2010 SKYWARN Recognition Day
The National Weather Service in Springfield , MO is once again participating in this event. They are inviting amateur radio operators to participate with their special event stations. There will be HF (digital and voice), VHF, and Echolink.
Date – 00Z December 4th to 00Z December 5th That would be Friday evening Dec. 3 to Sat. evening Dec. 4 CST. If you are interested in operating, contact Pat Conway 417-839-7122 and let him know of the time you would be available. If you cannot be present at the weather service, there will be two VHF nets held from there 7pm Friday evening a special Skywarn net on the 145.49 repeater and the regular Friday night net of the Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club at 8pm on the 146.91 repeater.

2011 Ozark Mountain Hamfest
Only about 7 weeks away! Mark your calendars – January 8th, 2011. Location is again at Faith Lutheran Church, 1517 E. Valley Water Mill Road, Springfield MO. Welcome this year to the Ozark Barnstormers R/C Airplane Club who will be joining in with swap and sell tables, so should be a lot to see this year. Welcome back to WB0W, Associated Radio, D&L antenna, Hilltop Embroidery and WA0H-Microlog Software. Ham License Testing (big thanks again to Nixa Amateur Radio Club) to be held at 10AM.

Doors open for the ‘Fest at 8AM – with setup for swap and sell tables from 6AM to 8AM.
Please email kc0tqd at gmail.com or call 417-425-9962 (James) for table reservations and questions.

There are 4 Pentium 4 CPUs set up and ready for use with amateur radio $40. If you are interested in obtaining one, contact Shawn at 417-569-6866. Half the proceeds go to SMARC.