25th WEBN Cystic Fibosis “Run Like Hell” Needs Volunteers

intro_logo_25thThe Annual Cystic Fibrosis “Run like Hell” event is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please contact Steve Lewis, N8TFD at N8TFD@fuse.net. Thanks.

The 25th WEBN Cystic Fibrosis “Run Like Hell” will be held on Friday, October 28. Course is “out and back” on Dana to Victory, with a smaller portion of the cemetery like last year’s event. Same general protocol as every year. Run will start and finish at F&W Publications near Dana/Woodburn.

The event is again starting at the “traditional” 730pm, and will be 5K again.

If we can get about 11 volunteers, we can cover EVERY possible assignment related
to safety/logistics. This event has morphed into a joint effort between members
of the UC Amateur Radio Club and QC...

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Free “Ham” Radio Classes

ham-radio-operator-42097197Plan to get your Amateur Radio (“Ham”) license this fall, with the help of the OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society. Classes for Technician (beginning) and General (intermediate) level licenses meet for five Mondays beginning October 10th, but skipping Halloween, at 7:00 P.M. All classes are held in American Red Cross building at 2111 Dana Ave., Cincinnati, OH, 45207. License testing will be held in the same location at 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 19th.

Classes are free but require a current study guide from the Amateur Radio Relay League. These are available from the League (www.arrl.org), R&L Electronics in Hamilton, and Amazon. Morse code is no longer required for a ham license.

To sign up for class, call 513-257-6013 or email to classes@ohkyin.org.

Still learning about Amateur Radio?...

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Frequencies in use for Hurricane Matthew

These Amateur Radio frequencies are known to be in use or are available for use during the response to Hurricane Matthew. Please avoid interfering with these frequencies, and do not check into any emergency nets unless you genuinely have something of importance to contribute.

Northern Florida ARES Net: 3.950 or 7.252 MHz

International SATERN Net: 14.265 MHz (USB) Health & Welfare Traffic

International SATERN Digi-Net: 14.065.0 MHz (Default mode is Olivia 8/500, 1 kHz offset)

Hurricane Watch Net (HWN): 14.325 MHz (USB), 7.268 MHz (LSB): Weather data and storm reports from stations in affected area

Federal Government-Amateur Radio Interoperability (Southeast United States (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina): 5330.5 kHz, 5346.5 kHz, 5357.0 kHz, 5371.5 kHz, and 5403.5 kHz.


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October Meeting Reminder

caliconRemember our next monthly meeting is this coming Friday, October 7, at 8:00 PM at the Hamilton County Communications Center.

For map and directions and more information about the meeting make sure to check out our Meeting Page.

Hope to See you there.

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Intermediate level Amateur Radio Class

Beginning next Wednesday evening, October 5, the DIAL RADIO CLUB will
offer a six-week class to prepare a candidate for examination in
General Class Amateur Radio operator license. Meeting in Verity
Lodge, on the Middletown Campus of Miami University, this class will
meet Wednesday evenings, 6 – 9 PM.

Class will conclude November 9 and be followed by an examination
session on Wednesday, November 16.

Please note, Morse code proficiency is no longer a requirement for
any amateur radio operator’s license

Although there is no charge for the instructional portion of this
class, students should be prepared to purchase a license training
manual, and supplies (approximately $25-30) for use in class.

Class enrollment may be limited to twenty students. For registration
and/or additional informatio...

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