Rule Making Petition to FCC Calls for Vanity Call Sign Rule Changes: The FCC is inviting comments on a Petiti... https://t.co/kUC0MOKDkL— ARRL (@arrl) October 27, 2016
The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET), conducted on October 1st and 2nd, 2016, was a national emergency exercise “aimed at testing the skills and preparedness of Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and other organizations that are called into action in actual emergency situations.”
During the 2016 SET the Red River Radio Amateurs (RRRA) conducted tests of HF and VHF coverage in the Red River Valley. The Net Control Stations periodically polled the W0ILO repeaters, the VHF National Calling Frequency, and 3.860MHz, logging the call-signs and locations of check-ins. No logs are available for the HF portion of the SET. However, according to a statement by KC0DCF at the October 2016 RRRA business meeting, HF operations were not conducted at NDSU as planned due to equipment issues. Mark KK0V operated HF from home and logged 5 contacts.
- 19:17 Meeting called to order (secretary was late)
- Moment of silence for Gene Wicklund—W0ZOK
- Club sen[t] card with a donation to the Boy Scout troop 274 in his honor
- Introductions of members
Approve order of agenda