2021-04-13 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That
Items of Interest:
Earthlings and astronauts chat away, via ham radio
“It was absolutely unbelievable, to push that microphone button and call the International Space Station and then let go of the button and wait, and then you hear this little crackle, and you hear Doug Wheelock come back and say, ‘Welcome aboard the International Space Station’—it’s just mind-boggling.” said David Pruett, an emergency physician from Hillsboro, Ore.
Comm Academy presentations
This past weekend there was a virtual ham radio conference about emergency communications… Several of the presentations are available on their YouTube channel:
I recently purchased a Vector Network Analyzer and this blog post is a brief overview of my initial experience.
The next meeting will be May 3rd at 7 PM via Google Meet (online video). Agenda to follow…
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