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Student operators had a great time using our new antenna on the roof. Thanks to DMRAA (local club) for their help.
Wonderful, wonderful propagation!
University of North Dakota first time participant.
"It's always a pleasure to participate in the ARRL School Roundups. 73 from sunny Florida."
Operators: John, KK4BSM, 814 QSOs; Nathaniel, W2NAF, 237 QSOs; Kevin, KJ4OAP, 6 QSOs. Logging Assistants: Magda, KM4EGE and Shenghou, KV4RJ. Special thanks to Andy, KB3WPR, Rick, K3IW and VT Student Britni Brown. Lots of fun operating, check out our videos on YouTube! 73 de K4KDJ!
This was our first time participating as a club, and we had a great time! AUARC will definitely be doing the SCR next semester, as well.
The October 2014 "School Club Roundup" will be remembered for all time! The students learned what "10m is wide open" really means. Several times, we had pile-ups that lasted for almost an hour. The number of contacts was almost 1,000 (40 CW), with 48 states, 49 countries, and 45 schools. Truly an SCR for the ages. Thanks for the memories. -- KC5EES (Trustee of K5LBJ)
THE STUDENTS, GORDON, AND I HAD LOTS OF FUN AS USUAL. MORRIGAN, 8TH GRADE, IS TESTING FOR TECH NOVEMBER 22.
In addition to one student, N5KHM, we had two unlicensed students participate. They are both very interested now in getting licensed.
Our Radio Club at Westfield Area Elem. Sch. has been a part of the School Club Roundup since 1995 and we have thoroughly enjoyed each and every contact. I would like to thank all of the hams that have taken the time to visit and encourage the hundreds of students who have manned the mic at our station through the years. Many former students have told me they still remember their contacts and still have the QSLs. Thanks for the memories, Bruce (K3LTM) Advisor - KB3BRT, Cowanesque Valley School ARC at Westfield Elem Sch. PA
Band conditions were excellent this year!
This is the first time that our new club participated in the school club round-up (thanks to the awesome grant equipment from the ARRL) and the kids had a blast! They are already looking forward to the next one and I know we will have even more kids participating, perhaps even some newly licensed ones.
Very nice to hears youngsters on the air - Kudo's to the younger license holders AND to the Control Operators/Club Mentors.
Great Contest. Worked everyone that I heard. Students were having a ball and I could tell they were learning a lot. First School Club Roundup I've worked.
My first contest that I have entered.
Another fantastic SCR! The bands were hot and the kids were great with the radio, logging and pile-ups! Looking forward to the February SCR !
Everyone had a great time.
Best SCR that I have participated in. I worked the contest as an individual and I also mentored two school clubs during the week. I worked at W4FOS,Chesapeake Center for Science and Technology (CCST) as well as at a new school W4GBH, Great Bridge High School both in Chesapeake, VA. Good job on the contest. See you next year.
GREAT BUNCH OF KIDS AND CONTROL OPERATORS! I WORKED A LOT OF OLD FRIENDS AND MET MANY KIDS THAT WERE LEARNING A LOT ABOUT RADIO. CONDITIONS WERE GREAT EXCEPT FOR THE SHORT SOLAR BLACKOUT THAT OCCURRED ONE MORNING ON TWENTY METERS. IT WAS A WORTHWHILE EVENT !! I HOPE MANY OF THE STUDENTS BECOME AMATEUR OPERATORS. THANKS TO ALL WHO HAD A PART IN THE ROUNDUP !!
Operators: WH6EAL, KJ6QJS, KR0CKT
i had a ball this was a lot of fun. hope to do it next year!!!!!!!!!!
We had a number of residence hall students from CHINA join our club this year, and several came to the shack during the October Roundup. Ron, a junior and vice president, made several contacts using both sideband and digital equipment. We always enjoy the Roundup and are thankful to those who support it twice each year. ND8GA
Lots of fun and great to see kids quickly able to handle pile-ups.
sadly, no 3rd party ops allowed in Belgium ... only 4 days participation, still good score we think, Was big fun as always !
Great to work the many youth operators from elementary schools up through university level school stations!
A reluctant Ruzette was convinced to call CQ in our last 15 minutes on Monday. She almost immediately generated a pile up. On wednesday, Willy got to make several QSOs including one in Puerto Rico in Spanish This was our best performance in at least 5 years.
Great to hear all the schools again. Lots of fun.
WC4SE is the faculty sponsor, but only students participated and make the QSO's.
5th to 8th grade students from multiple schools in rural Jefferson County Washington. This was our first time. Only did one day. Four students planning to take Technician class and exam on 15 and 22 November. We had fun! Thanks for holding this event. Look forward to next one.
Everyone had a lot of fun this time around and everyone is looking forwards to the next one.
*** re our hours of operation *** We are fortunate to have several dedicated stations; Digital, SSB, APRS, Satellite... While we only operated 1 station (either SSB/CW or PSK) at a time during the ARRL SCR, we simultaneously ran the SCR timers for both radios, inadvertently, we forgot to turn the timers off thus resulting in the excess time of participation. Please review our submitted log carefully. Additionally, the log below shows CW in many instances where PSK was the mode of contact.
This is our 7th year and we set many station records! We worked more schools than ever before and picked up several new schools as well. Amazing conditions on 20 meters! We have never seen anything like it!
We are bringing Amateur Radio back at Rose-Hulman in a big way! We are now teaching a Technician License Class so we can get new operators in the club! Thank you to all of the school stations out on the air, that is what this is all about! Thanks for hosting the roundup, it is getting alot of young people excited about amateur radio!
For most of our group it was their first School Club Roundup. They enjoyed it thoroughly. They would like to thank all the amateurs contacted for their kindness and encouragement.