Last Update Jun 28, 2017 at 14:08 PDT

Last Update Jun 28, 2017 at 14:08 PDT

  Slow Speed Sprint - Saturday July 1st 0000 to 0400 UTC  

New Operating Event Coming in September 2017 !
Details to Follow . . .


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          Jul 2017

Aug 2017          Sep 2017          Oct 2017          Nov 2017          Dec 2017          Jan 2018

 NEW FISTS Key Logo Mouse Pads now available in the Store 

 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 ! 

May 2017

Award     -     Call

Basic Century - N8VV - EA7JUK

Silver Century - N8VV


Millionaire - N8VV

Millionaire 2 Million Sticker - N8VV

Millionaire 3 Million Sticker - N8VV

Millionaire 4 Million Sticker - GØPNM

Rag Chewers - G4YVM

Worked All States - N8VV

 New Members! 

Name	Call	 Nr

Americas Chapter
Ryan	 KD5QAQ	18284
John	 KN4VV	18283
David	 N5KWD	18282
Terry	 N7TB	18281
Terry	 N8WEL	18280
Tom	 KB5RF	18279
Michael	 KI4FND	18278
Scott	 W7RX	18277
Bill	 WØTG	18276
William	 WB1BT	18275
Van	 WB5LAI	18274
Kent	 KØWRY	18273
Donald	 KG5TKW	18272
Kris	 ACØUD	18271
Mark	 KM4AHP	18270
Gerald	 KD2FSH	18269
John	 KDØWGH	18268
European Chapter

Max	 IK2OFR	18178

Pierre	 ON8GE	18177

Mariusz	 SP2SWI	18176

Clive	 G8VKQ	18175

Glenn	 M1AQO	18174

Paul	 5B8BA	18173

Juan	 2EØEJZ	18172

Terry	 M6AQW	18171

Jon	 MØJPS	18170

Renato	 IK8NXG	18169

Down Under Chapter

East Asia Chapter

Poojith	 VU3YPP	15198

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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 Summer Slow Speed Sprint - 0000 - 0400 UTC, Saturday Jul 1, 2017

FISTS Summer Unlimited Sprint - 0000 - 0400 UTC, Saturday Jul 8, 2017 

FISTS Cumulatives - 1900 - 2100 UTC, Sunday Jul 9, 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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