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Elmira Regional Weather Radar

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 146.700 MINUS OFFSET REPEATER IS UP AND RUNNING NOW. THE 147.360 REPEATER IS DOWN FOR A BIT AS IT GETS RELOCATED BACK TO COMFORT ROAD.***********************************************************************************

 

 


CAN YOU HIT THE LOCAL REPEATERS??? IN YOUR TIME AT THE RADIO TRY TO SEE IF YOU CAN GET INTO THE AREA REPEATERS AND RECORD THIS IF YOU CAN. IN THE NEAR FUTURE WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE HOW EFFECTIVE WE ARE GETTING INTO NEARBY REPEATERS.

HERE ARE A FEW THAT YOU MAY WANT TO TRY. K2TDV IN ITHACA- 146.895-MINUS OFFSET- PL 107.2- LINK TO A BINGHAMTON REPEATER ALL THE TIME WHICH IS 146.730- MINUS OFFSET- PL 100.

KB3EAR IN TIOGA, PA- 146.625- MINUS OFFSET- PL 131.8

N2IED IN CORNING, NY- 147.015- PLUS OFFSET- PL 123

KA2IFE IN WATKINS GLEN, NY- 147.165 PLUS OFFSET- NO PL TONE

KB3DOL IN TROY, PA- 444.050- PLUS OFFSET- PL 100

N3FE IN JACKSON SUMMIT, PA- 442.850- PLUS OFFSET- PL 127.3- THIS MACHINE HAS A LOT OF ACTIVITY ON IT AS IT IS LINKED IN TO THE WAN AND WIN SYSTEM OFTEN

K2OQ IN OWEGO, NY- 147.390- PLUS OFFSET- PL 91.5

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER REPEATERS YOU CAN ACCESS FROM THE LOCAL AREA PLEASE LET US KNOW. WE ARE TRYING TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT THE EFFECTIVE RANGE IS FOR THE NEARBY REPEATERS FOR THE ELMIRA, HORSEHEADS, CORNING, SAYRE AND SURROUNDING AREA TO WORK WITH.

 

PLEASE NOTE: CHARLIE SANTI (KA2BED) IS GOING TO BE DOING SOME TECHNICIAN CLASSES STARTING TOWARDS THE END OF OCTOBER AND LOOKING TOWARDS A GENERAL CLASS TOWARDS THE END OF THIS YEAR. IT IS STILL TENTATIVE, BUT ANYONE WANTING TO GET A HAM LICENSE OR UPGRADE FROM TECH TO GENERAL BE LOOKING HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

LETS GET THOSE RADIOS WARMED UP EVERYONE!!!

 

WE ARE GETTING CLOSE TO HAVING THE 146.700 REPEATER UP AND RUNNING THANKS TO BARRRY (N2EUS). PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE NET THAT WILL BE THIS COMING SUNDAY, THE 26TH OF OCTOBER.

There is a CCARES net this coming Sunday, October 26th on the 146.700 with a minus offset. Come on and chat with us all!!

 

Also we are looking towards starting a swap net/tech net/ragchew time on Tuesday, November 11th at 7 pm. Mark (N2QQE) will be the net control.

 

THE NEXT CCARES MEETING IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH AT THE REALITY USA OFFICE LOCATED AT 2783 WESTINGHOUSE ROAD, HORSEHEADS, NY. IT IS AT 7 PM. ANYONE INTERESTED IN EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS AND AMATEUR RADIO FEEL FREE TO COME.

THE NEXT ARAST MEETING IS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH AT THE TOWN AND COUNTRY FIRE DEPARTMENT AT 7 PM. THE ADDRESS IS 130 GARDNER ROAD, HORSEHEADS, NY 14845. ANYONE INTERESTED IN HAM RADIO PLEASE COME AND BE WITH US!!!

 

WE DID OUR FIRST ANTENNA ON SATURDAY, THE 11TH OF OCTOBER. WE COMPLETED ONE ANTENNA AND AFTER WAYNE (K2GRP) DID SOME FURTHER ANALYSIS IT IS PERFORMING VERY GOOD. IT IS A DUAL BAND (VHF-UHF) ANTENNA THAT WE ARE BUILDING THAT IS AFFORDABLE!!! ANYONE THAT IS INTERESTED IN BUILDING THIS ANTENNA WITH US PLEASE CONTACT WAYNE OR MARK (N2QQE) ON THE 147.360 MACHINE.  WE ARE LOOKING TOWARDS DOING ANOTHER BUILD IN THE NEAR FUTURE.



 

 

 

 
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