–Regular Announcements:
–The Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club meeting will be the third Saturday of the month at 5PM. The next meeting will be tomorrow, October 18th., at the American Red Cross Southern Missouri Regional Offices, at the corner of West Bypass and Division in Springfield, MO
–Testing will also be available at 3PM for any one who wants to get their technician license, or wanting to upgrade to a general, or extra class. The Fee for the test will be $15.
–Any one interested in becoming a licensed amateur radio operator should attend a meeting, or testing session. Everyone is welcome, and you do not have to have a license to attend meetings.
N0SAP Dave Beckler will be presenting to us at the next meeting. He has created 2 innovative antennas. One is a 30 Meter Beam and the other a 6-Meter “Fly Swatter”. Don’t miss this one. Oh, and we will feed you, too! Regina is feeding us Chicken fingers and tater wedges.
We have the QSL Cards from Bob and need to start stuffing the envelopes.
–On October 7, 2014 we welcomed the Bible Belt Christian Fellowship Net to the 146.91 repeater. They will have their weekly nets on Tuesdays on the 91 with a beginning time of 730PM. Please feel free to join in if you so desire!
On October 31, Franklin kd0rsj will be holding a special event on the 146.91 repeater immediately after the regular Friday night net. Please have your kids and grandkids available for this one as he will be telling ghost stories and tales of Halloween!
For those who are thinking about becoming hams, if you live in the Springfield area the special package is still available to help you get on the air! This equipment package is sponsored for distribution to the Matt Canovi Gun show listeners.
It will consist of a new two frequency band Handie Talkie which will be programed to the major repeaters in the Springfield area along with a copy of Gordon West’s license manual, all for the low price of $54.95 and this includes free shipping.
To order, please visit randl.com and type in NEWHAM in the search box. It will be shipped usually the same day.