Amatuer Extra’s

Repeater Update!

As you may already be aware, the bulk of our repeater upgrade/update project was completed a few days ago, but some work still remains. When the three club repeaters were brought down, reconfigured, and re-racked, we apparently introduced some problems into the...

How-to: Paper copy of your FCC license

Back in February, 2015 the FCC suspended the issuance of mailing printed copies of new/renewed/updated Amateur Radio Licenses and instead directs licensees to their Universal License Manager System to print their license. To access their license on the FCC website, a...

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S Let’s get the adjectives out of the way – inexpensive, available, simple, limited. Those words describe the Baofeng BF-888s, a 70CM monoband HT available from Amazon.com for $11.70 each. They are not field programmable (this is a plus in...

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Repeater Update!

As you may already be aware, the bulk of our repeater upgrade/update project was completed a few days ago, but some work still remains. When the three club repeaters were brought down, reconfigured, and re-racked, we apparently introduced some problems into the...

How-to: Paper copy of your FCC license

Back in February, 2015 the FCC suspended the issuance of mailing printed copies of new/renewed/updated Amateur Radio Licenses and instead directs licensees to their Universal License Manager System to print their license. To access their license on the FCC website, a...

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S

Short Review: Baofeng BF-888S Let’s get the adjectives out of the way – inexpensive, available, simple, limited. Those words describe the Baofeng BF-888s, a 70CM monoband HT available from Amazon.com for $11.70 each. They are not field programmable (this is a plus in...

President’s Corner, April, 2017

Over the next few months you may notice some significant changes in club, and I wanted to take a moment to explain what we’ll be doing these next few months and why.