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EMA SUPPORT REPEATERS

KF4GZI Linked Repeater System

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Lauderdale County

LINKED SYSTEM
146.610 100 Hz PL Colbert Hts AENJ
444.150 100 Hz PL North of Florence
442.025 100 Hz PL Rogersville
442.125 100 Hz PL Waterloo
444.000 100 Hz PL Downtown Florence

STAND ALONE
147.320 100 Hz PL North of Florence
145.370 100 Hz PL Waterloo
444.125 100 Hz PL Colbert Hts

KE4GOG Colbert Co.
146.880 103.5 Hz PL EMA SKYWARN

WX4FC Franklin Co.
147.160 Russellville
147.210 103.5 Hz PL Spruce Pine Mtn
147.360 103.5 Hz PL

Huntsville Area Repeaters

ARRL ALABAMA SECTION

JVann Martin W4JVM Section Manager


 

New Officers

2018/2019 MSARC Officers
President: Tim Holt KE4QID
Vice-President: Steve Beyke KK4MIJ
Secretary: MaryJo Allmond KJ4QKO
Treasurer: Ken Moor WA4ZDW
Member-At-Large: Petie Parker KK4NCN
 


Special Notice

Lauderdale County Commissioners proclaim
June 18, 2018 through June 24, 2018 as
Amateur Radio Week
 


Field Day

Field Day is June 23-24!
Gattman Park
Muscle Shoals, AL
Thursday Set-up: 06:00pm CDT
Friday Set-Up: 09:00am CDT
Saturday Set-Up: 09:00am CDT
Contest starts at 1800(UTC)/01:00pm(CDT) on June 23, 2018
Contest ends at 1800(UTC)/01:00pm(CDT) on June 24, 2018
 
We will have a GOTA (Get On The Air) Station for people who are not active on amateur radio and want to give it a try! We will have a coach to help guide you through the process of getting on the air in a contest mode. (It isn't as intimidating as you think.)
 
We will have stations making contacts with morse code (known as CW) and phone (voice).
 
We will also have demonstrations, testing, and information table set up.
 


TRAINING

TBD
 


NEXT CLUB MEETINGS

Monthly Business Meeting
July 7, 2018 9am
Florence/Lauderdale Public Library
There will be an ARRL Testing Session
 

Monthly Tech Talk
July 19, 2018 7pm
Colbert Country EMA
120 West 5th St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
There will be an ARRL Testing Session
 

Monthly Business Meeting
August 4, 2018 9am
Florence/Lauderdale Public Library
There will be an ARRL Testing Session
 

Monthly Tech Talk
August 16, 2018 7pm
Colbert Country EMA
120 West 5th St
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
There will be an ARRL Testing Session
 


 

OTHER NEWS:

Test results:
2017 Yearly Totals:
Re-instatements of expired license: 2
New Licensees: 24
New Licensees (General): 2
Upgrades from Technician to General: 16
Upgrades from General to Extra: 6
 

Test results:
2018 Yearly Totals:
Re-instatements of expired license: 1
New Licensees: 3
New Licensees (General): 0
Upgrades from Technician to General: 0
Upgrades from General to Extra: 0
 

March 3
2 New Technicians
1 Reinstated General

March 15
1 New Technician




ALABAMA EMERGENCY NET "J"
Mon - Fri 6:00 PM Central Time

146.610 MHz 100 Hz Tone (- offset)
The net is an ARES net supporting Colbert,
Franklin, and Lauderdale Counties.



EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS AND TRAFFIC

Lauderdale County EMA website and Twitter feed 

Colbert County EMA website and Twitter feed



NATIONAL TRAFFIC SYSTEM
For information on message handling see the

Alabama Traffic Net Mike webpage

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MSARC email list
email KJ4QKO-MaryJo

Club Membership
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AMATEUR RADIO TESTING
Contact AI4QC Gary for testing info
Question pool site

 
Request a FRN before taking your initial Exam.
Click here!
This alleviates the need to supply your SSN on your application.

 
ARRL VE information:
ARRL VE Manual
ARRL VE Application
MSARC Presentation for ARRL-VE
MSARC Procedures for ARRL-VE Session


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