Nethernalds Antilles Scout Station On The Air

Fellow scouts from all over the world.

We, from Scouting Antiano (Netherlands Antilles), hereby announce that we are pleased to communicate with you during the Scouting Sunrise event.

The island of Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) is located in the southwestern Caribbean, at latitude 12′ north and longitude 68′ west. The island is just 70 km (44 miles) north of South America.

We will be on the air on Tuesday 31st from 01:00 until 13:00 hrs GMT Wednesday 1st august.

Our call sign is: PJ2SA

We can be reached on: 80, 40, 20,10m and also on our repeater IRLP node number 7992

We will be also operating ECHOLINK station (call sign PJ2RM – Node Number: 114781, PJ2BR-R Node Number: 127954)

Visit:

We look forward in communicating with you!!!!!

73

Rolando Manuel – PJ2RM, PJ2SA
National Jota-Joti Organizer
Curaçao Neth. Antilles

Purdue professor to be honored at White House

by Rick Callahan,The Associated Press
Journal & Courier Online – Lafayette, Indiana

When most people are just waking up, Leslie Geddes has already put in a half day’s work at his Purdue University laboratory, tinkering with one or more of his latest biomedical devices or contemplating other innovations.

At age 86, Geddes still arrives at his lab by about 5 a.m. – an early-bird-gets-the-worm schedule he traces to his youthful hobby as a HAM radio operator in the 1930s. His habit of waking early to take advantage of quieter airwaves led to a lifelong practice.

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Clovis CERT Training Classes Begin July 24

Clovis Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Class

CERT Training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family, and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster. Because emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, you can make a difference by using the training to save lives and protect property.

This training covers basic skills that are important to know in a disaster when emergency services are not available. With training and practice and by working as a team, you will be able to do the greatest good for the greatest number after a disaster, while protecting yourself from becoming a victim.

Continue reading Clovis CERT Training Classes Begin July 24

South-African 40-meter Radio Contest

The Boland Amateur Radio Club 40-metre contest

This is a fun activity to promote contacts on 40 metres between radio amateurs in Southern African countries and will be on the air on Sunday 22 July from 15:00 to 18:00 CAT. The exchange is a RS report and postal code. Only wire antennas and a maximum output of 100 watt may be used.

Contacts with Southern African stations are worth 1 point. The Boland Amateur Radio Club club station, ZS1BAK,will be activated and a contact with this station counts 5 points, only one contact is allowed.

Log sheets shall be submitted within 15 days after the contest and can be sent by e-mail to zs1bak@mailbox.co.za or by snail mail to BARK, PO Box 2105, Dennesig, 7601.

The contest committee for the SARL Digital Contest has only received five logs and it has been decided to extend the closing date to Monday 23 July 2007.

Log submissions can be sent by e-mail to zs6bne@nwinternet.za.org or by normal mail to
The Lichtenburg ARC, Box 410, Lichetenburg, 2740.

October After Net Get-Together

CARP Monthly After-Net Get-Together

The second Thursday of each month right after the CARP net a bunch of local amateurs and families get together at a local establishment for dinner. You can meet others local hams for some great conversation in this informal setting. Please come join us.

When:
Thursday October 11th immediately following the CARP net (~7:30 pm)

This Months Location:
Yosemite Falls Cafe
1455 Shaw Ave.
Clovis, CA
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September After Net Get-Together

CARP Monthly After-Net Get-Together

The second Thursday of each month right after the CARP net a bunch of local amateurs and families get together at a local establishment for dinner. You can meet others local hams for some great conversation in this informal setting. Please come join us.

When:
Thursday September 13th immediately following the CARP net (~7:30 pm)

This Month’s Location:
Denny’s (Willow/Shaw)
710 W. Shaw Ave.
Clovis, CA
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August After Net Get-Together

CARP Monthly After-Net Get-Together

The second Thursday of each month right after the CARP net a bunch of local amateurs and families get together at a local establishment for dinner. You can meet others local hams for some great conversation in this informal setting. Please come join us.

When:
Thursday August 9th immediately following the CARP net (~7:30 pm)

This Month’s Location:
Salsa’s Mexican Grill
453 Pollaski Ave, #101
Clovis, CA
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July After Net Get-Together

This Thursday right after the CARP net a bunch of local amateurs and families get together at a local establishment for dinner. You can meet others local hams for some great conversation in this informal setting. Please come join us.

When:
Thursday July 12th, immediately following the CARP net (~7:30 pm)

Location:
Me-n-Ed’s Pizza
50 W. Bullard #101
Clovis, CA
[map]

After-Net Get-Together

CARP Monthly After-Net Get-Together

The second Thursday of each month right after the CARP net a bunch of local amateurs and families get together at a local establishment for dinner. You can meet others local hams for some great conversation in this informal setting. Please come join us.

When:
Thursday July 12th immediately following the CARP net (~7:30 pm)

This Month’s Location:
Me-n-Ed’s Pizza
50 W. Bullard #101
Clovis, CA
[map]

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