August Club Meeting

The August club meeting is August 9 at 19:30. We will meet at Northern Lighthouse Church, 6131 North 14th Street.  Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J6jkhihqyNq

Totality: Welcome to the Dark Side and the Eclipse of a Lifetime

Dr. Daniel Claes, PH.D., professor and chair of the department of Physics and Astronomy at UNL will present.

What causes eclipses and makes total solar eclipses so rare? What can we
expect August 21 in Lincoln and how can an eclipse be viewed safely?  Come to learn about the eclipse on August 21.

July Club Meeting

The June club meeting is June 14 at 19:30. We will meet at Northern Lighthouse Church, 6131 North 14th Street.  Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J6jkhihqyNq

LES Presentation

Lincoln Electric Systems will do a presentation on electrical safety and how it applies to Amateur Radio. They will have their power safety demonstration trailer with them — imagine blown up hot dogs.

A special awards presentation is also planned that you don’t want to miss.

June Club meeting

The June club meeting is June 14 at 19:30. We will meet at Northern Lighthouse Church, 6131 North 14th Street.  Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J6jkhihqyNq

Hamvention: The Big Move

Joe Eisenberg, KØNEB, will cover why Hamvention moved, what obstacles needed to be overcome in the new location, and how things went for the first Hamvention held at the Greene County Fairgrounds. Some things went great, and some things did not. He has lots of photos to show to tell the story.

May Club Meeting

The April club meeting is May 10 at 19:30. We will meet at Northern Lighthouse Church, 6131 North 14th Street.  Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J6jkhihqyNq map showing Northern Lighthouse Church

The Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (ARDEN™)

ARDEN™ is a high-speed data network built with Amateur Radio operators and
emergency communications Infrastructure in mind. By itself, AREDN is only
a networking technology that provides the basis for services such as email,
video, phone systems, computer-aided dispatching, and many others.

Adam Kavan, KDØMMG, and Mary Joseph, NØTRK, members of the Ak-Sar-
Ben Amateur Radio Club, will give an overview of the AREDN system and
demo some of the services that can be provided.

April Club Meeting

The April club meeting is April 12 at 19:30. We will meet at LI-COR (4647 Superior Street) – located near the intersection of Superior Street and North 48th Street.

Presentation by Jim Davidsaver

Jim Davidsaver, Lancaster County Emergency Management Director, will talk about the EOC (Emergency Operation Center).

The EOC is designed to coordinate and manage the response and recovery operations during disasters and other declared emergencies.

The most common activation of the EOC is severe weather, so you don’t want to miss this presentation!