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Wednesday , 18, March 2015 Comments Off on Next Meeting:

Wednesday July 15th

ARRL Exam Session begins at 5:30pm

Meeting at 7:00pm

Location:

Fulton Sheriff Dept, EOC Room

Fulton County, Sheriff Dept., 2712 State Highway 29, Johnstown NY 12095.
Entrances to the EOC room is located at the back of the building.

 

Topics:

  • 2015 Field Day Results and Recap.
  • Repeaters update.

Upcoming topics (Subject to change):

  • T.B.D.
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The club had a wonderful Field Day despite the horrible weather and band conditions. As always CW was very active and so was digital. Thanks to the sun we had an active 6M band.

Stats at a glance



We also had local newspaper coverage



Pictures of the event

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The club was awarded the call K2J for the 2015 ARRL Field Day. We will be Operating 3A (Voice, CW and DIGITAL) + VHF and GOTA from Mayers Park in Gloversville NY.
Come join us, have a good time and enjoy.

For more information visit our Field Day Page.

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The largest amateur radio and electronics swap meet on the planet is this week.  Will you be there?

The Dayton Hamvention has been an annual swap meet since 1952.  There were 24,873 attendees during last year’s hamvention alone, that is a huge number of radio enthusiasts in one place!

For those of you interested in using vintage and used test equipment you can find anything at Hamvention.  It has often been said, ‘if you can’t find it at Hamvention you don’t need it.’

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Amateur radio has stepped in to fill communication gaps in Nepal, which is struggling with power outages and a flaky Internet after a devastating earthquake on Saturday killed over 5,000 people. Though 99 persons have ham licenses in Kathmandu, about eight use high-frequency (HF) radios that can transmit long distances, while another 30 have very high frequency (VHF) and ultra high frequency (UHF) sets for local traffic, said Satish Kharel, a lawyer in Kathmandu, who uses the ham call sign 9N1AA. The hobbyist radio operators are working round-the-clock to help people get in touch with relatives, pass on information and alert about developing crises.
 

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Broadcasting and receiver technology published from May 1921 to August 1937. Much content about electronic theory and new developments in technology as well as practical applications.
The original title was “Radio & Model Engineering” and was another of the prolific Milton Sleeper’s publications and journals.

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A reminder of how powerful it is and not just something that messes with the ham bands.

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The Saratoga winterfest 2015 will take place this coming Saturday March 14th.

When: Mar 14, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: The Cornell Cooperative Extension (Solar Building), 50 W High St (Rt 67), Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Activities: New/Used gear for sale or trade. VE test session – Email Jim, (kg2h@arrl.net) for test details.

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