SLSRC is once again honored to welcome Ward Silver, NØAX, as guest speaker at our July 22nd General Meeting. Ward's presentations are always a “don't miss” event. This month's presentation will be “Propagation 101”, and will cover the basics of VHF and HF propagation, explaining several common occurrences you may have experienced.
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by Bill Carroll, KC9CIK
Today I listened to some of the recorded radio transmissions from the Baton Rouge police shooting. While listening, I thought about how import radio communication is to the police, EMS, fire department, and a host of others on a daily basis. I realized that what I enjoy as a hobby is actually something that is a potential lifeline for others.
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Click the link below for pictures of Field Day 2016. If you have any to add, please contact Kyle at n0ktk at slsrc dot org.
SLSRC's Field Day for 2016 has come and gone.
It started off with the customary breakfast at Denny's for those involved with the setup. Following breakfast, the crew headed to Stacy Park in Olivette to erect the tower, and the other antennas. Field Day officially began Saturday at 13:00 hours (18:00 UTC). Stations, operating as WØSRC were set up to operate on SSB, CW, and Digital.
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July 17 - Zerobeaters Hamfest, Washington, MO
August 6 – West Central Illinois Hamfest, Carlinville, IL
August 13 – SWAPFEST 2016, Quincy, IL
August 14 – SCARC Hamfest 2016, O'Fallon, MO
September 17-18 – Peoria Superfest, Peoria, IL
October 13-15 – Microwave Update 2016 (Friday night Swap Meet)
October 29 – Halloween Hamfest, Kirkwood, MO
January 28, 2017 – Winterfest 2017 - Collinsville, IL
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