The ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program, in effect since April 19, 2022, will cover the one-time $35 application fee for new amateur radio license candidates younger than 18 years old for tests administered under the ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) program. For more information please visit http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-youth-licensing-grant-program
An informational webinar about the ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 8 PM EDT / 5 PM PDT. For more information and to register for the webinar please visit http://www.arrl.org/news/webinar-for-arrl-foundation-club-grant-program-on-may-4-2022
The Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club in Roswell is sponsoring the Alien City Hamfest on Saturday, May 21st, from 8 am until 1 pm. Prizes include a Yaesu FT-891, two Yaesu FT-60R’s, and a Xiegu X6100. Visit the hamfest website for more info!
Micah Haislett, W5ABH, from Odessa, TX, is the lucky winner of the Midland Amateur Radio Club 2022 raffle for an Icom IC-7610 transceiver. Congratulations Micah! Thank you to all who participated in the raffle!
Patricia, TX is now online and linked to the rest of the PermNet system. The frequency is 443.250, positive offset, and requires a 162.2 tone. The below coverage map shows what the footprint will be. For a list of all the PermNet sites go to the Area Repeaters on the…