The Indianapolis Radio Club February 14, 2017

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The Indianapolis Radio Club is a general interest ham radio group that was founded in 1914 and has met continuously since. Major activities the club supports are a bus to the Dayton Hamvention (May 20, 2017), Field Day (Jun 24-25, 2017), HillTop contest (Sep 16, 2017), the IRC 2m Four Grid Award (see the "Operating" section) and our annual Christmas Party (Dec 15, 2017).

Meetings are held at Ivy Tech Community College 2535 N. Capitol Ave. at 7:30 PM on the second (2nd) Friday of each month except for July and August. Preceding the meeting, there is an informal social session that starts at 7:00 PM, where members and visitors can chat and exchange information over refreshments.

The Ivy Tech radio club meetings are held concurrently with the Indianapolis Radio Club meetings.

There is an Amateur radio station W9JP located in the facility which the club operates and maintains. Talk in is normally on the 146.07/67 or the 146.10/70 repeater.

 

DMR WORKSHOP AT TAYLOR UNIVERSITY

WHEN January 28th, 2017 12noon – 5pm

WHERE Eichling Aquatics Wing - Room 108 236 W Reade Ave. Upland, IN 46989

Invited Instructors• Bill Atkinson • Bryan McWhirt • Kevin McNeely • Chris Paul

THIS FREE WORKSHOP WILL INTRODUCE PARTICIPANTS TO DIGITAL VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, REVIEW THE CURRENT AND NEW USES OF DMR TECHNOLOGY, AND TEACH PARTICIPANTS HOW TO PROGRAM THEIR DMR RADIOS.

 

Indianapolis Radio Club Meeting February 10, 2017:

Dave Arland will give a presentation on the up and coming trends from the Consumer Electronics Show

 

W9IVY IVY Tech Radio Club operating event February 13-17

School Club Roundup: To exchange QSO information with club stations that are part of an elementary, middle, high school or college. Non-school clubs and individuals are encouraged to participate.

Sponsored by the ARRL, its Hudson Division Education Task Force and and the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club (LIMARC) to foster contacts with and among school radio clubs. For more information see the link below. The IRC and IVY Tech will join forces to put W9IVY on the air. http://www.arrl.org/school-club-roundup

NETS

The club members check into the weekly net on 224.98 at 8:00 local time Thursday Nights with a PL tone of 77HZ. The remote base audio at the 441.350 repeater site connects the 224.980 with the hub repeater.    

The weekly six meter experimental net is on the 52.7 IPL repeater at 7:30 local time on Thursday nights.

Slow code traffic net. ICN will meet every evening on 3535 Khz at 00:00Z. CW speeds max out at about 13 wpm, feel free to QNI (check in).

2017 OFFICERS


· President: David Spoelstra, N9KT – davids@mediamachine.com,
· Vice Pres.: Dave Miller, K9RTT - dmiller@ivytech.edu
· Secretary: Ken Bandy, KJ9B - kj9b@arrl.net
· Treasurer: Rhonda Curtis, WS9H - WS9H.indy@gmail.com
· Chief Operator: Jace Thompson, KD9BIG - kd9big@arrl.com
· Dir. at large: Jim Rinehart, K9RU – k9ru@arrl.net
· Dir. at large: Ron Cooper, WB9DKL - wb9dkl@aol.com
· Dir. at large: Mark Burke, W9MGB - w9mgb@arrl.net
· W9JP Trustee: Jay Kraus, W9TC

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