2021-02-23 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That
Items of Interest:
A new approach is the Luneberg Lens outwardly appears to be a sphere, but the secret is inside. According to Wikipedia:
“A Luneburg lens is a spherically symmetric gradient-index lens. A typical Luneburg lens’s refractive index n decreases radially from the center to the outer surface. They can be made for use with electromagnetic radiation from visible light to radio waves.”
Savannah Area Swap Meet Hamfest:
Location: Savannah Hilton Head Regional Airport Recreation Building
Savannah, GA 31401
2021 South Carolina QSO Party
Starts at 1500z February 27th
ends at 0159z February 28th
The next meeting will be March 1st at 7 PM via Google meets (online video). The guest speaker will be Tim Duffy, K3LR — Chief Executive Officer of DX engineering who will provide background on the origins of DX Engineering. There is another guest speaker lined up for April but I’ll keep that as a surprise for later.
The virtual meeting will start on March 1st at 6:45PM to work through any issues and rag chew to fill in the dead air.. The guest speaker will be first on the agenda. The link for the meeting is:
The URL is https://www.ke4ham.org. If you notice any errors or have site-related questions, email: webmaster at ke4ham dot org.
Wednesday Nets (8 PM) operates from KK4ONF/Jasper repeater, 147.060+ and Echolink node: KE4HAM-R
Sunday NET (8 PM) operates on 147.550 MHz simplex and Echolink node:
KE4HAM – L
Daily — DX spotting and open chat 24/7 on 147.550 MHz simplex and the Jasper Repeater, 147.060+ (no Echolink).
AD5EN – SCHH Amateur Radio Club VP