Archive for April, 2015
Steve Bramham, W4SKB has secured a Special Event Station callsign of N4V, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam war. Information can be found on QRZ at http://www.qrz.com/db/N4V
A certificate will be sent to those folks logging N4V per instructions on QRZ page. Bands operated will be 10, 15, 20, 40, and 80m voice in the General Class portion to allow more contacts.
NOTES ABOUT THE VIETNAM WAR:
The Vietnam War started in March 1959.
The fall of Saigon happened 30 April 1975, two years AFTER the American military left Vietnam.
The last American troops departed in their entirety 29 March 1973.
A North Vietnamese tank crashed the gates of Independence Palace at 11:30 am local time and the Viet Cong flag was raised.
The South Vietnamese president surrendered and the Vietnam War was officially over.
The Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington DC contains over 58,000 names of service men and women who died in Vietnam.
Additional information can be obtained by visiting – www.vva.org
A Commemorative Certificate will be sent to stations working N4V by sending a #10 Self Addressed Envelope with First Class postage and your QSL/Contact information to:
PO Box 3083
Kennesaw, GA 30156
Georgia ARES monthly report for March, 2015
For Clayton/Henry counties
Net Frequency: 145.170 PL 146.2
Day of the week: Monday
Time of the Net: 9 PM Local
Total of Nets this month: 5
NTS Liaison: GTN/MARS/ARES
Drills, Tests and Training sessions: 6
Drills, Tests and Training Man Hours: 56
Public Service Events: 0
Public Service Man Hours: 0
Emergency Operations: 0
Emergency Operations Man Hours: 0
Misc Activities: 2
Misc man hours: 9
TOTAL ARES OPERATIONS: 8
TOTAL ARES MAN HOURS: 65
Comments: Wild month of illness went through our group this month. Many sick and a few in the hospital. We did gain members by sending postcard and by active recruiting.
W1KFR 444.625 +5.0 MHz Color Code 3
(C-bridge partner of DMR-MARC)
TS1 TG 1 – WW (PTT)
TS1 TG 3 – North America
TS1 TG 9 – Local Repeater
TS1 TG 13 – WW English (PTT)
TS1 TG 310 – TAC 310 (PTT)
TS1 TG 311 – TAC 311 (PTT)
TS2 TG 2 – Local (FCDMR Net)
TG2 TG 3112 – FL Statewide
TS2 TG 3113 – GA Statewide
TS2 TG 3125 – MA Statewide (PTT)
TS2 TG 3139 – OH Statewide (PTT)
TS2 TG 3174 – SE Regional
TS2 TG 3100 – Bridge (PTT)
TS2 TG 8951 – TAC 1 (PTT)
TS2 TG 113 – UA English 1 (PTT)
TS2 TG 123 – UA English 2 (PTT)
TS2 TG9998-Parrot (PTT)
TS2 TG9999-NoCal Audio Test (PTT)
ALL PTT Talkgroups have an inactivity timer of 3 minutes
FCDMR is First Coast DMR consisting of:
Jacksonville, FL (Downtown)
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Palm Coast, FL (Garage Repeater Testing Phase, Soon to move to St. Augustine, FL)