Author: Christopher NS3W

RF Hill Amateur Radio Club - 2018

The February 2018 MHz Times – Now Avaliable

Hello members, perspective members, families, and guests, Attached is a redacted web version of our popular MHz Times newsletter. If you are a currently paid member interested in receiving a full copy please contact our club to receive an e-mailed non-redacted copy. Click here to download a copy Due to popular demand this is a trial run of publishing our newsletter as part of public outreach efforts. We are looking for current members to help out with our new public outreach and mentoring efforts so please contact us right away if you can help in some capacity. Click here to contact the club...

Outernet Presentation

Hello everyone, thank you for visiting the RF Hill Amateur Radio Club – W3AI web site. Attached is a copy of our recent presentation by Chris, NS3W on Outernet Satellite Communications and Google’s Project Loon. Click here to see the Outernet Presentation (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

March 31st, 2016 Program: Everything 10 Meters

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 Everything 10 Meters by Jim, WA3YLQ and Dan, WA3NFV Introduction to 10 Meters: Who, What, Where and Why. The Simplicity of Antennas: Learn about Simple Dipole and Vertical Antennas; suitable as a Club Project; construction, kiting and expected performance. Ten Meter Band Operations and Characteristics: Band propagation and comparison to other bands. Operating activity, and the use of Beacons. Operating Modes and the Best hours of operation. The Technician sub-band. The NPARC 10 Meter Net: Its’ purpose and practices: Why, When and Where.

February 25th, 2016 Program: DX by Jerry, K3BZ

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 DX Expedition, Part 2 by Jerry, K3BZ At our January meeting, Jerry K3BZ presented a video of the 2002 DXpedition to VP8THU – South Thule Island in the South Sandwich group of remote islands nearly in Antarctica, east of the Falkland Islands. The So. Sandwich group includes some of the most remote and perilous islands on the face of the planet. In 2002, So. Sandwich was followed by a stop at So. Georgia Island, as VP8GEO. It happens that another trip to these same two islands is taking place this year. VP8STI – So. Sandwich –...

December Meeting: Cookie Night; Donate to Pennridge FISH

Hello everyone! This is a reminder that our December 2015 meeting is being held early this year. December’s meeting has been pushed up to Thursday, December 17th, 2015. Our program this month is Cookie Night which will feature rag chew in addition to members bringing their favorite cookies to share with everyone (similar to our Pie – 3.14 – Night). We also would like to take a few moments to remind everyone how lucky we are in this world. We would like to remind our members to spread some holiday cheer with other families in the area that might need some...