Wires-X repeater

The computer that runs the Wires-x node for the 448.425 Wires-X repeater has bit the dust.  Initially I thought it was just hard drive failure but a new hard drive did not fix the problem.  There is a new computer on the way but it will not be here until Monday.  The repeater is still …

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December 2013 – Meeting / Christmas Dinner

Just a reminder that the December Meeting will not be held this year as usual as it is customary to have the Christmas get together at the Golden Corral. And this is also a reminder that it will not be on the customary third monday, but rather Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 at 6:30PM. Forwarded from …

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Become a HAM, easy!

Would you like to become an Amateur Radio operator? It’s not difficult to do. Amateur Radio operators, often called “hams,” are licensed by governments around the world to use specific ranges of radio frequencies. The entry-level license in the United States, the Technician class, is all that is necessary for local routine and emergency communications. …

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Field Day 2013 – After Action Report

Field Day 2013 was largely a success in my view.  We had several inquiries about what and how we do things, visits by ARRL and FEMA representatives. Also several visiting former or prospective new HAMS. While we will not win any contesting awards, nor were we seeking to, we did have over 150 contacts, and …

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