute walk from Jiyugaoka Station.

The Tokyo International Amateur Radio Association (TIARA) holds monthly meetings in English usually in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo. Jiyugaoka is just a few minutes from Shibuya on the Tokyu Toyoko Line, or from Oimachi on the Tokyu Oimachi Line. Meetings are held on the third Friday of most months except August (Field Day & Ham Fair) and December (Christmas Party). The meetings are open not only to members, but other English-speaking hams and foreigners residing in or visiting Japan interested in amateur radio.

Notes from some Past Meetings

2019-01
Rick Swanton JI1HSV/KK6PRB provided an update on his 40 Meter CW Transceiver, and the challenges of designing and building an effective AGC in a very limited space. (slides, video)
2018-10
Andrew Young NU8W explained StellarStation, a commercial network of satellite ground stations.
2018-09
2018-04
FC-1 40 Meter CW Transceiver April Update (and latest additions to his QRP Labs QCX Transceiver) (video) (slides) (demonstration video) by Rick Swanton JI1HSV/KK6PRB
2018-02
Ham Radio in Hell and High Water: Lessons from Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis (video) (slides with notes) by Ken Nollet JO7XVL/K0EN
2018-01
QRP Labs QCX Transceiver (video) (slides) by Rick Swanton JI1HSV/KK6PRB
Older meeting notes...

 

 

On the Air Meeting

TIARA members gather on 21.320 MHz at 1000 JST (0100Z) most Sundays for an informal chat. Join us!


Officers Re-Elected March, 2012

President Arie Lukkassen JE1RYS/KI6EWA
Vice-President Dan Domondon 7J1ABD/WA6URY
Treasurer/Secretary Fumi OHTSUKA JF1NIW/KI4HSU

Past Officers

Internet Mailing List

The 7J1 mailing list on Yahoo Groups discusses topics of interest to foreign amateur operators in Japan. You can subscribe or visit the archives using the web interface or by sending a blank email to 7j1-subscribe at yahoogroups.com.


Repeater

TIARA sponsors the JR1VI repeater located in Meguro, Tokyo. 434.980in/439.980out (77Hz subaudible tone) and 1272.980in/1292.980out (88.5Hz subaudible tone).

VoIP

TIARA uses a combination of IRLP, WIRES, and and EchoLink to build a VoIP network in Tokyo. You are welcome to join us on the air via:

JR1NNV EchoIRLP Typically connected to IRLP Reflector 9202 and the 439.98 repeater.
7J1YAA-ND C4FM WIRES-X Linked to the 439.98 repeater in analog mode most weekends and holidays.

US Amateur Exams in Tokyo

The ARRL VEC Tokyo VE Team (which is not directly affiliated with TIARA, but which includes some members) conducts examinations for US amateur radio licenses at least twice a year in the Tokyo area. The next session will be announced at the Takinogawa Higashi-Kumin Center. Information and pre-registration are available from ARRL VEC Tokyo. Start studying now! A US amateur license can be your gateway to getting a Japanese reciprocal license while you are here.

You can also check the ARRL US amateur exam registry for Japan to find other sessions.


Operating in Japan


Questions and Comments
This website is maintained by Jim Tittsler 7J1AJH/AI8A/ZL2IA. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.
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Last modified: Sun Mar 03 17:20:16 JST 2019