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.

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

 Lookup Your Dues Expiration Date HERE 

 Thank You Renewing Members! - Listed HERE 

83 Membership Renewals Since Feb 16, 2018 - (Last 30 Days)

 Awards Certificates 
 Issued ! 

February 2018

Award     -     Call

Gold Century - G4RHR

Millionaire 2 Million Sticker - G4RHR

Millionaire 5 Million Sticker - M5ABN

Millionaire 10 Million Sticker - G4LHI

Spectrum 80m Sticker - GØILN

 New Members! 

Name	Call	 Nr

Americas Chapter

Al	 KC1IVZ	18606
Joe	 KU5M	18605
Wayne	 KK6ZPL	18604
Stephen	 KC3ANQ	18603
Michael	 K9MB	18602
Maynard	 KC1IXM	18601
Club	 W5PDO	18600
John	 WA1QDX	18549
Ed*	 KB7S	18548
Hector	 W1DEA	18547
John	 W4ZZY	18546
Craig	 KD2NSP	18545
Robert	 K4BKC	18544
Lee	 KV5M	18543
Ian	 W9IAN	18542
Bo	 W4GHV	18541
Michael	 N4IBG	18540
Scott	 W9VHE	18539
Mark	 KN4BKR	18538
David	 W5FUY	18537
James	 K6JNX	18536
Timothy	 KC3KUE	18535
Charles	 N9VJ	18534
John	 AJ6BJ	18533
Konstantin	 KZ4IG	18532
Robert	 N3XKB	18531
Philip	 W1GEE	18530
John	 KC3ARN	18529
Claude*	 K5JTO	18528
Frank	 N5NI	18527
Patrick	 NOCALL	18526
Tony	 VE2KM	18525
Tabren	 NOCALL	18524
Ben*	 VE1AHX	18523

European Chapter

Steve	 M6KLR	18587

David	 M6KSF	18586

Matt	 2EØLJZ	18585

Nigel	 G8NYZ	18584

Andy	 DF1BV	18583

Andrew	 9H4BA	18582

John	 G4SJY	18581

Pekka	 OH7GYN	18580

Chris	 MØTCH	18579

Mario	 IK2CMN	18578

Harry	 MØJFN	18577

Steve	 G7JHU	18576

Brian	 G3LTM	18575

Joe	 IZ8AJU	18574

Paul	 G7VKZ	18573

Cris	 IZ3GAK	18572

Chris	 GSWL47	18571

Paul	 2EØIGL	18570

Pieter	 ON3PH	18569

Matt	 M6NCQ	18568

Down Under Chapter

East Asia Chapter

Sun	 DS5PXJ	15261

* Denotes Life Member

 FREE - FISTS Log Converter Program 

NEW 3.4.8 Version Now Available - Mar 7, 2018

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 ! ! !

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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 5, 2018

FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint - 1700 - 2100 UTC, Saturday May 12, 2018 

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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.

Page Last Updated - Mar 16, 2018 at 21:12 PDT

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