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March Edition of Listening Post

Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Wed 14 Mar., 2018 09:34 EDT - (23 Reads)
The March 2018 edition of the club newsletter, the Listening Post, has been uploaded to this website in the Newsletters section.

Ham Radio Classes

Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Wed 14 Mar., 2018 09:25 EDT - (26 Reads)
If you are interested in getting a Technician Class ham radio license, classes begin on April 2nd and last through April 30th, sponsored by the OH-KY-IN group, with participation by QCEN. Classes will be held at the Red Cross building, 2111 Dana Ave., Cincinnati, OH, 45207, and start at 7 p.m. For more information, or to register, contact Mike Niehaus at the following e-mail address: kd8zlb at gmail.com (convert that into a proper email address format.)

UHF Repeater

Author: Tom Delaney - Published At: Fri 09 Mar., 2018 06:58 EST - (37 Reads)
The 442.7 repeater is having some technical problems. It will be off the air for a short time while we diagnose and fix the problem.
Use the repeaters!!!
147.24 +, 123 Hz.; 442.700 +, 123Hz.
Driving to or from work? Get on the air! Get to know your fellow club members!!!
Net Controls - Tuesday Net
If you have already volunteered, you can find the preamble here. Here's the net control roster:
March 6 | W8NFM
March 13 | W8TDA
March 20 | N3VQW
March 27 | W8WTD

Please click here to volunteer for net control duty!

Membership "checklist"

To all new and not-so-new QCEN members: please review the following list.

  • qcen.org e-mail address: If you'd like an address of the form: callsign-at-qcen.org, please request one. In any case, please make sure we have your e-mail address!
  • Red Cross ID: New photo IDs will be issued to QCEN members in good-standing who have completed the background check. You must have the new standard ID to participate in any Red Cross activities that require credentials.
  • Communicator's Manual: see the reference section to get this important guide to QCEN operations — it will be growing soon!!
  • Emergency Alerting: If you are carrying an e-mailable pager or cell phone, please provide us with the number and the provider.

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