2016 Greater Houston Ham Fest (click here)
BVARC FEBRUARY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
7:30 PM, Thursday, February 11th, 2016
421 Eldridge Rd, Sugar Land, 77478, Sugar Land Masonic Lodge
Emergency Communications – Go Kit Info Kerry Mallory, AE5JY
Are you interested in emergency communications? Have you ever wonder just what you should bring or pack if you are going out to help to provide communications during an emergency? It would be nice to bring a generator and an air conditioner but that is not always practical (desired during the Texas heat but just a little heavy to carry on your back). To help with the decision making process on packing a go-kit or preparing emergency communications kit, Kerry Mallory, AE5JY will demonstrate the finer points on this. Kerry will show the right way and the wrong way on building a go-kit as well as tips on building one without spending a fortune. So mark your calendar for this interesting and informative meeting at BVARC
If you missed it, that’s too bad. Alan Isaachsen, KB2WF presented information on the ins and outs on D-STAR. He told about the basic set-up and operation of the S-STAR network as well as network connection. From the e-mails I have been reading, approximately 10% of BVARC members are equipped to use this mode. Since it is a merger of computer networking/Internet and amateur radio it is very versatile and resilient. If you need more information on D-STAR, contact Alan for more information.
January 15th, 2016 BVARC Annual Banquet Ron Litt, K5HM
February 11th, 2016 Emergency Communications – Go Kit Info Kerry Mallory, AE5JY
March 10th, 2016 Homebrew Contest Jon Noxon, KF5TFJ
Your suggestions are needed for club meetings. Let someone know on the board if there is something you would to know more about or would like a club program on.
The BVARC Board of Directors meetings will be held at Bayland Park 6400 Bissonet in the Bayland Park Community Center in Southwest Houston.. Meetings will be at 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM on the first Saturday of each month. Members welcome.