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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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We’re ARRL Famous, for Now

By K5KVN The date was September 10, 2015. The time was approximately 2:00 p.m. local. The phone rings; it’s from Hartford, CT. There’s only one place that could be calling me from there. I knew it could be either good or bad. Best … 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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Storm Hunting With K5KAC

By K5KAC A first-hand account of tornadic storms in Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 In the Ozark Highlands, any freak weather event is met with awe and a healthy amount of respect, but more importantly it’s a great … Continue reading

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Woo Hoo! Look Who’s Two!

MEMO – DRAFT – FOR DISCUSSION ONLY To:       Noise Blankers Radio Group associates From:   Kevin Thornton K5KVN, Public Information Officer Re:       HamHijinks.com‘s 2nd birthday! I am proud to tell you that we have hit another milestone for our award-winning … Continue reading

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Coming Up Next

The Noise Blankers Radio Group HQ has been sparsely populated lately, as many folks have “called in sick” to work the recent DXPeditions. Now that those are in the log, we might actually get some real work done. Hamfest season … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America 2014: Success!

Another public service event is in the books! It’s one of our favorites – National Wreaths Across America Day, where cemeteries across the country decorate the gravesites of U.S. military veterans with a wreath. The Wreaths Across America organization leads … Continue reading

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