May 2017 General Meeting
May11

May 2017 General Meeting

  Unboxing the BITX40 SSB QRP 40-Meter Rig     Assembling the BITX-40: KE0OG Kwickie   Review of BITX-40 SSB QRP Rig Operations   Attendees:   Callsign Name 1 N6PET Pet 2 K6THH Tom 3 W6NYW Walt 4 AD6IZ Larry 5 WA6ZEG Emile 6 KJ6LA George 7 WA9JIB Bob 8 KO6TD  David 9 KE6MMU Leah 10 N0XXX Jim 11 KJ6QFO Michael 12 KG6VBK Bruce 13 KF6YAN Mark 14 K6EJC Eric  15 KE6KOZ  Dave  16 KF6KXG...

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Prez Sez – May 2017
May04

Prez Sez – May 2017

Hi Everyone, I hope you are having a nice Spring and getting outdoors to enjoy it.  Even propagation on the HF bands has improved in the last week. Several weeks ago our 440 repeater started having problems and was shut down. On Sunday, April 30th, David B. and Pet went up the hill to check things out. The power supply was the problem and probably the rectifier diodes. I gave them one of my backup supplies to use temporarily and...

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N6JLY Repeater Service
Apr30
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N6JLY Repeater Service
Apr30

N6JLY Repeater Service

April 30 , 2017 Sunday – Dave KO6TD and Pet N6PET went up Mt.Thom early Sunday morning to service our N6JLY repeater. The club’s 70cm repeater has been down for almost a month and it was due for servicing. The problem was a bad power supply that was temporarily replaced by a 35A switching power supply. The club has also decided to upgrade our N6JLY receiver with a wide band and acquire back-up UPS in case of power failure....

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Mt.Thom Repeater Site
Apr30
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