Repeaters: 146.700- Mhz | 146.970- Mhz | 443.700+ Mhz | 445.075- Mhz | PL: 100 hz

HAM-Jam Hamfest – August 22, 2009

Once again, the Central New York Amateur Radio Association, Inc. is hosting Ham-Jam hamfest and flea market with Radios / Electronics / Computer Equipment. Location is Deerfield, NY

Admission: $5.00 per person. Hourly door prizes and raffle at 3:00 P.M.
Vendors and tailgaters 6:30 AM, gates open at 8:00 AM.
Tune in to frequency 146.58 Mhz Simplex.

For directions, more information and details about the raffle visit the CNYARA website.

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Adirondack Spintacular on August 15th

The Tryon Amateur Radio Club will provide our services to the charity event by using our radios to control traffic, etc. Meet up place will be the parking lot of the Mayfield firefighter’s station at 9:30 a.m. Bring water, sun protection and 2M portable equipment. Remember to recharge the batteries if necessary.

For more information on the Adirondack Spintacular charity, please visit their website at:

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Rail Fest at the Rail Station Park on August 8th

The Tryon Amateur Radio Club will be present at the Rail Fest on August 8th, 2009 (rain date August 9th). We will begin event station set-up at approximately 8:30am.

Our event station will be located in the parking lot between the Cayadetta Creek and Kingsboro Towers on Frontage Road.

We will have HF, VHF and UHF radios to demonstrate our hobby to the community. Please come visit us and participate. Flyers with literature will be distributed among the visitors.

Admission to the Rail Fest is free, but donations of non-perishable food items will be collected all day and will benefit the FulMont Community Action Agency.

For more information please visit this Leader-Herald article.

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Article: Why does my voice sound different when I hear it on a recording?

Yesterday I was trying to cancel my XM/Sirius radio for second time (nothing against them, it is just that since the merge I didn’t care for the new station lineup anymore.)
I decided this time to record the call to have it for my records. After the call was ended I plaid the recording back and realized how bad I sound. I don’t mean because of my accent, I just don’t sound like I think I do.
I imagine this is also the case over the airwaves on the rigs mic. I looked for an explanation and found an interesting answer in popular science dot com. I would like to share it with you, please click here.

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