Handiham World Update for September 30, 2023

We are wrapping up the reports on the 2023 Radio Camp and busy planning next year. Hopefully we will have a new administrative assistant soon. In the meantime, you can reach out to me at handiham@allina.com if you need assistance with anything.

The 2024 Radio Camp is just 11 months away! Now is the time to start planning to attend. You can put September 4th through 11th on your calendar for next year to join us for a fun week of ham radio activities and fellowship with other Handiham members. To join us for the 2024 Radio Camp, just send an email to handiham@allina.com, and I will put you on the list for an application. Applications will be sent out in January.

Jerry, W0UH, our net manager, would like to invite you to check into the Handiham Radio Club net. We have great net control stations who faithfully keep the net running smoothly and provide interesting dialogue each day. The Handiham Radio Club sponsors daily nets at 11:00 am Central time and on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm Central time on the Handiham Conference Server. Please join us as often as you can! It’s a great time to get together with other hams throughout the world and enjoy some good conversation.

If you have already completed the intermediate level Morse code class or if you can copy around 13 words per minute, this is your last chance to join us for the two semester Advanced Morse Code class. We had our first class last Monday. We will be taking students from 13 to 20 words or more per minute. The class will run two semesters with a long break between semesters. If you are interested in this class, please contact me right away to complete your application. Late registration for the Advanced Morse Code class will close on October 5th.

The new 2023-2027 General Class question pool is available on the website in text, docx, Mp3, and DAISY format. On September 27th, we started a two-semester General Class License Class. If you are interested in joining this class, please send an email to handiham@allina.com to complete your application. This class will be in the same format as the two-semester Technician Class we just finished with interactive Zoom classes along with class recordings and handouts sent via email to students each week. Late registration for the virtual General Class License Class will close on October 9th.

The Handiham Radio Club is getting radio active! We will have our next monthly meeting tomorrow, October 1st at 3:00pm Central Time. The Zoom link will go out to the radio club Groups.io list. If you have not yet joined the Handiham Radio Club, all current members of the Handiham Program are eligible to join. Just send an email to handiham@allina.com to let me know you want to be put on the email list for the club. Staying on that list allows you to keep up with everything that is happening in the club.

We put out a new Handiham Program merchandise order that includes tote bags, t-shirts, sweat shirts, hats, stickers, patches, and dog bandanas. If you didn’t get it, that means you probably are not subscribed to the Handiham Notify email list. If you are interested in ordering, please let me know. And if you are a member in need of subscribing to the Handiham Notify email list, please let me know that as well!


Lucinda AB8WF