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Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

George N2APB
 

I’ve used Zoom while working remotely every day for last 10 years (ended last June!) and it’s obviously effective and the best way to go for our group. All someone needs to do is send others a link (and pwd) for their Zoom Room and we individually log into that room. Once the room owner is present, screen control can be passed over to any one of us who wish to show their screen and have cursor control. 

I’ll be attending this Zoom meeting if I’m able to get back in the country again. (Flying home this afternoon, we hope.)

73, George

PS: Zoom meetings can be recorded for later playback, if desired. This feature may only be available to a Zoom subscriber (Juan?) and not to a free Zoom users like the rest of us. Other nice features also present if a Zoom subscriber hosts the ‘room’. 

On Mar 17, 2020, at 7:38 AM, Juan Lopez <jloz34@...> wrote:


I vote for Sam to do his WSPR presentation on Zoom. He can share his screen, no email required to login like skype. What say you Sam?


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of WK9M <randykgm@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 8:31:44 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 
I looked up some alternatives to Facebook; I'm not a fan myself but I know that FB works for many people.

Zoom.us has a basic/free account covers 100 participants up to 40 minutes.
https://zoom.us/pricing

freeconferencecall.com is up to 1,000 participants and a 6 hour maximum.  Also free; can "contribute" if you feel like it at some future date.
https://www.freeconferencecall.com/support

Skype is free up to 50 people and they state no signups are required.
https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/

The repeater meeting sounds fun; hope to "see" you all there soon.  :)

'73,
Randy

On 3/16/2020 6:53 PM, Juan Lopez wrote:
TLARC Leadership,

Please consider broadcasting the WSPR Program on Facebook live for thismeeting.

Juan
AC6ZM


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 2:22 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 



Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

Juan Lopez
 

I vote for Sam to do his WSPR presentation on Zoom. He can share his screen, no email required to login like skype. What say you Sam?


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of WK9M <randykgm@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 8:31:44 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 
I looked up some alternatives to Facebook; I'm not a fan myself but I know that FB works for many people.

Zoom.us has a basic/free account covers 100 participants up to 40 minutes.
https://zoom.us/pricing

freeconferencecall.com is up to 1,000 participants and a 6 hour maximum.  Also free; can "contribute" if you feel like it at some future date.
https://www.freeconferencecall.com/support

Skype is free up to 50 people and they state no signups are required.
https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/

The repeater meeting sounds fun; hope to "see" you all there soon.  :)

'73,
Randy

On 3/16/2020 6:53 PM, Juan Lopez wrote:
TLARC Leadership,

Please consider broadcasting the WSPR Program on Facebook live for thismeeting.

Juan
AC6ZM


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 2:22 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 



Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

Jim Anderson
 

Zoom is very nice - it's used for the CW Academy classes. I've used a variety of others in my work life and, as long as the 100 user and 40 minute session limit in the free version isn't an issue, I think that Zoom is top shelf. Highly recommended!

73, Jim - K0RGI 




On Mon, Mar 16, 2020, 8:31 PM WK9M <randykgm@...> wrote:
I looked up some alternatives to Facebook; I'm not a fan myself but I know that FB works for many people.

Zoom.us has a basic/free account covers 100 participants up to 40 minutes.
https://zoom.us/pricing

freeconferencecall.com is up to 1,000 participants and a 6 hour maximum.  Also free; can "contribute" if you feel like it at some future date.
https://www.freeconferencecall.com/support

Skype is free up to 50 people and they state no signups are required.
https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/

The repeater meeting sounds fun; hope to "see" you all there soon.  :)

'73,
Randy

On 3/16/2020 6:53 PM, Juan Lopez wrote:
TLARC Leadership,

Please consider broadcasting the WSPR Program on Facebook live for thismeeting.

Juan
AC6ZM


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 2:22 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 



Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

WK9M
 

I looked up some alternatives to Facebook; I'm not a fan myself but I know that FB works for many people.

Zoom.us has a basic/free account covers 100 participants up to 40 minutes.
https://zoom.us/pricing

freeconferencecall.com is up to 1,000 participants and a 6 hour maximum.  Also free; can "contribute" if you feel like it at some future date.
https://www.freeconferencecall.com/support

Skype is free up to 50 people and they state no signups are required.
https://www.skype.com/en/free-conference-call/

The repeater meeting sounds fun; hope to "see" you all there soon.  :)

'73,
Randy

On 3/16/2020 6:53 PM, Juan Lopez wrote:
TLARC Leadership,

Please consider broadcasting the WSPR Program on Facebook live for thismeeting.

Juan
AC6ZM


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 2:22 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 



Cancel TLARC Dinner

Joyce Tarbell
 

Due to the cancellation of the TLARC meeting, we are cancelling the dinner at Tanasi.  Stay well, everyone.  Hope to see you all soon.

Joyce Tarbell


Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

Juan Lopez
 

TLARC Leadership,

Please consider broadcasting the WSPR Program on Facebook live for thismeeting.

Juan
AC6ZM


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 2:22 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 


TLARC March meeting CANCELLED

David Andrews
 

In light of the newest recommendations from the coronavirus task force, future meetings of the Tellico Lake Amateur Radio Club are cancelled. Please join us for a directed net on the 442.100 MHz repeater Wednesday evening starting at 19:00. Updates on club activities will be discussed. Stay safe.

 

David Andrews, N1ESK


Re: Dayton cancelled

Jim Anderson
 

Four Days In May, the QRP conference that runs concurrently with Hamvention, has now also been cancelled. No word yet on Huntsville but that's not until August so there's still time to see how things shake out.

Jim - K0RGI


Re: TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

Jim Anderson
 

Hi, David and all TLARC members and friends.

Thanks for the timely reminder. As someone who falls into one of the high-risk categories, I'll take this opportunity to wish everyone good health and I'll see everyone again at a future meeting.

On a lighter note, this was posted on another group I follow. You may substitute your preferred mode and power level to suit your operating preference.

It has been determined that communicating via CW on ham radio has exactly ZERO chance of spreading germs. Even large gatherings, called nets, are being encouraged and they may be operated with ZERO fear. Experts do suggest you wipe the grin off your face after each successful QRP CW QSO, however continued grinning has only been proven to increase joy in the hobby.

73, Jim - K0RGI


On Mon, Mar 16, 2020, 2:22 PM David Andrews <n1esk1@...> wrote:

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 


TLARC meeting this Wednesday; dinner at 5:30 at Tanasi

David Andrews
 

Folks,

 

The situation with the Coronavirus and recommendations from the CDC and Governors offices continue to reinforce the need for special precautions regarding group gatherings. The Tennessee Health Department asks the community to consider carefully the implications of holding meetings or events involving large numbers of people, especially if the group is likely to include high-risk individuals. All medically fragile citizens should avoid crowds and take other actions to protect their health.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

 

With this in mind, if you fall into the high risk category, as many of our members do, I recommend you head this advice.

 

We still plan on meeting at Tanasi Bar & Grill for dinner, followed by our regular monthly meeting at the Chota Rec Center.

 

Sam Howard KV4XY will teach us everything we need to know about WSPR. According to Wikipedia, WSPR (pronounced "whisper") stands for "Weak Signal Propagation Reporter". It is a protocol, implemented in a computer program, used for weak-signal radio communication between amateur radio operators. The protocol was designed, and a program written initially, by Joe Taylor, K1JT. Software is now open source and is developed by a small team. The program is designed for sending and receiving low-power transmissions to test propagation paths on the MF and HF bands.

 

Sam will also be providing dessert for the meeting. Mark your calendar for the March 18th SAMFEST. IT promises to be a good time.

 


Dayton cancelled

David Andrews
 

Dayton Hamvention 2020 has been officially cancelled. Go to www.hamvention.org for details.

 

David N1ESK


Re: Dinner Before Mar 18 Meeting

David Schoenherr
 

I will attend


On Mar 12, 2020, at 8:56 AM, Joyce Tarbell <joycetarbell@...> wrote:


TLARC,

Hope to see you all at the TLARC after-holiday dinner this Saturday.

Also, we'll meet for dinner at Tanasi at 5:30 on Wednesday March 18, prior to our March meeting.  Let me know if you can make it.

Joyce Tarbell


Re: Upcoming events

Juan Lopez
 

David,

I will refrain from attending dinner and meeting due to COVID-19. No need in taking chances. I have been around many international foreigners and dont want to increase the risk for our elders in the group. Sorry about this. But you have the right idea in mind. Perhaps we can do a group zoom meeting online or facebook live if you still hold a meeting.


From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> on behalf of David Andrews <n1esk1@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:39:20 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io>
Subject: [TLARC] Upcoming events
 

UPDATE: The annual dinner party will be held this Saturday starting at 6:00 PM at Joe’s Italian Cuisine, and the March monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday at 7:00 at the Chota Rec Center. Also, the pre-meeting dinner will be held at the Tanasi Bar & Grill at 5:30. The officers have started thinking about holding off on monthly meetings after March due to Coronavirus concerns. We’d like to know your thoughts. So speak up on Saturday and Wednesday and let us know what you think. We hope to see you soon.

 

David Andrews, N1ESK

 


Re: Upcoming events

Brent Martin
 

I agree with Mike Foley


Re: Upcoming events

 

Fellow Club members,

Just speaking for myself, I think the meetings should continue. Use a little common sense, if you are sick or don't feel good, stay home. 

The media has successfully done their job by spreading mass hysteria about this virus. I do believe that this is their objective, to disrupt normal life, and so far, they have succeeded. 

As for myself and my family, we will continue to go and do as we normally have in the past. We are, however, cautious, but will temper our outings with some common sense.

If I am sick, I will not come around you......

Best regards, and good health to you and your family,
Mike (K4MJF) and Karen Foley

--
73,
Michael J. Foley, K4MJF
Tellico Lake Amateur Radio Club
470 ARG


Upcoming events

David Andrews
 

UPDATE: The annual dinner party will be held this Saturday starting at 6:00 PM at Joe’s Italian Cuisine, and the March monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday at 7:00 at the Chota Rec Center. Also, the pre-meeting dinner will be held at the Tanasi Bar & Grill at 5:30. The officers have started thinking about holding off on monthly meetings after March due to Coronavirus concerns. We’d like to know your thoughts. So speak up on Saturday and Wednesday and let us know what you think. We hope to see you soon.

 

David Andrews, N1ESK

 


Dinner Before Mar 18 Meeting

Joyce Tarbell
 

TLARC,

Hope to see you all at the TLARC after-holiday dinner this Saturday.

Also, we'll meet for dinner at Tanasi at 5:30 on Wednesday March 18, prior to our March meeting.  Let me know if you can make it.

Joyce Tarbell


Re: !!! TLARC HOLIDAY DINNER - THIS COMING WEEKEND !!!

Jim Jenkins
 

Brad,

Wanda and I are planning on attending.

Regards,

Jim

AA1J

 

From: TLARC@groups.io <TLARC@groups.io> On Behalf Of Brad (the Voice of the Village) Berger
Sent: Monday, March 9, 2020 4:52 PM
To: TLARC@groups.io
Subject: [TLARC] !!! TLARC HOLIDAY DINNER - THIS COMING WEEKEND !!!

 

All TLARC members - the time has come to signup for the Holiday Dinner this weekend. It is going to be an excellent time with great camaraderie, outstanding cuisine, and delicious spirits. (Sorry, but creamsicle has been banned). If anyone can think of an activity to bring like trivia, please bring it. If it's radio related that's fine, but if not that's okay also.

I have to have you name by Wednesday!
Come on and sign up. The more - the merrier!

TLARC Holiday Party

Saturday, March 14th
Joe's Italian Cuisine at 6 PM
131 Kelsey Lane
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(In front of Home Depot)


The restaurant serves beer and wine. You may NOT bring other spirits.
Please RSVP Brad the Treasurer at KM4OJK@...

RSVP so far:
Berger   2
Foley     2
Tarbell   2
Andrews   2
Schoenherr   2
Howard   2


!!! TLARC HOLIDAY DINNER - THIS COMING WEEKEND !!!

Brad (the Voice of the Village) Berger
 

All TLARC members - the time has come to signup for the Holiday Dinner this weekend. It is going to be an excellent time with great camaraderie, outstanding cuisine, and delicious spirits. (Sorry, but creamsicle has been banned). If anyone can think of an activity to bring like trivia, please bring it. If it's radio related that's fine, but if not that's okay also.

I have to have you name by Wednesday!
Come on and sign up. The more - the merrier!

TLARC Holiday Party

Saturday, March 14th
Joe's Italian Cuisine at 6 PM
131 Kelsey Lane
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(In front of Home Depot)


The restaurant serves beer and wine. You may NOT bring other spirits.
Please RSVP Brad the Treasurer at KM4OJK@...

RSVP so far:
Berger   2
Foley     2
Tarbell   2
Andrews   2
Schoenherr   2
Howard   2



SMARC Fox Hunt is this Saturday March 7.

Sam Howard