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April Sparks

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The April 2017 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is now available.

As always, the file is in .pdf format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

Eat'n Before the Meet'n

April 13th Eating Before the Meeting will be 5:30 at Zaxby’s, 1021 N Burkhardt Rd.


An alternative to fast food, Zaxby's offers prepared-at-order Chicken Fingers, Traditional or Boneless Wings, Salads, Sandwiches, Appetizers, Milkshakes and a variety of dipping and tossing sauces.

https://www.zaxbys.com
Drop by for food, socializing, "story tell'n" and whatever else comes to mind. Join the group at 5:30, or whenever you can make it. Check in on 146.79 if you need directions or just bored on your drive in.

Everyone is welcome to join us.

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March 2017 SPARKS

PDF

The March 2017 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is now available.
As always, the file is in .pdf format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

Eating Before the Meeting will be 5:30 at
Schlotzsky’s Deli 301 North Green River Road.
Drop by for food, socializing, "story tell'n" and
whatever else comes to mind. Join the group at
5:30, or whenever you can make it. Check in on
146.79 if you need directions or just bored on your
drive in.
Everyone is welcome to join us.

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February 2017 SPARKS

PDF

The February 2017 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is now available.
As always, the file is in .pdf format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

February Meeting

Reminder the TARS meeting this month will not be at the Red Cross but the Log Inn for members that have turned in their reservations. The meeting will start at 6:00 pm Thursday Feb 9th and includes your meal served family style with choice of meat and drink.  If you plan to have any extras such as dessert, you will need to use cash or check, as the Log Inn doesn’t take any form of plastic. After the meal we will have a few presentations, awards, drawing for the 2016 attendance raffle and presentation of the McCutchan Award.

Map to Log Inn: https://goo.gl/maps/QDraxD6kfqn

 



It’s that time again.

Weather spotter classes have been scheduled for the area.

Feb 8, 6:00 pm Oakland City

Feb 16, 5:00 pm Owensboro

Mar 14, 6:00 pm Evansville, Red Cross

Mar 28, 6:30 pm NWS Webinar

 

Elite Spotter Workshop

Apr 4, 5:00 pm Owensboro

Apr 6, 6:00 pm Evansville, Red Cross

 

All classes now require registration, are free of charge, open to everyone and last 2 to 2.5 hours.

For details about the classes and to register visit

www.weather.gov/pah/spottertraining

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Winter Field Day

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Winter Field Day will again be held at Wesselman Park tomorrow, Saturday, January 28th.

We will start set up about 10:30 hrs. The event starts at 13:00 hrs local time.
The exact location depends on the wind and weather. If the wind is out of the South we will use
the shelter near the tennis courts, otherwise we will use the main one facing the golf course. We should be easy to find.
Chris (KE9YK) will again bring bean soup and corn bread. (always a big hit). You can bring some side dishes or deserts if you desire, bring your drink and perhaps a lawn chair.
The club will have at least one SSB station and possibly a CW station. Please come by and support your club.

 

G.O.T.A. contest

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Alcoa Radio Club  OVARC
G.O.T.A. contest
Purpose:
To give a chance for new hams and old alike the opportunity to have a small competition and learn the ins/outs of operating their equipment as well to learn what it takes to confirm a QSO with the other operators they contact in the future.
Participants:
All licensed amateur radio operators are eligible that are part of either club OVARC or TARS*
Details:
Duration - The contest will run from Feb. 1st thru Feb 28th local (Evansville) time.
Allowed Bands** - 10M (28.3 to 28.5) + vhf + uhf, phone modes only. (SSB, FM, C4FM, etc.)
After Winter Field Day completion (See below for more details), only Technician Phone privileges will be allowed as defined under Allowed Bands.

All the details in the pdf attached.

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For the latest announcements and information join us on the air for the Tri-State Emergency Net, Wednesday night at 8:00 pm on the TARS 146.79 repeater, pl 88.5.

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