Monday, October 30, 2023

RADAR on the European Ham Radio Show

The hosts were gracious and had an interest in RaDAR. The show is informative for the upcoming Nov 4th RaDAR Rally.

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

RaDAR Rally Bonus Points added for using the COOL Logbook.

The RaDAR Rules have been updated.

Logging: A log is not mandatory but encouraged. Please use the "Community Online Open Logbook" (COOL) managed by Eddie ZS6BNE. It can be updated in real time or after the rally. The log will match contacts among entries with a QSL. A RaDAR to RaDAR QSL or RaDAR to Chaser QSL will earn the RaDAR operator one bonus point each. Email Eddie ZS6BNE for a security key for access. His email is on

See the complete rules at

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Registration is open for the Fall RaDAR Rally Nov 4th, 2023

RaDAR is Rapid Deployment Amateur Radio conceived by Eddie Leighton ZS6BNE. RaDAR encourages outdoor operating with a unique challenge: make five contacts and redeploy as fast as possible in four hours. The RaDAR Challenge has become the RaDAR Rally with some rule tweaks. Please take a look at the complete rules here. If you are interested, please make your plans and register. Registration will facilitate RaDAR to RaDAR contacts. Email your registration info below to the RaDAR Rally POC, Greg Lane, at I'll accept registrations through November 3rd UTC. If your plans change, send me an update. This is not a contest; it is just for fun! Check out this intro video and the Fall 2023 roster here.

Registration info includes:
Day (Sat or Sun),
Start UTC
QRP (Y or N)
Spotting method (optional)

Good luck,

Greg N4KGL