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What is/was NPOTA? National Wildlife Refuge Week. http://www.nwrweek-radio.info/
K9FWF, 2nd largest hamfest at the Dayton Hamcation.
Ingrid, callsign pending, just passed her technician test. Hopes to one day get involved with emergency services.
Jeff KC9UNZ and Carolyn NQ9A talked about local ARES groups and contacting them and activities.
Alfonso Morales, looking for local help to get on the air.
Eldon NK9U 40th Anniversary to joining the ARRL.
July 1: 4 tech, 4 general
Next VE session is August 5th.
Question of the Day
Andy AC9CB has a card to sign thanking Cambridge EMS.
August 15, Annual Fox Hunt starting at 19:00 First Business Bank Parking Lot, on Charmony Ln.
2M FM 146.565 MHz. Doug has Yagi Antennas that people can use.
No date yet, but September is when it should be happening.
Jeff KC9UNZ, wins a James Buchanen.
Deferred until next month
Doug, was here last month KD9IBR.
Mike, was here last month, KD9HYV.
April 1, 2 tech, 1 general, 2 extra
April 8, 1 tech, 1 general, 2 extra
Upcoming April 30th, following the General Class, May 6th at 08:00 AM.
Announcements and Notices
Hamfest coming up May 7th in Illinois.
World Amateur Radio Day. IARU, founded on April 18, 1925.
May 8th, MARA meeting, may be at Channel 15 for a tour. Check the MARA website for updates.
Doug ND9Q got a sacajaweia.
Some letter combinations for Morse Code Practice:
Spiral dipole for small spaces?
All kits have been tested and the forty-9er portions reorganized for ease of assembly. Project Leader Matt now has the kits again, except for one: that kit's owner is soldering it together to check for assembly issues. This will not delay kit distribution.
We now have a reliable parts list for the modified Forty-9er part of the kit, based upon both the information contained in its schematic, and the prescribed modifications thereof . Lack of this list had been a major barrier to prospective volunteers for final inspection and testing .
The first kit is now tested and re-assembled. When six kits are ready, they will go back to Project Leader Matt. The seventh is being soldered together in order to discover any assembly issues.
The parts have been assembled into kits,
The parts in each kit are now being re-inventoried and tested