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FLMSG and FLDIGI for android

 Android FLMSG and FLDIGI for use on smart phones and other devices.

Files:
http://w1hkj.com/vk2eta/

Article:

http://qrznow.com/free-digital-mode-android-app/

Results of the November 4th WVARC VE Test Session.

 The results are finally in from our last VE Test session.

Ron Moore, KD9JRE

Gordon Parks, KD9JRD

April Vanlonden, KD9JRC

See you at the Christmas Dinner, on the 12th.

73,

Steve, KB9HQX

Laptops available

If anyone is looking for a cheap laptop,  the laptops they have available at Centerville High School are $35.  IBM THINKPAD Lenovo X131E with windoze 7 pro 64 bit.  AMD 1.7GHZ Processor with 4 GB of RAM.  She said they started with 600 and have many left. They were replaced with a new model this year.

Communications and traffic control help needed

 Turkey Chase 7k will be Saturday, November 18 at 1:00 PM. We would like assistance with traffic control on the in-town streets in Centerville. We will use the 147.180 repeater. If you find out you are unable to reach the repeater on your HT, Marc Cromis will have a crossband repeater set up on 446.600 with a PL tone of 82.5. If you are available to assist, please meet at the Centerville Fire station, 414 S Morton Ave, at 12:00 PM.

Also, the Frostbite 5k will be held on Saturday, Dec 2 at 5:00 PM, at Glen Miller Park. Assistance is needed to help with setup, traffic control and communications. Time to meet will be added later.

Thanks,

Marc Cromis

Communications help wanted

 WVARC has been asked to provide communications during the Veterans Parade in Richmond on Saturday, November 4th.  We will be using the 147.180 repeater, +0.6 offset, PL tone 82.5.  If you are able to help, please meet at the VFW, 213 South Eighth Street at 11:00 hours.

Marc Cromis, KD9BPQ

Minutes Updated and Club Dues Sheet added

 At the October club meeting, the by-laws, emergency response plan, and dues for 2018 were voted on and approved.

The minutes from the October meeting and the dues in effect for 2018 are posted in the member downloads page.

Please see Secretary Marc Cromis for your copy of the by-laws and emergency response plan.

Please see Vice President/Treasurer Ron Weadick to pay your dues for year 2018.

Thank you and 73s,

Marc Cromis, KD9BPQ

Secretary, WVARC

Voting to be held at October Meeting

 The following items will be put to the membership for a vote to approve proposed changes:

Constitution & By-laws

Emergency Response Plan

If the Constituion & By-laws are approved, the membership will also vote to approve proposed dues to be levied for calendar year 2018.

If you are an active member, as shown on the roster updated 09-2017 in the member downloads, you have received an email with these documents attached.  If you believe you have not received the email, please contact a Jim Scott, Ron Weadick, or Marc Cromis to update your contact info and/or pay your dues for 2017.

Thank you and 73s,

Marc Cromis

Club Secretary

Hurricane watch frequencies and audio feeds

IF you are interested in listening to the news as it happens.  Pretty quiet right now but will get busy as the hurricane gets closer.

 
14.325 MHz or 7.268 MHz LSB
 

Hurricane net audio feed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=johyPQoQwKI
 
Ft. Lauderdale area ham repeaters:
http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/1215
 
All Florida scanner/ham radio feeds:
http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/stid/12
 
 
more info:
http://www.arrl.org/hurricane-irma-2017
http://voipwx.net/

 

Amateur Radio Operators Step Up in Good Times and Bad

 Jim Scott shared this article at the August club meeting.  We would like everyone to have the chance to check it out.

www.govtech.com/em/disaster/Local-Ham-Radio-Operators-Step-up-in-Good-Times-and-Bad.html

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