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Weekly Training Meeting

April 18, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Changes to meeting schedule:  the official monthly meeting will be moved to the third Thursday of each month (to avoid conflict with UARC) and the remaining weekly training meetings will also be on Thursdays.

Discussion of ARRL Amateur Radio Field Day 2019 (June 22-23).  MARC will be represented this year.  We will be sharing a location with the UVARC near Strawberry Reservoir.  More details will be announced.

Discussion of Utah Shakeout.  There will be operators on the 220 band using the IREAN repeater network participating in the event.  This will be starting tomorrow, April 19th 2019, at 10:00 AM.  The primary frequency will be the Ensign Peak repeater at 224.820 MHz, 1.6 MHz offset and PL 167.9 Hz.  The secondary frequency will be the Jordan Valley Hospital repeater at 224.790 MHz, 1.6 MHz offset, PL 100.0 Hz.  Other frequencies that may be used are 223.420 MHz simplex, 223.440 MHz simplex, 223.480 MHz simplex, and the 147.160 MHz repeater, 600 kHz offset, PL 127.3 Hz.

Discussion about emergency preparedness and communications support for the community.  In regard to this, we talked about standardizing radios among the club to simplify programming and operations, portability options, go kits, portable battery packs, etc.

Next week we will be talking about programming our radios.  In preparation for this, please e-mail Dan the manufacturer and model of your radio(s) so we can be ready to program them.

Details

Date:
April 18, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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