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Mode Usage Evaluation: 2017 was “the Year When Digital Modes Changed Forever”

From 01/22/2018 ARRL news. Club Log author and UK radio amateur Michael Wells, G7VJR, has reported that data compiled from 8,000 Club Log users indicates the proportion of FT-8 usage relative to other modes has risen dramatically since FT8’s introduction last year. Every few … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

The next meeting of SARS will be Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 Weekly nets will still be conducted via SugarLoaf and Mount St. Helena.  Mt. Veeder is still off the air.

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Christmas Dinner

  Family style meals include sourdough garlic bread and nonalcoholic beverages Appetizers     Margherita Pizza Thin Crust tomato, basil and mozzarella cheese, cut in squares      Antipasto Salad Romaine & iceberg salad with tomatoes, red onions, carrots, broccoli, garbanzo beans, … Continue reading

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W6CO repeaters without power

The fire on Mt. Veeder last week burned many power poles leaving nearly 200 residents without power.  The W6CO equipment, both analog and Dstar operated on battery until last Friday when the batteries went dead. UPDATE: 11/23 We don’t have … Continue reading

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November Meeting

Special presentation:  Peter, N6NZI will demonstrate the use of WSJT-X, a program supporting several of the newer Digital Modes for HF.  WSJT-X has a number of features not found in modes such as PSK-31.  An excellent 2-part article can be … Continue reading

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