2022-01-18 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That

2022 Club Survey

Click on this link to provide your input to the club activities in 2022. This is the last week it will be open for input.

Items of Interest:

Practical Amateur Radio Grounding

The single point ground in the most important aspect of a good grounding system. The concept behind a single point ground is very simple, keep everything at the same ground potential. Electrical Ground, Lightning Ground, RF Grounds

Fair-Rite Frequency Chart

This chart shows various communication service allocations and where Fair-Rite’s products work to suppress unwanted EMI.

Operating item of interest:

JS8 QSO Party

When: 24 hours starting at 19:00 GMT on Saturday and ending at 19:00 GMT on Sunday, Second Saturday of the month. Each month will have a theme or goal. 
Participation: Global
Bands: All Amateur Bands

Remember, by default JS8 QSO Party events are not contests, so all amateur bands are open for use. Now might be the time to break out your 30m delta loop or 17m hamstick or 12m bed springs!

Humor:

Now watch what happens when we turn up the voltage…

Meetings:

The next membership meeting will be face-to-face at the Lakehouse Bayside room on February 3rd at 7 PM. More information to follow…

January 29th (the same day as winter field day) we will be having a gathering at the Club storage area, between 11 and noon. The location of this is near the RV park (by the water tower) on 170 between the Dell Webb Blvd entrance and the back Sun City Blvd Entrance. Drive all the way back to the water tower and there will be a Spectrum building beside it. The actual address is: 26 Okatie Maintenance Yard, Okatie, SC 29909

Club Website:

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

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 President 2022