GENERAL MESSAGE (ICS-213)


1. Incident Name (optional):
2. To (Name and Position): All Maine Hams
3. From (Name and Position): we1u
4. Subject : Bulletins 5. Date : 2019-02-19 6. Time 1928L
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

Help Support State Wide Ham Radio
The Maine Amateur Radio Foundation, Incorporated
http://www.marcs-online.org/

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.maineskywarn.com/ redirects to
http://www.ws1sm.com/SKYWARN.html

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 2 March 2019
Can-Am Crown Dog Sled Race
Fort Kent Maine
Derrick Ouellette. KW1A@ARRL.NET
https://can-am-crown.net/

Daylight Saving Time Begins
March 10, 2019 2:00 a.m. EST becomes 3:00am EDT Spring Ahead!
http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/dst.cfm

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

NH-ARES Academy Saturday 30 March 2019
http://nh-ares.org/academy.php
http://nh-ares.org/academycourses.php

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race 
16.5 mile race begins in the Town of Kenduskeag and ends near the confluence
of the Penobscot River in downtown Bangor
http://www.kenduskeagstreamcanoerace.com/

Tuesday 23 April  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
Schedule DRAFT https://www.maine.gov/mema/sites/maine.gov.mema/files/inline-files/Schedule%202019.pdf

Saturday Apr 27, 2019
MS Walk
Auburn, ME
Brewer, ME
South Portland, ME
https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=WLK_HOM_events

May 19th, 2019
SUGARLOAF MARATHON
https://www.sugarloaf.com/events-calendar/sugarloaf-marathon

Saturday 1 June 2019 0800L(Setup 0630L)
2019 32th Annual Bangor Hamfest
Hermon High School
2415 Route 2 Hermon ME
http://www.n1me.org/


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


**** 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/images/MainePacketMap.pdf
https://groups.io/g/MainePacketRadio/topics


***** 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 N1BBK 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 0800L
Franklin  ARES/CERT Com Meeting
Franklin EOC
Franklin County Courthouse
140 Main Street, Farmington, Maine

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

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

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

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

Thursday 21 February 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 4.1.00(Had memory issues compiling on Raspberry PI)
flmsg 4.0.8
flamp 2.2.04
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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