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NEXT CLUB ACTIVITY/EVENT

Activity: OARC Christmas Family Dinner

Date: 3rd Saturday 16 December 2017

Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Golden Corral - 11th & Wash Blvd Ogden UT

Grand Door Prizes: $300 Value (members only)

PS: Bring a token gift to share

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FIELD DAY 2017 RESULTS - COMPARED

OARC Club Officers - Elected 2017-2018

President
 
 
Jason Miles KE7IET
Vice President
 
Mike Taylor KE7NQH
Secretary
 
Ceva Cottrell KE7IEV

 

Treasurer
 
Jerry Cottrell KG7IGW
Program Director
 
Gil Leonard NG7IL
Activity Director
 
Dave Mamanakis KD7GR 

OARC Board Support Staff
Appointed 2017-2018

Historian/Librarian & Board Advisor Kent Gardner WA7AHY Board Advisor

Stan Sjol W0KP
Club Call Sign Trustee & Board Adviser

Larry Griffin AD7GL
Photographer and QSL Manager
 

Ceva Cottrell KE7IEV

 
VE Liaison

Rick Morrison W7RIK 
VE IT Assistant

Jason Miles KE7IET 
Repeater Engineer

Mike Fullmer KZ7O
Repeater Engineer
Scott Willis KD7EKO
Webmaster - Newsletter Editor - Equipment Manager

Val Campbell K7HCP

 

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Next OARC VE Test Session in Weber County: details

VE Test Session >>> 1st Wednesday 07 Feb 2018 @ 6:00 PM

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VISITORS WELCOME

Anyone with an interest in Amateur Radio is welcome to attend club meetings and activities.

Complimentary Membership free for the remainder of first year licensed.

Then membership is only $15 per year. Come join the fun.

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Repeater  Update

Mike Fullmer and Scott Willis made their last trip of the year to Mt Ogden today. Yes, there is a few small patches of snow, but not enough to stop the trek. It was 31 degrees with a 30 mph wind at the top. Not real warm. The purpose of the trip was to change the 146.90 repeater functionality. 

The 146.90 repeater, on Mt Ogden, now uses a DCS squelch of 122. It used to use a PL or CTCSS tone of 123. Notice the 122 and 123 are really close to each other. This is on purpose, to help people remember the code number. 

So, in order to use this repeater, it will be necessary to reprogram your radio. If you need help in doing this refer to your radio manual. If you cannot understand the manual, get help from another ham to assist you. There are plenty of people that are willing to assist you with this.

This should cure the noise problem we have been having with the repeater. So use it. It needs testing. 

You will notice a few things about it use. If you are a person that likes to kerchunk repeaters, you cannot kerchunk this repeater. It will come up, but you will not hear it. The squelch tail at the end of your transmission is gone. When someone talks on the repeater, the moment they let go of the mic button, the signal goes away on your radio. Instead of the noise, it will just sound silent. This will take some getting used to. If you look at your S meter on your radio, you see that there is still a signal there for a moment, but you will not hear it.

 Also, as long as you do not have tone squelch turned on, on your radio, you can still hear the repeater, but you will just not be able talk to it until you reprogram it.

For more info, come to a club meeting. Octobers meeting will have a presentation of DCS and CTCSS.

 Mike Fullmer, KZ7O, Repeater Engineer

Mike Fullmer, KZ7O           Scott Willis, KD7EKO

 

 

 

 

Turn up your sound and click the pic to listen to the sounds atop Mt Ogden repeater site. (19 Mb)

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HAM and EGGS Net

Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 PM Mountain Time

Mt Ogden 70 cm repeater 448.600 MHz (- Offset, 123.0 PL Tone)

New, Intermediate & Old Timers. Elmering, Education, General Ham Discussion and Rag Chew.

New hams encouraged to check in. Get connected, learn new things and ask questions.

Questions: Mike Neal  K7MLN@hotmail.com 

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UNCLAIMED OARC CLUB BADGES

Several new members have ordered pre-paid club badges that have not been claimed. You can claim your badge at any club function, meeting, activity or event or contact the club badge czar / club treasurer Jerry KG7IGW.

K5ZMP, Dennis

KD7RPT, Sparky

KF7HNU, Ralph

KT7JIM, Jim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oarc By-Laws Ratified March 2016

Oarc Officers Duties & Responsibilities May 2017

Oarc Articles of Inc ratified November 2014  

Oarc Cert of Reg Utah 2014  

OARC was born in May 1921. Learn more about our clubs fascinating HISTORY

OARC became an ARRL affiliated club: 30 January 1937

 

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 OARC PHOTO GALLERY

Pics: 2017, 2016, 2015, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, '09, '08, '07, '06, '05, '04

Pics: Family Dinner - December 2017 coming

Pics: Steak Fry - August 2017

Pics: "T"-Hunt - July 2017

Pics: Field Day - June 2017

Pics: Golden Spike Special Event Station W7G - May 2017

 

Pics: Family Dinner - December 2016

Pics: Steak Fry - August 2016  

Pics: "T"-Hunt - July 2016

Pics: Field Day - June 2016

Pics: Golden Spike Special Event Station W7G - May 2016

 

Pics: Family Dinner - December 2015  

Pics: Steak Fry - August 2015

Pics: Utah Hamfest - August 2015

Pics: "T"-Hunt - July 2015

Pics: Field Day - June 2015 

Pics: Golden Spike Special Event Station W7G - May 2015

 

 

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Updated 05 December 2017