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2. To (Name and Position): All Maine Hams
3. From (Name and Position): we1u
4. Subject : Bulletins 5. Date : 2018-09-12 6. Time 1916L
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***** Source URLs for Bulletins http://we1u.us/#bulletins
Andy Club: http://w1npp.org/pages/events.html#September
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 ofus:
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 ARRLMaine Section Public Infromation Coordinator:
k1sew@arrl.net


****Simulated Emergency Test (SET)

Maine ARES Saturday 27 October 2018
http://maine-ares.org/
Training http://kx1ema.org/skills.html

New Hampshire ARES Saturday 3 November 2018
http://nh-ares.org/
Training http://nh-ares.org/training/index.php

**** Petition
Maintain funding for NIST stations WWV & WWVH Petition
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/maintain-funding-nist-stations-wwv-wwvh

**** ARES Strategic Plan
Steve KB1TCE shansen@belljar.net is looking for comments: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Media%20&%20PR/ARES/ARES%20Strategic%20Plan%20-%20final%20-%20PSC.pdf


1st and 2nd Wednesday 4pm
Mt. Washington Repeater 146.655MHz- 100.0Hz
HARP Net -Hospital Amateur Radio Program
http://gblakesl.net/N1GB/N1GB_HARP.html

4th Wednesday of the month 1600L(starting 26 September)
HARP Net -Hospital Amateur Radio Program
on KQ1L Link System 

Monday 1 October 1900L
Oxford ARES Meeting 
Topic:Hospital Amateur Radio 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 

***** Public Service Events
Saturday 15 September
2018 Gravel Grind
Rangeley, Maine
Contact Randy Gauvin KB1RDG rdgauvin@gmail.com

Sat 15 September 2018
Loon Echo Hike and Run
Bridgton, Maine
Contact: Gary N1ZNJ n1znj@yahoo.com
http://www.loonecholandtrust.org/programs/trek/

Sun 30 September 2018
Dempsey Challenge Bike Trek
NEW Routes
Contact: Ivan N1OXA ilazure@roadrunner.com
Cell Phone: 207 577-5152
https://www.dempseycenter.org/maps/
WE1U.us XASTIR Maps: http://we1u.us/ham/events/dc

The 10th Annual Dempsey, Challenge is  Sunday. September 30th

All five bike treks are new routes and all Rest Stops are new. To volunteer
Go to "w1npp.org" and click on the  link to Dempsey Challenge and select
"Ham Radio Operator" and complete the form. 

After completing the form Send Ivan Lazure, N1OXA, an email ilazure@roadrunner.com
He will send you the list of Rest Stops and a map of the 5 treks, along
with requirements of radio equipment and frequency for your radio's.

For more information, questions & to volunteer please Contact Ivan, N1OXA,
ilazure@roadrunner.com  577-5152.

***** 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 are back on air and are now linked
A New Rumford 146.910-100Hz Repeater and Link Radios is on the "Bench",maybe
end of September if the "creak don't rise ;)

****ARES/RACES Meetings
Mon 1 October 1900L
Oxford ARES/CERT Com Meeting
Oxford EOC
Basement of Courthouse
26 Western Ave
Paris, ME
http://www.n1yis.org/

Tue 19 October 1800L
Mid Coast ARES/CERT
16 Community Way
Topsham, ME

Wed 12 September 1800L
Lincoln ARES
Fire Station
86 River Road
Newcastle, ME

Saturday 10 October 0915L
Knox ARES Meeting
Knox County EMA
301 Park St.
Rockland, ME
http://kx1ema.org/

Wed 19 September 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)

**** NWS Weather Spotter Training
Open to Public
Free of Charge
about 90 minutes long
NWS Gray Schedule Page:
http://www.weather.gov/gyx/skywarn
Wed 16 October 2018 1830L Nashua City Hall
229 Main St. (3rd Floor Audiorium) Nashua, NH

NWS Caribou Schedule Page:
http://weather.gov/car/Outreach_Spotters

***** Hamfest
Sat 15 September 2018
St. Croix Valley ARC Hamfest
Alexander Elementary School
1430 Airline Road
Alexander, ME
http://stcroixvalleyamateurradioclub.org/

Sat 22 September 2018
Windsor Hamfest
Windsor Fairgrounds
82 Ridge Road
Windsor, ME 04363

Friday/Saturday 12 and 13 October
Near-Fest XXIV
Dearfield, NH
https://near-fest.com/

**** 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 1.5BETA-3 July 2018
https://github.com/wb2osz/direwolf/releases

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