Sunday, August 31, 2014
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
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: