It’s that time of year again where Boy Scouts from all around the southeast will be coming to Camp Buck Toms in Rockwood. It all started today and it will run for 6 weeks. Every Wendsday and Thursday, if you can monitor the 147.015 MHz repeater, it would be a real help.
Part of the merit badge requirement is for the scouts to have a conversation on the air.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
Roane County Amateur Radio Club and the Roane County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will be conducting radio operations from 2 pm Saturday until noon on Sunday 6/28 as part of an annual Field Day event. Those interested in antenna erection should plan to arrive at noon Saturday. There will also be a Rummage & Bake Sale Saturday afternoon 1 to 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome at this FREE event to learn about and experience “ham radio.” Fort Southwest Point in Kingston on Hwy 58. For more info visit www.ke4rx.org or call Lou at 354-8367.
Due to some technical errors (and I don’t know what they are) I can’t add the video we’d like to to this post.
To see it go here. http://ke4rx.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/2009-field-day.wmv
The next meeting of the Roane County Amateur Radio Club will be on June 11th. Bring a Windows laptop if you have one to take part in our Field Day Network logging program demonstration.
We’ll show you how to use the program for everything you could need to do.
The network will be wireless but we will be able to handle up to 3 wired computers. If you need to connect by ethernet to the network, please bring your own peice. 25 foot or longer is reccomended.
Hope to see you there for a great meeting!
Remember that we have two weekly nets here in Roane County.
On Mondays, join us for the Roane County Amateur Radio Club net. It takes place on the KE4RX/r repeater at 8 pm eastern time. You don’t have to be a member of the club to check in and everyone is welcome.
On Tuesday nights, except for the 3rd Tuesday of the month, we have our ARES net. It’s also on the KE4RX/r repater at 9 pm. Everyone is welcome to check in, you don’t have to be a member of Roane ARES (or any ARES).
Remember – it’s time for our monthly meeting. 1900hrs, Roane County EOC. Things are gearing up, folks.
We need to talk about:
Plans for Field Day
Plans for July 4 goings-on
Apr 28 exercise (not much response required probably)
Support for “Run for the Child” 5K run on May 30
Laptop programming for networking
whatever is on your mind!
If you aren’t there, you’re likely to be assigned more to do! See ya Tuesday!