Archives for 2013

Work Crew 2013

Club members extended the life of our repeater trailer by re-roofing and painting it. Thanks to Brad N6BHT, Gary K6PDL, John AC6SL, John N6FBA, Kerry K3RRY, and Tuck AF6GQ for their hard work. And thanks to all members whose dues helped pay for the construction materials. Photos courtesy Brad N6BHT and Gary K6PDL.    

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Contact Map for 2013 Field Day

John AC6SL analyzed the field-day logs and created a map of contact counts. Each section worked is represented by a circle that is centered on the section code. The width of each circle indicates the relative number of contacts in the logs for the associated section. (Click the image to enlarge it.)

Board Elections 2013

At the club meeting on August 2, 2013, we will be voting for┬ámembers of the club’s Board of Directors. Here is the current List of Candidates. If you would like to be added to the list,┬áplease contact Tom W6TJK. President Rich KE1B Treasurer Elizabeth N6FIT Secretary Kerry K3RRY Three positions for Member at Large Brad

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Riding with the Chews Ridge Gang (K6MI)

The Chews Ridge Gang celebrated 50 years of operation in Los Padres National Forest atop Chews Ridge for Field Day 2013. You could subtitle this article “50 Years and a Newbie,” which describes my adventure as a first time operator with the gang on Chews Ridge. This all started about two months ago with Jim

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Microcontrollers and Arduino

Thanks to all who attended my presentation on microcontrollers and Arduino at the May 3, 2013, club meeting. Here is a PDF of the slides, and here is a zip file of the Arduino-Sketches for the four projects that I described.