Monthly Archives: March 2017

AM Rally

Operating Event and Contest

On the HF+6M Amateur Bands *

0000Z Sat April 1 – 0000Z Monday April 3

About the AM Rally:
* The purpose of this event is to encourage the use of Amplitude Modulation on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 , and 6 meter Amateur Radio Bands, and to highlight various types of AM equipment in use today. This event is open to any and all radio amateurs who are running full carrier amplitude modulation (standard AM), using any type of radio equipment. Modern, Vintage, Tube, Transistor, Software Defined, Military, Boat Anchor, Broadcast, Home Brew or Commercially available radio are all welcomed to join in on the AM fun.

For more information:
http://www.arrl.org/news/am-rally-set-for-april-1-3-no-fooling
http://www.amrally.com/

St. Patrick’s 2017 Run

Please come out and help with the run by providing radio communication.

Race is in the 18th starts at 10 o’clock and registration at the Clover Club starts at 8:30. There is one water station on the route and will be placed most likely around the half way point. A good majority of the route is on the new trail so it is a really good route. Let me know if you need anything else from me. Thank you so much for helping us out for this great event.

TMRA HAMFEST

Owens Community College – Student Health and Activity Center (SHAC)
30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551
March 19, 2017
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

TESTING/LICENSING INFO:
Registration is at 8:45 AM.
Testing starts at 9:00 AM.
Bring a photo ID and $15.
Bring a copy of your license if you are upgrading.
A sign upon entering the building
will give the test room location.

FORUM INFO:
10:00AM – DMR, D-Star and Fusion – Which One Is Right For You? Confused by all the different digital modes? Unsure of which new radio to buy? This will expose new and seasoned hams to various digital technologies and explain the pros/cons of each. These exciting new technologies allow for world-wide communication for the Technician Class ham and up.
Presented by Zack, N8ZAK

11:00AM – JT-65A, a unique digital mode. Have you ever wondered how much of the noise you hear on the HF bands is actually comprised of signals too weak to be copied? JT65A is a weak-signal digital mode that allows you to pull great DX out from under the noise on the high frequency spectrum. Designed for EME (Earth-Moon-Earth) HF and VHF work, this is an ideal digital mode for the bottom of the sunspot cycle.
Presented by Rob, KV8P

12:00PM – Search for the Super Battery, A Nova PBS Presentation.

Link to Flyer