• Kansas Doubles Up On The Air This Weekend

    From ARRL Members Only Web site@21:1/5 to All on Fri Aug 26 23:31:08 2022
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    Some fun this weekend. Here's an announcement from Kansas Section
    Manager Ron Cowan KB0DTI

    73, Art K0AIZ
    This weekend Kansas is holding their QSO party and a Special Event

    QSO party fills the weekend with fun 1x1 call sign spelling contests and
    the challenge of working all 105 counties. Numerous categories are
    sponsored for this fun event.

    Saturday 27 August 2022 9:00AM - 9:00PM CDT
    Sunday 28 August 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM CD

    Note the 9PM cut off Saturday night.

    Our KQP has been called one of the best thanks to Bob, W0BH putting it
    together each year.

    Full details including spelling chart, rover routes and county
    identifiers can be found on the fantastic website:
    https://ksqsoparty.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Pony Express Special Event Sunday

    Amateur radio will be on public display at the Hollenberg Pony Express
    Festival near Hanover Kansas, this Sunday, Aug 28th from 10 am to 4 pm.
    One of 26 exhibits representing life in early America, station K0ASA
    will depict an 1860's Telegraph Office, demonstrating Morse code to
    the public. At the same time, we will be on the air as a Kansas QSO
    Party participant (WAS) and as a POTA station (K-9180).

    If you are in the area, stop by and visit, or contact K0ASA on the air.

    We will be around CW and SSB frequencies of 7.045, 7.245, 14.045 &
    14.245 MHz much of the time. Contact k0nk@arrl.net with any questions.
    Info provided by Jim, K0NK

    We look forward to hearing you this weekend!

    Ron Cowan- KB0DTI
    ARRL Kansas Section Manager
    913-757-4456 Nite
    913-757-4455 Work
    3920KHz 6:30PM(5:30 winter)

    ARRL Midwest Division
    Director: Arthur I Zygielbaum, K0AIZ
    k0aiz@arrl.org --------------------------------------------------------------------

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