St. Louis Suburban Radio Club Technician Class; March 21-22, 2020

SLSRC has scheduled a Technician License Class for the weekend of March 21-22. This is the entry level license to Amateur Radio and will get you started on the road to a great hobby.

The class will be held at Missouri Baptist Hospital and registration is required. License testing will be held on the last day of the class. There is no charge for the class but there is a $15 charge for the license testing.

For additional information and/or to register, contact Cliff KCØSDV at

New from the ARRL: Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners

New book Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners by contesting veteran Doug Grant, K1DG, offers practical information and ideas that will help you to get started in contesting or to build your skills, if you’re already active. “Doug Grant has written the ideal guide for anyone interested in contesting,” said QST Editor Steve Ford, WB8IMY. It explains what equipment you need, typical contest formats, operating techniques, how to submit an entry, and improve your scores. No matter how modest your station or experience, you can compete, too!

Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners is available at and as an e-book for the Amazon Kindle.

Free ARRL Events App Now Available for Apple iOS and Android Devices

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The ARRL Events app, which will be featured at Orlando HamCation, is now available for both Apple iOS and Android devices. A web-browser version, optimized for nearly any browser or other mobile device type, is also available to view. Orlando HamCation 2020 takes place February 7 – 9 and has been sanctioned as the 2020 ARRL Northern Florida Section Convention. Hosted annually by the Orlando Amateur Radio Club, HamCation is one of the largest annual amateur radio gatherings in the US.

Free ARRL Events App Now Available for Apple iOS and Android Devices.

Winter Heat 2020:DMR and C4FM Simplex

In addition to the FM Simplex frequencies we've been using. We now have opportunities on DMR and C4FM!

  • 147.520 - IL2-B
  • 147.570 - IL2-C
  • 446.400 - ILUHF-B
  • 446.700 - ILUHF-C
  • 52.540 - IL6M-X
  • 147.555 - VHF C4FM Voice
    • Simplex Only
  • 446.600 - UHF C4FM Voice
    • Simplex Only
  • 145.670 - VHF - DMR
    • Simplex Only
  • 446.500 - UHF DMR
    • Simplex Only

Learn more about Winter Heat 2020

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