GENERAL MESSAGE (ICS-213)


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2. To (Name and Position): All Maine Hams
3. From (Name and Position): we1u
4. Subject : Bulletins 5. Date : 2018-12-15 6. Time 0927L
7. Message :
***** Source URLs for Bulletins http://we1u.us/#bulletins
Andy Club: http://w1npp.org/pages/events.html#December
ARRL Maine Section Page: http://www.arrl.org/sections/view/maine
and hams like you... Thank you

Please keep others informed, email announcements to ALL four of us:
David Lowe WE1U we1u.david@gmail.com

Steve Hansen KB1TCE Maine ARES State Emergency Coordinator: shansen@belljar.net

Dick Knight N1NYW,Andy CLub Secretary and Webmaster: dickknight@gmail.com

Joy Lynne Foss K1SEW ARRL Maine Section Public Infromation Coordinator:
k1sew@arrl.net

Hospital Amateur Radio Program Net
1st and 2nd Wednesdays 1600L
Mt. Washington Repeater 146.655MHz- 100.0Hz
and 
4th Wednesday on the 146.880MHz-100Hz 
KQ1L Link System http://kq1l.com
FYI:http://gblakesl.net/N1GB/N1GB_HARP.html

**** Events
Links from WX1GYX SKYWARN Operation
http://www.ws1sm.com/Forms/SKYWARN_Operations_Manual.pdf
http://www.ws1sm.com/Presentations/Winter_SKYWARN.ppt
http://www.ws1sm.com/Presentations/SKYWARN_Meeting_120118.pptx

Saturday 5 January 2019 1800z(1pm EST) to 2359z(6:59pm EST)
ARRL Kid's Day
http://www.arrl.org/kids-day

26 and 27 January 2019
Winter Field Day 1900z(2pm EST) Saturday to 1900z(2pm EST) Sunday
Station set-up
* no earlier than 1900z(2pm EST) on Friday
* no more than 12 hours total,
https://www.winterfieldday.com/rules

Tuesday April 23, 2019
11th Annual Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference
Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine.
https://www.maine.gov/mema/maine-prepares/maine-partners-emergency-preparedness-conference

**** ARES Strategic Plan
http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Media%20&%20PR/ARES/ARES%20Strategic%20Plan%20-%20final%20-%20PSC.pdf

Applications for the 2019 ARRL Foundation scholarship program will be accepted
between midnight, October 1, 2018 and 11:59 PM Eastern
Standard Time January 31, 2019.  
Transcripts must be received by Thursday, February 14, 2019. 
http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program



**** New Technician Question Pool on 1 July 2018 
New book:
https://www.arrl.org/shop/ARRL-Ham-Radio-License-Manual-4th-Edition-Softcover

Ubuntu Package for Exam review:
https://launchpad.net/~jnogatch/+archive/ubuntu/hamexam

Maine Packet Group
http://www.ddrov.com/packet/
https://groups.io/g/MainePacketRadio/topics

NH-ARES Academy
http://nh-ares.org/academy.php
http://nh-ares.org/academycourses.php

***** Repeaters
New Repeater on-air
Livermore ME at Tim WT1A's residence.
146.895MHz - 103.5Hz(input AND output)
Like the Lewiston 146.610MHz-88.5Hz and Poland 147.315MHz+103.5Hz this is
a Yeasu Fusion C4FM Digital/Analog Repeater.
check for channel activity in other modes before transmitting ;)

Buckfield 224.620-103.5/Norway 147.120+136.5 Repeaters
W1IF and W1OCA Repeater AND New Rumford N1BOX 146.910-100Hz Repeater are
linked

**** NWS SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training
https://www.weather.gov/SKYWARN
Open to Public
Free of Charge
about 90 minutes long
NWS Gray Schedule Page:
http://www.weather.gov/gyx/skywarn
FYI on SKYWARN NWS-Gray Program: Mike.Cempa@noaa.gov

NWS Caribou Schedule Page:
http://weather.gov/car/Outreach_Spotters
FYI on SKYWARN NWS-Caribou Program: donald.dumont@noaa.gov

Online SKYWARN Training
https://www.meted.ucar.edu/training_course.php?id=23

WX1GYX SKYWARN Training Net
Saturdays 1930L on 146.880MHz-100Hz KQ1L System
Operatons Page:http://www.ws1sm.com/SKYWARN.html

***** Hamfest
Friday and Saturday March 29 and 30, 2019
Maine ARRL Convention and Andyfest
http://www.w1npp.org/pages/MEConvention2019.html


****ARES/RACES Meetings
1st Saturday 5 January 2019 0800L
Franklin  ARES/CERT Com Meeting
Franklin EOC
Franklin County Courthouse
140 Main Street, Farmington, Maine

1st Monday 7 January 2019  1900L
Oxford ARES/CERT Com Meeting
Oxford EOC
Basement of Courthouse
26 Western Ave
Paris, ME
http://www.n1yis.org/

2nd Tue 8 January  1800L
Mid Coast ARES/CERT
16 Community Way
Topsham, ME

2nd Wed 9 January 1800L
Lincoln ARES
Fire Station
86 River Road
Newcastle, ME

2nd Saturday 15 January  0915L
Knox ARES Meeting
Knox County EMA
301 Park St.
Rockland, ME
http://kx1ema.org/

*******NOTE
Androscoggin ARES/RACES Net MOVING to 1930L on January 3rd 

3rd Wed 19 December 1730L
Androscoggin ARES/RACES Meeting
Andorscoggin EOC
Basement of Central Fire Station
Lewiston ME
enter by way of 45 Oak St
http://www.w1npp.org/pages/aresraces.html(dated)

**** Central Maine ARES Nets
Sat 0730L 3582kHz USB +1500Hz PSK125 NH Digital Net
Sat 0830L 3945kHz LSB NH Emergency Communications Net
Sat 1930L 146.880MHz-100Hz SKYWARN Training NET

Sun 1700L 3940kHz LSB Maine Emergency Communications Net
Sun 1900L 145.290MHz-100Hz(Wales,ME) Kennebec ARES
Sun 1930L 146.730MHz-100Hz(Falmouth,ME) Cumberland ARES

Mon 1900L 146.985MHz-136.5Hz(Wiscasset,ME) Lincoln ARES
Mon 1930L 147.210MHz-100Hz(Phippsburg,ME) Mid-Coast ARES
Mon 1930L 146.880MHz-100Hz(Buckfield, ME) Oxford ARES
Mon 1930L 147.270MHz+136.5Hz(Knox, ME) Waldo ARES

1st, 3rd and 5th Mon 1930L:
146.970MHz-100Hz(Sugarloaf Mt, ME) Somerset ARES
2nd and 4th Mon 1930L:
146.730MHz-91.5Hz(Madison, ME) Somerset ARES

Tue 1900L 145.490MHz-91.5Hz(Washington,ME) Knox ARES
Wed 1900L 147.180MHz+123Hz(Farmington, ME) Franklin ARES

Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association
Palm Beach County Florida USA
https://brara.org/
Nets: Mon 1900L
via Echolink node: 826953

fldigi 4.0.18
flmsg 4.0.7
flamp 2.2.03
flwrap 1.3.5 first change since change since 2012 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/fldigi/files/

direwolf 1.5 (Stable Release October 2018)
https://github.com/wb2osz/direwolf/releases

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