SHARC August 2010 Club Meeting News

Club News  -  August, 2010
Treasurer's Report:
        Checking:             $   974.88
        Savings                 $  342.15 
         Total                     $ 1317.03

        Eq Fund:               $    56.77       ( Equipment  Cash )
        Eq Fund CD:        $  532.20       ( Equipment  Savings CD )
          Total                    $  588.97
       Grand Total:         $ 1906.00
Note: Expected equipment expenses for Shelter Cove Link upgrade.
Repeater Report
         146.79 MHz  - Saw Mill Road Site.
               Functional with new transmitter board.
         146.94 MHz - Shelter Cove Site
            Not linked to 146.79 MHz due to UHF link radio problems.
         147.33 MHz - Grasshopper Site
            Out - of - Service.    Solar Power Battery Array problem.
            Should function as Stand-Alone repeater with new batteries.
            Linking upgrade to 146.79 MHz site being added in steps.
         Packet Repeater - Pratt Mtn Site
             Functional - New TNC  - W6HUM Node being tested - PacCom Tiny Two unit 
Old News:
      May 2010 - Avenue of the Giants Marathon - SHARC members helped with event.
                           Grasshopper 147.33 MHz repeater ran OK 
     June 2010 - SHARC Members involved with Kinetic Sculpture Race in Eureka
     June 26 - Field Day Event at Benbow St, Rec Area ..... Pictures on "Recent Photos" page.
    SHARC Member John KI6DGX & others have hosted numerous "SHARC Reports" on KMUD 
     Reminder: Every Monday 7 pm SHARC Net - 146.79 MHz 
New News:
     Sept 2nd - SHARC Member John KI6DGX & others will host "SHARC Report" on KMUD at 5  to 5:30 pm
     Oct 9th & 16th - Tentatively Set - SHARC  "Tech Class" at Garberville Hospital - 9am.  
                                New students welcome. .... Contact Jack km6te 707-923-3700
      Trying to change repeater "Phone Patch" bill to an economical  "LifeLine" account.
      Ken Reynoldson  KE6WA has club's Verizon bill in his name at the present time.
     Gary K6JXM has a number of new/used Duplexers with a possible 70cm repeater in the works.
     He also pick-up a Liberty 1000 aHr Gel-Cell battery for Grasshopper .... donated from CalFire.
     Grasshopper "Field Service Trip"  tentatively set for Friday Aug 20th.
     Sometime in October - Earthquake Drill = "Great Shakeout" .... Humboldt Redwoods Marathon on the Ave