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Club Poll. What would you like to learn about??

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New Ham Info


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Program Note for this upcoming Thursday, May 19th at the Nashville Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting:

Jeff Pryor KC8NNO will present “A Comparison of Amateur Radio Digital Voice Systems”.  The focus will be on Digital Voice modes in use in VHF/UHF ham radio communications (P25, D-STAR, DMR, NXDN, System Fusion). Discussion topics will include a Digital Voice overview and technical comparison of the different modes, as well as a summary of operational features, programmability and radio choices.  Digital Voice networks will also be covered, and how the various modes are working together and continue to evolve, as well as a summary of Digital Voice repeaters active in Middle Tennessee.  The presentation will also include equipment demonstrations as well as conclude with a question and answer session.


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Super Simple APRS Position Reporter by Cale K4HCK

Super Simple APRS Position Reporter

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WCARES University


My name is Tim Kreth, AD4CJ, and I am with the Williamson County ARES (WCARES).

We are having our annual license classes starting in just one month. They will run for 5 consecutive Saturday mornings from 0800-1230 at the Williamson County Administration Building in Franklin. The dates are February 6,13,20,27, and March 5. The Nashville VE team will have a VE session on March 12, 2016.

We have a few slots left open for the technician and general class courses, if any of your members are interested. There is a link to sign up for the courses at

We call our courses WCARES University, and have been teaching for the past 8 years. We have a great group of Elmers and Instructors, and welcome any of your members.


Tim, AD4CJ

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