2022-04-10 Weekly Ham Radio Activities

Maybe youโ€™re looking for next week or last weekโ€™s newsletter?

Recap ๐Ÿ”

  • Thanks to Matt KD7BBJ for mowing the lawn at LCARA last Thursday
    • Keep an ear out on the Monday night net for announcements regarding groundskeeping activities.
  • The weather station is back online after the power outage
    • Thanks to Glen N7UIG for letting me know.

Upcoming Events ๐Ÿ—“

  • 04/13 Wed 19:00 LCARA Presentation Night at the LCARA clubhouse
  • 04/16 Sat 11:00+ HF/UHF/VHF Operations and Training (3rd Saturday)
    • KF7HVM leading a hands-on workshop for VHF packet / winlink setup and configuration to prepare for the upcoming Apr 30 exercise.

Later This Month

  • 04/20 Wed 19:00 LCARA Business Meeting
  • 04/30 Sat 08:00 - 13:00 5th Saturday Comm Exercise
    • This will be a primarily digital / packet exercise. Stations will be expected to receive orders via APRS and submit reports via Winlink (or voice to net control, then Winlink).
    • Thanks to Ed K7WCT for helping to plan the exercise.

Emergency Training

Cowlitz County Emergency Management (DEM) is offering 3 levels of intructor-led ICS courses at multiple times throughout the year. Contact Larry Hembree or Ernie Schnabler at Cowlitz County Emergency Management: 360.577.3130; hembreeL@co.cowlitz.wa.us or dem@co.cowlitz.wa.us

The next ICS Basic course is being offered April 20th from 0900 - 1700. Pre-registration is required!

After taking the class, enrollees must complete the online exam to earn their certification. Course material is also available online, with the exception of ICS-400 (Advanced) which is only offered as an instructor led course

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