New England QSO Party

New England QSO PartyThe New England QSO Party is coming up the first full weekend in May. Time for New England stations to be the hunted!

The contest runs in two sessions over the weekend:

2000Z Saturday May 7 until 0500Z Sunday May 8 (4pm EDT Saturday until 1am EDT Sunday)

1300Z Sunday May 8 until 2400Z Sunday May 8 (9am EDT Sunday until 8pm EDT Sunday)

Suggested CW frequencies are 3540, 7035, 14040, 21040, and 28040. Suggested SSB frequencies are 3850, 7180, 7280, 14280, 21380 and 28380.

More details on the contest are available on the New England QSO Party’s website.

Training for ARES ECs, DECs, SECs

WMA ARESARRL Headquarters will be offering a training session for ARES Emergency Coordinators, District Emergency Coordinators and Section Emergency Coordinators on local, section, and state level Memorandums of Understanding for ARES. The training webinar will be Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 8pm Eastern Time. You may register for the webinar here. The webinar will be recorded and made available online afterward. All EC’s, DEC’s and SEC’s are encouraged to participate.

— Mike Corey, KI1U, ARRL Emergency Preparedness Manager.