If you missed the Southside Hamfest in Grandview
or the Halloween Hamfest in Kirkwood, you missed a couple of
fun Hamfests. The folks that organized and hosted the Hamfest did a great
job. There was a nice turnout of Hams and Vendors at both events. Pictures
from both hamfest may be seen by using these hyperlinks:
If you are wondering when the next Hamfest will take place... Think
January 2002. The January Hamfest are spread all over the MO Section.
Springfield 49ers Hamfest January 12, 2002 St Joseph ARC Hamfest Jan
19, 2002 and Winterfest sponsored by the St. Louis Repeater Group Jan 27,
(repeated from October because it is so important)
Tom Hammond, N0SS, of the MidMO ARC recently reminded
the membership that as of Dec. 3, 2001, a FCC Registration Number (FRN)
will become manditory. He distributed a paper organized by Steve
Devine, KC0BXQ, that I have used to inform the MO Section members about
the process. His paper was much more complete, but this should get
you started in the process.
If you registered your ULS prior to June 2000
probably have already been assigned your (FRN) number. You can
check on this if you have a Netscape Browser at
Once the page is loaded, click on TIN/CALLSIGN.
After that page loads, click on "Update Registration Information"
and click Continue. At the next&n