Philip Gates

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Remembering Mark Hnatiuk, KG5EYV

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Club meeting 18 January at C&J BBQ

Join us at C&J BBQ on the bend in Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX at 11:30. Go through the line and purchase some food and join us in their meeting room. We’ll have time to eat, fellowship and a brief business meeting. We’ll also make some time to talk a bit about the year to come.

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CERT Volunteers Needed

14th Annual Harris County CERT Rodeo Needs Ham Operators! Ham Radio Volunteer Opportunities are available for the 14th Annual Harris County Citizen Corps CERT Rodeo taking place on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Harris County Fire & Sheriff’s Training Academy in Humble, Texas. There are now over 41,000 CERT trained people in Harris County …

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Club Meeting Saturday, 21 December

4244 Boonville RD, Bryan, TX https://goo.gl/maps/Qd43EjjZCk4CTF8j7

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BARC Club meeting this Saturday.

https://goo.gl/maps/B7keq1AB4GYmLp3G7 4244 Boonville RD, Bryan, Texas.

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Paul’s notes about Raspberry Pi Applications

Pi-Hole: A small computer to block web advertisements on your home network. APRS I-Gate: Program your Raspberry Pi to transfer APRS packets from your to/from your radio and the Internet. GQRX: A small computer host for your USB software-defined receiver. Requirements Pi Pi-ZEROW: A single-core machine for simple things like Pi-Hole. Often available for $5 …

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Bryan Amateur Radio Club Dinner Social

If you can make it to our dinner social this week, we’d love to see you there. Time:  18:30  This Thursday 26 September. Place:  J. Cody’s Steaks & Barbeque

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Amateur Radio Equipment Resources

Where to buy amateur radio equipment and supplies? Ham Radio Outlet One of their 13 stores is in Plano, TX Universal Radio GigaParts Main Trading Company Texas Towers They also have a location in Plano, TX The Wireman RadioShack ISP Supplies (Not amateur radio but, they have a lot of tower, mast and antenna hardware. …

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Resources regarding stealth antennas.

Coupled Resonator antenna:  QST, June, 2017 Coaxial trap dipole antenna:  http://degood.org/coaxtrap/ Buddipole Antennas:  http://www.buddipole.com/ Open-Stub J-pole: http://www.arrowantennas.com/osj/j-pole.html Pipetenna:  https://shop.heathkit.com/shop/product/vhf-uhf-stealth-antenna-kit-amateur-radio-2m-440-an-p2l-pipetennatm-10?category=30 Tree Antenna, QST, November, 1995 Flagpole antenna:  https://zerofive-antennas.com/productdisplay/30-foot-10-80-meter-high-performance-commercial-duty-flagpole-antenna N6CC stealth antennas:  http://www.n6cc.com/tactical-antenna-systems# Slot antenna:  http://w6nbc.com/articles/2016-03QSTdishslot.pdf MFJ Magnetic Loop HF Antennas by Dave Land, KD5FX:  http://www.bvarc.org/pdf/HF_Antennas_by_KD5FX.pdf

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August club meeting

Thanks to everyone who came out for our August meeting. Good attendance and lots of participation. The VE team was present beforehand to administer tests. I believe there was 100% pass rate consisting of two new Technicians, two Generals and, one Extra. We also recognized our outgoing club secretary, Matthew Barry. Matt has provided outstanding …

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