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FLDIGI TRAINING AT NOVEMBER MEETING

Posted by KA4TAR on October 31, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

We will be training at the nov meeting on FLDIGI, please bring your laptop so we can get you set up correctly and teach you some of the modes to use.:)     THANKS, Darrell

Digital

Posted by Gary M. Tucker on October 24, 2017 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

We made our first dive into digital mode on Monday, October 23, 2017.  We sent digital traffic in the form of a Test Message, ICS Form 213.  Hopefully in a short time we will all become comfortable with this important mode of communications.  

While the learning curve is there, it is not difficult with practice.  Having a friend/fellow member to send messages between can go a long way to bringing us up to speed with digital.

The best part is you if you own a ham radio and a computer, you're there already, just not set up yet.  You may, of course, go a step further in getting some sort of external sound card like Rigblaster or Singnalink to make your digital communications even more fun.  But, like I said, with your computer and your hand held, you may now receive and send digital messages.

Darrelll has put a link to fldigi, the preferred mode for NBEMS (Narrow Band Emergency Messaging System), on the Home Page.  Please go there and look it over.  The four (4) files you need to download are:  1. fldigi   2. flmsg   3. flamp   4. flwrap.  Anyone needing help downloading or setting up may call me at 865-257-2166 or email me at  [email protected]  I'm always ready to help.

Good luck and welcome to the world of digital radio for emergency communications.

Gary  KN4ANA

FCC AMATEUR RADIO LICENSE TESTING

Posted by KA4TAR on December 31, 2016 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

FCC license testing will be held at the emergency operations center in Sevierville, TN. 

TIME:6:00 PM , On the 3rd Thursday of each month,  be on time and the cost is 15.00 cash. (no checks or credit cards)

You must make appointment prior to testing. Please Use the ORANGE CONTACT BUTTON o the right side of this screen.

Or Contact Sarge, N4SGT .. email: [email protected]           

 PHONE:     865-670-9282


  

ID CARDS

Posted by KA4TAR on May 1, 2016 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

AS of May 1, 2016, all SCERS and RACES ID card are void. They will no longer be accepted by county agencies.

New cards have been issued at the April meeting.

The members ID roster is on file with the Sevier County EM Director

If you did not get a new ID card, please contact Todd, KJ4SBP  or myself, Darrell , KA4TAR


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