Feb 2023 meeting

The Feb 23 meeting had 14 people attending. Almost all the members present. After a 14:00 test session and a break to the local Wings place, The meeting started at 18:00 local. Lots of discussion about upcoming events. Finishing up with a program/demo of proper PL259 and Anderson Power Pole connector installation. These are must have skills in our hobby and a qualifying task in our ARES task books.
The next meeting will be Sunday, 5 March at the preble county EMA office. ARES meeting is at 16:30 followed by the PARA meeting at 18:00. That’s 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm. Keep practicing your 24 hour time keeping. All logging and QSL info is done in 24hour UTC time. In Ohio Winter we are 5 hours behind UTC.

Congratulations to Holdon Smith who passed his Technician Class test. His call should show up in the database any day. When you hear him on the air give him a warm welcome.

73 de Jeff KA8SBI