3 results for month: 04/2016

Watch the GARA April Meeting Live

When we're ready, we'll start up our super Internet video machine and live stream the entire meeting in the player above.  The stream should begin around 7:15pm EST tonight, April 25, just before we hear from our guest, AMSAT NA President Barry Baines, WD4ASW.  Although we'd prefer to see you in person at Captain Bills, we're happy to see you online!

The DR-1X is On the Air!

You may have been wondering about our new repeater and its status.  Well, wonder no longer: it's on the air now! Our engineering committee ran into a few issues preparing the repeater for installation, but without going into all of the gory details (see the recent Feedline articles for those), suffice it to say that enough of the kinks have been worked out to put the repeater on the air.  One of the things you'll notice immediately is that there are a few things still missing: scheduled announcements, voice identification, courtesy tone, etc. are missing temporarily because of some previously unknown limitations of the controller that was ...

AMSAT President Barry Baines, WD4ASW to Present at GARA’s April Meeting

This is an exiting opportunity for anyone interested in satellites, space communications, or anything related to amateur radio.  Barry Baines, the president of AMSAT, will be giving an in-person presentation at GARA's April meeting on Monday, April 25.  His talk, titled “An Overview of AMSAT,” will give an overview of AMSAT’s history, talk about the projects that AMSAT is working on currently, and discuss the importance of keeping amateur radio in space.  There will also be a time for questions and answers at the end. You definitely don't want to miss this month's meeting and you'll want to spread the word too.  We will be live stream...