WHAT ALACHUA COUNTY ARES MEMBERS WERE INVOLVED WITH IN 2016:
- KX4Z HF WINLINK Gateway March 2016 (1st Gateway)
- KX4Z WINLINK multiband Antenna Struggles March 2016
- Red Cross/EOC Hurricane Test (2 people attending) May 2016
- NCS521 HF SHARES WINLINK gateway commissioned 5/29/2016 (2nd Gateway)
- NCS521 SHARES Antenna Up
- KX4Z-10 Gateway & 4-el Beam Up (3rd Gateway)
- Signalink & Cables installed for all EOC radios
- EOC Prototype Vertical Antenna Built & Tested
- 52 Page Report on EOC Antenna Solutions -- June/July 2016
- July 16 2016 Red Cross Antenna building workshop-- multiple Slim Jims built
- HF Emergency Antenna workshop -- installed HF Antenna
- KI4QBZ Oak Tree 2-meter Antenna
- KI4QBZ-7 Raspberry Node Up & Running
- August -- KI4KEA Antenna Up
- August -- KI4KEA-7 Node Station Up
- SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST -- a good crew at the Red Cross worked on 80 meter SSB comms.
- Demo presenation for the CERT training group -- initiated by ROSEMARY
- Sept 24th/25th Technician Course -- 5 new licensees, including Art & Cindy!
- October 12 -- reconstitution of a RED CROSS HAM CLUB -- new constitution & everything.
- Oct 29 -- HF Antenna built/up for KI4QBZ
- 80 meter dipole up for KI4QBZ & a ground rod, too!!
- November 5th --- TNC Soldering Session #1 at Rosemary's
12th -- TNC Soldering Session #2 at Rosemary's (such gluttons for
punishment!) Think we made 6 or more TNC's....hundreds and
hundreds dollars worth....
- November 22, 2016 NF4RC Vanity License issued to Red Cross Ham Club
- KM4YGH Pine Tree Antenna Installed
- The Great RFI Search @ KM4YGH (Otherwise known as the Huge Wild Goose Chase!)
- KM4YGH 3 El. Beam Construction/Hoisting
- NK3F-7 Pine Tree Antenna / Node Station UP
- Helped with the Santa on Ham Radio event
- NK3F-10 WINLINK Gateway APPROVED 12/31/2016 (4th Gateway)