BAARC Club Events

February BAARC Meeting Date and Time Change-New Date Feb 6th, Time 6:30PM

BAARC Members,

The February 1, 2021 BAARC meeting has been moved to Feb 6, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) and will be a Zoom meeting only. A brief 25 minute business meeting will be held starting at 6:30 PM, after which the officers and directors have decided to accept an invitation by the Oklahoma DX Association to join their February Meeting for a Special Zoom Webinar featuring Tim Duffy talking about his unbelievable DX-Contest station in Pennsylvania, K3LR. Tim is a great speaker and this will be a tour of one of the top DX/Contest stations in the US.

Link to the BAARC Zoom Business meeting is:

BAARC Zoom Business Meeting February 6, 2021, 6:30 PM

Duration: 25 minutes

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4049055174?pwd=VXVaTlBjTTZoOXZqd01POEEwek1TUT09

Meeting ID: 404 905 5174

Passcode: BAARC1

 

We will adjourn the Business Meeting and then sign into the OKDX Webinar as follows:

 

When: Feb 6, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Topic: OKDXA with Tim Duffy, K3LR

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86399241058?pwd=b1RmVWlXMGJldytLZVE1aVlyVnNTUT09

Passcode: 015830

 

Thanks to BAARC club member, Jeff Martin, K5WE for bringing this to our attention and thanks to OKDX Association and their president, Kim Elmore, N5OP, for the following Invitation:

 

The Oklahoma DX Association proudly presents a virtual station tour webinar of the contesting/DXing super-station, K3LR, hosted by K3LR himself: Tim Duffy. Tim is a lifetime member of the OKDXA and has graciously agreed to be our feature for this special virtual Winter Zoom Meeting of the OKDXA. I saw a presentation about his station that he gave to the Alpha Sigma Delta Radio Society (the OU student amateur radio club) a few years ago and it is truly amazing. It is a very impressive multi-multi contest station (to put it mildly).

Every interested party is welcome to attend this virtual meeting; you needn’t be a member of the OKDXA, nor even licensed, to “tune in.”

 

To expedite the approval of the January BAARC Minutes in the upcoming February business meeting, please find the minutes below for review.

Minutes for the January 4, BAARC Club Meeting:

Earl, WB5UUW, called the meeting to order a little after 7:00 PM with 16 members present. No minutes were available for the December Meeting, so reading of the minutes was waived.

Ray, WB5JJA, gave the Treasurer report. $130 in dues had come in, adding that to the current balance, the club had $6669.79 on hand. Dan, W5BM moved to accept the treasurer report, Guy seconded, and it was approved unanimously.

Earl started a discussion on the election of 2021 BAARC officers. Earl noted we may not have a quorum. Dan made a motion that those present waive the need for a quorum to conduct business, Guy, WB5MXO, seconded, and the motion was approved without dissent.

Earl called for nominations from the floor and Bruce Bierma, KG5CZT,  was nominated for the 3rd director position. Earl read the nominees, a vote was taken and the following slate was unanimously approved.

The newly elected BAARC officers and directors for 2021:

Bob Holmes, K5GSC, President

Dan Woods, W5BM, Vice President

Barbara “Be” Engler, KG5MSM, Secretary

Ray Richardson, WB5JJA, Treasurer

Guy Shipley, WB5MXO, Director

Earl Stutzman, WB5UUW, Director

Bruce Bierma, KG5CZT, Director

Earl thanked everyone for allowing him to serve as president. Bob thanked Earl for his work with the club during the unusual events of 2020 and all agreed. Bob then introduced himself and discussed a few items he hoped to introduce in the club agenda for 2021.

Earl called for adjournment of the Business Meeting, Jeff Martin seconded and the Business Meeting ended by unanimous consent. It should be noted, the Business Meeting ended with no one objecting to a lack of quorum.

No presentation was planned, so the group continued with general discussion. Earl mentioned a three part Youtube video on winding a 9 to 1 Balun. Chuck Bigbie, N5ANY, mentioned another good you tube video for making Baluns. Chuck also mentioned he had recently built a very nice HF amplifier from a kit. Chuck videoed the process and said he would give a club program in the future on the amplifier and the steps building it.

More general discussion followed and the meeting was adjourned at 8:17 PM.

Minutes by DAW, W5BM for Secretary, Be KG5MSM

Thanks, and 73,

Bob Holmes, K5GSC

 

Contest University Propagation Summit Free Zoom Webinar January 23, 2021

Contest University is hosting a Propagation Summit 2021 on January 23, 2021 starting at 11 AM EST.

You can view the Propagation Summit outline http://contestuniversity.com

There is still time to register for the Propagation Summit here:

Zoom Webinar Signup link

There will be a drawing for an Icom IC-705 donated by Icom America.  Winner must be present on Zoom to win.

Hope you can join us on January 23, 2021

73,

Contest University

 

Coming Event ….. BAARC member and noted Musician, Jeff Smith KI5JCT

Connecting the Dots #9

 

12 JAN Connecting the Dots #9

 

  •  Virtual Event at 7 p.m.
  •  Concert Type Winter Perspectives
  •  Price $10

Connecting the Dots with Jeff Smith, Principal Viola

Music is Math

Signature Symphony Principal Violist Jeff Smith takes you on a fun and entertaining exploration of the neat and not so neat relationships that exist between music and math. Learn about rhythms and counting, frequency, amplitude, time, wavelength, tuning systems, recording technology, and a host of other cool things! Experience the unique and unexpected ways that mathematics and music intertwine. Join us for an enjoyable audio and visual journey into the science of math and art of music. No math skills needed! No tests will be given!

January BAARC Zoom Meeting Monday, January 4, 2021 7:00 pm

 

There will be no in-person meeting this month due to the high levels of COVID-19. We will meet over the internet via ZOOM Meeting, details below. There will be a club business meeting chaired by our current president, Earl, WB5UUW,  followed by election of club officers. The Board proposes the following slate of officers and directors for 2021.

 

President, Bob Holmes K5GSC

Vice President, Dan Woods W5BM

Secretary, Barbara “B”  Engler KG5MSM

Treasurer, Ray Richardson WB5JJA

 

Director, Guy Shipley WB5MXO

Director, Earl Stutzman WB5UUW

 

Nominations for the offices will also be requested from the Zoom meeting attendees. After the election, we will have a “round table” discussion HAM Radio related topics and  what may be in store for the club in 2021.

 

BAARC Zoom meeting details.

 

The ZOOM meeting host will be Dan, W5BM. We will open the meeting at 6:45 for those who wish to join early, but the meeting will be called to order at 7:00 pm.

 

Topic: BAARC CLUB MEETING

Time: Monday, January 4, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4049055174?pwd=VXVaTlBjTTZoOXZqd01POEEwek1TUT09

 

Meeting ID: 404 905 5174

Password: BAARC1

 

December BAARC Meeting Monday, December 7, 2020 7:00 pm

The meeting will be held at the Broken Arrow Community Center, 1500 S. Main, Broken Arrow for those who are attending the “in person” club meeting . To keep each other safer, it is recommended that all attending wear masks and practice social distancing. For those who choose not to attend in person, we will also have an online zoom meeting going at the same time connected to the Community Center meeting.

Earl, WB5UUW sent the following, for a program on Monday’s club meeting we will have an auction of the following equipment.  There is no minimum, but I would like to get a fair price for his wife.  After the auction make arrangements with me to pick up your purchase.

Ham equipment from the estate of Bob Wilson, KE5RBQ.

All equipment is sold as is.  I tried to power things up but was unsuccessful. I couldn’t get the power to come on at his desk to see if any of it worked, but it appeared it probably was working when he last used it.

Icom IC-718 HF transceiver – probably working

Icom IC-718 HF transceiver – condition unknown.  It was not connected to power or antenna

Yaesu FRG 9600  FM dual band receiver radio

Yaesu FT-7800  FM dual band

Yaesu FT-2900  FM dual band

Kenwood R-1000 communication receiver

Shure desk mic with Yaesu connector

MFJ 872 swr/watt meter

2 MFJ 4225mv 25 amp switching power supplies

MFJ -802B field strength meter

MFJ 948 Deluxe Versa Tuner II

Astron RS-50 power supply

Uniden Bearcat BC560SL scanner

W.C.S. Inc. Power monitor  displays current and voltage with analog meters

A home made 4 speaker box.  Monitor 4 radios

2 Alpha Delta Delta-2 antenna switches

MFJ-1701 6 position antenna switch

MFJ-1026 noise canceling signal enhancer

Daiwa CN-801 cross needle swr/pwr meter 1.8-200Mhz 20-2kw

MFJ 8310 scanner

Realistic Nova40 stereo headphones

AEA Isopole antenna

I’m guessing 20 meter wire dipole with pushup pole.

Also, there were also some miscellaneous handheld radios.  Scanners, Cbs and unidentified.  No amateur radios.

 

BAARC Zoom meeting details.

The ZOOM meeting host will be Ray, WB5JJA. Ray will open the meeting at 6:30 for those who wish to join early.

Topic: BAARC December Monthly Meeting

Time: Dec 7, 2020 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88598256522?pwd=VGlJei9sK09BUVVjVmQ2TStYY3dnZz09

Meeting ID: 885 9825 6522

Passcode: 147723

For the BAARC, W5BM

Daniel A Woods

918-625-5321 cell

November BAARC Meeting Monday, November 2, 2020 7:00 pm

The meeting will be held at the Broken Arrow Community Center, 1500 S. Main, Broken Arrow for those who are attending the “in person” club meeting . To keep each other safer, it is recommended that all attending wear masks and practice social distancing. For those who choose not to attend in person, we will also have an online zoom meeting going at the same time connected to the Community Center meeting.

 BAARC Zoom meeting details.

Topic: BAARC CLUB MEETING

Time: Monday, November 2, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4049055174?pwd=VXVaTlBjTTZoOXZqd01POEEwek1TUT09

 

Meeting ID: 404 905 5174

Password: BAARC1

BAARC October 5th Meeting —- ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Earl WB5UUW,  Mr. President,  asked me to post a reminder that the BAARC October 5th Meeting, this next Monday,  will be an Ice Cream Social. We will meet at the park behind the normal meeting venue, Community Center on South Main, Broken Arrow. Look for others at the covered Pavilion by the road. Bring your favorite ice cream or dessert. Time is 7:00 pm as normal.

Take normal precautions for a small gathering in these COVID-19 times.

73,

Dan W5BM

For the BAARC

Link to “Standing up for standing waves”

The Youtube presentation “Standing up for standing waves” was partially presented in a meeting earlier this year. Earl forwarded the link below for those interested in seeing the second half of the presentation.

Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oejsHzurzv4

September BAARC Meeting Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 7:00 pm

The Broken Arrow Community Center, 1500 S. Main, Broken Arrow is back open, so we will hold an “in person” club meeting for those who would like to attend. To keep each other safer, It is recommended that all attending wear masks and practice social distancing.

For those who choose not to attend in person, we will also have an online zoom meeting going at the same time hopefully connected to the Community Center meeting.

 

BAARC Zoom meeting details.

Topic: BAARC CLUB MEETING

Time: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4049055174?pwd=VXVaTlBjTTZoOXZqd01POEEwek1TUT09

 

Meeting ID: 404 905 5174

Password: BAARC1

ZOOM AUGUST CLUB MEETING Monday August 3, 2020 7:00pm

There will be a short business meeting and then a round table discussion led by our president, Earl, WB5UUW. Depending on how the meeting is going, Earl may finish playing the wave machine video started at an earlier , pre-Covid-19 meeting.

BAARC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

 Topic: BAARC AUGUST CLUB MEETING

Time: Monday, August 3, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4049055174?pwd=VXVaTlBjTTZoOXZqd01POEEwek1TUT09

 

Meeting ID: 404 905 5174

Password: BAARC1