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11/28/2020

October Contest 2019

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11/28/2020

October Contest 2019

The Spooktacular contest was completed and the winners are:

The grand prize is a new Yaesu FT60R radio and a Diamond SRH77CA whip antenna. Won by WV8CW Charles.

The Second place prize was a 

$25 Amazon gift card won by K5JRP Jack.


April 18, 2019

World Amateur Radio Day

9AM PST/12 NOON EST (12 Hour Net) 1600UTC - 0400UTC - 10pm

*WORLD* CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251/Allstar Node #47620

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April 18, 2019

World Amateur Radio Day

 

World Radio Network/World Friendship Net Announces "World Amateur Radio Day 2019"

For the 5th straight year.

Rochester, NY., March 11, 2019: THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK and THE WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET today announced that for the 5th straight year, we will be participating in WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 on VOIP/ECHOLINK on the "WORLD" CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251 and for the first time on Allstar Node ###### - World Conference Hub on APRIL 18TH, 2019. We are part of NARRI/Nevada amateur radio repeaters, inc..IRLP 9251 on the Western Reflector, Kent Johnson/W7AOR is the primary trustee of this organization.

We participated in the 2019 event, We recorded over 356 check ins, 21 International stations, 8 countries, 121 new check ins. The net lasted 12 hours and 15 minutes, with 12 net controllers doing 1 hour shifts.

The Event  had over 200 QSL card request. We also had a special event QSL card that was available upon request. We were happy to announce that this year's net was the LARGEST event on VOIP/ECHOLINK.

 Thanks to W2JLD, for oganizing  the event and providing QSL cards. It was a lot of work,time and money spent on our behalf.


9AM PST/12 NOON EST (12 Hour Net) 1600UTC - 0400UTC - 10pm

*WORLD* CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251/Allstar Node #47620

February 19, 2019

Tribute Net to VE4OO - Walter Gibbons

9AM PST/12PM EST - 10pm*WORLD* CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251

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February 19, 2019

Tribute Net to VE4OO - Walter Gibbons

 

Walter Gibbons VE4WOO became a SK on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Rev. Walter LeRoy Gibbons, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg.
He was born November 14, 1944 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
 

In 1967, Walter came to Canada to study Theology at Wilfred Laurier  University. He was Lutheran Ordained, but aligned with the United Church  of Canada.
Since 1985, Walter has called Brandon, Manitoba home. A pillar in the  community, Walter was involved with numerous organizations such as CNIB,  The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, he was a board member of Welcome  Inn and a member of numerous clubs in the community. 

http://www.memorieschapel.com/book-of-memories/3432805/Gibbons-Walter/obituary.php 

Walt was a great net controller and we will miss him.

9AM PST/12PM EST - 10pm*WORLD* CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251

December 23, 2019

Santa is coming to town via the AMN

1:00PM - 3:00PM Alaska Time. 5PM - 7PM EST 2200 - 2400 UTC - IRLP 9109, AllStar 27133 & 29332, & EchoLink 9191 WL7LP-R.

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December 23, 2019

Santa is coming to town via the AMN

 

HO HO HO HO HO, By special arrangement from the North Pole we are proud to announce that Santa will be coming to town.

He will be transmitting not far from his toy shop in the North Pole.

The *WORLD* Conference server will be cross linked into the WL7LP-R for this great net.

Third party checkins are always welcome....So bring the little ones and sit back and have them talk to Santa.

1:00PM - 3:00PM Alaska Time. 5PM - 7PM EST 2200 - 2400 UTC - IRLP 9109, AllStar 27133 & 29332, & EchoLink 9191 WL7LP-R.

First Saturday in December

SKYWARN Recognition Day

0000UTC to 2400UTC-7PM - 7PM0000UTC to 2400UTC-7PM - 7PM - EchoLink *WX-TALK* Conference server Node # 7203/IRLP Reflector 9219

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First Saturday in December

SKYWARN Recognition Day

 

SKYWARN™ Recognition Day was  developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and the American Radio  Relay League. It celebrates the contributions that volunteer SKYWARN™ radio operators make to the National Weather Service. During the day SKYWARN™ operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world.

Also, the Western Reflector will be having NWS offices calling CQ as in  past years and have multiple reflector channels and Echolink conferences  available. There is reflector 9254/Echolink Conference *HI-GATE* node:  357564, IRLP 9251 and the *WORLD* Echolink Conference node: 479886, IRLP  9257/*DCF-ARC* Echolink Conference node: 336037 and IRLP 9258/EchoLink  Conference *NV-GATE* Node: 152566 open for NWS offices. Please contact  Kent-W7AOR for additional information on the Western Reflector. 

Voip Hurricane Net Activation Echolink and IRLP listen only modes

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ARRL Info on SKYWARN™ Recognition Day

Local amateur radio operators support SKYWARN recognition day in LAS VEGAS, here is a great link about what local hams did in LasVegas

0000UTC to 2400UTC-7PM - 7PM

EchoLink *WX-TALK* Conference server Node # 7203/IRLP 

0000UTC to 2400UTC-7PM - 7PM0000UTC to 2400UTC-7PM - 7PM - EchoLink *WX-TALK* Conference server Node # 7203/IRLP Reflector 9219

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