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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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What People Searched For, Installment #2

By K5KVN It’s been a while since the first time we did “YOU SEARCHED FOR WHAT?!” So, let’s open the hood again; this time for HamHijinks.com. We’re not making these up. These are actual search terms that brought people to … Continue reading

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Club Minutes – SOME REDACTED – October 2013

The Noise Blankers Radio Group met at Jose’s Mexican Restaurant in Springdale, Arkansas, on October 16, 2013. Present:  Gary WBØRUR, Andy K5PO, Kevin K5KVN, Nathan K5KAC Also present: a briefcase, a collection of Army figurines, a WW2 helmet, various handie-talkies … Continue reading

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2012: Year In Review

2012 was a big year for The Noise Blankers. What in the past had been an annual gathering of the group for field day, became a full-fledged calendar of ham radio events. Planning for next year is already underway and … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Hijinks

Kevin K5KVN and Andy K5PO try to communicate at the Wreaths Across America event:

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Noise Blankers Assist At National Cemetery, No Injuries Reported

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., December 17, 2012 – Amateur radio and “The Noise Blankers Radio Group” (www.noiseblankers.com) provided event communications for Wreaths Across America at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Wreaths Across America is a national non-profit organization dedicated to … Continue reading

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Log Jam of the World

There has been a lot of talk lately about the system issues with Logbook of the World. The Noise Blankers membership thinks LOTW is a fantastic tool, but obviously limited in its current state. We know the ARRL staff are … Continue reading

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An Idea: Arkansas Amateur Radio License Plates

By: Kevin K5KVN [UPDATE July 2016: Seems there might be renewed interest in this, so let’s get this going for the 2017 legislative session!] [UPDATE 2015: The next Arkansas legislative session is in 2017. We’ll need support ahead of this … Continue reading

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