This is a picture of the infamous SCANNER SCUM
from the 1997 Winter SWL Fest in Kulpsville, PA.
N8ICW (myself) is second from the right in the back!
I am Mark Meece, licensed Amateur Radio Operator N8ICW
(General Class). I have been licensed since June 1986. I operate on the
2, 6, 10 Meter Bands, and the 440 MHz Band. I am also an avid radio monitor,
listening to everything from DC to Daylight. I am an editor for the ALL
OHIO SCANNER CLUB , I write the Southwest Ohio
and Military columns for our newsletter
SCANNERGRAM. I am also the current Chairman for the Association
of North American Radio Clubs (ANARC)
. I am the President of the Cincinnati / Dayton Area Monitoring Exchange
I can be contacted on the following local repeaters:
145.290 118.8 PL
146.610 77.0 PL DIAL RC Middletown
146.940 100.0 PL DARA Dayton
442.4250 118.8 PL BEARS Franklin
I am a trained severe weather spotter and a member of the Weather
Amateur Radio Network (WARN)
for the Cincinnati (Tri-State) area.
The WARN net meets every Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm local on the 146.880 repeater. This is the frequency you should have when severe weather threatens the Tri-State area. The wide-area FARA repeater 145.190 is used when wide-area coverage is needed. In the Dayton/Miami Valley Area 146.640 is used.
I received my Worked All States (WAS) award # 43,738 for 10
Meter SSB on July 17, 1989.
I received my "We The People" WAS on October 20, 1988
I was awarded First Place in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest for Single
Operator Technician Class Phone Only
Ohio Section for 1988 and again in 1989.
on the Icon for the "Howto" Page since 04/30/98