Drone Toys for Hams
Bob, KD9AAD, will be the presenter of the November program. He will discuss various uses of drones (RC quads) as a ham operator. Bob has recently compiled video footage (including time-lapsed) of the Club's lighthouse event this past August. See the Radio Chatter forum for more information.
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Grafton Multi-Purpose Senior Citizens Center, 1665 Seventh Avenue, Grafton, Wisconsin. Doors open at 7:00pm for meet and greet - Meeting starts at 7:30pm. Map
We publish a robust monthly newsletter, edited by Tom (W9IPR), which details the club's activities (past and planned); provides technical information; and usually introduces some new and longstanding ORC members. Please visit our newsletter archive and download the latest!
Everyone is welcome to join our weekly informal two meter net held every Tuesday evening at 8:00 PM. Members and non-members are encouraged to check in on the 146.970 MHz club repeater.
Not licensed? Looking to upgrade? Tom will be teaching a Technician class on Saturday morning Oct. 4th at 9AM. Be sure to contact Tom, W9IPR to get signed up for the class. If not, check out http://HelloRadio.org (ARRL website) for information on upcoming exams being held in your area.
Weak Signal Operations
The Digital Modes
Find all previously published newsletters in our archive.
HAM Nation is the new TWIT show (twit.tv/hn) about ham radio. Bob Heil (K9EID), with various co-hosts and guests will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. HAM Nation airs live each Wednesday at 8:00 CT/ 9:00ET on http://live.twit.tv.