Prez Sez September 2017
Sep04

Prez Sez September 2017

Hi Everyone, The latest news on the repeater situation is that Pet and Mark K. went up the mountain yesterday and installed our new Samlex power supply. This should put the problems we have been having to rest. The new supply is a rack mounted four times redundant supply. It has 4 20A sections and if one or more go bad the others will still function to keep things going.Thank you to Pet, Mark K., and David for taking care of this....

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Prez Sez August 2017
Aug06

Prez Sez August 2017

Hi Everyone, Diana Feinberg gave an excellent and very interesting presentation on lighthouses at the July meeting. It is really great that ARRL supports us with presentations. This month we are having our traditional picnic instead of a meeting at the hospital. The picnic will be on the second Sunday in August, August 13th. We will meet in the northeast corner of Crescenta Valley Park at 5 PM as we have in the past. This year since...

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Prez Sez – July 2017
Jul09

Prez Sez – July 2017

Our July meeting will feature Diana Feinberg, our ARRL Section Manager, giving a presentation on “Lighthouses on the Air”. She will also discuss how to motivate the city to better utilize amateur radio for emergencies. Diana stopped by our Field Day tent and visited for a while before having to get on with visits to other clubs. We will also review how Field Day went this year and any changes we want to make for the future. Generally,...

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Prez Sez – June 2017
Jun01

Prez Sez – June 2017

Hi Everyone, After we celebrate Memorial Day, Field Day is the next event on our calendars. At our June meeting we will finalize equipment needs and who is bringing what items. One major change this year is that we will not have the solar power trailer that Robert Fry has so generously been letting us use. He has a new job in Boston and may be back next year and can let us use it then. Anyway, this year we will be on generator power....

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Prez Sez – April 2017
Apr10

Prez Sez – April 2017

I hope everyone has been enjoying the wonderful Spring we are having after all the rains. There is literally a superbloom of flowers and trees this year. As you know I volunteer a few days every week at Descanso Gardens and it is spectacular with almost everything in bloom right now. Okay, now the radio stuff……………. I am looking forward to this meeting where the topic will be working amateur satellites and building an antenna to work...

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