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Listening Post for February 2018

Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Mon 12 Feb., 2018 09:00 EST - (68 Reads)
The club newsletter, The Listening Post, February 2018 edition, has been uploaded to this website. Find it under "Newsletters." And for those of you who are interested in club history, the LP from 50 years ago, Feb 1968, can be found under "File Gallery," "Historical Documents."


Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Fri 02 Feb., 2018 21:04 EST - (114 Reads)
Mark your calendars: the February meeting will be on Saturday morning, Feb 17th at 10 a.m., and the March meeting will be on Saturday morning, March 17th at 10 a.m. Meeting details will be posted later.
  • 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure Heading for Curacao    (Thu 22 Feb., 2018)
    The 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) destination this summer will be the PJ2T contest station site in Curacao. During the week of July 19-24, three young radio amateurs between 12 and 17, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (no license required), will make the trip. All travelers must have a valid passport and reside in the US.“We are excited to announce that through th...
  • The Doctor Will See You Now!    (Thu 22 Feb., 2018)
    “Vacuum Tubes” is the topic of the current (February 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wh...
  • Just in Case You Missed Z60A, More Z6 Operations are Just Ahead    (Wed 21 Feb., 2018)
  • Bouvet 3Y0Z Team Presents South African Club with Signed Banner    (Wed 21 Feb., 2018)
    The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island team got a warm welcome back to terra firma on February 17 upon arrival at Cape Town, South Africa, following their return voyage from Bouvet Island. The 3Y0Z DXpedition had to be called off due to adverse weather while the team was sailing within view of the subantarctic island, which is #2 on the Club Log DXCC Most-Wanted List. The team’s vessel Betanzos also suffered a...
  • National Hurricane Conference in Late March to Include Amateur Radio Session    (Wed 21 Feb., 2018)
Use the repeaters!!!
147.24 +, 123 Hz.; 442.700 +, 123Hz.
Driving to or from work? Get on the air! Get to know your fellow club members!!!
Net Controls - Tuesday Net
If you have already volunteered, you can find the preamble here. Here's the net control roster:
Feb 6 | W8NFM
Feb 13 | W8TDA
Feb 20 | N3VQW
Feb 27 | W8WTD

Please click here to volunteer for net control duty!

Membership "checklist"

To all new and not-so-new QCEN members: please review the following list.

  • qcen.org e-mail address: If you'd like an address of the form: callsign-at-qcen.org, please request one. In any case, please make sure we have your e-mail address!
  • Red Cross ID: New photo IDs will be issued to QCEN members in good-standing who have completed the background check. You must have the new standard ID to participate in any Red Cross activities that require credentials.
  • Communicator's Manual: see the reference section to get this important guide to QCEN operations — it will be growing soon!!
  • Emergency Alerting: If you are carrying an e-mailable pager or cell phone, please provide us with the number and the provider.

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