K8TGR - Get Ready, Learn the Rules
Date Posted: 02/12/2017 03:05:06
For those club members who are planning on participating next week with the ARRL School Club Round-up, please take a few moments and read up on the contest and some of the rules.
FROM ARRL SITE:
Objective: To exchange QSO information with club stations that are part of an elementary, middle, high school or college. Non-school clubs and individuals are encouraged to participate. Sponsored by the ARRL, its Hudson Division Education Task Force and and the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club (LIMARC) to foster contacts with and among school radio clubs. Award certificates will be issued for the following US and DX categories:
All amateur bands except 60, 30, 17 and 12 meters are permitted.
Repeaters are not to be used. Only recognized simplex frequencies may be used. U. S. A. examples include 144.90-145.00; 146.49, .55, 58; and 147.42, .45, .48, .51, .54 and .57 MHz. The national calling frequency, 146.52 MHz, may not be used. Similar restrictions apply in other countries.
Suggested HF Frequencies:
Phone (MHz): 1.855-1.865; 3.850-3.880; 7.225-7.255; 14.250-14.280; 21.300-21.330; 28.440-28.460
CW (MHz): 1.800-1.810; 3.530-3.540; 7.030-7.040; 14.030-14,.040; 21.130-21.140; 28.130-28.140
Fore more information about the contest and the rules, connect to: http://www.arrl.org/school-club-roundup
Want to join us?
The Newton Falls Technology and Multimedia Club and K8TGR is open to all Newton Falls students grades 6-12
You are welcome to join us at any time, all you have to do is stop by one of our meetings.
The club meets every Tuesday night (unless cancelled or not a school day) in either Mrs. Donley's room at the High School room 306, or in the K8TGR Ham Shack. If we more locations we will make an announcement.
If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail Mr. Donley at firstname.lastname@example.org or the club e-mail at email@example.com