Author: Dan Farwell
Ron Sappington WI7Z V.P.: Dan Farwell W8EQA
Mike Wellhoff KC7HGA Treasurer:Travis Lofthouse KD7FRN
of Directors: Casey Lofthouse, Travis Lofthouse, Duane Beecher
of you are hopefully receiving this newsletter by e-mail. Those
of you who don’t normally attend the club meetings or check
into our DARC Sunday evening net
have wondered just what was happening with the radio club.
far 2002 has been a very good year for the DARC! We have become
club again after many years. The club now manages two St George
area repeaters the 146.64- machine and the 145.49- (100 Hz)
also now have a new vanity club call sign W7DRC.
have a new club meeting location. It’s on the third floor of
the Student Services building at Dixie College right next to the
Dixie College radio and TV stations.
in the 100 South college parking lot near the old Harmon’s
south to the Student Services Building and take the elevator to
the third floor. There will be a talk-in available to the club
site on 146.91- prior to the meeting.
Sunday evening net also meets on 146.91-. During daylight savings
time the net meets at 8:00 PM and at 7:00 PM during the rest of
club dues are still only $15.00 and are due at the first of each
4-5 2002: May
International Spring Contest CQ
WW WPX Contest
pp 104 QST May 2002 Details
pp 102 QST March 2002
11-12, 2002 June
QSO Party ARRL
Annual Field Day
Spring Sprint July
pp 104 QST May 2002 ARRL
Rocky Mountain Convention
Hamfest. Bryce Canyon, UT
May 15, 2002
Meeting 7:00 PM
springtime and a young man’s (or woman’s) fancy turns to
outdoor activities like Field day. Yes, it’s true
now less than two months to the next ARRL Field Day.
year the DARC will have its annual celebration at the Santa Clara
in the pavilion adjoining the public restroom. Make your plans
now to get in on the fun, June 22 & 23 and bring a friend!!
of the great outdoors, there are few places in Utah more
beautiful than Bryce Canyon National Park in July.
year the Utah Hamfest organization will host the third annual
Rocky Mountain Convention and Hamfest at Ruby’s Inn in Bryce
Canyon, Utah. The Keynote speaker will be none other than Jim
Haynie, the president of the ARRL. There will be a world class
special event station and lots of interesting and informative
seminars and events. Check out their web site, make your room
reservations and register for the free drawings early.
knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of
loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local
clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur
Radio in the United States is represented nationally and
knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station
and operation above reproach.
and patient operating when requested; friendly advice and counsel
to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration
for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the
is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family,
job, school or community.
and skill always ready for service to country and community.
original Amateurs Code was written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in
www.eham.com/ www.qsl.net/mmhamsoft www.fcc.gov/wtb/uls/ www.utahhamfest.org/
thanks to Steve Jeppson for his interesting solar panel project
the last club meeting,
plans now to attend the meeting on May 15, 2002 when Walt May
will give a presentation on the new IRLP internet relay project.
miss this one!!
Your PC ATOMIC !!
month I included a web site to help keep you all on time.
is a Java clock and the site performance wasn’t perfect.
found another site (pp 63 May, 2002, QST) that promised to
automatically adjust your pc to the National Institute Standard
However I couldn’t get the link to ever produce the site, so I
hunted around a little and finally found one that works (and it’s
download this program (212 k bytes). I put it in my program files.
it downloads select UTC-Colorado as the time source and
synchronize. It takes only seconds and will correct your PC clock
to ATOMIC time whenever you want as long as you’re on line.
shortcut on your desktop will encourage you to use this regularly.
you give this a try- happy hunting - and send me your favorite