Monday, 20 October 2014
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Elmira Regional Weather Radar

 

CAN YOU HIT THE LOCAL REPEATERS??? IN YOUR TIME AT THE RADIO TRY TO SEE IF YOU CAN GET INTO THE AREA REPEATERS AND RECORD THIS IF YOU CAN. IN THE NEAR FUTURE WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE HOW EFFECTIVE WE ARE IN GETTING IN THESE MACHINES.

HERE ARE A FEW THAT YOU MAY WANT TO TRY. K2TDV IN ITHACA- 146.895-MINUS OFFSET- PL 107.2- LINK TO A BINGHAMTON REPEATER ALL THE TIME WHICH IS 146.730- MINUS OFFSET- PL 100.

KB3EAR IN TIOGA, PA- 146.625- MINUS OFFSET- PL 131.8

N2IED IN CORNING, NY- 147.015- PLUS OFFSET- PL 123

KA2IFE IN WATKINS GLEN, NY- 147.165 PLUS OFFSET- NO PL TONE

KB3DOL IN TROY, PA- 444.050- PLUS OFFSET- PL 100

N3FE IN JACKSON SUMMIT, PA- 442.850- PLUS OFFSET- PL 127.3- THIS MACHINE HAS A LOT OF ACTIVITY ON IT AS IT IS LINKED IN TO THE WAN AND WIN SYSTEM OFTEN

K2OQ IN OWEGO, NY- 147.390- PLUS OFFSET- PL 91.5

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER REPEATERS YOU CAN ACCESS FROM THE LOCAL AREA PLEASE LET US KNOW. WE ARE TRYING TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT THE EFFECTIVE RANGE IS FOR THE NEARBY REPEATERS FOR THE ELMIRA, HORSEHEADS, SAYRE AND SURROUNDING AREA TO WORK WITH.

 

PLEASE NOTE: CHARLIE SANTI (KA2BED) IS GOING TO BE DOING SOME TECHNICIAN CLASSES STARTING TOWARDS THE END OF OCTOBER AND LOOKING TOWARDS A GENERAL CLASS TOWARDS THE END OF THIS YEAR. IT IS STILL TENTATIVE, BUT ANYONE WANTING TO GET A HAM LICENSE OR UPGRADE FROM TECH TO GENERAL BE LOOKING HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

 

ALSO PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LINKS PAGE HAS SOME NEW LINKS LISTED ON IT. CHECK IT OUT!!!

 

There is a ARAST meeting next Thursday, October 16th at 7 pm. It will be held at the Town and Country Fire Department. The address is 130 Gardner Road, Horseheads, NY  14845. Anyone interested in Ham Radio is welcome. Please feel free to come and have a good time with us all!!!

 

There is no ROOKIES net this Thursday, October 16th on the 147.360 machine with the ARAST meeting the same day. The next CCARES net is Sunday, October 19th at 9 pm on the 147.360 machine. Please come on in and pass some traffic!!!!!

 

WE DID OUR FIRST ANTENNA BUILD THIS PAST SATURDAY, THE 11TH OF OCTOBER. WE COMPLETED ONE ANTENNA AND AFTER WAYNE (K2GRP) DID SOME FURTHER ANALYSIS IT IS PERFORMING VERY GOOD. IT IS A DUAL BAND (VHF-UHF) ANTENNA THAT WE ARE BUILDING THAT IS AFFORDABLE!!! ANYONE THAT IS INTERESTED IN BUILDING THIS ANTENNA WITH US PLEASE CONTACT WAYNE OR MARK (N2QQE) ON THE 147.360 MACHINE.  WE ARE LOOKING TOWARDS DOING ANOTHER BUILD IN THE NEAR FUTURE.



 

 

 

 
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