November Issue of the Bandspread

The Nashville Amateur Radio Club newsletter November 2017

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ARRL TN Section PIC News – October Edition

October 2017 Newsletter


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Request for Help

Jose Silva

Hi,can you get messages to Puerto Rico? Trying to find out status of my mother and sisters
what are there names ??

Luz Aida Diaz Rodriguez, Maria de Lourdes Silva and Aida Luz Silva. Thank you!

we can try! what city would they be close to?

Jose Silva

City is Caguas, subdivision is called Condado Moderno. Thanks for your help on this.

All we can do is try
oh yea email where if we get a response we can send info?

Understand, thank you anyway, at least I feel I’m doing something about it.


Post to FB if any one gets an answer or here and I will relay.


Lee Alder (KK4SXX)


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Winlink 101 – Basic Training

Winlink 101 – Basic Training


FYI. All invited.

Wayne Eby, W4EBY

Cheatham County Assistant Emergency Coordinator

Tennessee Section


Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 11:02 AM

Subject: Winlink 101 – Basic Training


Please join Cheatham Co. ARES for Winlink 101 – Basic Training.  Anyone with interest is invited!  Feel free to forward this invitation to other amateur radio operators or organizations.


Winlink is a worldwide radio messaging system that uses amateur-band radio frequencies to provide radio interconnection services that include email with attachments, position reporting, weather bulletins, emergency relief communications, and message relay.  In this training, we will break down the different modes, explain the basic functions and let you practice connecting to a radio to send messages through Winlink.


Thursday, September 14 at 6:30pm

Faith Community Church

238 Ed Harris Rd

Ashland City, TN 37015


This venue, provided by Wayne Eby (W4EBY), will allow us more space, better internet, ability to set up actual radios to connect.  Thank you Wayne!


Read all about the software and how it is used in Emergency Communications.



Download the FREE software at:


Download the HTML templates (at least the ICS forms):



Don’t forget to add the HF propagation modeling!

run the itshfbc_161207.exe file


Looking forward to seeing you there!  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

Laina Stanford, KK4HSP

Cheatham Co. ARES Emergency Coordinator

406-589-6521 cell


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