Author Archives: KD8MQ

SpotTheStation

SPOT THE STATION (From NASA) With clear skies for tonight this could be a good pass for viewing!   Time: Sat Mar 20 8:39 PM, Visible: 7 min, Max Height: 56°, Appears: 10° above WSW, Disappears: 11° above NE

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Website Hosting Update

I wanted to bring you up to speed on the change-over of hosting for the websites.    First of all, A HUGE shout-out goes to Steve, K8SRR. He’s been working tirelessly since Wednesday night with the hosting company. He’s got everything … Continue reading

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PCARS April Newsletter – Inputs Requested

Hello PCARS, Happy Spring! March is coming to an end and April is not far away. That means I’m working on the April issue of The RADIOGRAM. I’m looking for inputs for the newsletter. Send your inputs to kb8uuz@gmail.com. Send in .TXT format, … Continue reading

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DX/Contest SIG

Good Day PCARS Members: I just want to tell you that we will be having our DX/Contest Special Interest Group meeting by ZOOM, at 7:00PM on Tuesday, March 23. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting in about a day. … Continue reading

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ARRL 2020 Sweepstakes Club Score

I thought I would just list this to let you know that we had three PCARS ops take part in this contest last year. This was the result. Portage County Amateur Radio Service All eligible members must live and operate … Continue reading

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Antenna Special Interest GroupTONIGHT at 7 PM

The March meeting of the PCARS Antenna Special Interest Group will is tonight at 7:00 pm. This will be a Zoom-only meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85416830845?pwd=S3FQWVp2YlF0MEJpU3ZCR2dGcXpjQT09 Meeting ID: 854 1683 0845 Passcode: 161038 The Antenna SIG meetings are open to all … Continue reading

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Wisconsin QSO Party

PCARS Contesters: Greetings and welcome to another contest announcement. This one is for the Wisconsin QSO Party that takes place Sunday, March 14, from 1800UTC to 0100UTC on MArch 15. (Remember you should have turned your local time clocks ahead one … Continue reading

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PCARS Monthly Meeting Tonight March 8th at 7 PM

Just a reminder that our March meeting is tonight at 7 PM! We’ll be at American Legion Post 496 on Mogadore Rd in Kent and on Zoom. I hope you’ll join us either way! Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88208029423?pwd=UHd4dHZXcjVzSWxNSjRQbVpxb2RzQT09 Our speaker … Continue reading

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SPECIAL ELECTION — MARCH 8

Terry KB8AMZ has resigned from the 1 Year Trustee position due to ongoing health issues. We wish him all the best, and hope and pray for his full recovery. Many thanks to Terry for all of his support for PCARS! … Continue reading

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Digital SIG announcement

The PCARS Digital Special Interest Group will meet virtually using Zoom on Tuesday March 2nd at 7:00 PM. The topic for this month will be using scripts for different fldigi setups for multiple radis, soundcards, etc. Below are the Zoom links. … Continue reading

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