Next DiY/Kits Project

In the past year a few of us have spent time on the odd Tuesdays working on hands-on electronic projects.  Our plans for the new year are subject to your inputs and participation.  Harry (N3FMO) has suggested we do a  ham related project next year in two items from the November QST magazine – a dummy load and an attachable watt meter.  Such a load is needed to simulate an actual antenna load for your radio but without generating annoying interference while you run your tests.  He has offered to buy the parts in bulk for us to get the best prices, etc.  You may build either one or both of the projects. 

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Club Calendar Posted

The club website hasn’t received any updates in many months. We’re back on track and the first new content is an updated club calendar. Click on the “Calendar” link at the top of the page to check it out.

If you have something to add to the calendar, please email the information to k3mjn (at) arrl.net.

Aug 2017 QRZ

In this issue of QRZ

Table of Contents

President’s Message………………………………………. 1
Astronomy / Earth Science …………………………….. 2
ARES/RACES ……………………………………………… 2
Nearby Nets………………………………………………….. 3
Club Officers………………………………………………… 4
Membership Info Update Request …………………… 4
QRZ News Publication ………………………………….. 4
For Sale by SPARC……………………………………….. 5

Intro to Digital Modes

This Tuesday, Aug 8th  Kevin, K3LLC will host a workshop on digital HF

We will cover

  • Rig connections

  • Software

  • Introduction to modes

It will start at 6 with a brief pause for the board meeting, and then resume afterwards.

2 Meter Repeater is down

It looks like 145.230 took a hit the other night

As such the repeater is on the workbench getting checked out. While this is happening 2M repeater service is interrupted.

 

449.975 is still active so show the UHF repeater some attention.