The STL ARES Group will lead a repeater switching exercise starting at 9am on Sat, February 20th. Please start on the 146.850 (-) (141.3 tone) repeater and follow the instructions per the net controller. For more info please visit the STL ARES webpage at http://www.stlares.org
Christopher R. Barber (WX5CW) will be presenting on the development and deployment of a 5GHz based network that will provide Point-to-Point (PTP) linking and mesh connectivity for the STL Ham community. This ham-based network will be comprised of a PTP command and control link between all SLSRC repeaters, and a mesh network for high-speed data connectivity between hams located around and within the I-270 loop. The full details of the equipment and infrastructure will be presented and discussed.
St. Louis Weather Spotter Classes for Winter/Spring 2016 have begun. They are presented by Jim Kramper (NØLSX), Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in St. Louis, MO
Click here for a list showing the dates, times, and locations for each class.
Were you part of the pile-up of eyeball QSO’s that occurred at grid square EM48xq? Did you see the activity that was occurring in Madison County, IL? Have you started playing with the new toys that you purchased at the Gateway Center in Collinsville? If you were not one of the nearly one thousand people at Winterfest, then you have missed out on a great hamfest for 2016. Now you will have to wait until January of 2017 to join in on the excitement.
As a result of the officer elections conducted during the November 20, 2015 General Meeting, the following are the elected Board of Directors for the 2016 calendar year: