Red Cross Amateur Radio EmComm Drills and Training

From: Wayne Robertson, K4WK A nationwide EmComm Radio Drill is set for May 8, and we are having monthly Winlink trainings between now and then. Last Fall's Drill attracted over 1,500 hams in 47 states to practice passing Red Cross traffic and it was written up in QST [QST Feb 2010 pp. 71-72]. To be informed, pls join our groups.io for updates and announcements.  We've just opened a website, too.   

Bullet Proof Diesel - Antenna Mounts

If you have a truck and want an antenna mount that is of excellent quality and does not require you drilling a hole in the roof this may be a good option for you. 

After discovering my new work truck was an all-aluminum body I was a bit hesitant to put a large 5/8 wave NMO mount in the roof.  It also had a ton of airbags mounted on the sides and it looked like a PITA to get around them.  I then discovered this:
Mount

WEEKLY 2-METER BARC NET

Beginning this Sunday (March 29, 2020), BARC will operate a weekly net at 7 pm every Sunday. We will use BARC’s K1PBO 2-meter repeater at 146.955, - shift, CTCSS of 88.5.
 
The net will be open to all BARC members as well as anyone else who wishes to check in.
 
Why weekly? Because we are in a situation that requires social distancing. Many of our members may not have a ready means to stay in touch with the Club or its members as a group. A weekly net will provide members that social contact.
 

Massachusetts Distracted Driving Law As Applied to Ham Radio Operation

A new distracted driving law was passed in 2019 and went into effect on February 23, 2020. It states, in pertinent part, that, 

Allstar Link

We are in the process of adding AllStar Link nodes to the 146.955 K1PBO repeater.  This will be in testing along with several other changes this fall and hopefully in service around the first of the year.

This will allow linking to any other AllStar node and a DMR and EchoLink Bridge This will allow for increased connectivity of the repeater.  

 

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Upcoming Events

Cape Cod Maker Faire

Contact John KA1CTL

The Maker Faire is an event at Mashpee High School for creatrive people in a number of fields. many of them technical. BARC and FARA have been involved several times in the past. 

W1MGY Titanic Memorial Event

Thia is an annual event to commemorate the April 15, 1912 sinking of the Titanic, run by The Titanic Marconi Memorial Radio Association Of Cape Cod (a.k.a Barry KB1TLR and friends). 

This year we wil also be activating the Cape Cod National Seashore for Parks on the Air (POTA).

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International Marconi Day

See https://nationaltoday.com/international-marconi-day/#:~:text=An%20inventor's%20holiday%2C%20International%20Marconi,takes%20place%20on%20April%2027.

Dave Birtwell Walk for Alzheimer's

We provide communication support for a 1-mile walk along the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne.

Walkers are people with Azheimner's and their support perons. 

Field Day

Contact Don KT1OK