Important Updates

Conference Server Stats

As of 7/7/2024

Uptime: 86 days, 17 hours and 14 minutes
Tx packets: 85,334,641 – 14734.90 Mbytes
Rx packets: 12,955,287 – 2,093.68 Mbytes
Connections: 10335
Bandwidth Tx: 278 Kbps, Rx: 21 Kbps
Peak users: 21, 4/16 9:24

As of 3/24/2024

Uptime: 616 days, 18 hours and 35 minutes
Tx packets: 581,001,601 – 100,064.02 Mbytes
Rx packets: 96,778,159 – 15,469.77 Mbytes
Connections: 69,497
Bandwidth Tx: 263 Kbps, Rx: 21 Kbps
Peak users: 24, 2/10 14:31

Membership Stats

As of 7/7/2024

Full Members219
Probationary members1
Silent Keys16
Total Visitors 1935

Welcome To Our Newest Members!

Dan KE6NYT, Philip KE8YUQ, KI5SSR Janet, W4JCC Warner, KE0UXE David, KK7OAX Wayne, Carolyn K6COB, KE2CTU Chris, KK7QOY Dean, W3KND Joel, N5GLO Bill, K7PUM John, VE6DCV David, KF4JIG Janet, KK6OSS Alex, KF0IUM Kevin, W2LVQ Ron, KI5ZKM Kevin, KE8ZJM Andrew, K6KJV Kevin, N8ALB John, N6GIT Fred, N8WCB David, K4MJM John, KB9NSK Russell, NX1Q Don, WK2B David, KY4SM Lawrence, N7GSG Gary, KO6AGZ Abby

Updated 7/7/2024

Click on the Sweepstakes image to the left to be taken directly to the GigaParts Sweepstakes entry form. 

Get a 2nd entry into the sweepstakes by answering the daily question.  Our Coffee Shop members can get the daily answer by logging in to the Members Only site. Click HERE.

Click on the image to the left to be taken directly to the BridgeCom System Giveaways entry form. 

The video featured above is long, and its pretty old, but the principles have not changed! If you are into antennas, you will probably really enjoy this video! Just click the image above!

Live View From ISS (When Available )

Our Coffee Shop Member Locations

Members in Our Coffee Shop are from 8 different countries around the world!  The flags you see on this site are representative of those countries. Click on the flags to learn more about each one.  The Google Map below is updated for each member of Our Coffee Shop!

Members Say:


Experienced my very first Echolink net this morning. I have had my Tech license over 10 years and checked in to a few local emergency nets but have never really used it. THANKS for helping me out and thanks so much for the fantastic experience!

W2RAP Andy

I been on already a few times n really enjoy it . Thanks again


Can't wait to get started since we have been and are in the radio room for anther month.

DO5CR Cornel

Two years ago the chaplain sent a really impressive prayer over the net for my daughter and my family, when my daughter had to have a brain surgery due to a tumor.


I signed into your Echolink net this evening and decided that I would like to become a member!

AC1BU Daniel

I’ll appreciate to be included as part of the Our Coffee Shop family, with all “privileges” of a family member!


I enjoyed this morning’s conference with so many hams being welcoming. Best wishes.


Sounds like a very nice group!


Awesome, thank you so much! I have totally enjoyed the group!


I was on the net on EchoLink, Fun!


I downloaded echolink after I saw a post on one of my facebook groups!

KE0ATV Derek

Thank you for the opportunity of membership!

KE0QXD Patricia

Awesome, thank you so much! I really enjoyed my time on Monday. Will definitely get my 10 in!


I am enjoying the net and will log in as available.

KJ4HUV David

I enjoyed my first morning in the coffee shop!

JR2ITQ Rentaro

I’m totally sure that I want to be a member of our coffee shop 🙂


I thoroughly enjoyed the ‘coffee shop’ this morning, and thank you for the warm welcome I received. I look forward to joining you folks again. It is great associating with fellow believers—just the kind of group I’ve been hoping for!

KK4WVO Paula

Refreshing to be greeted with such hospitality and warmth! Thanks for the welcome and glad to be a part of Our Coffee Shop – Where Everybody is Somebody!

Paula’s (KK4WVO) Facebook Post

Paula (KK4WVO) made the following Fakebook post on Sunday after members memorialized Big Rick (KB3TYZ), during her Sunday Morning Simplicity Net. Thought I’d share an undeniable God moment as we remembered Big Rick KB3TYZ this morning during my Sunday Simplicity net. During the net, the story was shared about how “Geraldine” (our transmit timer) came to […]

Antenna Radiation Characteristics (Great Demonstration!)

Antenna Radiation Characteristics (Great Demonstration!)

click image video will open in new window click image video will open in new window Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Antennas …(But were afraid to ask) Frank Rutter K3AW I’m not exactly sure how I came across this video, but, I am thrilled that I have! This might be the best demonstration […]

A New Bench for the Shack

A New Bench for the Shack

Roger, NV5B is building a new workbench / desk for his shack! The desk is finished and installed! Desktop real estate. In our modern times, often when we talk about “desktop real estate” we are talking about the room on our virtual desktop. You know .. the area available for applications on our computer screens. […]

Our Coffee Shop has a new home!

Our EchoLink conference server has been moved to a data center. Look for the new and improved Our Coffee Shop on the *K6FN* conference server on Echolink! Node 426824
Click Image for more about this major announcement

When there is an active net, registered users can see who has checked in by using this link.  You MUST be a Registered Member to view this list.  Members can register HERE.  Live info brought to you by NV5B! Thanks Roger.

Impressive demonstration of wave characteristics