Next Meeting: Aug 1st at 7:30pm

Reminder: Clubhouse will be open early for those wishing to use the club's HF stations!!

ARISS-Russia Receives New Ham Gear for Space Station

Kenwood has donated two TM-D710GA transceivers to the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program, to update equipment both on the station and in thee training facility in Russia.

Hurricane Watch Net Secures after Hurricane Barry Activation

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) officially secured operations for Hurricane Barry at 1900 UTC. “When we first activated the Net on Friday, July 12 at 2300 UTC, Barry was a tropical storm forecast to become a hurricane prior to landfall,” Net Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said. “The storm was finally upgraded to a Category 1 Hurricane at 1500 UTC Saturday. Barry made landfall near Intracoastal City, Louisiana [and] by 1800 UTC, Barry was downgraded to a Tropical Storm.”

QST Now Listing Code Proficiency Award Recipients

Starting with the August issue, QST will list the recipients of W1AW Code Proficiency certificates. Key manufacturer Vibroplex now is sponsoring the certificates, which debut a new design. The Code Proficiency program has been an ARRL staple for decades. Participants who copy a W1AW qualifying run and submit 1 minute of legible solid copy and the $10 certificate fee can qualify.

HSARC Field Day 2019

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Workday on Mount Coolidge Repeater

On June 19th, club members once again made the trek up the mountain to work on the Mount Coolidge repeater that has been suffering from a desense issue periodically over the past couple years.

The original hardline was replaced with LMR-400 coax last year but was later discovered that type of coax does not handle a high RF environment very well.

Pete (WN6QJN) order new connectors to repair the hardline that was removed and once that was done, he rallied the troops for another workday.

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