Sunday, September 23 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Straight Key Century Club: Where Artisanal CW Meets RF

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In 2006, the Straight Key Century Club was born when a handful of participants in that year's ARRL Straight Key Night agreed to work to keep the spirit of the League's activity going all year long. Nearly 13 years later, the club has mushroomed, with members spanning six of the seven continents. (Some may be visitors to the seventh, but they haven't identified themselves yet.)  We'll take a look at the range of activities the club offers for enhancing CW skills using those reliable tools: straight key, sideswiper, and semi-automatic key, or bug. Representatives of the club will staff a club table in the Grand Foyer on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They'll have brass on hand that you can pound, gently.

avatar for Pete Spotts, NM5PS

Pete Spotts, NM5PS

Pete earned his Novice ticket in 1977 and with it the call sign WB1BUP. He and his wife welcomed the first of their three children in 1983, shortly after Pete upgraded to an Advanced-class license. The demands of a growing family, as well as an expanding career in journalism, put... Read More →

Sunday September 23, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Seminar Room