Technical Elmering and Mentoring Net – October 1, 2015

The time stamps below are best followed by downloading the Mp3 file for the appropriate date here and listening with Windows Media Player.

Tonight’s net had 8 check-ins plus net control (K6HWN) and 8 chat room participants.  Subjects included:

  • 09:05 – How the club station radio room has changed over the years since we moved into the Red Cross building over 30 years ago, how many radios and what bands are available to experiment with there, how one can be trained at COMMCOM (Communications Command), and a little history.
  • 18:35 – Continuation of the discussion on heterodyning.
  • 34:30 – Aspects of 220 MHz – Pros and cons, commonality, and usage in the Santa Barbara area.
  • 58:00 – Issues on 40 meters over 50 watts causing a stuffed dog to bark and RF chokes.

Tune in to the SBARC Technical Mentoring and Elmering Net  next Thursday at 8:00 PM or 2000 Hrs   and see what interesting questions will arise or ask some of your own! All club members and visitors are encouraged to check in to the net each week and join in with questions and /or answers to and contribute the knowledge of new and seasoned amateur radio operators alike.



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