The Indianapolis Radio Club September 15, 2014

Membership Members 100 Year Celebration Operating History Newsletters Hilltop Testing Pictures

The IRC Hilltop event will be held on September 27. Select radio button above for details and rules.

KC9YTK has agreed to put Hoosier Hill on the air. Hoosier Hill is the high point in Indiana and is in easter Indiana near Richmond slightly to the north. Spread the word as this is the high point in Indiana. Check the Summits on the Air web site http://www.sota.org.uk/ for more details. Also let the six meter community know as this event is a good time to pick up rare grid squares. WB9DKL reports operation at Weedpatch hill will start at the top of the hour on 2meter FM and end up at 10 meter toward the end of the hour with six meter operation at half past

The October meeting topic will be emergency communications.

The November meeeting topic will be on remote station operation.

December 12 will be a combined Christmas Dinner and Indianapolis Radio Club 100th Anniversary dinner.

Remember to write your congressman or Todd Rokita showing your support for HR 4969 on easing antenna restrictions.

Jay Wright, KK9L, announced the Hendricks County Volunteer recognition event coming up on Wednesday, November 19, at 7:00 pm at Hendricks County Government center in Danville. He said the American Legion will do a silent key recognition.

Check the Indy Fox Hunting Group facebook page for details concerning the next Indy fox hunt.

The 100th year anniversary committee is being chaired by Tom Chance, K9XV.

The club members check into the weekly net on 224.80 at 8:00 and 146.88 at 8:15PM local time on Tuesday Nights.

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

There will be an informal social time prior to the IRC meeting, starting around 7:00. The meeting will be held in Room 101-2 of the IFC building of the Ivy Tech Community College 2535 N. Capitol Ave. This building is located just west of the building we have been meeting in, and there is parking adjacent to this building. Point your browser to http://www.ivytech.edu/shared/shared_hcompwg/maps/ivytech-NMC-campus13.pdf for a map.

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.

2014 Officers:
· President: Dave Spoelstra, N9KT – EMAIL n9kt@arrl.net
· Vice Pres.: Dave Miller, K9RTT - ..EMAIL dmiller@ivytech.edu
· Secretary: Ken Bandy, KJ9B - ..EMAIL kj9b@arrl.net
· Treasurer: Rhonda Curtis, WS9H - ..EMAIL WS9H@comcast.net
· Chief Operator: Tom Chance, K9XV - ..EMAIL k9xv@arrl.net
· Dir. at large: Jim Rinehart, K9RU – EMAIL k9ru@arrl.net
· Dir. at large: Jerry Skoll, KC9DTB - ..EMAIL gskoll@msn.com
· Dir. at large: Bob Osterhous - ..EMAIL rosterhous@iquest.net
· W9JP Trustee: Don Hemenover, N9DOO – EMAIL don9doo@lightbound.com

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