Ohio QSO Party - August 25th, Noon to Midnight EDT - Jefferson State Lake Horsemen's Area - Contact N8GD
OSPOTA (Ohio State Parks on the Air) - September 8th, 10 AM to 6 PM EDT - Jefferson State Lake Horsemen's Area - Contact K8LES
The above events are a chance to operate portable (off the grid) and have a lot of fun doing so!
For general & current local area Ham info, visit the OVHAMS (Ohio Valley Hams) Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ovhams/
For information specific to current/active SWARC members only, visit the SWARC Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/swarc_members/
Membership Application (necessary for NEW members only): SWARC Membership Application.pdf
Both the 147.06+ and 146.94- repeaters require PL tone access of 114.8 Hz. See the Repeater page on this site for more information.
EchoLink is available on the WD8IIJ 147.06+ Repeater via the N8GD-R EchoLink Repeater Link. See the following document for information:
Utilizing the N8GD EchoLink system, with an add-on program called EchoProducer (by EI4JR), the WD8IIJ 147.06+ repeater has the capability to broadcast bulletin/QST programs, various announcements of interest to local Amateurs, weather conditions, weather forecasts, and weather alerts. See the following documents for bulletin schedules and announcement details and other information:
PACKET RADIO on 145.690 MHZ:
N8GD operates a PBBS (Packet Bulletin Board System) for the TERA (Tri-county Radio Association) Group on 145.690 MHz @ 1200 baud. Connect using either "WINTOH" (the alias) or the call of N8GD. DAREN of WV and other messages of interest are available (such as ARNewsline in text format) and local Amateurs are encouraged to post both public and private (to others) messages on the PBBS. It runs 24/7 and is accessible direct or via the HANCWV node/digi.
Other files of interest:
Questions or comments?
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Website updated 9/6/2017