2022-04-05 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That

Items of Interest:

Solar indices – making sense of the numbers

Solar indices are a measure of activity on the sun.   These indices can be used by amateur radio operators to get and sense of how radio signals will propagate globally and when to expect radio blackout.

New FCC Application Fee

The ARRL VEC has received clarification from the FCC regarding the new application fee to be collected starting on April 19.

The new fee will apply to new licenses, renewals, vanity call applications and rule waiver applications (not common).

The new fee will Not apply to upgrades, address changes or other administrative changes.

2022 Hamfest and Swapmeet – Coastal Amateur Radio Society

Sat April 30 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Hamfest in Pooler


Noise happens


The next membership meeting will be face-to-face at The Lakehouse in the Bayside Room on April 7th at 7 PM. A high level agenda:

• Agenda presentation and approval 
• Attendee introductions (Callsign [if applicable] and Name)
• Announcement of newly appointed secretary 
• Vote on Secretary minutes from the last meeting - Harv/Bob
• Treasurer report - Lon S.
• Members at Large report
	- Public Service - Dan  M.
	- Member Coordinator - Ron F. 
	- Social – Bob Officer
	- VE session – Dennis Hopkins
	- Program Committee Report - Harve
	- Mentoring member at large status – Ken Finke
• Old business
	- Action item review from last meeting – Harve/Bob
	- Antenna on the roof of Pickney – Bob Officer
	- Field day coordinator - Charlie/Ron
• New business
	- Lighthouse on the air - Jack
• Action item review for this meeting – Bob
• Motion to adjourn 
• Program - K1TTT superstation

Club Website:

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

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