MicroHAMS Club Meeting Notes 6/16/2015
Meeting Date: 6/16/2015 6:00 PM
Location: Building 35, Conf. Room 4561
2015 Field Day at Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island on June 27-28
HAMWAN – Bart Kus
Setup after 2:00 PM Friday, June 26
Javier can help with truck.
GOTA – David Wyatt
- NEW MicroHAMS website: http://microhams.com
- Dennis has the antenna controller boards now.
- Pay David for your boards starting next month.
July 10-12. Salmoncon. Pacific Northwest QRP Group annual weekend outing. North Bend, WA at Valley Camp. http://valleycamp.org/ http://valleycamp.org/page/salmoncon Contact Wayne McFee firstname.lastname@example.org .
July 17-19. Glacier Waterton International Peace Park Hamfest. Glacier Meadows Campground, 13 miles west of East Glacier on MT Hwy 2. This is an ARRL sanctioned event. www.gwhamfest.org .
See history on YouTube.
Logging Software – Michael Schulz – K5TRI
Good for contesting.
Has a real callsign DB.
Can automatically enter the band.
You can record and play CQs.
It finds duplicates in real-time.
Ham Radio Deluxe
V5.x is free.
Latest version is a subscription.
It has cluster spots.
It can track awards.
Works with Logbook of the World automatically. (See http://lotw.arrl.org)
GPS 1W transmitter with Bluetooth
FC-102 Frequency Counter
Ebay – search for “FC-102 Frequency Counter”
Dual-band log periodic
~$150 at SEA-PAC
Magnetic loop antenna
It’s one of the few ones that you can use for transmitting.
80M horse fence antenna
The next MicroHAMS Digital Conference will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016.
Mark your calendar!