Steve Townes WB4ILW, our club president, gave an update on the club status and activities. A PDF version of his presentation is available (see below). Note that this presentation includes a our new HF equipment in the Building 329 “Shack” (see page 11). This equipment was purchased by JEARS, the JPL Emergency Amateur Radio Service, an official JPL entity. The primary purpose of the equipment is for NASA inter-center contacts in case of an emergency.
The JPL ARC Board of Directors met on July 13, 2018. The meeting had presentations of the results of Field Day (by Jim Marr AA6QI) and an update on our NASA On The Air (NOTA) operations (by Rob Smith W6GRV).
The JPL ARC Board of Directors met on June 15, 2018. The focus of the meeting was last minute Field Day Preparations.
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”