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New Parks on the Air Program Updates

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by K5ATA, May 31, 2021.

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  1. K5ATA

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    Jason, W3AAX, joined me to discuss some of the many new website features of the Parks in the Air program. There is more great stuff in the pipeline as well.

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  2. K9GLS

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    Jason and his team have turned every day into field day. What a fantastic, fun program!
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  3. KE5ES

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    I was used to the old version. I am not complaining about the new one as it is easier. It will take some exploring. Gonna activate a park tomorrow and see how easy it is to upload.
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  4. K9GLS

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    From the 'hunter/chaser' aspect it looks like you can keep it simple or go really in depth with it. I'm sure as an activator it will take some getting used to. I need to do that this summer. Good luck with your activation hope to find you out there!
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  5. KE5ES

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    I don't want to jinx the activation but the location has not been activated before. It would be my luck that someone is there when I show up already activating it. K-6559 Fort McKavett, Texas.
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  6. K9GLS

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    I won't tell a soul. :D:D:D
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  7. WB2PMC

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    I was used to the old website, and am not totally familiar with the new one yet. One thing I do miss is the ability to list all the parks I have on file so far. Maybe I just havent found it yet.

    Rick, WB2PMC
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  8. KC3MIO

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    Parks on the Air is one of best programs in ham radio. Many thanks to the people running it and the activators and chasers.
    K5VZD, M1WML, N1IBQ and 7 others like this.
  9. W1YW

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    POTA is great! It gives a lot of HOA bound folks the opportunity to get on the air and be chased as 'DX':)
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  10. WN1MB

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    Thank goodness for POTA. Before POTA and the associated qualifications, definitions, classifications, rules, regimentation, disqualifications and such, it wasn't possible for radio amateurs to drive, bike or hike to a national park, set up their gear, get on the air and make some contacts - effectively putting a park on the air!

    Oh wait. Yes they could have. Never mind.
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