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Raspberry Pi and "Pi-Star" Software
This SIG is for anything related to using a Raspberry Pi micro computer for setting up and using Digital "HotSpots".
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This Month at OVARC
What's New/Happening This Month...
OVARC Membership Meeting, In person and via Zoom
March 17, 2023, 7 PM
NOTE - NEW LOCATION:
Pima Community College NW Campus
7600 N Shannon Rd, Building A, Room 207
For a MAP to the new meeting location, see below.
MARCH MEETING PRESENTATION:
Presented by Eric Webner K4FAN
This presentation is an overview of antennas commonly used in amateur practice across frequency bands from 160 meters to UHF, including ham antennas for portable, base and mobile use. This is geared towards the new ham, but useful to all hams. Primarily, I hope to answer the (BIG) question of, “Now that I’ve got my license and I bought this Super Whiz-Bang radio, how do I get this thing on the air?
Well, it depends on a lot of things. Hopefully, you will take some of the things I will teach you and come up with some ideas to set up the best antennae (yes, that’s the plural of ‘antenna’) for your hamshack, whether it is at home, in your car or at a portable location. Since this is very basic I will not dive into the mathematics, transmission line theory, grounding nor construction techniques (wait for Antennas 102).
I look forward to spending some time with you at 7:00 p.m. on March 17th.
73, Eric Webner K4FAN
NEW! Technician License Classes. Click HERE for details.
(OVARC Groups.io Link (members only), click HERE)
Next Online Monthly Raffle - March 17, 2023
OVARC will conduct its next "online raffle" on March 17th. An electronic process has been created to allow you to purchase your raffle tickets on-line, and a separate "randomization program" will select a winner. For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE.
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