November 15, 2019 Meeting

On the agenda for our November meeting (stay tuned/check again soon for additional details):

  • Membership vote on constitutional changes proposed last month by Anthony (N9OIU). Current club members will receive an email copy of the proposed changes the first week of November.
  • Discussion of informal club trip to Fort Wayne Hamfest and Indiana ARRL Section Convention (http://fortwaynehamfest.com/)
  • Additional new business.
  • Presentation.

We are pleased to host a special guest at our general meeting this Friday (November 15, 2019)!  Valerie Holtzfeld NV9L will be here in person to give a talk about herself, her place in the Ham Radio hobby, and a part she played during disaster communications in 2017 after Puerto Rico was hit hard by hurricane Maria.

Please join us for her visit! 

Val working as W9C on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufAfcqAPq-k&t=151s

This is Val’s short Bio:
Valerie Hotzfeld NV9L was 1st licensed in 2006. A relatively “new” ham, she has been very active in many facets of ham radio. You can usually hear her most weekends on the air in some contest. She discovered and fell in love with DXing in 2011 and currently has 323 countries confirmed and 2300 countries in the challenge. She is a co-host on Ham Nation, she’s been a DXpedition pilot for 6 DXpeditions, she was Dayton Hamvention’s “Ham of the Year” in 2018, and she was part of the team that went to Puerto Rico in 2017 to provide emergency amateur radio communications.

Date: Friday, November 15
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm EST
Where: Indiana University Innovation Center, room 105 (just off the lobby)
Address: 2711 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408 (10th & 45/46 Bypass)

Attendees without an IU parking permit may park in spaces designated ST. Talk-in on the WB9TLH repeater: 146.64 MHz, -offset, 136.5 Hz tone

March 15 Meeting With Guest Speaker Bob Heil

We’re excited to announce our March 2019 meeting will kick off with a guest presentation by Bob Heil (K9EID). Bob will be doing some demonstrations of the ‘science’ of audio we use in our daily lives of Amateur Radio – Phasing (applied to audio and antennas), proper adjustments of audio gain and equalization plus much more.

We’ll have brief club business updates following Bob’s presentation.

Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm EST
Where: Indiana University Innovation Center, room 105 (just off the lobby)
Address: 2711 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408 (10th & 45/46 Bypass)

Attendees without an IU parking permit may park in spaces designated ST. Talk-in on the WB9TLH repeater: 146.64 MHz, -offset, 136.5 Hz tone

September 20, 2019 SIARA Meeting – Mobile Install show & tell.

The September Agenda includes: Brief club business meeting SIARA Name Tag orders Discussion about the upcoming Monroe County Hamfest October Park Activation Show & tell + Q&A session about members’ mobile installs.  This part of the meeting will be held around members’ vehicles in the Parking Lot just East of… Continue reading