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Morse code club lifts its profile

Date : 16 / 12 / 2016
Author : Jim Linton - VK3PC

The callsign VK2FDU for FISTS Down Under has been on the air for six months with it operated portable by members who had a lot of fun. So far it has been activated in VK2, VK3, VK4 and VK5 on a roster basis of usually a week with nine taking up the offer. The same VK2FDU callsign program will be used in 2017 and roster slots are available. Maybe the club’s other callsign ZL6FF in New Zealand will join the move.

The FISTS Down Under club runs two evening nets, the CW Net on Tuesday by Arthur VK2ASB and the QRS Net (Slow Morse) on Wednesday from Garry VK2GAZ.
The FISTS CodeMate initiative is available to help anyone learn or improve their CW skills. The URLs for more information is in the text edition of this broadcast.

New FISTS website: Link
VK member volunteers for VK2FDU: Link
VK2FDU log: Link
Club net details: Link
FISTS CodeMate: Link


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