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What else happened in 1957 ??
Elvis Presley receives his draft notice Dec 18
World's 1st full scale nuclear power plant begins to generate
electricity, Dec 12
Maj Adrian Drew flies 1200+ mph in F-101 Voodoo
And lets not forget the 57 Chevy ->>
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If you need information about our club or
Ham Radio contact any Board Member.
see the "Station Index" member roster below
Next Club meeting Jan
Exact Location, unknown right now
when you arrive , look around
if not on the ground floor, take the elevator UP to 3 see what's
going on up there
at present, all I know is it will be
YOU must be a paid member for 2018 to vote..
bring your dues.
just in from the election committee
the following are running for the Board of Directors,
Jim Hicks, KO7P;
John Sanderson, W7CHE;
Dick Thomas, WA7VKE;
Dave Turnmire, N7TZK;
Mike Vaughn, WB7DNU;
John Wilson, KØIP.
There will be a program of sorts,
what the outgoing board wants to know is , what we did right, what was
wrong, what you want in the way of programs, and
any other suggestions to improve our club and meetings,
ITS Here !!!!!!!
Every "HF" PARC member should get in the Chase,
We are a RARE grid in a RARE state
Get your LoTW account in order, and start logging your QSO's..
more info about this event
TURN YOUR RADIO ON
70 years ago the transistor was
It was the day before Christmas Eve in 1947 while working at
Bell labs that John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William
Shockley managed to coax the first transistor into life. Without
doubt, this was the signal that triggered the start of a huge
technical revolution without equal.
At the famous Bell Labs in New Jersey between November and the
end of December 1947 two researchers named Bardeen and Brattain
(assisted by Shockley) developed and demonstrated the successful
operation of a so-called ‘point-contact
transistor ‘ which was the precursor to the ‘Bipolar
transistor’ and successor to the bulky and energy-hungry
In 1956, the three researchers were awarded the Nobel Prize for
physics for their game-changing invention.
The Nobel committee got this one spot-on; John Bardeen is one of
only two people to receive two Nobel Prizes in the same
discipline (and the only one in physics).
Yes we're at it again, and this is a reminder, the RTTY
roundup is coming soon.. are you ready ?? more important are
you ready to put some rare grids on the air for the 2018 Grid Chase ??
Callsign look ups:
Need to find out where someone lives, sending a QSL card
DX SPOTS -
DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS - DX SPOTS -
*DX Sherlock Maps - current
*DX Summit -
*DX Watch -
*APRS NETWORK DATA
Two meter propagation map
Propagation use the
Reverse Beacon Network
this link shows W1AW, to change to your call , just
above the list
see "search spots by callsign" , then to see the map display,,
on the right top side of the page , click "options" show/hide go down
just a bit and click show map. Why does this need to be so complex
click the link, pick the latest edition at the top of the list
like Hats, T-shirts, Jackets, etc, available from
Old Town Embroidery,
Anderson Power Poles are available from our club treasure
Here's a video link about the Power Pole connectors
you do not need a crimper, several club members will loan theirs
to you or crimp the cables for you at a club meeting
The Club has purchased a quantity of these Anderson Power Pole's. They are
available at the meeting for
$1.25 a set for the 15, 30 amp varieties & $1.50 for the
45amp units. contact the treasure at the meetings.
This map installed 1 Jan 2013
Visits to our web over the last 24 hours
This is no substitute for turning your radio ON
is No Accidentt
Think before you act ! Be Careful, we want you alive ! Here's some
make sure you have operating smoke detectors
preferably at least one on each floor of
your home .
More is Better !!
THESE DEVICES SAVE LIVES !
Our WEB is
Hosted FREE of charge !!
by our friends at
Promoting Amateur Radio in Idaho. If
you're considering a internet provider, you might want to check them out !!
For info click their logo.
This test Pattern has circles, not ovals,
if you see ovals, chances are your windows settings are incorrectfor
your monitor .
if you have a
furnace , hot water heater,
anything that uses combustion
you need a CO detector