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Make It Easy – Log It!

NTS message traffic handlers are encouraged to file a Station Activity Report (SAR) monthly and a Public Service Honor Role (PSHR) report when qualified. These reports require you to know how many nets you checked into, how many messages you … Continue reading

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QNZ – What It Means And How To Do It

QNZ is an ARRL NTS prosign that is used by net control stations on CW nets to instruct net members to zero-beat their transmit signal with net control’s transmit signal. If every station does this correctly, then all stations should … Continue reading

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Public Service Honor Roll Report – PSHR

From the ARRL web site: Each month in QST‘s Field Organization Reports column, the Public Service Honor Roll (PSHR) recognizes the efforts of Amateur Radio operators who are active in many aspects of public service. This includes net operations, traffic … Continue reading

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Station Activity Report – SAR

The Station Activity Report, or SAR, is a report of the traffic handled at your station. It is filed monthly, normally with your Section Traffic Manager (STM). In the report, you provide a count of the messageĀ  traffic handled by … Continue reading

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Operating Signals

Operating signals, also called Q and Z codes, are used throughout the world. They are used by both civil and military organizations. The most complete list of both Q and Z signals is found in ACP 131(F). This is the … Continue reading

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ARRL Centennial QSO Party Coming To An End Soon

This is the 100th year since the founding of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) by Hiram Percy Maxim and others. To celebrate the occasion, the ARRL has been running a Centennial QSO party all year. It started on January … Continue reading

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Introduction

  Hi. I’m Steve, WB8YLO. I’m an Extra Class amateur radio licensee.I am interested in communications. I am interested in radio communication in particular. I have a quite modest station so I’m not a top DXer, Super contester, or anything … Continue reading

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