Last Update Mar 21, 2017 at 9:05 PDT

Last Update Mar 21, 2017 at 9:05 PDT

  Cumulatives Event - Sunday Mar 26, 2017 1900 to 2100 UTC  

 2017 Winter Sprint Results, posted to the ARCHIVES page. 



The FISTS Cumulatives is once again being offered throughout 2017 with the same prizes!
Vibroplex "Bug" Keys will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place operators!
Check the Operating Page! for 2017 Cumulatives Dates and full details!

The 2017 Cumulatives event is on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.

*** Be sure to send in your logs! ***

NOTE: FISTS CW Club Officers are NOT eligible for key prizes

 Current 2017 Cumulative Reports 

Feb 2017          Mar 2017          Apr 2017          May 2017          Jun 2017         

 NEW FISTS HATS now available in the Store 

 Americas Chapter QSL Bureau - Closed 

Click Here For Details

NEW FISTS Americas Chapter Yahoo Group - Details Here!

 Lookup Your Dues Expiration Date HERE 

* * * JOIN FISTS or RENEW your membership! * * *

 FREE - FISTS Log Converter Program 

NEW 3.4.1 Version Now Available - Jan 29, 2017

Check out the FISTS Log Converter program written by Graham G3ZOD.
This is a handy aid for tracking your FISTS Awards
- - - AND (at the click of a button) - - -
It will electronically send your completed award log to the FISTS Awards Manager!

Best of all - it is FREE ! ! !

 Awards Certificates Issued ! 

February 2017

Award     -     Call

Basic Century - DL5XL - K4NE

2 Million Sticker - G6GLP

     WELCOME New Members! 

Name	Call	 Nr

Americas Chapter
George	K1IG	18049
George	W3GWM	18048
Brad	AK0BC	18047
Larry	N4CBS	18046
Ray	W1YFF	18045
John	WB4YAL	18044
Robert	KE7BXZ	18043
Brad	AI6DS	18042
Richard	W0KFG	18041
Thomas	KD4HFG	18040
Phil	K6AXY	18039
Bob	K7QBW	18038
Beverly	KJ4KGS	18037
Tom	KJ4KGT	18036
Bruce	KA8ZXX	18035
Evert	KC0FUE	18034
Glenn	K2JW	18033
BJ	WA7WJR	18032
Brian	NC4BT	18031
Rex	KE6MT	18030
Lloyd	N7LH	18029
European Chapter

Ray	G4MXE	18140

Steve	G3ILO	18139

Cees	PA3GAT	18138

Dean	G4WQI	18137

John	GØVWL	18136

Graham	MØAEP	18135

Gianni	IK4MEC	18134

Dave	G6IYD	18133

Ralph	S55CX	18132

Peter	G3TJE	18131

Mark	2MØRRT	18130

Bill	M6WVW	18129

Colin	G1LQT	18128

Pol	ON4LFO	18127

Down Under Chapter

Colin	ZL2EA	15213

Garth	VK4FQ	15212

Martin	VK7MA	15211

Alan	VK4AAN	15210

John	VK5CVF	15209

East Asia Chapter

Smiff	JE3AEB	15192

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  Up Coming FISTS Activities !  

FISTS Tuesday - Every Tuesday - Get on the air and have fun!

Get Your Feet Wet Activity Day - Third Sunday each Month on 80 & 40 Meters

FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint - 1700 - 2100 UTC, Saturday May 6, 2017

FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint - 1700 - 2100 UTC, Saturday May 13, 2017 

FISTS Cumulatives - 1900 - 2100 UTC, Sunday Mar 26, 2017

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What is FISTS?

FISTS is a well established and recognized CW (Morse Code) organization in the world of amateur radio. Founded in 1987 by Geo Longden, G3ZQS, it now has a world-wide membership in the thousands and growing daily.

What FISTS wants to accomplish.

       1. To further the use of CW on the amateur bands.
2. To encourage newcomers to the CW mode.
       3. To engender friendship within the membership.

How FISTS got its name, from our late founder, Geo G3ZQS (Silent Key).

       "I used to be a member of TOPS before it went out. Quote on their banner was "Where FISTS Make Friends". A "FIST", as you know, is nothing more than a CW ops' reference to another ops' keying characteristic. Phil (TOPS founder/sec) was delighted when I told him of the connection though he was later to follow his XYL and his beloved dog, but I will never forget the enthusiasm which came back from his old vibro. 73 de Geo"

There is only one requirement to Join FISTS:

A love of Morse code and a concern for its perpetuation.

Search for an "Active" Americas Chapter FISTS Call or Number.
2000 Vibroplex Blue Racer
The Americas Chapter FISTS Search

The "Active" Americas Chapter roster is updated each weekday.

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