From the ARRL letter for March 14, 2019 The FCC has invited public comments on ARRL’s 2018 Petition for Rule Making, now designated as RM-11828, which asks the FCC to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone
March 11, 2019 Agape House, Hermiston, Oregon Call to Order A reminder to all that there will be discussions on topics as we go as well as a time for open discussion and comments, please stay on task and don’t
Bill (KI7PRU), had the idea to add a guestbook to the site. This was a great idea, as we have had traffic recently from all over the world and our site is our way to connect our club to HAMs
From the ARRL Letter for 2/21/19 The new ARES Plan adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in January represents an effort to provide ARES with a clearly defined mission, goals, and objectives; specific training requirements,
From the ARRL Letter for 2/14/19 Microsoft, which transitioned to its new browser, Edge, several years ago, is now advising enterprise users to avoid its legacy browser, Internet Explorer (IE). Microsoft Worldwide Lead for Application Compatibility Chris Jackson said that
From the ARRL Letter 2/14/19 The US Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) has adopted Amateur Radio training as a possible new approach to basic RF and electronics instruction. More than 20 NAWCWD employees took part in a
Tonight’s meeting for February 2019 is cancelled due to weather. We will be having a Net in the place of tonight’s meeting and if the weather improves we could have a meeting next week. Emails will be sent out with
From the ARRL Letter on 2/7/19 A new backdoor Linux-based operating system Trojan dubbed “SpeakUp” is on the loose, although so far it does not appear to have propagated to North America or Europe. Research team Check Point Research recently
From the ARRL Letter for 2/7/2019 From the early morning hours of January 27, radio amateurs in Cuba’s capital of Havana were keeping an eye on the weather. An extratropical low-pressure system in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico associated with
From the ARRL Letter for January 24, 2019 Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot group 2733 appeared this week on Tuesday, with a sunspot number of 18, and on Wednesday it increased in size with a sunspot number of 19.
From the ARRL Letter for January 24, 2019 For those just getting started on their Amateur Radio journey, ARRL is launching a new podcast aimed at answering your questions, providing support and encouragement for newcomers to get the most out
From the ARRL Letter for January 24, 2019 Volunteer Examiner Coordinators across the US are continuing to receive paperwork from Amateur Radio exam sessions held during the partial government shutdown. While it’s still possible to access the Universal Licensing System
By Tammy Malgesini | January 3, 2019 HERMISTON — Members if the Hermiston Amateur Radio Club will participate in the Amateur Radio Winter Field Day. The purpose of the event is to practice emergency communication in conditions that are less
Winter field day this year is January 26th to 27th, the club will be hosting an event group at the Wellness Center at Good Shepherd Hospital. We will begin setup and erecting antennas at 8 AM.
This article is in no way an endorsement, but just information for HAMs who aren’t aware it is available. ARRL, our national organization has partnered with Risk Strategies Company to offer equipment insurance specifically for amateur radio operators. Our hobby
Former Hermiston resident Thomas J. “Tom” Wilson, 78, of Hamlin, Texas, died March 3, 2017, at his home. He was born on June 7, 1938, in Sheridan, Iowa. We are currently seeking a photo or photos of Mr. Wilson and
January 23, 2018 East Oregonian: Ham radio operators warm up with winter test November 6, 2018 East Oregonian: Ham radio operators participate in emergency test June 19, 2018 Hermiston Herald: Ham radio operators hold on-air open house February 19, 2016
From Burns Mortuary of Hermiston: Wayne Clifford Harris was born February 24, 1921 in Vale, Oregon the son of Roy and Fannie (Haw) Harris. He passed away on Sunday July 8, 2018 in Hermiston at the age of 97. Wayne
Douglas Paul Garman, age 74, was welcomed into glory on March 13, 2018, receiving his ultimate healing, leaving cancer behind and defeated. Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, Doug graduated from Lincoln High School. He studied at Central Bible School,
From Burns Mortuary of Hermiston: Timothy J. Heihn was born on January 9, 1949 in Havre, Montana. He passed away January 11, 2017 after a brief illness. Tim grew up in Chinook, Montana, then moved to Sandpoint, Idaho his teen
Melvin Aldin “Mel” Salverson, of Stanfield,died on Nov. 12, 2014 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Wash., at the age of 60. He was born on Jan. 8, 1954 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Aldin Maxwell Salverson and Mildred Ashilman Salverson.
From Burns Mortuary of Hermiston: William Ray Griffin Jr., 71 of Hermiston died on Wednesday Sept. 10, 2014 at his home. He was born on March 16, 1943 in Pomeroy, WA to parents William & Etta Sodarburg Griffin. Bill was
From Bell Tower Funeral Home: Kathy Jo Anderson, 54, of Hermiston, Oregon, passed away May 4, 2014 in Coeur d’ Alene, ID at the Hospice House. She was born November 4, 1959 in Gooding, Idaho to Dean & Marion (Eubanks)
From Burns Mortuary of Hermiston: James Milton “Jim” Headrick, 94, of Stanfield, Oregon died Friday, February 25, 2011 at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston, Oregon. Mr. Headrick was born January 14, 1917 in Clarendon, Texas to parents, James Henry