The club meeting is November 13 at 19:30. We will meet at LI-COR (4647 Superior Street) – located near the intersection of Superior Street and North 48th Street.
“Can you hear me now?” Remember that commercial, that slogan? It is apropos for Amateur Radio communications, right? Right!
Come to the meeting to hear Tomas Hood, NW7US, talking about hearing from you.
The October club meeting is October 9 at 19:30. We will meet at LI-COR (4647 Superior Street) – located near the intersection of Superior Street and North 48th Street.
An Introduction to Digital Modes
Mike Walsh’s, KBØQH, program will cover the following questions: What are Digital modes; what are the most popular modes, and why should you use them; what do I need to get started in digital, including some hints and tips; and where can I go to get more information?
LARC president, Ed Holloway, KØRPT, will give a brief overview of the upcoming SETE emergency operations exercise.
The Lincoln Amateur Radio Club is offering a FREE Technician license instruction course. The course will run for seven weeks with six three-hour class sessions and the VE exam on the seventh week.
The class begins on Tuesday, September 17, at 6:30 pm in Room 123 of the Krueger Center at Union College. Registration is not required.
We highly recommend buying the ARRL’s Technician Class License Manual *FOURTH* Edition. It is available from the ARRL at https://www.arrl.org/…/ARRL-Ham-Radio-License-Manual-4th-Ed… it can also be found on Amazon.
There is parking to the north of the building. Enter through the lower doors nearest the parking lot.
The September club meeting is September 11 at 19:30. We will meet at LI-COR (4647 Superior Street) – located near the intersection of Superior Street and North 48th Street.
Contesting, called Radiosport in ham radio, has many devoted followers, but it also has its detractors. At the September LARC meeting, Gregory Brown, KTØK, will present the pros and cons of each stance and provide a basic introduction to contesting, including ways advocates and adversaries can coexist on the bands. Join us and learn all you need to know to get started!
Propagation Prognosticator and Space Weather Wizard, Tomas Hood (NW7US), will reveal esoterica about the Sun-Earth connection, the ionosphere, and the propagation of short radio waves around the world. Whether you are a seasoned HF radio DXer or SWLer, or you are just starting on your life-long love affair with all things radio, this talk may inspire you to begin new adventures on shortwave radio frequencies.
Tomas will touch on Sun science and space weather and may even reveal what to expect in the next 11 years of ham radio on the high frequencies.
NW7US is the current propagation columnist for CQ Amateur Radio and The Spectrum Monitor magazines.
— Tomas Hood, NW7US