You have until September 1 2016 to get your application in if you wish to apply for a contact with the International Space Station. For more information go to
Saturday August 27th will have several state QSO Party’s. I am not sure the list is complete but here are some
As part of the National Parks on the Air Amateur Radio will be present at the centennial party of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas on August 27 2016. This is part of the celebration of Aug 22 -27 Founders Week portion of the event
IARU Region 3 held their Directors Meeting in Tokyo. For information on the event go to the site below
August 25th 1916 was the day the US National Parks Service was created. There will be many celebrations at sites throughout the US. This is a noteworthy day as part of the ARRL National Parks on the Air program.
UPDATED AUGUST 25 2016. Additional frequencies added
Italian ARES units are using 7060 KHz as they respond to the earthquake. Given the current propagation conditions it may be best to ensure ANY frequency you use is clear using the normal courtesies. Your usual cooperation is appreciated.
AMSAT with hold their Symposium and Annual Meeting in November 2016. They are now calling for papers to be presented. This call expires September 15 2016. For more information on the event go to
The Pacific Northwest VHF Society will hold their convention in Bend Oregon on Oct 7th 2016. To find out more about this event go to
The Venezuelan Navy will conduct a DXpedition to the AVES Islands. They plan to be on the air August 31 2016. For more details go to
The 8th Annual Junk in the Trunk Hamfest is scheduled for August 27th in New Market Ontario. For more information go to