Sunday, August 31, 2014

JARL Awards At Last

Thanks to HV0A

Yesterday I worked The Vatican HV0A on 17m CW.  A career first from Alaska.  As it happens, I have been agonizingly close to Worked All Europe Class I with one point to go for many weeks.  I received the LoTW confirmation today, imported it into my DARC contest logbook, and voila!  WAE-I is in the bag.

Friday, August 29, 2014

WL7BDO in the News

Club member Carl Horn WL7BDO has been in the news lately.  First of all, he was an operator at KL7RA to set a new North American record in CQ WPX SSB in 2014.  Quite impressive.  His appearances at KL2R have led the way for top-notch placing.  The W1AW/KL7 operation from Two Rivers pushed new boundaries, and Carl was a key participant.  

Beyond ham radio, Carl's work with the Nenana School District is featured in a newsletter from the Alaska Association of School Business Officials: