Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) Executive Director and CEO Robert Griesmer has advised that the Center’s amateur radio station exhibit will be discontinued, effective July 1, when the Center, in Hampton, Virginia, reopens. VASC is the official visitor center for NASA’s Langley, Virginia, facility.
“We have been told to be out of the VASC by June 30,” Griesmer said. “Currently we are in the process of finding a new home for the station’s equipment. Thanks to all who have supported KE4ZXW during the last 25 years, especially the volunteer operators who manned the station during that time. To the many visitors we have met and school groups that have stopped by and talked with us about ham radio, communications, satellites, and STEM Program related subjects, thank you!”
The KE4ZXW display station was shut down on March 13. A main feature of the exhibit was the ability to communicate with amateur radio satellites and with the International Space Station. — Thanks to Randy Grigg, WB4KZI
Jim W6LG your YouTube Elmer shows the progress on the MA40 Tower Installation that will be limited to 30 feet above the terrain as allowed by Ordinanc… Read more
This video briefly shows how to setup and use the NanoVNA to sweep an antenna system (antenna, transmission line, transmatch, etc.) to measure its VSW… Read more
Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) Executive Director and CEO Robert Griesmer has advised that the Center’s amateur radio station exhibit will be… Read more
The vintage SAQ Alexanderson alternator in Grimeton, Sweden, will conduct its annual Alexanderson Day transmissions on 17.2 kHz on Sunday, July 5. Sta… Read more
When Richard Tashner, N2EO, of Massapequa, New York, suffered a medical emergency on May 18, his DMR radio was closer than his phone. His call for hel… Read more
On Friday the 29th of May 2020, there was an extensive Sporadic-E opening across Europe which reached as high as 144 MHz allowing stations across the… Read more
The post Virginia Air & Space Center Ends Relationship with Ham Radio appeared first on QRZ NOW – Ham Radio News.