Fwd: Christmas Flier

Attached is the information on the December PCARS Christmas meeting!  Please read and respond ASAP!
Tom wb8lcd

You can also pay for your dinner via Paypal. You can find the link on the Christmas Party Page

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Welcome to PCARS

PCARS puts the FUN in Ham Radio!

Check us out at our local meeting and see how much fun we’re having in person! In addition to our monthly meeting, we try to have at least one activity each month—another good opportunity to check us out. If you think we look like we’re having FUN, then the next step is to join us.   We’ve got members as far away as California and we welcome all Hams as part of our group.

In addition to having fun, we have made friendships with other Amateur operators, and have spread the message about what Ham radio is all about to our communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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New PCARS Members

Welcome to the latest members of PCARS!

Mike KD8RUQ Alliance, Ohio
Dan WA2MNA Tallmadge, Ohio

If you meet these people on the street, in a meeting, or on the air, be sure to say Hi and introduce yourself. Let’s make our new members feel welcome!

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Birthdays this Month

Keith AC8PR Denise drenfroe George K3GP
Tim K3LR Bob K8FEY Tom K8STK
Kristen KB3OQV Parky KB8UUZ Susan KD8ERY
Ed KD8RHW Richard KD8SJB Eric KD8UXJ
Zeb KD8WZS Janet KD8ZXB Jerry N8ATV
Jack N8BI Scott N8SY Nick N8WLE
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December Newsletter Inputs

Hello PCARS,

November is coming to an end. Thanksgiving is just a few days away. And guess what? The last Friday of the month is THIS FRIDAY – November 24th – yep the day after Thanksgiving.
I need your newsletter inputs asap so I can get the December issue of The Radiogram out on time. Send your inputs to: KB8UUZ@Gmail.com
Looking forward to hearing from you soon!
Take care, Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and
Tom, "Parky", KB8UUZ
PCARS Newsletter Editor
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11/22 Digital Net Cancelled

Due to Thanksgiving we'll be cancelling the digital net on Wednesday this week. Have a great Thanksgiving, and the net will resume 12/6 on VHF.

73 — KE8BWA

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Antenna Special Interest Group – Cancelled

Because Thanksgiving will be this week I am cancelling this months Antenna SIG I am cancelling the meeting this month.  We will reconvene as usual in December.   Have a great turkey day!!!

73  Tony  WA8AR
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Latest DX News


3B9HA Rodrigues Island AF-017

Olof G0CKV will be active again from Rodrigues Island, IOTA AF-017, 23 November to 12 December 2017 as 3B9HA.
Active HF Bands, including CQ WW DX CW Contest.

 73 – Chuck  W8PT

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PCARS December Meeting

The PCARS December meeting will be held at the American Legion hall on December 11, 2017.  The meeting will start at 7:00 PM, as usual.
This is our annual Christmas Dinner meeting, open to all PCARS members and their families.  The dinner will again be catered by the Little City Grill of Kent, at a cost of $18 per plate.  You will have you choice of entre between Chicken or Prime Rib.  Coffee and water will be provided, all other drinks are available at the American Legion canteen at standard prices.  Dinner WILL be served at 7:00 PM (don't be late), with a short PCARS meeting afterwards, and then a gift exchange for those of you who wish to participate.  I will need to have your reservation with payment no later than Thursday, November 30th.
You can mail your reservation directly to me at:
Thomas R Sly – WB8LCD, PCARS Secretary
1480 Lake Martin Dr.
Kent, OH  44240.
You could also give your reservation to me in person, and, I hope to have a PAYPAL button on the website shortly.  Be sure to indicate your choice of entre so we know what to order for you!
Because of the current situation with QST email, please make sure all of your PCARS friends get the message!
Tom wb8lcd
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QST Distribution List

We have been experiencing issues with QSTs not always releasing and
delivering.   In the short term, please check the PCARS website for
updates regarding club activities.

We offer two alternative ways you can get notifications in lieu of
emails,  you can subscribe to the website RSS feed if you have RSS
software (source link is at the bottom of the PCARS web page) or you can
follow our twitter feed (@PortCARS).

I will send out an update when the updated QST system is available.

Sorry for any inconveniences,
Steve K8SRR

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PCARS October Club Meeting Minutes

Attached are the minutes from the October PCARS Club meeting.  We will vote to accept (or reject) them at the PCARS November meeting, tomorrow night.
Tom wb8lcd
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Dave DiSimio Tower Project

     On Monday at approximately 10AM Dave will need all the help he can get to finish building 2 beams to place on his tilt over crank up tower. The base of the tower is already bolted to the tilt base. Most of the two antennas are together but, need help finishing up and getting the tower in the air. ALL help will be greatly appreciated. Pizza and beverages will be provided. The address is 6888 Clark Rd. Edinburg Twp. South on Rt. 14 to Rt 183 turn right approx. 4 miles to Clark Rd. turn left. Third driveway on the right.

                                           Thanks in advance
                                           NR8W Russ

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Monday – November 13th – Center of Hope Donation Night

PLEASE – be at the PCARS meeting on Monday, November 13th

Donate for the Center of Hope. Buy raffle tickets, too !!

These people are already lining up!  You don't want to miss this meeting!!!!
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