Don’t forget that we have our monthly meeting tomorrow night at the Gorman Foundation starting around 6 pm. Food will be provided by one of our members and everyone is welcome to attend. You don’t have to be a member to be welcome at our meeting. The directions can be found on the left hand side of our website.
We hope to see you there and look forward to making your acquaintance.
Just a reminder about our upcoming February meeting. We will be at the Gorman Foundation 1081 Northside Shopping Center Oneida, NY 13421 – Map link is here if needed.
Also, we will be doing things a little differently. There will be a presentation on POTA (Parks on the Air) and the meeting will be following the presentation. The meeting this month will be a type of potluck as some members will be bringing for to share and pass around.
Everyone is welcome to join us for the presentation and to stay for the meeting afterward if they desire. We look forward to anyone that wishes to come to a meeting and enjoy some food fun and fellowship.
Agenda: – Admin Update – County Alerting – Public Service Events Upcoming – Activation / Deployment Preparation
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT – COMPLETE PRIOR TO TRAINING: – Prepare a list of equipment, supplies, etc required by you for a 48-hour deployment, away from your residence – We will review the lists and discuss at Training Session – Download from RAGS Public Service website the Frequency List and have frequencies programmed into your radios (vhf/uhf)
John Perkins – RACES Training Officer Amir Findling – Emergency Coordinator Walt Bordett – Assistant Emergency Coordinator Andriy Gronau – Assistant Emergency Coordinator
Notice sent from:
John Perkins; K2VTT RACES Radio Officer – Onondaga County firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter Field Day is being held on January 29/30, 2022. You can work from three different types of locations. It’s a great opportunity to learn new skills and try out new techniques.
You can be at Home, using your normal equipment and antenna. You can be Outdoor, where you use a location other than home, and is physically outside even in your own vehicle with antenna set up that is not fixed. Or lastly you can operate Indoor, using a location that is remote from your usually location and where an amateur station is not located.
It is an opportunity to test out your emergency communications procedures while also learning ways to activate in the field with limited resources. If you are interested follow the link below to get more information and prepare yourself for an interesting weekend.
Just to keep everyone up to date. The Rome Radio Club has started Amateur testing again. If you are interested in upgrading your license or just getting your Technician license to start into Amateur Radio, stop by their location the second Tuesday of each month currently to take your test. No CW (Morse code) needed anymore.
Here is the address and the website for more information.
It’s that time of the year again. We are holding our annual Christmas Party. This year our meeting falls on the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, December 7th 2021. Please take a moment to remember those lives that were lost defending our country.
We will be holding our Christmas Party at Denny’s in Oneida, NY, starting at 6 pm in their conference room. If you arrive later that is okay. You can sit and enjoy and order food if you feel so inclined.
We welcome all guests that want to attend and find out more about our club. If you wish to bring a dessert to pass that is allowed as it has already been discussed with Denny’s.
This is also our election night so our members should be prepared to vote and make nominations. We hope to see you all there and again everyone is welcome.