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SMRC 2020 OFFICERS

President  W4WRB  Randy Bee

Vice President  N4MEY Curt Porter

Secretary  W4GLK  James Detlefsen

Treasurer  KM4UII  Dennis Slater

SMRC Facebook Link

Short Mountain Repeater Club Facebook page

 
This link was lost during the website crash so here is a new link
 
 

Arecibo Observatory Reflector Dish Damaged after Cable Snaps

Arecibo Observatory Reflector Dish Damaged after Cable Snaps

Winlink Development Team Members Awarded Tennessee Military Department Patriot Medals

 

In a recent ceremony, two Winlink development team members were awarded the Military Department of Tennessee Adjutant General's Distinguished Patriot Medal. Steve Waterman, K4CJX, was awarded the Medal "for his distinguished patriotic service as the Winlink Network Administrator," citing his "vision, hard work, and dedication to emergency communication contributed significantly to the disaster readiness and communications interoperability of the emergency

W8GNI Donnie Tippett Silent Key

It is with great sadness that we have learned that one of our members Donnie Tippett W8GNI has become a Silent Key

Donnie was a member of the club and one of our net controls

We have no other details at this time

Please keep Donnies family in your thoughts and prayers

ARRL New Publication "On the Air"

ARRL is launching a new magazine, On the Air, in January 2020. To be published on a bimonthly basis, On the Air will offer new and beginner-to-intermediate-level radio amateurs a fresh approach to exploring radio communication. Each issue will include advice and insights on topics from the variety of Amateur Radio interests and activities: radio technology, operating, equipment, project building, and emergency communication. The goal of this new magazine is to be a vital resource in helping new and newer radio amateurs get active and involved in radio communications.

Introduction to Digital Radio Operation

Here is the link to the complete presentation given by Michael Glennon KB4JHU at the 2019 Cedars of Lebanon Hamfest

https://www.qsl.net/m/mtars/articles/digitalhamrradiointro.pdf

 

It was a very thorough presentation and gave anyone seeing it or watching this video an in depth view into the different digital modes on Amateur Radio

Watch it and then save the pdf to reference for the links to the different websites included

Enjoy and Thanks Michael

 

 

WIRE ANTENNAS LOTS of THEM GET BUSY

Some wire antennas to try    alot of them

Scroll down below the list for some diagrams and information

 

https://www.qsl.net/va3iul/Antenna/Wire%20Antennas%20for%20Ham%20Radio/W...

Brent Mangrum KI4KZS Receives ARRL Elmer Award

At the February Short Mountain Repeater Club Meeting Brent Mangrum, KI4KZS received the ARRL Elmer Award

This award is in recognition of special efforts of assisting other hams in the advancement of their amateur radio hobby

An article below this article tells all about the original Elmer and how the term got its beginning

Brent has graciously helped several club members learn,relearn, and increase their profficiency with the morse code (cw)

Involved with the presentation of this award to Brent are the following amateurs

WV4CHC,W8GNI,W9BOQ,W4WRB,KG4MIZ,AC4SR,K1SPD,KC7GYN

Please congratulate Brent on receiving this award

Thanks

73

THE ORIGINAL ELMER

“Elmer” Inspiration, Elmer “Bud” Frohardt Jr, W9DY, SK

SMRC's Mailing Address

Short Mountain Repeater Club
P.O. Box 330914
Murfreesboro, TN  37133

615-787-7672

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Repeater Trustee:

 W4WRB (Randy Bee)

Trustee email

 

 

 

 

W4YXA REPEATER

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Club Officers

 

2021 Officers Nominated

President:  W4WRB  (Randy Bee)

Vice President:  N4MEY  (Curt Porter)

Secretary:  W4GLK  (James Detlefsen)

Treasurer:  KM4UII  (Dennis Slater)

 

2020 Officers 

President:  W4WRB  (Randy Bee)

Vice President:  N4MEY  (Curt Porter)

Secretary:  W4GLK  (James Detlefsen)

Treasurer:  KM4UII  (Dennis Slater)

 

 

 

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