July 1, 2022
Field Day Success
Field Day 2022 is in the record books and MARS hams had a great time. Details are still being processed, and a story is in the works. Many thanks to Field Day Marshal Ron Reeves, NN5R, and all who made it possible.
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Hear and Understand
At the June 9 meeting, Ken Mitchell, KD2KW, gave us an overview about how to learn CW. If you know nothing about Morse Code or want improve your skills and speed, he recommends CW Academy—no experience needed, and the course is free! The classes use the proven Farnsworth method and are led by experienced CW operators.
Click the PLAY button to watch the meeting video. Or go here to download a PDF.
Help with KM5YQ/SK Estate Sale
Kevin Grantham, N5KRG, and Ron Reeves, NN5R, are working with David Duke’s family to sell some of the items from his estate.
To see what’s available, please go to the Google sheet here:
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Clint Bradford, K6LCS,
Grant Gilliam, KE5ERW,
Amanda Gilliam, KG5QWT,
Mark McCormick, KI5PPO,
Rick Murphy, KG5HOA, and
Thorsten Prutz, K5TCP.
Next Regular Meeting
Thursday, July 14, 2022 • 7:00 PM
AMSAT Ambassador Clint Bradford, K6LCS, will show us “How to Work Amateur Satellites with Your HT.” He will walk us through all the steps to successfully work several ham satellites, including the International Space Station.
This will be a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting. You will get the invitation if you are subscribed to the Newsletter.
Net Without An Interesting Name
7:00 PM CT (except 2nd Thursday) • 145.210 Repeater
Go now to the EVENTS page for more exciting information!
Next scheduled nets
10 July 2022, 8:00 PM CT
145.210 Tone 110.9
17 July 2022, 7:45 PM CT
145.210 Tone 110.9
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