July Tech Night – Need Head Count!

Please email Jim Gifford, Tim Procuniar, and Bob French if you plan to attend. We want to make sure we have a kit for you. There is a small charge for the kit.

Presentation: Build Budget Code Practice Oscillator

Scheduled Date / Time: Wednesday July 31, 2024 07:00 PM 

Location: BARC Clubhouse

Presenter: Tim Procuniar, N8NQH and Jim Gifford N8KET

Future Tech Nights:

  • August 21st and 28th – Build-A-Hotspot – Ray Hitt N8VMX
  • September 25th – TBD
  • October 30th – TBD

I hope to keep us planned for at least 2 meetings ahead, so people have enough time to purchase components if needed.

Current Presentation Backlog and growing. It would great if you can present or assist others.

  • “GMRS, FRS, and MURS” – Tim N8NQH
  • “Duplexers and Tuning” – Tim N8NQH
    • Why duplexers are needed for repeaters, and actual tuning demonstration. Around 60 minutes.
  • “APRS-GPS” – Tim N8NQH
    • A 101 type presentation on the basics of APRS and sending your GPS coordinates over ham radio.  40 minutes.
  • “Wide-Narrow Band” – Tim N8NQH
    • Takes the confusion out of the use of “Narrow” and ‘Wide” in this 21st century.  Short, 10 minutes; most of the time this is included with one of the other presentations.
  • “Usage of microcontrollers in Ham projects” Part 1 – Bob  AC8ZU
    • Demonstration of Arduino IDE, MicroPython and Microcontroller simulation software. Discussion of practical application of the technology for Ham Radio.
  • Setting up and using a Raspberry Pi 4 or 5 either as a ham shack digital mode computer or for FT-8 on POTA. – Ray
  • KiwiSDR presentation: The presentation will be mostly on the worldwide network the receivers are connected to.  How you can use the network of receivers for ham radio and other interests. Mike Suhar  W8RKO
  • Solar / Battery Powered micro radio builds
  • Raspberry PI for POTA (Technight and POTA related)