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K2TD

SEPTEMBER 2018

Volume 2018, Number 9

 

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In this issue:

 

BCRC Meeting

 

Program

 

President’s Remarks

 

Sunshine

 

Happenings

 

Upcoming Events

 

From the Editor

 

BCRC Web Page

 

2017 Event Calendar

 

 

 

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BCRC Officers 2017

Pres    Stan NB2S

VP       Bruce WA3RHW

Treas  Hugh,KC2OGR

Sec     Bonnie WB2ALQ

 

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Editors

Lance KC2MTO

 

 

Sunday Night Nets 7:00PM 146.55 MHz FM Simplex;

and

7:30PM 147.15 and 145.47 MHz Repeater pl 127.3 Hz

BCRC Meeting

Monday, September 10

New ham questions answered – 7:00 PM

Social hour at 7:30 PM,  Meeting at 8:00 PM

Medford Leas Linden Room, Rt. 70, Medford, NJ

Coffee & donuts

Program

Dennis Dura, K2DCD: “Hurricane Recovery: Experiences in Puerto Rico”

 

Dennis is a broadly respected emergency manager having a hands-on background in state emergency planning, state EOC operations, agency emergency planning and operations, federal emergency support, ARRL emergency operations and national support and other areas of emergency planning, operations and support.

President’s Remarks

Looking forward to our annual picnic on September 22, so keep that afternoon open!  More info at the meeting.

Sunshine

August birthdays:

Frank, K2SQS; Skip, N2EI; Jim, KD2ARU; Tom, W2TAW.

 

Sept. birthdays:

Bruce, WA3RHW; Mike Sunbury.


Others:   

Happy 70th Anniversary to Gene, N2WFN and Jane! Congrats go out to Bob Sunbury on his upgrade to EXTRA; congrats go out to Jimmy Sunbury on his upgrade to General. 

 

Sunshine:

Jane, Gene N2WFN's xyl, is recovering from several falls; Maria, N2CIS is recovering from a fall; Frank, K2SQS is recovering from shingles; Marie, Bob’s K2QPN xyl, is progressing slowly after neck surgery; and Bonnie, WB2ALQ is recovering from a broken foot.

Happenings

September:

Gloucester County Hamfest    

Upcoming BCRC Events

Attention NJ Amateur Radio Operators!

The New Jersey QSO Party (NJQP) will take place in just over two weeks on September 15 and 16, 2018. The Burlington County Radio Club (BCRC) is sponsoring the NJQP for the 7th year.

 

Full details can be found at http://www.k2td-bcrc.org/njqp/. BCRC would appreciate any help - thanks!

 

September 22, at 12:30, the club’s family style pot-luck picnic at Lance and Linda’s (15 Whitechapel Drive, Mt Laurel).

From the Editor

Thanks for the Sunshine input Bonnie, WB2ALQ; and special technical assistance from Hugh, KC2OGR

BCRC Web Page

Visit our web page often!  www.k2td-bcrc.org

Sign up for the BCRC Yahoo Group as a source of more info on BCRC!  Contact K2QPN for help on how to join.

 

Check us out on Facebook  Burlington County Radio club K2TD

BCRC Calendar 2017

January:

            9 Meeting – “K2SQS, KD2ARU – BCRC By-Laws Update”

            28 - 29 Winter FD

            24 Trustees

February:

            13 Meeting – “Skywarn” by Dennis Dura K2DCD

            18-19  ARRL DX CW

            28 Trustees

March:

            4-5  ARRL DX SSB

            13 Meeting – tbd

            18 Brunch – Spring Fling

            28 Trustees

April:

            1-2 Tech Class; VE Session 2nd

            10 Meeting (& Order FD Gear)  -  “WX” by Don AK2S

            22 QRPTTF

             25 Trustees

May:

             8 Meeting – “Canals” by Doug K2QWQ

            23 Trustees

June:

             3  Antenna Party 9:30AM Tabernacle EOC Field (cancelled – rain)

            12 Meeting – KD2ARU  “FD Planning”

            22 - 25 FD

            27 Trustees

July:

            3-9 Carranza Special Event N2M

            10 Meeting –    KD2ARU FD Review and K2QPN Carranza review

           15 Brunch – Summer Sizzler

            25 Trustees

August:

            14 Meeting

            20 Skeeter Hunt

            29 Trustees

September:

            10 GCARC Hamfest

            11 Meeting

            16 - 17 NJQP

            22 Picnic 12:30  at Lance’s house

            26 Trustees

October:

             9 Meeting – K2QPN  “White Elephant Sale”

            21 – 22 JOTA

            24 Trustees

            28-29 CQWWDX SSB

November:

            4-5  ARRL SS CW         

            11 Pizza Party – Fall Festival

            13 Meeting – “Tone Deaf”  AK2S

            18-19 ARRL SS SSB     

            25-26  CQWWDX CW

            28 Trustees

December:

            11 Meeting Warm-Up Party

            12  Holiday Dinner