The Indianapolis Radio Club January 9, 2016

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Silent Key Bill Goodall K9DBY Bill passed away Jan 3, 2016 Bill was a past president of the Indianapolis Radio Club 2001 to 2003


Next meeting February 12 Dave Arland the Gadget Guy will present the latest news from the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Here is the January license testing information for the Indianapolis Radio Club:

Date:  Saturday, January 9, 2016

Time:  Testing starts at Noon.

Location:  Salvation Army EDS Training Facility, 4020 Georgetown Road, Indianapolis, IN  46254

Contact:  Rhonda S. Curtis, (317) 363-7457, email:


Hendricks County Hamfest on February 13, 2016 at American Legion on Main Street Highway 136 Brownsburg Indiana 7:00 Am to 3:00 PM

Christmas Dinner at Primo Banquet and Conference Center 2615 National Avenue 46227 on December 11, 2015

73, and Happy Holidays!

2016 is Indiana's 200th year. Our Section Manager has a staff member working on
different things. Mark Musick, WB9CIF, spoke about the INQP involvement. This year
you can make contact with the original 15 counties for a certificate. The fee is $5. Can
also get a certificate if you contact those same 15 counties throughout the year (QSL
cards required). All of the rules will be on the website (

Indinanapolis Radio Club Four Grid Award will be available for making 2 meter FM simplex contact with hams in the four grid squares in the Indianapolis area. Please contact K9RU for details. Please check the Operating page for more details.

The weekly six meter experimental net is on the 52.7 IPL repeater at 7:30 local time on Thursday nights.

There will be an informal social time prior to the IRC meeting, starting around 7:00. The meeting will be held at the Ivy Tech Community College 2535 N. Capitol Ave.

The Indianapolis Radio Club was founded in 1914 and has met continuously since. The club is a general interest group that meets on the second (2nd) Friday of each month except July and August. "Meetings start at 7:30 PM with a short business meeting followed by a program of interest to all. Preceeding the meeting, there is an informal social session that starts at 7:00 PM, where members and visitors can chat and exchange information over refreshments. The IVY tech radio club meetings are held concurrently with the Indianapolis Radio Club meetings.

There is an Amateur radio station W9JP located in the facility which the club operates and maintains. Talk in is normally on the 146.07/67 or the 146.10/70 repeater.

2015 Officers:
· President: David Spoelstra, N9KT – EMAIL,
· Vice Pres.: Dave Miller, K9RTT - ..EMAIL
· Secretary: Ken Bandy, KJ9B - ..EMAIL
· Treasurer: Rhonda Curtis, WS9H - ..EMAIL
· Chief Operator: Tom Chance, K9XV - ..EMAIL
· Dir. at large: Jim Rinehart, K9RU – EMAIL
· Dir. at large: Jerry Skoll, KC9DTB - ..EMAIL
· Dir. at large: Bob Osterhous - ..EMAIL
· W9JP Trustee: Don Hemenover, N9DOO – EMAIL

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