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Fall Outing this Saturday

We’re getting together this Saturday (October 23) to play radio QRP style and have some fun! Location is the park where we’ve held Field Day as well as several club meetings this summer: Spanish Village Park 12813 Spanish Village Dr, … Continue reading

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Been a while…

“Time flies when you’re having pandemic fun”… or something like that. The last update to this blog was about a year ago. Time to knock the dust off and get back to it! (It must be time to start thinking … Continue reading

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Slides from Winterfest 2020: QRP Forum Preso

I had the pleasure of giving a presentation about QRP operation at Winterfest 2020. After my talk, I was asked if I could share my slides. I’m happy to do so. The URL links are all active, which will help … Continue reading

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SLQS at Winterfest 2020

Kudos to the St. Louis & Suburban Radio Club for hosting an outstanding ham radio event last weekend! Winterfest has always been recognized as a premier hamfest/flea market in the metro St. Louis area. But this year, SLSRC pulled out … Continue reading

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OzarkCon 2019

The Four State QRP Group hosts an annual conference called OzarkCon, and we just returned from the 2019 edition. This year’s OzarkCon was another great one, and I believe it set a new attendance record! During the proceedings, Walter Dufrain … Continue reading

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Keys and Bugs and Paddles

Last night’s meeting was all about the “business end” of the QSO… the hardware we use for sending the code. Namely: bugs, straight keys, and paddles. Our featured speaker was long-time member Derek Cohn, WB0̷TUA. Derek is an avid collector … Continue reading

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August Meeting

Tonight’s meeting is a “regular” meeting, in that we begin things at Denny’s at I-270 and McDonnell Blvd. at 6:00pm. This is optional, but everyone’s welcome. It’s a good time for extended discussion prior to the meeting. Then we’ll move … Continue reading

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Missouri QSO Party April 7 & 8

Passing along notice of the upcoming Missouri QSO Party… right around the corner! Greeting from the Missouri QSO Party Contest Coordinators, The 2018 Missouri QSO Party is just around the corner, scheduled to occur on April 7 and 8, 2018. … Continue reading

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The St. Louis QRP Society Celebrates 30 Years: 1987-2017

The St. Louis QRP Society (SLQS) celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 15, 2017. The club was organized on November 9, 1987 by Dave Gauding, NF0R and Keith Arns, KC0PP by a gathering of local Hams with an interest in … Continue reading

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Field Day 2017 Recap

By all accounts, the club’s Field Day effort for 2017 was a big hit! Although solar conditions were less than spectacular, we made plenty of contacts and had a great time. Weather couldn’t be beat, too! I wrote up my … Continue reading

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