SMRC is looking forward to a great 2015---Next meeting at Shoneys in Smyrna---267 N Lowry St---See You There

Amateur Radio Vanity Call Sign Fee to Disappear in September

Amateur Radio Vanity Call Sign Fee to Disappear in September

FCC Shows No Mercy, Sustains $22,000 Fine for Egregious On-Air Behavior by Michigan Licensee

FCC Shows No Mercy, Sustains $22,000 Fine for Egregious On-Air Behavior by Michigan Licensee

FCC Proposes Fining Georgia Ham $1000 for ailing to Identify

FCC Proposes Fining Georgia Ham $1000 for Failing to Identify

2015 SMRC COL Hamfest has been Cancelled

35th Annual 2015 Cedars of Lebanon Hamfest has been Canceled!


Due to unforseen and unpreventable circumstances the Short Mt Repeater Club
has had to make the hard decision to cancel the 35th Annual Cedars of
Lebanon Hamfest that was to be held on August 22, 2015 in Lebanon , TN at
the Cedars of Lebanon State Park.

Teri Barer N1WI SK

A SMRC member became SK on Saturday afternoon in Nashville due to medical conditions immediately prior to an automobile accident

Please keep Teri's family in your prayers


Below is the article in the Nashville newspaper



Standard General Affiliate Acquires 1743 Radio Shack Stores

Standard General Affiliate Acquires 1743 RadioShack Stores

FCC Goes Paperless, ARRL Predicts Licensing Headaches

FCC “Paperless” Amateur Radio License Policy Goes into Effect on February 17

(Originally posted on 28 Jan 2015)

Starting February 17, the FCC no longer will routinely issue paper license documents to Amateur Radio applicants and licensees. The Commission has maintained for some time now that the official Amateur Radio license authorization is the electronic record that exists in its Universal Licensing System (ULS), although the FCC has continued to print and mail hard copy licenses. In mid-December the FCC adopted final procedures to provide access to official electronic authorizations, as proposed in WT Docket 14-161 as part of its “process reform” initiatives.

Be Glad You Don't Live In Colorado

Marijuana grow light ballastMarijuana grow-lights cause problems for amateur radio operators

(Originally posted on 23 Jan 2015)

The marijuana industry and Uncle Sam haven't been on the same page for 80 years, but these days, in a unique bit of weirdness, it's not the U.S. Department of Justice that could create a problem for pot growers: It's the Federal Communications Commission. 

ARRL Centennial QSO Party Awards

ARRL Centennial QSO Party Awards, W1AW/P QSL Cards In Process:

from The ARRL Letter on January 15, 2015
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FCC Cracks down on Marriot International

FCC cracks down on Marriott International

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Murfreesboro, TN  37133


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Vice President: KE4JWS (Ed Nutter)
Secretary: KK4UHY (Chris Gibbs)
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