Monthly Archives: January 2011

QRP ARCI Golden Jubilee update

For the latest operating schedule for K6JSS, go to the link at QRZ.com

QRP ARCI Golden Jubilee

QRP ARCI is celebrating its 50th anniversary by activating the club call in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia throughout 2011. A QRP ARCI member/volunteer will be assigned one week during the year in which they can use the club call, K6JSS from their location.

Here is the current schedule:
1: 1/3/2011 00:00 UTC – 1/9/2011 23:59 UTC Connecticut poc: KX9X
2: 1/10/2011 00:00 UTC – 1/16/2011 23:59 UTC Hawaii poc: KH6B
3: 1/17/2011 00:00 UTC – 1/23/2011 23:59 UTC Georgia poc: W4QO
4: 1/24/2011 00:00 UTC – 1/30/2011 23:59 UTC Texas poc: AE5X
5: 1/31/2011 00:00 UTC – 2/6/2011 23:59 UTC final confirmation pending
6: 2/7/2011 00:00 UTC – 2/13/2011 23:59 UTC Minnesota poc: W0UFO
7: 2/14/2011 00:00 UTC – 2/20/2011 23:59 UTC Arizona poc: AC7A
8: 2/21/2011 00:00 UTC – 2/27/2011 23:59 UTC New York poc: WJ2V

QST Quickstats

from QST January 2011 p. 128
What is your comfortable CW receiving speed?

None – I don’t operate CW – 27%
1 to 5 wpm – 11%
6 to 10 wpm – 15%
11 to 20 wpm – 25%
21 to 25 wpm – 14%
26 to 30 wpm – 5%
31 wpm or highr – 3%

Interesting, eh?

Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Elgin Amateur Radio Society is being held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Officers Mess at the Elgin Regiment on Wilson Ave. in St Thomas, ON. We meet from September to June each year. See the right column for details on the next meeting. See you there?.