July Presentation Meeting – Parks on the Air

Join YCARS at the clubhouse on Thursday, July 25, for a presentation on the Parks on the Air Program.

What is it?
What is a hunter?
What is an activator?
What awards can I win?
How do I go about finding parks to contact?
How do I operate from a park and ensure I have a successful activation?

Steve, W3SPC, will be answering all of those questions and more. 7:30pm at the YCARS clubhouse!

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May Presentation Meeting – Get Weather Aware!

Join Daniel, KN4KBY, at 7:30pm at the YCARS clubhouse on Thursday, May 23, for an excellent presentation on weather related topics for ham radio.

Daniel will be covering radar interpretation for the Skywarn spotter as well as the important role that Skywarn spotters play in weather reporting and forecasting.

He will also provide an overview of the Slack platform that York County ARES uses for communication and collaboration with its members. Hope to see everyone there!

March Presentation Meeting

March’s presentation meeting will be held on Thursday, March 28. Socializing will begin around 6:30pm with the presentation beginning promptly at 7:30pm.

The presentation will be given by Steve Kelly, WB4QNI. The topic is “antennas”.

Steve has many years of experience designing, building, and erecting various types of antennas. In his presentation, Steve hopes to highlight many tips and tricks for construction and erection of antennas that he has developed and learned over the years. This should be a fantastic meeting, for sure! Hope to see as many folks as possible attend.

February Presentation Meeting

February’s presentation meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28. Socializing will begin around 6:30pm with the presentation beginning promptly at 7:30pm.

The presentation will be given by John Gendron, NJ4Z. The topic is
DX Operation & DX Cluster.

John is an avid DX’er. In his presentation, John will cover proper etiquette for working DX, tips and tricks to get through to those rare DX stations, and how to FIND those DX contacts that you still need. Additionally, John will relay his first hand knowledge of operating from a DX location as well as planning and executing a DX-pedition. This should be a fantastic meeting, for sure! Hope to see as many folks as possible attend.

October Presentation Meeting – NTS

Everyone who can, please attend our October presentation meeting, which will be held at the clubhouse on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

The topic will be NTS.  We will be discussing what the NTS is, a brief history, how NTS traffic is routed, and how to handle formal traffic.

All are encouraged to join us and participate, especially active members of the YCARS 2m net, which is an NTS listed net!