Category Archives: Education

Final Class for New Tech’s

I recently completed another Technician Class up in Providence RI.  It produced 11 New Techs plus a General (I’m always amazed how common it is for one or two folks to take the next level exam and pass it). As … Continue reading

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Education Fund Established

I was honored by my club, Newport County Radio Club, this past December when they established an Education Fund in my name.  I’ve been quite active in RI and teaching Amateur Radio Classes since 2011.  In those years, I have … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Goal Review

2017 was a very productive year for my ham radio hobby.  At the beginning of the year I set the following goals: Teach a Technician class 265 confirmed countries 1250 Challenge band-points Successful ARISS contact at BHHS Complete 1 QRP … Continue reading

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Goals for 2017 and 2016 in Review

Four out of seven 2016 goals were completed successfully: 255 Confirmed Countries  YES 1,200 DX Band-Points  YES WAS Completed on 12 Meters (need WV)  NO Successful ARISS Contact at All Saints Academy  YES Teach a Technician Class for Monsignor Clarke … Continue reading

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AUXCOM Certificate

The certificates for the AUXCOM class at the end of September were mailed out to the students this week.

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A Surprise From the ARRL

A large envelope from the ARRL arrived this weekend.  It look suspiciously like the kind they send out awards for states or sections in various contests, but I didn’t recall submitting a log recently.  I was pleasantly surprised to find … Continue reading

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K1MCS Participated in School Club Roundup

It’s a wrap — SCR is in the logbook. 21 non-ham middle school students participated at Monsignor Clarke School in the School Club Roundup and did very well.  Each student made at least one voice and one digital contact (often … Continue reading

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A School Club Roundup Antenna for Monsignor Clarke School

John Z, N1JPZ, his son Rick, and I put up a temporary 30 foot mast and raised the 20-meter dipole up in the air.  (Actually John and Rick did most of the work, I just stood around looking useless and … Continue reading

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