PURPOSE: Weekly SPARK club information net
LOCATION: The club 147.03- (179.9) repeater
NET CONTROL: KØTV
KEØVCR, KEØWTX, KEØCYR, KEØOTS, ADØVD, KEØMER, KFØARQ, KDØOPV, KDØETL, KEØWJX, KEØFUD, W3MEB, WØVK, KEØUHO, KDØWXT, KEØYWX, KEØLMY, KEØLMZ, KEØYGT, KCØTKS
Net opened 8:00 pm and closed 8:15pm. It only lasted 15min. Majority of check-in was in and out status. Pretty much everyone had other more pressing projects going on. The most frequent reason was getting back to the Chiefs Divisional game which was in progress. If I missed anyone on the check in list or messed up your call, let me know and I’ll update the posting.
We will conduct a weather net on Wednesday January 13th beginning at approximately 12:10 pm. All listening stations are encouraged to check in.
January Net Control Operators
3rd Richard (KE0QYA)
10th Paul (KDOETL)
17th Chris (KE0FUD)
24th Harry (K0TV)
31st Don (KF0ARQ)
Our January 2nd meeting will be held over the air on our 2 meter repeater beginning at 8:30am. We will take check in’s at the start of the meeting. Hoping we’ll get a early spring and will be able to hold our meetings outside soon. Remember it’s time to pay dues for membership. We will hopefully announce a way to send them in soon.
The officers of SPARK want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
There was some discussion today during the club meeting about interference on the 6m repeater that sounds like an idling diesel engine and I investigated. I found the problem to possibly be from a pager transmitter that could be in the same building, or possibly even on the same antenna as the 6 meter repeater or somewhere nearby.
Anyone wanting to help me confirm this can tune to 152.03 MHz to see if this is the same sound they are hearing.
Anyone wanting to discuss this, email me, my call at gmail dot com.
73, Chris – KC0TKS
Our December meeting on the 12th will begin at 8:30 am on the 2 meter repeater. With the Covid numbers increasing the board wants to make sure that all our members stay safe during this difficult time. We will take check in’s at the beginning of the on the air meeting. We hope that everyone stays safe and look forward to hearing everyone on the air on the 12th.
Chris (KE0FUD) will be our net control operator on the 6th. Thanks Chris
There will be no weather net exercise for the month of December. EMA is not conducting a siren test.
At our meeting on November 7th I mentioned what our family was doing in memory of my grandson Ryker. After the meeting many of you made a donation and received a bracelet. With the donations I collected that morning I just wanted to let everyone know that we were able as a club to purchase 1 headstone in Ryker’s memory. Thank you fellow SPARK members for your generosity and support. Richard KE0QYA