Both North and South Carolina will hold their state QSO Parties on Feb 25 2018. To learn about the North Carolina Party go to
The South Carolina QSO PARTY will be held Feb 24 2018. To learn more continue reading.
After the hurricane struck Dominica in 2017 a post disaster report has been prepared and released. This document shows the need for ham radio. Probably what is important to note is the need for government support of amateur radio.
It would appear the issues with the ARRL Logbook of the World have been resolved. The following appears on the LOTW site
The following information was received from Radio Relay International
On Saturday, February 24, Radio Relay International will be participating in a national disaster exercise sponsored by REACT International. RRI radio operators will use survivable, RF-only network resources to link four dispersed units in California, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Texas. Look for an evaluation report in the next issue of the “QNI Newsletter.”
The ARRL reports they are dealing with some issues with their log book of the world sending error messages. They are working on the issue.
The Antique Wireless Association will hold their DX Contest on two occasions. To learn more about this event go to
The North American QSO Party RTTY portion,will be held on Feb 24 2018. For rules and other information go to
The CQ World Wide 160 M contest will be held on Feb 23 2018. For all the information needed go to
Last week was the 2018 winter edition of the ARRL School Roundup. This event showcases ham radio for school students. To see what happened at one US school go to