All posts by N7DFL

Driving Fox Hunt

ISRA 2 meter driving Fox Hunt Date February 23rd 8:15 am – 10:30 Registration : $5 a person entry fee ½ to ISRA, ½ to Idaho Ham Radio STEM Fest Frequency announced via email at 8 AM. First broadcast at 8:15 am.; then on 5 minute intervals. Power level starts at 5 watts and goes down every ½  hour. Boundries: Eagle road North to State Street then East to Broadway, South two blocks and East on Warm Springs to . . . . read more

2019 Board Of Directors Election

The election for the 2019 board of directors will take place at the January annual membership meeting.  I’ve attached the election form for those who can’t make it.   You can scan and email the form to the email address or mail a physical copy to our P.O. box. Idaho Society of Radio Amateurs P.O. Box 8903 Boise, Idaho 83707-2903 Election Form . . . . read more

UPDATED – Upcoming Technician License Class

Per KE7HWW  on 12/03 FYI: Our Technician class is full. However, we will be doing more class after the holidays. If anyone is interested in getting their tech license or upgrading to either general or extra class, please email me at: or call me at: 208-807-7146 to go on a waiting list and let me know which class you are interested in. That way, as soon as we schedule I will let you know. Thanks, gre . . . . read more

SOLVED! – The Ultimate Foxhunt

UPDATE – 11/13/2018 KT7WW sent me the following message today: Looks like we have a quiet vhf satellite band again thanks to some repairs today. I would appreciate having some people monitor that frequency range for a bit for verification Thanks to everyone who put in time to help locate the source Original Post: Radio Direction Finding Assistance Needed Stephen Nipper (N7DJX) and Amos Kirk (KT7WW) have ident . . . . read more

July Meeting – Idaho State EMS Communications Center

Brad Ronge who is a dispatcher for the Idaho State EMS Communications Center will be presenting.  Here is a short blurb from the center director. Idaho State EMS Communications Center (StateComm) is a 24/7/365 unique communications resource as well as dispatch center for many emergency response agencies throughout Idaho. Services that StateComm provide include but are not limited to EMS dispatch, public health thr . . . . read more

Fox Hunt Report

This afternoon  KG7VLX, W7BET, N7DFL and the newest ISRA members KI7PWR, KI7PXS, and KIOE all met out at Black Creek to  try our hands at fox hunting. This was a fun way to pass an afternoon and we learned a few things for our next attempt. An attenuator would have sped up the process.  We were all using  2m yagi antennas and couldn’t pick up the 3rd harmonic until we were right on top of the beacon. Th . . . . read more