Meeting Program - July 2017

Measuring the Air, Part II.

Nels, WA9JOB, will discuss tweaking broadcast-band commercial antennas for the July program.

June 24-25, 2017

The Ozaukee Radio Club participates annually in the ARRL sponsored Field Day Weekend. The object of Field Day is to set up and operate amateur radio stations using emergency power and temporary antennas. An emphasis is placed on developing skills to meet the challenge of emergency preparedness. Operators try to contact as many other amateurs radio stations as possible during this period and at the same time having fun with their families in the outdoor camping atmosphere of Field Day.  The location for the ORC Field Day event (held each year over the fourth weekend of June) is at Pleasant Valley Nature Park which is northwest of Grafton, WI.  Site map

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Stop out on Friday if you can help out with the setup of the tents and equipment.  Potluck supper will served along with plenty of refreshments.  A good game of sheepshead will provide great entertainment as well.  Be sure to check out ARRL's link for more information about Field Day in general.
 
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Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Grafton Multi-Purpose Senior Citizens Center, 1665 Seventh Avenue, Grafton, Wisconsin.  Doors open at 7:00pm for meet and greet -  Meeting starts at 7:30pm.  Map

Newsletters

We publish a robust monthly newsletter, edited by Tom (W9IPR), which details the club's activities (past and planned); provides technical information; and usually introduces some new and longstanding ORC members. Please visit our newsletter archive and download the latest!

Get the June 2017 newsletter here (775 KB pdf).  Full Year (2016 - 6.4 MB)

Nets

Everyone is welcome to join our weekly informal two meter net held every Tuesday evening at 8:00 PM. Members and non-members are encouraged to check in on the 146.970 MHz club repeater.

Membership

Not a member? Simply fill out the membership form and send payment to Dave (N9UNR).  Payment can be made via PayPal or by snail mail.

License / Exams

Not licensed? Looking to upgrade? Be sure to contact Tom, W9IPR for the latest class information. If not, check out http://HelloRadio.org (ARRL website) for information on upcoming exams being held in your area.

Upcoming programs
July - Nels, WA9JOB - Part II
Aug - Bernard, K9JAT - Resistivity
Sept - Ed, AA9W - Television Camera Tubes
Oct - John, W9FAD - AC Motors

Newsletters (pdf)

June (775 KB)
2016 (Jan-Dec) (6.4 MB)

Find all previously published newsletters in our archive.

Archives

Computer Corner

Index file (82 KB)
Entire PDF set (7/1993 - 12/2016) (9.28 MB)

The index file has a listing of all 'Computer Corner' articles that have been published.

Ham Nation

Ham Nation webcast - Every Wed @ 8pm CT

HAM Nation is the new TWIT show (twit.tv/hn) about ham radio. Bob Heil (K9EID), with various co-hosts and guests will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. HAM Nation airs live each Wednesday at 8:00 CT/ 9:00ET on http://live.twit.tv.

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