Last August our topic was DMR radio. Since then I have had a lot of requests for another DMR presentation, and since some new capabilities have become available, I thought this would be a good time. A lot of members have purchased DMR radios and would like to know more about their use and capabilities. A lot of our members have also purchased and Yaesu System Fusion radios as well. In fact, the Yaesu FTM400 mobile radio is probably the most popular general mobile radio in the Santa Barbara Area. There are probably 20 or more SBARC members with these radios but only use them for regular FM. Yaesu YSF radios are digital capable, but use a different digital protocol. Now it is easy to use your Yaesu YSF capable radios to communicate on DMR on the SBARC or other favorite talkgroup. At this meeting, we’ll show you how and do some demonstrations. So bring your DMR radios and Yaesu YSF HT’s if you have one. And, bring your questions about this or DMR in general. SBARC is lucky enough to have their own dedicated talkgroup, and we need to utilize it more. With this new capability, hopefully we can get more members to come over and give digital a try. SBARC General Club Meeting Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM Goleta Union School District Board Room 401 North Fairview Avenue in Goleta We hope to see you all at the meeting! Post expires at 11:00pm on Friday February 15th, 2019 but will still be available in the archives.
Upcoming EventsSep26Tue7:30 pm Swap NetSwap NetSep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pmK6TZ Repeater – 146.79 (-) PL 131.8, linked to 145.180 (-) PL 131.8 – Hams can list something they have for sale, or something they are looking for. Items are limited to anything related to amateur radio.8:00 pm Digital Communications NetDigital Communications NetSep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pmK6TZ Repeater – 146.79 (-) PL 131.8, linked to 224.08 (-) PL 131.8 – Open net where we discuss and operate amateur television, various digital modes, using computers with radios, software installation and configuration, and anything related to using your computer with amateur radio. Hosted by Brian – K6BPM.Sep27Wed7:00 pm AR NewslineAR NewslineSep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pmK6TZ Repeater – 146.79 (-) PL 131.8, linked to 224.08 (-) PL 131.8 – Rebroadcast of the weekly Amateur Radio Newsline radio show.7:30 pm Club NetClub NetSep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pmK6TZ Repeater – 146.79 (-) PL 131.8, linked to 224.08 (-) PL 131.8 – Official Club Net were the topic will vary from week to week. The third Wednesday of each month is trivia night where we have a rapid fire trivia session.Sep28Thu8:00 pm Technical Mentoring and Elmering...Technical Mentoring and Elmering...Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pmK6TZ Repeater – 146.79 (-) PL 131.8, linked to 224.08 (-) PL 131.8 – Discussion of the technical aspects of amateur radio. Special attention is given to newcomers. Hosted by a weekly rotating crew of net controls.
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