Operating HF like a Pro – Seminar held on June 29th

The DVRA had another exciting and informative seminar at the DVRA shack held on June 29th at 10am.

Here is a link the the presenation: Learn to talk on HF like a Boss!

Want to take advantage of your Technician class privileges on 10 meters? Been a Ham for a while but don’t quite know the ropes of HF operations? Take the anxiety out of calling CQ!  Better yet, take the anxiety out of someone ANSWERING your CQ ! 

  • The Radio Amateur’s code
  • Listen, Listen and Listen some more.
  • Ask if the frequency is in use!
  • Don’t be mic shy. Speak with confidence
  • Know the lingo
  • Know the topics to avoid
  • The back & forth of a good QSO
  • A QSO needs a signal report
  • Get to know the W2ZQ HF equipment
  • Understand the basics of propagation
  • Where in the world is that station?
  • Become familiar with Grid Squares
  • Antenna aiming is an art
  • Log your QSOs in Ham Radio Deluxe
  • LoTW, QRZ & QSL cards
  • Q&A
  • A little air-time

Contact Dave K3DFD at ernietech@vivaldi.net for any questions.

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