SLSRC is honored to have Don Wilbanks AE5DW as our guest presenter at the March meeting.

Don will be joining us via SKYPE from his home studio in Picayune, MS. The meeting is at March 24 at 7 PM in the Clinical Learning Institute, Goldfarb School of Nursing, rooms 419-420 of Missouri Baptist Hospital.

Don is a reporter and anchor for Amateur Radio Newsline...

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The February meeting of SLSRC will feature a program by Ron Elliott KDØSML on mobile APRS.

The presentation will be an overview of APRS mostly through the lens of APRSIS software which runs on the Windows platform, or using Wine on Linux.  It is also available for the Android platform.

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SLSRC kicks off the year with it's monthly meeting on January 20th with the annual “Show and Tell” program.  This is where YOU get to give a brief presentation of any radio, antenna, etc. projects you have completed, or are working on.  It's also a great time to “show” off any new equipment you have, or your new modes of operation.

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SLSRC was honored to have Jim Kramper, NØLSX, Warning Coordination Meteorologist as the presenter at it's November 18th meeting.  Mr. Kramper presented a review of the December 2015 heavy rain event, and look at potential changes in the National Weather Service down the road.

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Joe Fleagle (WØFY) is a SLSRC Board Member, member of the Engineering Committee, and a retired electrical engineer. Joe received his first license in 1961 while in Maryland.  He moved to St. Louis in 1970.

Joe presented a program at the October General Meeting titled, “Ham Radio in the Dark Ages.” In describing his presentation, he said, “It starts with the

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Christopher Barber (WX5CW), Engineering Committee Chair, and WØSRC Trustee, discussed CW.  In describing his presentation he said, “My goal for this presentation is to inspire new CW operators and reignite older CW operators to finding the magic in operating CW.  I will review my journey from the struggles I had learning CW to my decision

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*Missed the meeting, or didn't write down the link?  Download Kyle's presentation shown at the end of this article*

At the August 26th SLSRC meeting, Kyle Krieg presented, "Working and Chasing Portable:  A How To for NPOTA, SOTA, IOTA and Contest Portable".  If you have ever wanted to get involved with National Parks on the Air, Summits on the Air, Islands on the Air, just not sure where to start, or get info the meeting was the place to be.

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SLSRC was once again honored to welcome Ward Silver, NØAX, as guest speaker at our July 22nd General Meeting. Ward's presentations are always a “don't miss” event. This month's presentation, “Propagation 101”, covered the basics of VHF and HF propagation, explaining several common occurrences you may have experienced.

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