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BREAKING NEWS:

  Bill Fenn, N4TS, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019.  The Funeral was Tuesday, June 11 at 2PM in Charleston, SC.  Please see:

http://jhenrystuhr.tributes.com/obituary/show/William-Frank-Fenn-107178185#

Upcoming Meetings (updated June 13)

Recent Meetings

    • (NOTE:  More info on each meeting presentation can be found within the AMRAD Newsletter, thanks to Dick Barth, W3HWN)
    • At the March 16 2019 meeting,  Steve Peterson gave a presentation on Humanity Road/VERT presentation Mont Co CERT has developed a program to retain members’ interest in serving their community. The presentation discussed virtual activations by their VERT and includes lessons learned and best practices.
    • There was not an organized February meeting due to last-minute schedule conflicts,  just regular tacos sessions
    • For the January 12 2019 meeting Terry Fox, N4TLF (via Skype) discussed CP/M emulators, 3D printing, and small CNC for making circuit boards.
    • The December 15 2018 AMRAD meeting was the annual business meeting
    • The Nov 17 2018 AMRAD meeting  presentation was Introducing BooyaSDRWeb Remote Operation.  See these links:
    • http://booyasdr.sourceforge.net/live and http://booyasdr.sourceforge.net
    • At the September 22 2018 meeting Karl Berger, W4KRL, dicsussed the use of APRS-IS as a cloud-based system for telemetry and simple messaging
    • Pat Gray presented “P25 / Public Safety Radio” on August 25
    • The AMRAD meeting on July 21 2018 had a presentation by Stephen (Steve) Hughey, AK4R, on  ‘Innovations in Computer Aided Antenna Analysis’.  A short synopsis of an accompanying article with a couple of illustrative examples using ZPlots (AC6LA) and Antenna Analysis Program (AK4R) for the SARK 100 & Mini60 series analyzers that are may be of interest to the radio amateur followed by a brief Q&A session.
    • At the June 30 2018 meeting, there was a review using the TYT CPS software to program the TYT MD2017.
    • At the May 12 2018 meeting Ken Heitner WB4AKK  gave a presentation on RMS Express a WINLINK client.
    • The April 28th 2018 meeting had a presentation by Mike Toia on:  “How to Draw, Use the Smith Chart, and What It Means and Why”
    • At the March 2018 AMRAD meeting  Tom Wheeler (N0GSG) and Chuck Kraly (K0XM) presented Contact Manager, which is used for creating and modifying DMR radio codeplugs.  The Contact Manager website is: http://n0gsg.com/contact-manager.

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