News items of interest to Antique Wireless Museum Followers and AWA Members

VIRTUAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE CONTEST

Fall 2020 Radio Fab Lab Hands-on Workshops via Zoom

2020-07-29

A series of 6 STEM workshops of making and exploring… for ages 9 to 16

For details click on button to the right.

AWA LEARN IT, BUILD IT, FIX IT classes

2020-07-27

The AWA LEARN IT, BUILD IT, FIX IT class series is now scheduled to begin September 12, 2020. Details are available by clicking on button to the right.

AWA Journal Summer Issue

2020-07-27

US Postal Service Mail Handling Changes may affect delivery of the AWA Journal. A full copy of the Journal has been posted on the AWA Journal page, link to the right.

Coronavirus Impacts

2020-05-07 Update

AWA Conference Chair Message

AWA Conference Chair has organized a virtual People’s Choice contest. Details on the AWA Conference page HERE.

Spring AWA Board Meeting By-Laws Update

The AWA Board of Trustees has established an additional membership class – Fellow in Antique Wireless Association. Elevation to the status of Fellow is by invitation only to those persons who have been a member in good standing for the previous five years and whose contributions to AWA or to the history or science of communications are deemed outstanding by the Board of Trustees. Nominations for Fellow must be submitted in writing to the Fellows Committee of the Board and must be supported by at least two AWA members in good standing. To review the details of this new Membership Class, go HERE.

Spring AWA Journal Available

Selected contents from the Spring AWA Journal have been posted on the Journal page here.

Linc Cundall Event Results Posted

2020-03-16

Results for the 2020 Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest have been posted at the bottom of the event page. Access is available using the button to the right.

2020 Learn It, Build It, Fix It

2020-02-27

The AWA announces the Spring 2020 Learn It, Build It, Fix It Classes to be held starting on April 25, 2020. A series of 5 session will provide attendees with the concepts, design criteria, hands-on construction, and testing experiences during the series of Saturday 9 AM to 1 PM hands-on classes at the AWA Museum, Bloomfield, NY.

Details are now available on this website here.

2020-01-09 December 2019 “Museum Sparks

2020-01-09

The Volume 3, No. 4 issue of the AWA “Museum Sparks” has been posted.

To view or download this issue, click on button to the right.

Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest

2019-12-11

The Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, is the second major “On Air” event for the AWA radio season.  There is still time to get that 1950 and earlier gear ready for this event.

Full details can be found on the “On-the-Air” event details page

Winter AWA Journal Preview

2019-12-09

A preview of the December 2019 (Winter) issue of the AWA Journal has been posted on the AWA Journal page.   ​It includes the pages from the “On-the-Air” columns.

To view the AWA Journal page, click on the button to the right.

Bruce Kelly Memorial QSO Party

2019-11-01

It’s that time of year to get those breadboard transmitters ready for the Bruce Kelly Memorial QSO party.    The dates for the event are, Saturday November 9, 2019 2300 GMT to Sunday November 10, 2019 2300 GMT and Saturday November 16, 2019 2300 GMT to Sunday November 17, 2019 2300 GMT.  A complete set of rules and regulations can be found on the AWA website using the button to the right.

This event is lots of fun and the gear is very simple to build.  A great reference design can be found on the AWA website using the button to the right.

Look at this great Hartley rig that Stu, W2AO will be using this year. 

Looking forward to working all of you during this very fun event!

73,

Joe-W3GMS