2020 MONTHLY PROGRAMS

 


You are welcome to join us at 7:00 PM on the first Thursday night of every month for fascinating programs on a wide variety of topics of interest to Amateur Radio Operators.

JANUARY 2:

Program:
Soldering PL259 Connectors
Presenter: K1REZ, first ARRL/ARES Section Emergency Coordinator for the State of Mississippi.

FEBRUARY 6:

Program:
TBA
Presenter:

MARCH 5:

Program: SKYWARN Basic Storm Spotter Certification Course
Presenter: Dan Byrd, Meterologist, National Weather Service Forecast Office

APRIL 2:

Program: The History and Practice of Morse Code
Presenter:
Mike Duke, K5XU, Mike's interest in amater radio started at the age of 10. By the time he was 12 years old, he had taught himself Morse Code. After earning a degree in communications with a broadcasting emphasis at Mississippi State University, Mike launched a life-long career in commercial and public radio broadcasting. For the past 26 years, he has been director of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Radio Reading Service of Mississippi, which provides on-the-air readings of print media for people unable to read due to visual or other physical disabilities.

MAY 7:

Program: Hurricane Season Prep & The Hurricane Watch Net
Presenter: Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, Net Manager of: the Hurricane Watch Net, the International Boat Watch Net, and the Maritime Mobile Network

JUNE 4:

Program: Restoring Antique Radios: Developing a Plan, Troubleshooting Tips, Show & Tell: 1931 Philco Cathedral AM Receiver
Presenter: Wayne Squires, AD5XR, started his electroncis career as a Radio & TV Repairman in 1965, a Ground Radio Technician for Delta Airlines in 1968, attended college at night while working for Hughes Air Craft, and retired in 2010 as a Principal Electrical Engineer for Raytheon Space and Airborne Defense Systems.

JULY 2:

Program:
TBA
Presenter:


AUGUST 6:

Program: TBA
Presenter:

SEPTEMBER 3:

Program: TBA
Presenter:

OCTOBER 1:

Program:
TBA
Presenter:

NOVEMBER 5:

Program:

Presenter:

DECEMBER 3:

Program:
Club Christmas Party
Presenter: The Hart Vaughan Jolly Jokers' Jazz Quartet


ATTENDANCE:

You do not have to be a member of the Scott County Amateur Radio Club to attend our special programs, but we ask that if you do plan to attend you contact us in advanced by email letting us know to look for you. Please arrive a little before 7:00 pm. Arrive at 6:30 pm if you would like to eat supper with us. We eat and meet in the room to your right after entering the restaurant.

Driving Directions:

Sam's Diner
5633 Highway 80
Morton, MS 39117

Restaurant Phone Number: (601) 732-2858.

From locations west of Morton (Jackson/Brandon) take I-20 east to Morton Exit 77.
(From locations east of Morton (Forest/Lake) take I-20 west to Morton Exit 77.)

At Exit 77 take highway 13 north to highway 80.
At the highway 80 intersection turn right onto highway 80 and head east.
Sam's Diner is on the right side of the road after passing through the city of Morton.

Look for a couple of cars with Ham Antennas on them.


Scott County Amateur Radio Club

CONTACT US


Postal Mail: P.O. Box 955, Pelahatchie, MS 39145
Email: info@scottCountyARC.org
Phone:
601-750-7961