2022-03-29 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That

Items of Interest:

The definitive guide to RF Power measurement

There are the three possible measurements that can be taken (Peak voltage, Peak-to-peak voltage, and RMS Voltage) and the calculation from the measured voltage to RF Power. Plenty of people are ambiguous about which measurement they are referring to when they talk about RF Power, making the discussion more confusing than it already was.

Ham radio license fees go to $35 effective on April 19, 2022

https://www.arrl.org/fcc-application-fee

Sun City Amateur Radio Club sponsoring testing session

The Sun City Amateur Radio Club will be sponsoring an Amateur Radio license testing session on May 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm. The session will be held at the Bluffton Fire Department Emergency Operations Center, 260 Raider Drive, Bluffton. While the test session is open to all, appointments are suggested. Contact Dennis Hopkins, AC4DH, at 207-350-1350 or [email protected] for additional information or to schedule your test.

Club gathering at Lake Summerset on April 27 at 11:30

Let us know if you would like to attend, by filling out this survey:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdR_B4p7BvLhKpZKV8g9zRtO3fG-t6C_2D8UVBgX4GFQA9N3A/viewform?usp=sf_link

Humor:

Something to watch when you feel you lost your marbles:

Meetings:

The next membership meeting will be face-to-face at The Lakehouse in the Bayside Room on April 7th at 7 PM. More information to follow…

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

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