Date   
June Meeting Program: SSTV for Disaster Assessment

Michael Callaham
 

The next regular meeting will be June 18 at the St. Thomas More Cathedral School starting at 7 pm. Gary Sessums, KC5QCN, Arlington Amateur Radio Club Activities Chairman and Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Emergency Coordinator for Arlington County, will give a presentation on "Slow Scan Television (SSTV) for Disaster Assessment," explaining and demonstrating how SSTV may be used over Amateur Radio when landlines and cellphone services are unavailable.

Re: 8 Meter Ham Band Proposal

Paul Wilson
 

Here's link to the FCC petition for rulemaking.

https://recnet.net/fcc/8_meter_PRM.pdf

73 Paul / KI4PW

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 10:49 PM John Person <john.person@...>
wrote:

Thanks, Benn!
Jack Person
W2JWP

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM Benn Kobb <bkobb@...> wrote:

Michi Bradley KU3N of Riverton MD has proposed to FCC a new 40 MHz ham
band.

Her reasoning and background of this proposal are covered in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFGxzUUB2QI





Re: 8 Meter Ham Band Proposal

John Person
 

Thanks, Benn!
Jack Person
W2JWP

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM Benn Kobb <bkobb@...> wrote:

Michi Bradley KU3N of Riverton MD has proposed to FCC a new 40 MHz ham
band.

Her reasoning and background of this proposal are covered in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFGxzUUB2QI



8 Meter Ham Band Proposal

Benn Kobb
 

Michi Bradley KU3N of Riverton MD has proposed to FCC a new 40 MHz ham band.

Her reasoning and background of this proposal are covered in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFGxzUUB2QI

145.47 OtA

Roy Nickelson
 

Due to PF in Ballston area. 449.325 is up.
Roy
AI4GO

Link to one-page PDF excerpt of ARES E-Letter on APEX2019

Michael Callaham
 

Gary KC5QCN said at the meeting last night that a one-page PDF excerptof the ARES E-Letter showing only the article on APEX2019 is on thePARC web site. It's at
http://www.k4af.org/MARS/ARRL%20ARES%20E-Letter%20May%2015,%202019.pdf
If that URI is garbled, visit

http://www.k4af.org/MARS/Archive_Items.htm

and look for the link named "ARRL ARES E-Letter May 15, 2019" .

Email attachments and Files on Groups.io

Paul Wilson
 

As some have noted, the AARC-Public list is set to strip attachments from
posts--and it will remain so. As an alternative, I have granted members
full read/write access to the "files" section on groups.io. You can post
files you want to post there.

Paul / KI4PW / AARC Secretary

Re: Arlington Central Library debuts "makerspace"

Paul Wilson
 

As discussed at last night's meeting. It's more than a little disappointing
they have no evening hours, and are only open 1-5 on Saturday. Closed
Sunday.

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:15 PM Paul Wilson <dcmcrider@...> wrote:

3D printers, soldering irons, etc...

Official ACPL site:


https://library.arlingtonva.us/explore/for-makers-and-crafters/the-shop/the-shop-technology-and-equipment/

ARLNow story:


https://www.arlnow.com/2019/04/23/arlington-public-libraries-opens-free-makerspace/

Paul / KI4PW

AlexRC May 26 Field Day Practice session canceled, and more

Michael Callaham
 

At the May 21 Arlington Amateur Radio Club meeting, Don KI4D said the
tentatively scheduled May 26 digital practice session has been
canceled. The June 2 digital practice session, weather permitting, will
 be held, if there is interest. If you are interested in attending it,
email don.ki4d@... and say so.

73,
--Mike nw3v

I enjoyed the May 19 Field Day training session

Michael Callaham
 

I very much enjoyed the May 19 Field Day digital training session
provided by the Alexandria Radio Club. I made my first FT8 contact,
under the tutelage and call sign of Ed W4EDF.

The Alexandria Radio Club may offer additional sessions on May 26 and
June 2, 8:00-11:30 am, if there is interest. If you would like to
participate, please tell Don KI4D when he visits our meeting tomorrow
night to tell us about Alexandria Radio Club Field Day plans, or email
Don at  don.ki4d@... .

73,
--Mike NW3V
--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.

Sabertooth Antenna

Benn Kobb
 

The patent holders on the Sabertooth wire antenna design have got a manufacturing deal.

Their announcement for the first model (160-6m in a 59 foot dipole) contains no web address and I can't attach the ad to this post.

If you are on Facebook however their page is:

https://www.facebook.com/sabertoothwire/

If you are not familiar with this innovation, it essentially uses sharp angles in the dipole to reduce size and obtain various other benefits. There is no tension on the radiating elements. I am looking for a version I could fit in the 12 or 15 foot wide apartment balcony. They have disclosed the entire invention and history of experiments in detail.

Re: Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

Paul Wilson
 

Sorry about that. There was a lot of empty text, but the message was there,
if you scrolled down. Improved formatting below.

------
Well, We are only a month away from the 2019 Manassas Hamfest which will
be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at the Manassas Park Recreation
Center! We will be hosting the Virginia QSO Awards Event, Amateur Radio
License Testing and educational sessions. Additionally, we have hourly
prizes being awarded as well.

We look forward to seeing everyone out there as it should be a fun time.

Information on location, nearby hotels, exam times, etc... can be found at
our web page located at: http://www.manassashamfest.org .

Additionally, if you would like to purchase tickets for general attendance
and avoid any lines you can get them via PayPal at:
http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm.

For inside and tailgating vendors this next section is important. We only
have a few inside vendor tables left. So, if you want to grab one of the
few left please head to our webpage and purchase one via the paypal link
located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_004.htm.
Additionally, tailgating spots are first come first serve unless you
reserve one using the PayPal link on our webpage located at
http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm. So, I would strongly
encourage doing so as to avoid missing out.

We look forward to seeing you at the hamfest this year and if you have any
questions please feel free to email me at chairman@....

73
Don - WA2SWX
Chairman
W4OVH - Manassas Hamfest

On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 7:07 AM DrZ1953 via Groups.Io <drz1953=
yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

There was nothing in the message on groups.io
The AARC groups.io does not allow attachments.

Al / K4ZB

-----Original Message-----
From: AARC-PUBLIC@groups.io <AARC-PUBLIC@groups.io> On Behalf Of km4llf
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:09
To: aarc-public@groups.io
Subject: [AARC-PUBLIC] Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with
Tailgating Info!!!

Forwarding a message from the Manassas Hamfest. Note new location this
year.Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S9, an AT&T 5G Evolution capable smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Don <Chairman@...>
Date: 5/16/19 11:44 (GMT-05:00) To: km4llf@... Subject: Final
Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

Important Tailgating Info Included!!!





















View this email in your browser













































Well, We are only a month away from the 2019
Manassas Hamfest which will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at the
Manassas Park Recreation Center! We will be hosting the Virginia QSO
Awards Event, Amateur Radio License Testing and educational sessions.
Additionally, we have hourly prizes being awarded as well.
We look forward to seeing everyone out there as it should be a fun time.
Information on location, nearby hotels, exam times, etc... can be found at
our web page located at: http://www.manassashamfest.org . Additionally,
if you would like to purchase tickets for general attendance and avoid any
lines you can get them via PayPal at:
http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm.

For inside and tailgating vendors this next section is important. We only
have a few inside vendor tables left. So, if you want to grab one of the
few left please head to our webpage and purchase one via the paypal link
located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_004.htm.
Additionally, tailgating spots are first come first serve unless you
reserve one using the PayPal link on our webpage located at
http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm. So, I would strongly
encourage doing so as to avoid missing out.

We look forward to seeing you at the hamfest this year and if you have any
questions please feel free to email me at chairman@....

73
Don - WA2SWX
Chairman
W4OVH - Manassas Hamfest


























































































































































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Re: Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

DrZ1953
 

There was nothing in the message on groups.io
The AARC groups.io does not allow attachments.

Al / K4ZB

-----Original Message-----
From: AARC-PUBLIC@groups.io <AARC-PUBLIC@groups.io> On Behalf Of km4llf
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:09
To: aarc-public@groups.io
Subject: [AARC-PUBLIC] Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

Forwarding a message from the Manassas Hamfest. Note new location this year.Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S9, an AT&T 5G Evolution capable smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Don <Chairman@...> Date: 5/16/19 11:44 (GMT-05:00) To: km4llf@... Subject: Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

Important Tailgating Info Included!!!





















View this email in your browser













































Well, We are only a month away from the 2019 Manassas Hamfest which will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at the Manassas Park Recreation Center! We will be hosting the Virginia QSO Awards Event, Amateur Radio License Testing and educational sessions. Additionally, we have hourly prizes being awarded as well.
We look forward to seeing everyone out there as it should be a fun time. Information on location, nearby hotels, exam times, etc... can be found at our web page located at: http://www.manassashamfest.org . Additionally, if you would like to purchase tickets for general attendance and avoid any lines you can get them via PayPal at: http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm.

For inside and tailgating vendors this next section is important. We only have a few inside vendor tables left. So, if you want to grab one of the few left please head to our webpage and purchase one via the paypal link located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_004.htm. Additionally, tailgating spots are first come first serve unless you reserve one using the PayPal link on our webpage located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm. So, I would strongly encourage doing so as to avoid missing out.

We look forward to seeing you at the hamfest this year and if you have any questions please feel free to email me at chairman@....

73
Don - WA2SWX
Chairman
W4OVH - Manassas Hamfest


























































































































































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Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

km4llf
 

Forwarding a message from the Manassas Hamfest. Note new location this year.Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S9, an AT&T 5G Evolution capable smartphone

-------- Original message --------From: Don <Chairman@...> Date: 5/16/19 11:44 (GMT-05:00) To: km4llf@... Subject: Final Reminder for Manassas Hamfest 2019 with Tailgating Info!!!

Important Tailgating Info Included!!!





















View this email in your browser













































Well,  We are only a month away from the 2019 Manassas Hamfest which will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at the Manassas Park Recreation Center!  We will be hosting the Virginia QSO Awards Event, Amateur Radio License Testing and educational sessions.  Additionally, we have hourly prizes being awarded as well.
We look forward to seeing everyone out there as it should be a fun time.  Information on location, nearby hotels, exam times, etc... can be found at our web page located at:   http://www.manassashamfest.org . Additionally, if you would like to purchase tickets for general attendance and avoid any lines you can get them via PayPal at:  http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm.

For inside and tailgating vendors this next section is important.  We only have a few inside vendor tables left.  So, if you want to grab one of the few left please head to our webpage and purchase one via the paypal link located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_004.htm.  Additionally, tailgating spots are first come first serve unless you reserve one using the PayPal link on our webpage located at http://manassashamfest.org/manassashamfest_003.htm.  So, I would strongly encourage doing so as to avoid missing out.

We look forward to seeing you at the hamfest this year and if you have any questions please feel free to email me at chairman@....

73
Don - WA2SWX
Chairman
W4OVH - Manassas Hamfest

 
























































































































































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Loudon County Ham seeks help assembling beam

Michael Callaham
 

A Loudon County ham, AF1U, has emailed the AARC soliciting
an extra set of hands PLUS experience assembling
a Moseley beam antenna with a 36-foot-long boom and a truss.
He added,
Perhaps with some adult beverages I can entice someone to come out to
Round Hill?!
If interested, please email me at <nw3v@...>.

73,
--Mike NW3V
--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.

AARC May meeting announcement

Paul Wilson KI4PW
 

Please join us for the April meeting of the Arlington Amateur Radio Club.

Date and time: May 21, 2019, 7 p.m.

Place: St. Thomas More Cathedral School, 105 N. Thomas St, Arlington, Va.

Talk-in: W4WVP/R, 145.470 MHz, -600 kHz offset, PL 107.2

Program: Don Lewis, KI4D, will discuss the Alexandria Radio Club's plans for Field Day 2019 (June 22-23). All Arlington ARC members are invited to join the Alexandria club's operations at Joseph Hensley Park again this year. Advance sign-up is required, along with a contribution of $20, payable to our club treasurer, Jack Person.

Re: Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net?

Rande Young
 

Roger that Mike!
RAnde

On Monday, April 29, 2019, 4:30:03 PM EDT, Michael Callaham via Groups.Io <vze32sw5=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Rande,

Thanks for volunteering! April 30 is tomorrow. Probably we should
discuss the Net Control Station job and technical requirements at a
brunch. I'll plan on being NCS tomorrow, because no one else has
volunteered. Future fifth Tuesdays this year will be: July 30, October
29, and December 31 (yes, New Year's Eve, and also Straight Key Night).
Which of those dates would you like to be NCS? You may reply to me off-
list at <nw3v@...>.

73,
--Mike nw3v, Net Co-Manager
--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.

Re: Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net?

Michael Callaham
 

Rande,

Thanks for volunteering! April 30 is tomorrow. Probably we should
discuss the Net Control Station job and technical requirements at a
brunch. I'll plan on being NCS tomorrow, because no one else has
volunteered. Future fifth Tuesdays this year will be: July 30, October
29, and December 31 (yes, New Year's Eve, and also Straight Key Night).
Which of those dates would you like to be NCS? You may reply to me off-
list at <nw3v@...>.

73,
--Mike nw3v, Net Co-Manager
--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.

Re: Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net?

Rande Young
 

Yes I would, Mike.   I have only an HT right now.  Is it possible to use that?We can talk about this at breakfast on Thursday.   Missed you last Thursday.  Did you findyour injection kit, etc?  Hope you and T Bone made it home safely
Best,Rande

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:56:31 PM EDT, Michael Callaham via Groups.Io <vze32sw5=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net
next Tuesday, April 30? You are invited to give it a try. I would
especially like to see a newcomer give it a try, someone who has never
done it before. If you are interested, please say so on the Arlington
County Net tonight or email me at <nw3v@...> .

A suggested preamble for use by the Net Control Station is at
<http://www.w4wvp.org/net.php> .

Best regards,
--Mike, NW3V, Arlington County Net Co-Manager
--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.

Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net?

Michael Callaham
 

Would you like to be Net Control Station of the Arlington County Net
next Tuesday, April 30? You are invited to give it a try. I would
especially like to see a newcomer give it a try, someone who has never
done it before. If you are interested, please say so on the Arlington
County Net tonight or email me at <nw3v@...> .

A suggested preamble for use by the Net Control Station is at
<http://www.w4wvp.org/net.php> .

Best regards,
--Mike, NW3V, Arlington County Net Co-Manager


--
Science matters. Matter matters.
Energy matters, including dark energy.