Here is the pdf of David Rawley's Field Day Presentation from the May 2 meeting.
Click here to download the May 2019 issue of the Ham Arundel News.
Edit: The incorrect version of the newsletter was accidentally uploaded. As of the timestamp of this post, we're linking to the correct version. If you've already downloaded it, please get the new version.
Here is a job posting to put your radio knowledge to work analyzing radio signals to solve interference problems.
The incumbent performs "watch duty" and serves as a technical authority providing technical assistance and guidance to communication systems users to resolve radio interference complaints and problems; and collects radio signal analysis information. Uses radio signal analysis equipment deployed throughout the United States to collect, correlate, analyze, characteristics of radio signals involved in interference problems, distress or safety-related signals or other radio signals involved in other high priority activities such as law enforcement or national defense, to include HF, VHF, and UHF. Collects radio signal analysis information;
If any of you would like to contribute your config files for radios to try and help others and get some new hams on the air. Some of these (Chinese) radios can be quite complicated to program the first time.
The Fort Washington Amature Radio Club will be hosting an open FOX HUNT on Saturday April 6 they have provided details for anyone intrested.
There is A LOT of information and details below, click thru to see it all.
When- Sat, April 6, 8am – 12pm Hunt, 12pm - 1pm social
Where- Food Lion Parking Lot 191 St. Patrick's Drive, Waldorf MD if by chance you cannot hear the fox at that location, text 240 682 5436 and I will give you sure location but be sure to use your directional antenna at the start point.
Lunch- BYOGoodies if you want, the fox will have sodas, water, and PB&J sandwiches
Check-in/Admin- (240) 682-5436
Fox Frequency- 147.555 MHz Simplex
Fox hunters- If you plan to attend, please register with Kato (KB3LIB) via email at email@example.com or text (240) 682-5436 (leave message if no answer). Please give me your call sign (if you have one) and number of hunters in your hunting party.
Starting Thursday, April 18 at the National Electronics Museum. A start time has not been posted as yet but other classes have started at 630pm. Will update once we get more info.
There is an OPERATING course at the museum. there will guest speaker on these and other topics:
There was a tower climb a few weeks ago to do some work on the south tower.
Over the years it had been twisting in the winds and some of the bolts are missing or worked their way loose. Hardware was tightened or replaced on the lower portion of the tower, an additional climb will be done later to finish the upper half.
Dave N3AT went up the tower, supported by the ground team of Mark W2PAW, Rich KB3ZYO, and Jim N3ADF.
ARRL Launching New Podcast Geared Toward New Radio Amateurs
For those just getting started on their Amateur Radio journey, ARRL is launching a new podcast aimed at answering your questions, providing support and encouragement for newcomers to get the most out of the hobby. The podcast, "So Now What?," will launch on Thursday, March 7, and new episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episode weeks with the "ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast.
DAVID RAWLEY, N3AT
David Rawley N3AT has agreed to take the Field Day Team Leader position, and not a moment too soon. He was appointed at the March 7th Meeting and is already planning his first Field Day Meeting. Details available here as soon as possible.