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Notes from the June meeting...
19 members present.
President, Phil Prichard (KC4JIY) Meeting called to order
Secretary, Tracy Carter (KA4JPB) Read Minutes from May 2013, approved by vote
Treasurer, Chuck Burris (K4CTB) Reported balance by Moe $2617.13, approved by vote
Repeater Committee, Scott Duckworth (NA4IT) reported:
1. Etowah repeater at Tracy’s house, found parts and will install and check by weekend.
2. 145.150 audio is intermittent, Scott will look at this to see if it is a controller problem,
3. Need to spay and check all sites, no one said if we did this or not from last minutes.
Program Committee, None
1. Debbie and Mike classes at Niota First Baptist Church
Reported that at least 26 was training for Tech Class, they would need help from the VE’s at testing time: end of June. Debbie logged all names of VE’s present.
Also that the class was every Tuesday night 6:30 to 8:30 for those that wonted to help.
2. Field Day June 22-23, 2013
ARRL section manager will be at Park while we are setting up that Friday.
Debbie and Ruthie to send Tracy the last couple of years list to see if he could procure food donations for Field Day.
Bob reports, the site was secured for Field Day with City of Athens and would get the key.
3. Scott suggested a Ham Jam at some point this summer.
Anyone that played an instrument get together and Jam (Good Old Music)
Public Relations Committee,
1. Bob reported that Athens City would be presenting a proclamation to the club Tuesday, June 18th Court Room where we conduct our meetings.
2. Bob also suggested we e-mail friends and have them e-mail there Ham friends and check in to as many Net’s as possible spreading the word about our Ham Fest.
3. Tracy and Reed blanketed the Knoxville HamFest with flyers Scott made up for MCARC’s HamFest
1. HF radio and VHF/UHF radios were purchased and in.
Carl reported that the old Heliax sold for 862.32 and was given to Chuck o deposit.
Phil read the card from Jerry Stewart thanking the club for prayers and generosity.
Scott asks about purchasing a Weather Radio that was battery operated for the club trailer.
After discussion, Motion made and passed for Scott to purchase a 30-40.00 radio of his choice.
The club decided to give Richard a table at the HamFest for TN Guard at NO Charge.
Watts Bar training dates set for September 4th and 5th, October 30th and 31st.
June 15, 2013 Ft. Payne, AL 147.270(+)100.0 http://w4gbr.org
July 20, 2013 McMinn Co, TN (Athens) 147.060(-)141.3 http://www.mcminnarc.com/fest/fest.html
July 27, 2013 Cullman, AL 145.310(-) http://www.qsl.net/cullmanarc
July 27, 2013 Waynesville, NC 146.910 (-) 91.5, Asheville 147.390 (-) 94.8 tone, Lake Junaluska http://www.wcars.org/hamfest.html
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|FUND RAISER: Chris Bindrim, KE7GZ, owner
of MouseWorks has made up some MCARC logo items and is
selling them to help support the club. Here is what he
Buttons = $5 dollars
24 inch stickers = $50 dollars
12 inch stickers = $15 dollars
6 inch stickers = $5 dollars
3 inch stickers = $2.00
1.5 inch sticker 50 cents or 3 for a dollar
Magnetics 12 inch $26.50
Magnetics 6 inch $12.50
Contact Chris, KE7GZ, or go by his store on Jackson St. to purchase any of these items. They have the same logo the MCT and our homepage have.
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|Nice Collins 30L1 amp,
10-80 meters, 70-100w drive gives 600-900w out depending
on band. Manual included. $600.00 pick up in Athens.
|Chris, K4OSK, offers 2
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am asking $20.00 each (OBO)
Also have a Rigblaster Plus USB sound card interface. Price is $40.00 (OBO)
If interested please call (423)334-4202 or Email "chinson1 at mindspring dot com"
73' Chris K4OSK
|The following are available
for pick in Oak Ridge near the junction of I-40 and I-75
from John Baranyi N8UM.
DXE Coax Strippers $15
DXE Coax Prep Tool $15
Low Pass Filter 1.5 kw w/uhf connectors Bencher as new $40
6 meter low pass filter 2 kw ICE w/n connectors new never used $50
Penningger x HD 2.5 inch coupler joins 2 lengths of DXE 2.5 inch heavy wall tubing $70
Penningger 2.0 inch backstay sailboat mast type yardarm to stiffen long lengths $75
Bird 43 extension cables, various lengths. Allows meter case to be placed remotely from meter housing/meter. $25 each
Bird 43 line section with Bird mounting cover as new w connectors $85
MicroHam USB Keyer, new in box $125
Paddlette PK-4 iambic microkeyer with memories, can be fastened to knee $30
Paddlette PK-1 micropaddle $25
Heil Small mike boom $20
Aluminum mast or boom 24 ft x 0.125 wall $60
LMR-600 125 ft. with n connectors factory installed used but excellent condx $75
Cable xPerts 150 ft. Andrew CNT-400 (LMR-400) used but excellent condx $75
RG-213 misc lengths with installed connectors 26, 27, 53 and 55 ft. $10/15 each
Shopsmith Mark V woodworking system, very good condx, many accessories also avail. $450
John N8UM n8um at comcast dot net
|FOR SALE (on ground,
rust-free, and ready for pick up in north Nashville, TN):
Rohn 25G One (1) 9’ Sleeve Top tower section (25AG3) Hot Dip Galvanized Double Bolted Joints, Zig-Zag Rod Bracing, 1-1/4" Steel Tubing Side Rails, 12-1/2" Equalateral Triangular Design. (New $ 275) Now $ 125 USD Cash Only.
73, Ric - WO4O - Ridgetop, TN - (615) 851-6857 - "wo4o.radio at gmail dot com"
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