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Hello, Just a brief follow-up on the SJCARS Orcas Picnic, which was just fabulous! Yes, really! We had a great spot, wonderful food, perfect weather, and even better company! Thanks everyone for coming out. We had fly-ins and drive-in from San Juan, Lopez, and mainland, and even a few new and old HAMs that were […]

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WA7ZTT’s Ham Station for Sale

Jerry Swalling, WA7ZTT, would like to sell all of his equipment from his SJ Island station.  The equipment is Icom IC-735 SSB with IC-AH-2 auto tuner and manuals Kenwood TS-140S SSB with manual Kenwood TH-28A 2mtr FM handheld with extension mike, charger and manual Kenwood TM-G707A mobile VHF_UHF dual band xceiver with manual Kantronics Packet […]

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Fiber Outage Notes

Posted at UDR’s request below are some of the notes I took during the fiber communications outage the evening of April 12, 2018 The outage was scheduled at 9pm. Rock Island: Some fiber internet (and voip Ooma) went down at 8:33p (just on SJI?) and some not till 9:05p. Intermittent restoration around 11:30p fully operational […]

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Please see the attached Agenda and associated files for the April meeting. Agenda for April 2018 new HAM callguide KI7XXX SJI Marathon event flyer

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2017 ILLW

This year’s ILLW was hampered by poor propagation as we head towards a sunspot minimum.   However, we still had a good time. Mike, N7TLL, and Ed, KD7TUN, arrived at 8am and began setting up.  Mike brought his trusty antenna rope launcher, a cut down fly rod with a golf ball on the end of the […]

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Dan, N6AU, has provided programming files for the Alinco DR135, DR235 and DR435 mono-band radios. You can find them under Files/Frequencies/Alinco

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MFSK-32

MFSK-32 is a digital mode supported in FLDIGI with interesting potential for emcom.  In addition to being a robust text mode for HF and VHF/UHF it can be used for pictures, graphics and HTML. The link will take you to a YouTube presentation that was actually prepared for broadcasters but demonstrates the modes abilities.

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