At the July 2021 meeting, Kevin Parmenter KG5Q, Dennis Mills WA7ZZT, and Guy Walters K7KGW made a presentation on the Starlink satellite-based internet service. This new service is coming out of beta testing and offers greatly improved internet service for rural communities. To view this presentation, click here.
At the June 2021 monthly meeting, Rick Paquette W7RAP, the ARRL Arizona Section Manager, made a presentation on the status of ham radio and ARRL activities. Click here to view his presentation.
On 2/26/21 Bill Turley KJ7GYH, Mike Lackey KB7VMG, Jim Mortensen W7AZY and Marie Mortensen N7SKS went over to Tom W0AUR & Donna KC4MXK Meyer’s home and leveled and secured the base section of a 30’ tilt-over tower. The tower is now ready for Tom to install his beam antenna. Thank you Bill & Mike!
On 2/24/21 Bill Turley KJ7GYH and and Mike Lackey KB7VMG came over and helped Jim Mortensen W7AZY put up a 35’ pole for a horse fence inverted V dipole antenna. Jim used the quad to pull the pole up and the other three of us walked the pole up and helped secure the lines. This took place during 20 mph winds! Thank you Bill & Mike! Here are a few pictures:
At the November 2020 meeting, LeDair Dixon, KF7UBT, made a nice presentation on his go box, solar panel, and antenna. Here are a few pictures from the meeting.
Here are some pictures from the antenna installation at WA7ZZT’s house on 9/26/20. Participating where Dennis WA7ZZT, Steve AG7GD, and Randy W7RJB. The team put up a three band beam on Dennis’s tower.
The club picnic was held at the Beecroft hangout on Sept. 12, 2020. Here are a few pictures of the gathering.
Following the picnic, the group held a foxhunt. The following pictures show the fox hunting equipment. Pictured are a directional loop, a cardboard and foil attenuator, and a tape measure yagi.
Also pictured are Owen and Bryce Rhoton who won the prize of an Offset Attenuator Kit for being the ones to find the hidden transmitter. They built their own antennas. One has a Moxon antenna and the other has a Tape measure yagi.