2021-06-01 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That

Items of Interest: 

Transmitter hunting (also known as T-huntingfox huntingbunny hunting, and bunny chasing), is an activity wherein participants use radio direction finding techniques to locate one or more radio transmitters hidden within a designated search area. This activity is has an organized sport variation is known as amateur radio direction finding. The equipment requirements are actually quite low and can probably be done with what you have already.

Hamfests

SEA-PAC, ARRL Northwestern Division Convention | June 5, 2021
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo | Aug 14-15, 2021
Huntsville Hamfest,ARRL Southeastern Division Convention Huntsville, Alabama | Aug 21-22, 2021
2022 ARRL National Convention at Orlando HamCation® Orlando, Florida | Feb 10-13, 2022

Humor:

The lion's version of a fox hunt

Meetings:

The next membership meeting will be a luncheon on Monday June 7th from Noon until 1:30PM at the SCHH Town Square Pavilion. Bob, WA6WAY will be providing a pulled pork BBQ lunch with sides & beverage. There will be a presentation from V.P. Charlie, AD5EN on Field Day 2021. There will also be an update on the many Public Service happenings from our Public Service Coordinator and Member-at-Large, Dan, K4DNY.

There will be a charge of $5 per person, payable at the event.  The Club will subsidize the additional ~$3 cost.  Members and spouses are welcome to attend.  RSVP by Thursday, June 3, by replying to the invitation email with the number of lunches.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Club Website:

The URL is https://www.ke4ham.org.  If you notice any errors or have site-related questions, email: [email protected]

Volunteer Examiner Update:

Thanks to Dennis, AC4DH and his fellow Club VEs, we have licensed two new hams and upgraded one in our most recent exam session, held at Pinckney Hall. Examinees were Dennis, KO4QQG (Technician), Dennis, KO4QQH (General) and Brian, KO4JQE (Amateur Extra).

Nets:

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

Other operating:

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