Author Archives: Pete NM5PS

Harvey Houses on the Air

Back in the day, when my family took road trips throughout the Southwest and traveled Route 66, likely as not we’d either eat or stay at a Harvey House when we hit major stops. Founded by Fred Harvey in 1876, … Continue reading

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Chasing Route 66 on the Air

Back in the day, when my family took road trips throughout the Southwest, Route 66 got you there. Next month, the Cirtrus Belt Amateur Radio Club kicks off its event: Route 66 On The Air 2018. Twenty-two club stations in … Continue reading

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A new Tech and an upgrade to General

Congratulations to a new ham and to a ham who upgraded, courtesy of their own hard work and the testing prowess of the Valencia County ARA Volunteer Examiner team (W5YI). The newcomer? Kevin Welander of Los Lunas, who earned his … Continue reading

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In Socorro, kudos to a special-event crew

Shared with permission: From Dave Finley, N1IRZ, net control, Socorro Chile Harvest Triathlon 2018, Aug. 3-4: Thank you all for your support of this weekend’s Triathlons. We had another highly successful event, with excellent participation in both the Youth and … Continue reading

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NM QSO Party Results Are In!

How did you do during the New Mexico QSO Party back in April? The results are up! Among the highlights: New Mexico Big River Contesters romped in the Club category, garnering 387,572 points. Among clubs, the Albuquerque DX Association activated … Continue reading

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Initial newsletter from NM’s New Section Manager

By Bill Mader, K8TE For those of you who follow ARRL news, you already know I have been selected to replace my predecessor, Ed James, KA8JMW, as your new Section Manager. I am glad for the opportunity to serve, offering … Continue reading

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