Radio Equipment Sale – Asheville Radio Museum

ASHEVILLE RADIO MUSEUM Room 315 Elm Building, Victoria Road, A B Tech Community College, Asheville, NC 28801   PRESS RELEASE   For further information contact: Stuart Smolkin, Curator, stuart.smolkin@gmail.com August 2, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ASHEVILLE RADIO MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2017 SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE Are you looking for a restoration project? How about a matching speaker for[…]

Ham Equipment For Sale

Posting for member of Watauga Amateur Radio Club, please contact Vern Dyer directly at the below address/phone: HAM EQUIPMENT FOR SALE 72 ‘ Extra Heavy Duty Crank-up Tower (US TOWER) Triangular, completely self-supporting in very good operating condition. In operation in Boone (Foscoe), NC Lowers to 23’, motorized Vertical Winch and separate motorized winch to[…]

October 2015 LARC Newsletter

The October 2015 LARC Newsletter has been posted on the website.  When distributing the newsletter via the website email system, I received an error message saying could not find the page; however, I received a copy of the distribution on my other email so looks like it might have gone out to the email subscribers[…]

QST Article on State Fair Special Event

This month’s digital issue has hit computers and the Mountain State Fair and the Road Show Amateur Radio Club are featured in an article on pages 65-66.  Good article.  This year, the Lenoir Amateur Radio Club will join the Road Show ARC and sponsor a day at the Fair on September 19.

Update to 7-31 post re: bug in digital modes

On 7/31, I posted a bug and fix for digital modes.  Apparently, the bug is for real but the fix was only a “temporary fix.”  Several other temporary fixes have subsequently circulated, much to the frustration of digital operators. A permanent fix has now been made and verified by Doug Ferrell MD4MOJ, who is one[…]

Bug & Fix for Digital Modes

(Note: Before making this post, I asked 2 Club members to verify that this is a “real” issue and received confirmation.  Ro K4HRM). There’s a bug with the USB audio chipset used in many ham radio sound interfaces that occurs in Windows Vista and later. The affected chipset is the TI PCM2900 series, pre-C revisions.[…]

New SSB Contest – Phone Fray

The rules for a new weekly SSB event, based on the North American QSO Party (NAQP), are located here: http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf It’s called Phone Fray. The start date is Tuesday (evening) July 28 (July 29 UTC). To accommodate busy schedules, the contest lasts for just 30-minutes and will be great for fast-paced NAQP practice and welcoming[…]