Upcoming Events: Our next club meeting is Monday March 23rd @7pm at the Lewis Gale Montgomery Hospital – Birthing Center Conference Room. Please park in the back parking lot. View Map… Our next VE session will be scheduled soon.
This year our monthly meetings will contain a show ‘n’ tell where members are encouraged to bring in things to show off, explain, and discuss. This “Blings ‘n’ Things” will be themed for each month for a specific topic, but members are encouraged to bring in anything they would like to show. Below is the […]
As a part of an experiment, we now have a feed available online for anyone wishing to listen in on our repeater traffic. This should allow members to listen in on the nets if they can’t participate, or hear what their audio sounds like on the repeaters. If using this to check your audio keep […]
J-Pole antennas are one of the true works of electrical engineering that gives us a smaller footprint vertical with no need for a ground plane. But how do these things work? Here is a great presentation from Dr. Ed Fong WB6IQN explaining. Other articles and information on J-Poles available here: The DBJ-1: A VHF-UHF Dual-Band […]
At the Oct 2019 club meeting, AK4IS presented a slideshow for his trip to the Antique Wireless Association Museum in Bloomfield, NY. Below is the presentation in PDF format available for download. More information about the Antique Wireless Association Museum here.
Area simplex nets are starting to form in the New River Valley. In the interest of gathering information for distribution, this page will serve files from captures of the data when available. File type is a .KMZ file that can be imported or opened by Google Earth. Please check back for additional files. Simplex-Net-2019-10-01 Simplex-Net-2019-09-24 […]
On September 3rd, there was an informal net communication that went out to the club email list. While this wasn’t an official club activity, I took interest in the information that was gathered and attempted to create a mapping of the contacts. Below is the resulting map image and a link to the Google Earth […]