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Green Country Hamfest 2017: Success!

Another trip to Green Country Hamfest in Claremore, Oklahoma, is in the books. A good time was had a by all. And by “all”, we mean everyone but Nathan K5KAC. He had a special delivery coming to his house on … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America 2016: Success!

One of our favorite events of the year is the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Fayetteville, Arkansas, National Cemetery. Wreaths are laid at every gravesite there; nearly 8,000. For the past five years, the Noise Blankers have provided radio … Continue reading

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Arkansas QSO Party 2016 Results

The results are in! How’d you do? The Noise Blankers Radio Group was happy to be a co-bonus station again this year. See you next year! Thanks to ARKAN for putting on the party. Click here for 2016 Arkansas QSO … Continue reading

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We Have Bonus Points Again

These bonus points are burning a hole in our pocket and we want to give them to you. Work us (WR5P) in the Arkansas QSO Party on May 14th and you can have 200 of them. You can also get … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America 2015: Success!

For the fourth year in a row, not one of us was physically hurt while directing traffic for the Wreaths Across America event in Fayetteville, Arkansas. However, some feelings were hurt when a guy in a kilt told us in no … Continue reading

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Show Time with Fo Time Podcast

Keeping with the highest traditions of our mission statement, specifically the part that reads “tell others how much fun it is,” we were thrilled to be a guest on episode 40 of the Fo Time Podcast. Cale does a great … Continue reading

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Deer Island Activation: Success!

Another island activation is in the books. Gary WBØRUR and Kevin K5KVN set out on a three-hour tour to Deer Island to qualify and activate it as part of the U.S. Islands Awards Program QSO Party. This was the group’s … Continue reading

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We Had A Meeting!

Last week, we held an opportunistic club meeting/dinner/happy hour at Jose’s in Springdale (Ole’ for Jose’s!). “Opportunistic” because we all are so incredibly busy and rarely can all attend a club function at the same time. Thanks to K5PO for … Continue reading

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HamCom 2015: Success!

HamCom in Irving, Texas, was great. Andy K5PO, Gary WB0RUR, and Kevin K5KVN represented the Noise Blankers this year. Per strict club bylaws, all of the Noise Blankers cannot be at the same hamfest. This is a security precaution similar … Continue reading

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Island Activation Is Possible

UPDATE: The Noise Blankers Radio Group were unable to participate due to a tick infestation on the island and the threat of thunderstorms. We will still try to quality and activate the island at some point in the future.   … Continue reading

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