Please note the special time for the March SCARC meeting. The next meeting will be March 5, 2009 at 6:30 at the usual place, at the 4-H building on the southwest corner of 13th Street and Stange Road in Ames.The meeing program will be National Weather Service SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training. As always, everyone is invited.
The next meeting will be Feb 5th at 7:30 at the usual place, at the 4-H building on the southwest corner of 13th Street and Stange Road in Ames.
AI1P will discourse on the subject of using Digital Modes with a particular emphasis on the feature packed (and free) Ham Radio Deluxe collection of software. We will look at radio control, decoding and sending digital signals and if we have time its QSL printing and tracking capabilities. Bring your questions.
Slides from the presentation are now available here (374KB).
The next SCARC meeting will be on Thursday January 15, 7:00pm at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue in Ames. The program, to be presented by W0DP, has the title "PIC Your Project"
John introduces the program: "Curious to learn a little about these cheap yet capable microcontroller chips? The January SCARC program will feature a brief introduction to the PIC family, followed by a demonstration of design, programming, and use of PIC’s in various ham radio projects. John Maurer, WØDP, will show how these $1.00 chips can be used without spending a lot of money on tools."