Conditions on the peak

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Just some pictures of the conditions on the hill. The picture with blue circles is our back up repeater antenna (right circle on tower) and APRS digipeater (left circle on roof). Just a idea of how much of a ice load is on them the antennas are about 1 1/2” at the base were it mounts to the pole, the pole is 2 1/2” OD so there is a bit of ice build up on them.

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Annual Meeting 2020

2020 Annual Meeting

2020 Annual Meeting

2020 Flea Market

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Make plans on attending the 2020 Flea Market in Puyallup on March 7th.

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Annual Meeting 2020

The K7CPR annual meeting is scheduled for February 29th 2020. The meeting will start at 1:00PM at the South Bay Fire station. It is the same place as held the last few years. Lots of new and interesting information will be passed on to all in attendance. If you notice this date is one week before the annual Puyallup swap meet. If you wish to donate please bring your good used items to this meeting or contact a board member. Please listen to the repeater for any updates and also please check into the weekly information net on Sunday evenings at 8:00PM.

Informational net

The Sunday night informational net will be starting back up on November 3, 2019. Net time is 8:00 P.M. on the repeater frequency of 145.47 mhz, PL tone is 100 hertz. Come and join in. Find out what is happening currently and what will be happening for the future.  See you all there!

Contact etiquette on a repeater.

Here is a link to a short video on how to make a contact on a repeater. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEbk6qXucU0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR14lW-raIglilo_Tmp6Mb8A7geKrM4NJQkl_Ht8eLAr0KtDuTF03gzz6u8

More Baofeng

This video explains more of the baofeng radio legality:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRNMiK3w4k4&feature=youtu.be

Baofeng radio’s

If you have or are thinking about a Baofeng radio you might want to check out this link: http://www.arrl.org/news/fcc-cites-baofeng-importer-for-illegally-marketing-unauthorized-rf-devices