Monthly Archives: July 2017
Just a reminder that there are two Amateur Radio – related functions coming up over the next two weekends:
Greater Nashville and Middle TN HamQuest, sponsored by: Wilson County Amateur Radio Club Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. CDT; Location: James E. Ward Agricultural Center (Wilson County Fairgrounds), 945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087
This HamQuest is sponsored by the Wilson Amateur Radio Club, with assistance from the Wilson Radio League. FORUMS: MESH Networking and its use in amateur radio, presented by Tom Delker, K1KY, is one of the highlights of the event. Keith Miller, N9DGK, ARRL TN Section Manager will provide the latest ARRL information at the ARRL Forum. Amateur radio satellite operations at this year’s Greater Nashville & Middle TN HamQuest. Michael Jordan, N1MDJ will present a forum on this subject and the construction of a simple ground station. Michael, a local ham from Mt. Juliet is the author of the article “A Portable Full-Duplex Satellite Ground Station” in the May 2017 edition of QST Magazine.
For more information, visit the HamQuest website at: http://midtnhamquest.com
Amateur Radio Technician License Class, offered by: Nashville Amateur Radio Club, Inc., and Davidson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services
When: Saturdays, August 5 through September 2, 8:00 am – 12: noon, CDT in Nashville, TN
This class will prepare students to take the FCC examination for the entry-level Technician amateur radio license. There is no charge for the class although students are encouraged to purchase the Technician Study Guide, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) at their website, http://www.arrl.org/shop/Licensing-Education-and-Training/. No special skills are required to take this class, and people of all ages and all backgrounds have successfully passed the examination for the Technician License. The class is scheduled to conclude just one week prior to an exam session to be held in Nashville on September 9.