THE DIXIE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 2003

Dixie Amateur Radio Club

President: Dan Farwell W8EQA - Vice President: Casey Lofthouse KD7HUS
Secretary: Charles Hardy KD7RZF - Treasurer: Travis Lofthouse KD7FRN
Board Members: Duane Beecher W7BN, Al Mott K7WAM, Ron Sappington WI7Z


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The Dixie Amateur Radio Club meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM in the
old Harmon's building at 55 South and 900 East in St. George.

There is a Volunteer Examiner test session prior to each club meeting at 6:00 PM. The VE
test fee for 2003 is $12.00.

If you are a Volunteer Examiner and would like to help please contact Ron Sappington, WI7Z
at 673-4552 or 467-4552.


The DARC membership and dues are still only $15.00 yearly

Please make your checks payable to "DARC" and mail them to the club address:
Dixie Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 422
Santa Clara, UT 84765

THE DARC IS AN ARRL AFFILIATED CLUB


Dipole


DON'T MISS OUR NEXT MEETING!

MARK THAT ON YOUR CALENDAR: SEPTEMBER 17th AT 7:00 PM!

STEVE JEPPSON, N7WWV, WILL ASTOUND US WITH HIS LATEST INVENTIONS!




DIXIE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB BANK BALANCE: $1131.53


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THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO JOIN THE ARRL!
JOIN THE ARRL! It's the only organization that represents hams at the government level. The current resources available to us through the ARRL are astounding. Check out their web site and find out what's going on!

   Click HERE for the ARRL website.

ARRL Trademark and logo courtesy ARRL

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

AES Hamfest: 4640 S. Polaris Ave., Las Vegas, NV- First Saturday of every
month starts at 7:00 AM.



COMING IN OCTOBER:
The St. George Marathon and the Huntsman World Senior Games!

Come to the August DARC meeting for Marathon dates and details.

DARC will need the following operators for the Huntsman World Senior Games:
Hill Climb- Snow Canyon-Tuesday Oct. 7th, 9 AM~12:30...(3 operators)
Time Trial- Enterprise-Wednesday Oct. 8th, 9:30 AM~12:30...(3 operators)
Road Race- Ivins, Gunlock, Veyo, Snow Canyon & back to Ivins.
Friday Oct. 10, 9:00 AM~12:30... (At least 6 operators)
Also this year the Games are requesting our help at these additional events:
10K Road Race-Snow Canyon-Monday Oct. 6th, 9:00 AM to !!:00 AM...(3 operators)
Triathlon at Sand Hollow swimming pool through Ivins to Red Mtn. Spa:
Saturday Oct. 11th, 9:00 AM-11:30 AM...(3 operators)
The Games depend on our communications efforts for safety and they are greatful for our help!
They will supply "T" shirts to all participants
Call Dan Farwell to get involved 435-688-1609

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A Good Ham NEVER has too much stuff!

A GOOD HAM NEVER HAS TOO MUCH STUFF!

In order to help perpetuate this truth the Dixie Amateur Radio Club will GIVE AWAY all kinds of FREE Ham Radio Equipment, Parts,
Books, Magazines, Code and Theory study materials,Wire and Cable and miscellaneous electronic hardware at our September Meeting! Come early and pick your treasures (6:00 PM)
All of this material has been graciously donated to YOU, The DARC Members by Ken Gulley, K7PU!

Dipole


Don't forget the DARC Sunday evening net!

DON'T FORGET THE NET! The DARC Sunday evening net meets at 8 PM during daylight savings time. SEE YOU THERE!


DIXIE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB call sign is W7DRC. We sponsor two repeaters:
145.49- (100 Hz tone) and 146.64-. Our Sunday evening net is held on 146.91-(NR7K).
The 146.64 Repeater is no longer in operation - Stay tuned for updates.

In the event that the
146.91 repeater is not operational we will conduct the Sunday evening net on 145.49.
If none of these repeaters are operational we will conduct the DARC Sunday net on 146.91 Simplex.

RepeaterMan


Please send your questions, complaints and encouragements to: Dan Farwell W8EQA