|January 2007 Edition Amateur Radio... When All Else Fails !|
How to Renew Your License - presentation
Accomplicments of 2006 - presentation
ARES Training - Message Handling
Baja 1000 w/Radio Comm. - presentation
º Volunteer Exam Test Opportunity
º Christmas Dinner Wrap-up
º Election of 2007 Club Officers
º AC6V Ham Radio Links
National Association for
|January Club Meeting:
Ron Sappington, WI7Z, will be providing the club members in attendance with an special presentation on how the Amateur Radio license renewal process is conducted. You will learn the ins-and-outs of the on-line renewal process.
Thom Oliphant will provide training on message handling. New ARES training will begin shortly. There are several events in the works that ARES will be involved with. Thom will discuss the particulars of this.
Dan Farwell, W8EQA will make a visual presentation on the accomplishments of the club last year.
Gary Zabriskie, N7ARE, will provide a lighter side to a mini "DX"-pedition/working vacation/trip to paradise/heck. A presentation on this past December's Baja 1000 race and the use of radio communications links to "try" and keep track of competitors that our pit is providing services for. Both Gary and Dan, W8EQA participated in this annual event.
Please note that the January meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at the St. George City Community Building which is located at 245 North 200 West.
Also on the agenda will be:
- Sucesses of 2006
- Recognition of the 2007 Board
There will be a ARRL Volunteer Exam Session held at 6:00 P.M. at the same location as the Club Meeting.
are a person desiring to take an Amateur Radio test or a currently
licensed ham wanting to upgrade this month, or are a Volunteer Examiner
who would like to help out at a session, please contact please contact
V.E. Coordinator Ron
Sappington, WI7Z, via e-mail or telephone (435)
673-4552; or Board Member Dan Farwell,
e-mail or telephone at (435) 668-1609.
Holiday Dinner Wrap-up
included traditional holiday menu. The fun and games were followed by
the ever popular prize drawings.
Here are some
pictures from the dinner:
of 2007 Board of Directors
PRESIDENT: Hal Whiting, KI2U
VICE-PRESIDENT: Thom Oliphant, KC1EMS
SECRETARY: Ken Forshee, KE7DZI
TREASURER: Lee Case, KE7DZJ
BOARD MEMBER: Nick Nickle, W7CRN
MEMBER: Dan Farwell,
BOARD MEMBER: Gary Zabriskie, N7ARE
Net Preamble and Roster:
It was requested that the Preamble and Roster for the Sunday night DARC net be posted online. It will be made a permanent fixture elsewhere on the web page but is posted here for this newsletter:
DARC Sunday Evening Net Preamble:
Good evening, this is _______________
opening the Dixie Amateur Radio Club Sunday evening net.
This net is being conducted weekly at 8:00 PM local time for the purpose of handling traffic, making announcements, selling or trading ham related items and to get acquainted with call signs and fellow hams.
The DARC meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM. Please see our club website (www.dixieham.org) for a map and details or listen to this net for upcoming meeting locations until we have a permanent meeting place for 2006.
There is a VE session before each meeting at 6:00 PM.
Emergency traffic may be indicated by a triple break and will be accepted at any time.
This is a directed net. Please do not transmit unless directed to do so by the net control station.
You may be placed on the roll by checking in three times a month and remain on the roll by checking in at least two times every calendar month.
Any station with traffic or news for the net, please check in now.
Unless otherwise directed by net control, all stations will please remain on frequency until all traffic has been listed and assigned.
The following is roll call………(Net control calls each station sequentially)
Any late or missed member check ins please call now…(Net control stands by for members)
Any visitors or echo link check ins please call now ……….(Net control stands by EchoLink checkins and visitors)
Last call for check ins….(Net control stands by for any additional checkins to the net)
At this time the Dixie Amateur Radio Club would like to thanks all those who checked in.
This net is now closed.
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