Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club Friday Net 146.910!!! 3/15/2013

N0MIO Net Control

Regular Announcements
–The Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club meeting will be the third Saturday of the month at 5PM. This months meeting will be March 16th
–Testing Will also be available at 3-4PM for anyone of those who want to either get there technician license or if you are wanting to upgrade to a general or extra class. The Fee for this test will be $15.
–Any one listening interested in becoming a licensed amateur radio operator should attend a meeting.

–What’s happening in Ham Radio–

KC0TCF–-Greene County Ares Technician Class–We are again offering a HAM radio class for people interested in obtaining the entry level Technician class license.

This course will be held on two Saturdays: March 23rd and March 30th.
Classes for both days will begin at 8AM and end at 2PM.   We will break for lunch at 11:30AM.   Lunch will not be provided.
Testing will be held on March 30th at the conclusion of the class.

Location is Faith Lutheran Church 1517 E Valley Water Mill Road, Springfield, MO 65803. The costs for the class are as follows: Gordon West Technician Class book is $21.00. The cost for the testing will be $14 due on the testing day.
If you prefer, we can provide the book or they are available at

If you would like to enroll in this class, please let me know ASAP so that I can be sure to have the book available for you on February 16th. If you have any questions please contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Bill Gilmore, KC0TCF
Greene County ARES® Emergency Coordinator
Amateur Radio Emergency Service®
417-742-2942   Home
417-987-1518   Cell

OARS Hamfest–Come out and join us for the Annual OARS Hamfest from 8:00am to 2:00pm on April 13th, 2013 at Pate Early Childhood Center in Aurora, MO.  If you need more information,  please see the links below to view the flyer, directions, or contact Mike, or Bob,

Civil Air Patrol Flyin–Civil Air Patrol fly in–Saturday, May 18 Springfield,

We plan to be there set up to run radios and shake hands with the public!

FREE Admission ~ Open to the Public ~ FREE Admission

~ Discover Civil Air Patrol ~

A Fly-In Fun-for-All !

Recognizing Area Emergency Services & Armed Forces

Missouri Ava Skywarn Spotters
Downtown Airport (3DW, CTAF 122.8)
Location: 2546 E. Division
~ Taildraggers ~ Warbirds ~ Vintage ~ Ultralights ~

Everyone Welcome !

For Early Fly-ins: 8:00 AM ’til about 10:00 AM

~ Biscuits & Gravy ~ Donuts ~ Coffee ~

Starting about 11:00

~ Hamburgers ~ Hot Dogs ~ Pot Luck Carry-In ~

Activities until 4:00 PM

~ Free Airplane Rides ~
For Ages 8 to 17 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
All Flights Provided by Young Eagles Program of the EAA

· Med EVAC Helicopters
· Highway Patrol Helicopter
· Military Display
· Fire Fighting Equipment
· Disaster Plan Information
· Emergency Medical Services
For Information Call: Bob Brown, 417-840-6110,

Dastardly Trivia—Thanks goes out to Patti KD0AEl for Trivia Tonight

Friday night net trivia

Top o the morning to ye. Let us play Dastardly Trivia.

1. The original St. Patrick’s color was blue.
a. True
b. False

2. Protestants in Ireland wear orange not green.
a. True
b. False

3. Shamrocks were an American invention to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
a. True
b. False

–Short time, Mobile or Handheld Transceiver—



N0GRL—Norm ex KD0TUO (Congrats on the new vanity Call)


KK4FXY–Nancy—AAB Winner!!!!

–Regular Check-ins—


KD0KNL—Lewis—AAB Winner!!!!


KD0GUQ—Cheryl—AAB Winner!!!!

KA0SCM—Bill—AAB Winner!!!!


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