In this General Meeting, Steve Townes WB4ILW gave a brief update on the club status. Bob Dengler then gave a presentation on repeaters, including some details of how our JPL repeaters are set up.
After a welcome by Steve Townes WB4ILW, Jonathan Cameron KF6RTA announced the 2018 JPL ARC Holiday Dinner (details below). Then Chris Gaylord W6YTB gave a presentation on the JEARS participation in the Great Shakeout exercise (a summary of the presentation is given below). Following that, Rob Smith W6GRV gave a presentation on getting started with making contacts by satellite. Rob also prepared an update on the JPL ARC participation in the NASA On The Air (NOTA) but did not have time to present it. Links to both of Rob’s presentations are included below.
The JPL Amateur Radio Club General Meeting for May, 2018, focused on the upcoming Field Day, June 23-24, 2018.
JPL ARC 2018-03-23 General Meeting
After a welcome by Steve Townes, Courtney Duncan N5BF gave a talk: “Working Out the 23 cm EME Band”. He discussed his Earth-Moon-Earth communication activities in the 23 cm (~1.2 GHz) amateur radio band during the 2014-2017 period. A link to his presentation is included here. Continue reading “2018-03-23 General Meeting”