Mayland Amateur Radio Club
2017 Training Topics and Club meeting Programs



RTC Training, 2nd Thurs   (Name / Topic)  1.5 hr max
Club meeting Program, 4th Thurs    (Name / Topic) 30-60 minutes
January

KI4ZUI   Threats to the US power grid.  EMP
EMP CME Threats
Military Radios   KI4ZUI
February

National Traffic System    N4JRC
NC QSO Party - how to participate  N4JRC
VHF/UHF Radios - how to choose / offers to sell    All club members
March

Winlink Express, including forms   WA9OTP, KC4TVO SET Planning  ( for Apr 8)    KI4ZUI
April

First Aid techniques   Galen Edwards
SET after action report    KI4ZUI
May

Auxcom operations  KC4TVO, WA9OTP
Power Pole connectors &  DC Power management  KI4ZUI
June

Broad band system in Mitchell county  KC4TVO
DMR   KC4TVO
July

Antenna designs and systems
Field Day review.
August

Coast Guard manual for SHARES, Auxcom operating
Book report  WD1P
Sept

Winlink
Simulated Emergency Test plans for Oct 7
Oct

Connectors ( RF, DC)
Marine Amateur Radio
Nov

No training     Business  Meeting on 2nd Thurs
Elect officers    
No  Meeting   --  Thanksgiving.
Dec

No training.    Christmas Meal
No Meeting  --  Christmas meal  earlier in the month.


Suggestions for training and meeting programs:

More topics and resources Contesting / DX  / operate 'split'
YouTube Videos Radio Frequency Interference
Equipment reviews - My new toy. ARRL Radio Technology Topics
Technology updates - DMR, RMS Express,
Ham Radio on Mission Trips
Electronics construction project - build a kit
Ham Radio operating while traveling in other countries
HT  programming with computers "The good old days"