CVARS    K7PG
  The Chehalis Valley
 Amateur Radio Society
A  501(c)(3) Non-profit

     ARRL special service club

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 
Information— QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo coming March 25-26, 2023

Automatic Packet/Position Reporting System (APRS)
APRS— Bob Bruninga's APRS information site
ARRL— ARRL's APRS information page— real-time display of APRS and AIS data (centered on Chehalis, WA)

Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES)
ARRL Public Service— ARES, NTS, Field Organizations, Training, etc.
Washington State ARES
   —District 3 Cities:Centralia, Lacey;
                     Counties:Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston, East Thurston
   — Lewis County: ARES
   — City of Centralia: ARES, City

Amateur Radio Information
American Radio Relay League: licensing, question pools, etc.
     search forhamfests & conventions
Anderson Powerpole® Connectors— assembly instructions
  Antenna - PulseLarsen: "Amateur Antenna Products"
                                       "Antenna Basic Concepts"
Connectors— Molex, PL-259 and Anderson Powerpole connector information
  Heat Shrink Tubing Sizes Chart
Microphone Pinout— Alinco to Astatic radios plus links to other radios
N7CFO's Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events
N7CFO's Western Washington Amateur Radio Licensing Classes, Training Classes & Examination Sessions
N0NBH's HF Propagation and Solar-Terrestial Data Website
PNW DMR — Pacific Northwest Digital Mobil Radio Information pages
RepeaterBook— North American Repeater Directory.
eHam — QRZ — ARRL— Call sign lookup

Morse Code & Telegraph Keys (Thanks to Lynn Burlingame, N7CFO)
ARRL — Learning Morse Code links
Farnsworth timing — explained
Kock method — learning Morse code at full-speed
Vibroplex — semi-automatic morse code keys (bugs)
Milestone Technologies — straight keys, bugs, and iambic paddles
On-the-Air Code Practice
ARRL W1AW Operating Schedule— Has "slow code" sessions at 5, 7½, 10, 13 and 15 words per minute; "fast code" sessions at 10, 13, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 words per minute. There are several 1-hour "slow code" or "fast code" sessions daily Monday through Friday.
West Coast Net (WCN)— is a daily, 10 words per minute, traffic handling net.
The Noon Time Net— accepts CW check-ins and holds CW practice sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays on 7284 MHz after the 75-meter (3970 kHz) 11:30 AM net.

National Traffic System (NTS)
  ARRLNTS Information
NTS Training Slides
NTS Digital
Western Area Traffic Nets

Public Service
  ActiveAmber Alerts
  National Weather Service — Seattle, Portland

  USC Annenberg's"History of Communication Through Morse Code" 
  North Florida Amateur Radio Society -"Heathkit Fades Away"
"The History of the Car Radio"

CVARS Social Media 

Links verified 11/16/2022.

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