Monthly Meeting

Monday November 20 is our next regularly scheduled club meeting. We will meet at the Independent Hose Fire Station on Baughmans lane at 1900. We also have testing this month at 1800 so VEs will need to be there early. Hope to see you there.

 

73

Brin AB3RW

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Monthly Meeting

Monday October 16 will be our regularly scheduled club meeting. We will meet in the social hall at the Independent Hose Fire Station on Baughmans Ln at 1900. Hope to see you there.

73

Brian AB3RW

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Fox Hunt Reminder

Saturday October 14 is our fall fox hunt. We will meet in front of the pool at Baker Park at 1300.

73 Brian AB3RW

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Fox Hunt

Due to the upcoming MD ARES SET we are moving the fox hunt to Saturday October 14 at 1300. We will meet in front of the swimming pool in Baker Park. Hope to see you there.

 

73 Brian AB3RW

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The latest on em comms for anyone interested.

 

 

Several emergency nets are currently active as Hurricane Maria heads for Caribbean islands and a major earthquake strikes Mexico. The following nets are active as of 20 Sept 2017 UTC, based on information from ARRL and other sources:

Mexican earthquake response:
* FMRE National Emergency Net – 7.060 MHz

Hurricane Maria response:
* Caribbean Emergency Weather Net – 3.815 & 7.188 MHz
* FEMA 60-Meter Interoperability Nets – 5.331 MHz (voice) & 5.346.5 MHz (digital) – FEMA IS A PRIMARY USER OF 60 METERS. AMATEURS MAY NOT CAUSE INTERFERENCE TO AND MUST ACCEPT INTERFERENCE FROM FEMA OPERATIONS.
* Hurricane Watch Net – 7.268 & 14.325 MHz
* SATERN SSB Net – 14.265 MHz (handling only OUTBOUND health & welfare messages)

PLEASE KEEP THESE FREQUENCIES CLEAR FOR EARTHQUAKE/HURRICANE-RELATED TRAFFIC.

In addition, the ARRL says W1AW has suspended bulletin transmissions and visitor operations in order to monitor the various emergency nets and provide assistance as needed.

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