2022-08-16 Weekly SCHH Ham Club This and That

Items of Interest:

VarAC is a FREE, modern HF P2P real-time chatting application for the amateur radio operator that leverages the VARA protocol. It is easy to set up, similar to other HF digital modes.


Meetings and activities:

The next membership meeting will be face-to-face at Hidden Cypress Savannah River Room on 9/1 at 7 PM. More information to follow…

International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend is 20 August through 21 August.

Everything is in place for an exciting ILLW for KE4HAM.  As of Monday, we have 9 operators signed on.  We will be operating CW on 20m and SSB on 20 and 40.  We have all the antennas in place.  We will meet again on Friday (8/19) at 1330 at the club storeroom to get what we need.  We will meet at the picnic shelter at the Lighthouse on Hunting Island between 0930 and 1000 on Saturday to begin setup.  We will start transmitting no later than 1100.  Paper log sheets will be provided. All club members are invited to this event.

Voting on the QSL card:

We had 17 responses and 82% were in favor or card version #1.

So, the card will be:

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