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October 2018 SPARKS

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The October 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.
As always, the file is sent in PDF format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION FOR THE OCTOBER MEETING


The next regular club meeting is October 11th 7:00 pm at the Vanderburgh Co EMA.
*** ARRIVE AT THE FRONT DOOR,
6:45 TO ENTER AS A GROUP ***
PLEASE READ THE NOTICE !!!

Eating Before the Meeting at El Patron Mexican Restaurant

In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion, end of an era....
Silent Keys
October TARS Meeting LOCATION and TIME
Eat'n Before the Meet'n Details
Election time
Hamfest calendar
Needed! 10X12 Storage Barn
ARRL president suggests that we “re-brand” amateur radio By Dan Romanchik, KB6NU
...... and much more!

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

Check out the club web site www.w9og.net
Follow us on FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/groups/TARSw9og

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September 2018 SPARKS

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IMPORTANT MEETING UPDATE

The time and location for the regular September TARS meeting has moved.
Eat'n before the Meet'n for this month is canceled.

The Vanderburgh Co EMA is conducting exercises this week and has a Base Camp set up with tents and the MEOC (Mobile Emergency Operations Center) at the State Hospital.
TARS has been invited to visit the set up and and tour the MEOC as our meeting which will tie in well with next months meeting at the Vanderburgh Co EMA EOC.
Activities will start at 6:00 pm and some food will be provided
as a gathering with the EMA staff, CERT and RACES volunteers.

Enter the State Hospital grounds from Lincoln Ave and follow the road (Administration Drive) straight to the camp which will be located on your left. A parking lot is on Administration Drive overlooking the camp.

We will have a very short informal business meeting to accept any nominations from the floor for officers and board members to serve in 2019.
Offices up for election in November are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and 3 Board positions.

If you would like to nominate yourself or another member, the only requirement is that you have been a member of TARS for 1 year and be a member in good standing.

If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about running for office, please contact one of the election committee.
Jeff Holt AA9WJ (Chairman), John VanVorst N9OL, or Chris Lantaff KE9YK.

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The September 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.
As always, the file is sent in .pdf format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.
Adobe Reader is free software that may be downloaded from the www.adobe.com web page.

The next regular club meeting is September 13th 7:00 pm at the Red Cross.
Eat'n Before the Meet'n will be at Long John Silver's 5:30 pm.

In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion - Bill Hilyard K4LRX
3D Printed Parts for Ham Radio - Dan Romanchik, KB6NU
Contacts
Hamfest
...... and much more!

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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August 2018 SPARKS

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Hope everyone has had a good 4th and is surviving the heat.

Remember with the heat we can have storms pop up with short notice.
Check the 146.79 repeater for weather nets whenever severe weather threatens.

The August 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.
As always, the file is sent in PDF format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

The next regular club meeting is August 9th 7:00 pm at the Red Cross.
Eating Before the Meeting at PENN Station Subs, 5:30pm.

Please note that the August VE Testing date has been moved back 1 week to September 1st.

In this ISSUE:
Special Election
One Man's Opinion - Bill K4LRX
Sharing My Knowledge - Jerry WB9ONU
Eat'n Before the Meet'n
Contacts
Projects
Hamfest calendar

...... and much more!


For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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July 2018 SPARKS

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Hope everyone has had a good 4th and surviving the heat.
Remember with the heat we can have storms pop up with short notice.
Check the 146.79 repeater for weather nets whenever severe weather threatens.

The July 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.
As always, the file is sent in PDF format and requires Adobe Reader to open and read.

The next regular club meeting is July12th 7:00 pm at the Red Cross.
Eating Before the Meeting at Zaxby's, 5:30pm.

In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion - Bill K4LRX
Eat'n Before the Meet'n
Special Election
Sharing My Knowledge - Jerry WB9ONU
Field Day pics
Hamfest calendar
...... and much more!


For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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May 2018 SPARKS

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The May 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.

No regular TARS meeting this month. The meeting will be the PICNIC / Indiana QSO party this Saturday May 5th.
Set up 9:00 am and lunch at Noon. TARS will provide fried chicken and drinks, we ask that members bring a covered dish to share.
To help eliminate too many duplicates attached is a list of foods members signed up for at the last meeting.

The next regular club meeting June 14th 7:00 pm. at the Red Cross.

Talk up Hamtober Fest !!!
Mark your calendar for October 27th 2018.
Anyone attending an area hamfest please contact Raymond W9KHP for fliers to distribute.

In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion - Bill K4LRX
Hamfest Calendar
ARES/RACES News
AND MORE.....

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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April 2018 SPARKS

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The April 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.

The next regular club meeting April 12th 7:00 pm. at the Red Cross.
Eat'n Before the Meet'n  CiCi's Pizza 5:30

Talk up Hamtober Fest !!!
Mark your calendar for October 27th 2018.
Anyone attending an area hamfest please contact Raymond W9KHP for fliers to distribute.


In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion - Bill K4LRX
“It’s not real Ham Radio!” by Chris G7DDN
SKYWARN elite training
Hamfest Calendar
ARES/RACES News
AND MORE.....

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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March 2018 SPARKS

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The March 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.

The next regular club meeting March 8th 7:00 pm.
Meeting program, FT8 digital mode by Raymond Edge W9KHP.

Eat'n Before the Meet'n Mo's Southwest Grill 5:30


Announcing the First Annual Hamtober Fest !!!
Mark your calendar for October 27th 2018.
Watch for more information on this event SOON !
Flier attached.

In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion
SKYWARN training
Contacts, latest from K4LRX
ARES/RACES News

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

Check out the club web site www.w9og.net
Follow TARS on FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/groups/TARSw9og
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February 2018 SPARKS

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The February 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.

The next regular club meeting for those with their reservations is the TARS Banquet, February 8th 6:00 pm at the Log Inn.

It's Dues time! Attached is the 2018 membership form. Your regular membership dues are due the month of January.


In this ISSUE:
One Man's Opinion
SKYWARN training
Contacts, KJ4DVR congratulations
ARES/RACES News

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

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January 2018 SPARKS

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The January 2018 issue of SPARKS, newsletter of the Tri-State Amateur Radio Society, is attached.

The next regular club meeting is January11th 7:00 pm at the Red Cross.
Meeting program is the Annual Club Auction.
A special election will be held to fill a vacancy for the remaining term on the TARS Board due to Max KD9ABT being elected Vice President.

It's Dues time! Attached is the 2018 membership form. Your regular membership dues are due the month of January.


In this ISSUE:
Meeting Programs
One Man's Opinion
Eat'n Before the Meet'n
Winter Field Day
Contacts, K4LRX latest QSL's
Register for the February Banquet

For the latest news check in to the Tri-State Emergency Net Wednesdays at 8:00 pm on the 146.790 repeater.

Check out the club web site www.w9og.net
Follow TARS on FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/groups/TARSw9og

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