OCTOBER 2014 MISSOURI SECTION NEWS
DALE BAGLEY, K0KY MO SM
I recently received an e-mail from Cliff Ahrens, KØCA, the Midwest Director, informing me that I have been declared re-elected as the Missouri Section Manager the term begins January 1, 2015. I fully realize that it is a great honor to have the opportunity to continue serving as the Missouri Section Manager. The Missouri Section has been blessed with a great membership and each year they show that greatness through their activity in the Amateur Radio Service. The Missouri Section success is supported by outstanding Section Cabinet leaders like Jeff Young, KB3HF, the SEC, Keith Haye, WE0G, the ACC, Larry Wilson, K0RWL, the STM, Mark J. Biernacki, KB5YZY, the OOC, Norman W. Lampton, KC0FNA, the SGL, Wayland N. Mc Kenzie, K4CHS the TC, Dennis J. Mc Carthy, AA0A, the PIC, and my three Assistant Section Managers Larry D. Ballew, AB0HP, William A. Coby, KB0MWG, and Curtis Roach, WB4NMG. I will continue to do my best to work with the Section’s ARRL members and Affiliated Radio Clubs. I am looking forward to visiting with everyone at Missouri Section Hamfests and with the others that contact me by phone or e-mail.
OCTOBER HAMFEST 2014
The October 18thSouthSide Amateur Radio Club Hamfest will be held in the St. Sabina Catholic Church. The Church is located at 700 Trevis Avenue in Belton, MO 63552. To learn more about the SSARC Hamfest go to their website http://southsidearc.net or you can contact Forrest Creason, KD0RSX at 310 Canerbury Lane, Belton, MO 64012. You can also call Forrest at 816-714-8647 or by e-mail at Email:KD0RSX@gmail.com The Talk-In is 147.12 (PL 151.4)
The October 25th Saint Louis Amateur Radio Club Hamfest will be held in the Kirkwood Community Center located at 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood, MO. Checkout their website for more information at http://www.halloweenhamfest.org. To learn more about the “Halloween Hamfest” you can contact Bob Sluder , N0IS
7511 Local Hillsboro Road Cedar Hill, MO 63016 Phone: 636-285-7605 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Talk-In: 147.150/147.750 (PL 141.3)
NOVEMBER HAMFEST 2014
The Raytown Amateur Radio Club will hold their Hamfest on Saturday November 1, 2014 from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. The Hamfest will be at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church School Gym 8812 East Gregory Boulevard Raytown, MO 64133. There will be forums on Amateur Radio with a Tablet, New Hams and Elmer Assistance and Back Pack Amateur Radio. For advanced tickets you can send a SASE to Joel, KC0ELZ 8304 Ditzler Ave., Raytown, MO 64138. To reserve a table you need to e-mail Daniel Cole, KC0VYT at email@example.com or you can call him at 816=674-8854. The Talk-in Repeater is 145.170(-).
The Nixa Hamfest will be held November 8, 2014. The Nixa Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring their Hamfest at the Nixa Event Center located at 421 West South Street Nixa, MO 65714. To learn more about the Nixa Hamfest, check out their website http://www.nixahams.net/ . The Contact person for the Hamfest is Larry Grinstead, WA0JZK, 469 East Montclair Court Springfield, MO 65804. His phone number is 417-887-8517 and his e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org. The Talk-in repeater is 147.015 (PL 162.2).
There are some first class forums scheduled for the Nixa Hamfest. You can hear from Bob Heil, K9EID the authority on Audio for Amateur Radio. The DXer in you will want to listen to the forum by Ken Case, K5KC on Building a Super Station. Ken is from Stillwater, OK and will explain his designs and thinking as he went about the process of building a dream Amateur Radio Station. Another great forum will be presented by James Adkins, KB0NHX, an expert on Repeaters and Repeater Linking. James will explain the ins and outs of building a repeater as well as an over view of the Southwest Missouri Linked Repeater System. The Nixa Hamfest will be a great experience and one of the last opportunities to get those Ham related Christmas gifts.
AFFILIATED CLUB NEWS KEITH HAYE, WE0G, ACC
St. Louis Suburban Radio Club President Craig Klimczak, K4LSU reported in the Printed Circuit Board that the SLSRC will soon have a new website. Craig expressed his thanks to Stephanie Vaughn Hapke, W0SHV one of the SLSRC new members. Stephanie is chairing the committee for the new website and also serves as the webmaster for the SLSRC. The committee is doing a great job getting the domains renewed and transferring the site to a new hosting service. At a recent SLSRC meeting, Jacob Nagel, AD0AJ, and two members of his Robotics team, gave a presentation on how they build robots to compete in games sponsored by “First Robotics”. The SLSRC decided to donate $50 to the team for the building of their next robot, which will begin in January 2015.
Jon Cole, N0OFJ, of the Central Missouri Radio Association meeting, reported that the MS 150 Bike Ride Coordinator was looking for approximately 70 communicators to assist this year. Jon noted that the MS 150 would like to use 146.76 as a backup repeater for the bike ride and the CMRA approved that request. Jon, N0OFJ, also reported that the University of Missouri Radio Club has access to some funding but didn’t know the status of any purchases of gear. The University Radio Club has space in campus. They need to have some power issues resolved and coax runs established to the roof. University Club call sign is W0ZOU. Club had about 22 members last spring before the college let out for the summer. Daniel Johnson, KC0UTW, CMRA President thanked Jon, N0OFJ for his efforts getting the club re-started.
Hannibal Amateur Radio Club President Don Vary,KD0HHN informed the club about House Resolution 4969 which gives the FCC the ability to over-ride Home Owners Associations restrictions. It would require reasonable accommodations in HOA covenants for outdoor antennas. Don, KD0HHN and Larry, WB2UFO, had previously reported sending letters to Rep. Sam Graves. The goal was to get as many co-sponsors of the bill as possible. Don reported that he had received a response from Rep. Graves stating he has joined as a co-sponsor.
SECTION ARES REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2014
JEFF YOUNG, KB3HF, SEC.
Total # ARES Members 1326
Number of Drills, Testing, Etc. 202
Number of Ham Hours 1690.28
Number of Public Service Events 64
Number of Ham Hours 1141.5
Number of Emergency Operations 3
Number of Ham hours Emer. Op. 41
Total ARES Operations this month 269
Total Ham Hours 2178.7
9 out of 9 districts reporting
For the latest updates in appointments and ARES activities please go to the Missouri ARES website. http://www.ares-mo.org/.
SECTION TRAFFIC REPORTS JUNE 2014 LARRY WILSON, K0RWL STM
MO SECTION NET (MON) Sessions 21 QNI 68 QTC 17 Net Mgr. K9ZTV
MO TRAFFIC NET Sessions 30 QNI 1161 QTC 117 Net Mgr. K0RWL
MESN Sessions 4 QNI 190 QTC 2 Net Mgr. K0VET
Lebanon ARES Sessions 5 QNI 27 QTC 0 Net Mgr. KD0PLS
Callaway Co CARL Sessions 4 QNI 63 QTC 4 Net Mgr. KC0LYA
Boone Co CMRA Sessions 4 QNI 57 QTC 2 Net Mgr. KC0WGB
TLARC Sessions 1 QNI 1 QTC 175 Net Mgr. KB0OFD
Jackson County Sessions 4 QNI 67 QTC 0 Net Mgr. K0UAA
Macon Cnty ARES Sessions 4 QNI 64 QTC 1 Net Mgr. K0KY
Rolla RRARS Sessions 30 QNI 401 QTC 6 Net Mgr. WD0WQW
WAARCI Sessions 4 QNI 99 QTC 1 Net Mgr. KB0HV
Texas Co Sessions 30 QNI 549 QTC 26 Net Mgr. N0TPE
St. Francois Co ARES Sessions 2 QNI 23 QTC 0 Net Mgr. AI0U
Mid-MO ARC Sessions 4 QNI 71 QTC 0 Net Mgr. WW0G
KC ARES Digital Sessions 8 QNI 44 QTC 12 Net Mgr. K0KEX
Franklin Co ARES Sessions 12 QNI 74 QTC 6 Net Mgr. WA0ZUG
Northland ARES Sessions 4 QNI 54 QTC 1 Net Mgr. K0KEX
Tri-County ARC Sessions 4 QNI 31 QTC 0 Net Mgr. N0AUY
Hannibal ARES Sessions 6 QNI 135 QTC 6 Net Mgr. KD0HHN
10th Region CW Sessions 60 QNI 0 QTC 151 Net Mgr. K0VTT
10th Region SSB Sessions 21 QNI 0 QTC 68 Net Mgr. K0VTT
Totals Sessions 263 QNI 3203 QTC 593
10th Region Participation CW 70% K9ZTV, ND0N, W0SJS, W0FCE
Net Mgr. W0SS
10th Region Participation SSB 100% NA0OO, KB0OFD, KB0GWY
Net Mgr. K0VTT
Section ManagerDale C. Bagley K0KY
Official Observer CoordinatorMark J. Biernacki KB5YZY
Affiliated Club CoordinatorH Keith Haye WE0G
Assistant Section ManagerLarry D. Ballew AB0HP
Section Emergency CoordinatorJeffrey L. Young KB3HF
Section Traffic ManagerLarry G. Wilson K0RWL
Assistant Section ManagerWilliam A. Coby KB0MWG
Technical CoordinatorWayland N. Mc Kenzie K4CHS
Public Info CoordinatorDennis J. Mc Carthy AA0A
State Government LiaisonNorman W. Lampton KC0FNA
Assistant Section ManagerCurtis J. Roach WB4NMG