Category Archives: From The Members & Community

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NOTE: the following post(s) are not official statements of Idaho Society of Radio Amateurs Inc. The opinions, experiences, pictures, and statements are that of the individual authors and not of ISRA. If you have questions, please contact the authors and not ISRA

Special Event At Minidoka National Historic Site

A group of hams using the call N7M, spearheaded by ISRA member James Hatmaker, KC7LHV, activated the Minidoka National Historic Site, near Jerome, as part of the National Parks On The Air program. Saturday, May 28, 2016, was also the day several hundred volunteers came to re-create a baseball field used by the 13,000 of Japanese descent imprisoned there during World War II. As you can see, the group, including othe . . . . read more

Creating The Audio Stream For The K7BSE Repeater

Background For over a year, I’d been wanting to stream the audio from the 146.94 K7BSE repeater, allowing hams and non-hams to listen without the need for a radio. I knew of Broadcastify , and had a pretty good idea of what equipment I’d need. But I never got around to pulling the trigger and doing it. On Thanksgiving Day of 2015, I escaped the chaos of my parents’ home (filled with way too many k . . . . read more