Monday, April 18, 2022
Friday, April 15, 2022
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THIS WEEK + some next week>
Brat Barn Fund Raiser
Our first fund raiser was
the Brat Barn at the Festival Foods on the West side of DePere on Saturday,
April 9th. The day was good as well as the volunteers that came out to provide
service to our customers.. Hear the $
results at the meeting on this Thursday.
April 4 -8 Storm/Tornado Awareness Week ..
Thanks to all that participated during the test on April 7th. There were 19 check ins and we were able to hear most of the sirens at 1:45..
Our check in list was
sent to the Emergency Management Dept..
Mike and Key Club Ham Fest June 4th.!!!
Plans continue to be grafted into a working model for the “swap”. Diagrams, sketches and numbers are put into Excel sheets and Google maps to lay out a flow of traffic.
A lot of things to consider-- table layout, food, parking, setting up and
taking down etc… The biggest factor -the people resource. Not
the customers – but the volunteers to make this happen. If all those that
raised their hand and voted for
this event, volunteered.. no problem… Please plan now to volunteer for this… A list of positions will be at the next
meeting to signup .. This Thursday…
Welcome to those that have moved to our area !
Over the last couple of weeks, we have been receiving calls from Operators that have been moving into our area and looking at joining the local Radio Club. They have said that they have heard good things and hope to be a part of it.. We may see them at the next meeting…
IN SEARCH OF …
After the last couple of events some items have turned up missing.. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of 1. A Beofang U5r radio missing since the Club Christmas party /// The rolls of tickets from the Club Banquet – please let a member of the Club Board know.
MIKE AND KEY CLUB MEETING…. APRIL. 14TH..
Thursday. In person or on Zoom. The Zoom information can be found on the K9EAM.ORG website. Right side column.
APRIL 19TH BEGINS THE $35 CHARGE FROM FCC..
Communications Commission (FCC) staff has clarified in response to an ARRL
request that the new $35 application fee will not apply to most license
modifications, including those to upgrade an amateur radio licensee's operator
class and changes to club station trustees. The FCC staff explained that the
new fees will apply only to applications for a new license, renewal, rule
waiver, or a new vanity call sign. As previously announced, the new fees take
effect on April 19, 2022.
RADIO OPERATORS NEEDED..
The Cellcom Marathon is on again this year!! They are looking for 10 radio operators on May 15th from 6AM to 2PM.. (just need five more at this time) could be shorter depending which area you will be working with. Radios will be furnished.. You will be operating from inside a large tent with the other operators.. Each operator will be in contact with a couple of the route Med stations reporting need of medical attention… When signing up, pick on the job square and pick “Medical Communications- Amateur Radio” Here is the link to sign up.. https://www.comevolunteer.com/events/13972-cellcom-green-bay-marathon-medical/volunteer
There is a short training a couple of days before the event and a party a week later.. see you there. Lunch and snack provided…
That’s it for this email/ Newsletter.…
Stay Radio Active..
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Monday, April 4, 2022
April 3, 2022..
April 5th.. Voting
April 7th.. 1:45 pm Storm Week net (check in please)
April 9th …Brat Barn at De Pere Festival.
April 13th.. Siren Test Net
April 14th.. M&K Club Meeting..
Our first fund raiser is the Brat Barn at the Festival Foods on the West side of DePere on Saturday, April 9th. On the South side of Main Street. We have some slots filled already, but we are in need of at least two more for the 9AM shift.. If you can help, please contact Keith at 920-619-3394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Another way of helping, is to come to the Barn and purchase a brat or burger or even both.. open ‘til 5
Be sure to take some time this week to discuss the possibility of a storm with your family. Where to go, what to do, how to stay in communication with each other. You may want to check to see if your flashlight batteries are still good or have turned to acid and wrecked the flashlights..
Put away outdoor equipment that might blow around and break windows or other things..
Thursday April 7th There will be a Storm Net starting around 1:30pm on the 147.120 repeater.. with it ending with the sounding of the county sirens (if they decide to sound them- if there is a real storm in the area, they may not be activated. Please check in. Our county has had great response from the Ham Community in the past.. The results of the net will be sent to the Emergency Management Dept.
Do you have rotator for an antenna for sale/barter? Not sure if they are in need for the controller as well.. but you can contact : K9STN, Stan at email@example.com