Monthly Archives: March 2009

March Meeting

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W4HOD had a special guest at our March meeting. After dining on spaghetti, manicotti, lasagna, salad and dessert, we were treated to an antenna program by Darrell Penrod, K9MUG. Darrell presented several different wire antennas that will perform well and are easy to build. Darrell Penrod, K9MUG Thanks to Gene Harlin, KI4EEY for the photo

Jim Reisert-AD1C

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Jim Reisert-AD1C I discovered a very good web site created by AD1C. of Colorado. The main page URL is http://ad1c.us/ . It is a combination personal page, ham radio page, and a great page on RTTY. He has written some very good, useful software programs and there is a link to them as well. One […]

Worked All States

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Thanks to a benevolent club member, W4HOD is the proud recipient of two WAS certificates. Both certificates were done 100% LOTW. Mixed number 53,519 Date 09 March 2009 Digital (RTTY) number 734 Date 09 March 2009

BARTG RTTY Contest

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I operated the BARTG RTTY Contest this past weekend. I used the club callsign W4HOD. Usually I have the pleasure of ┬áthe company of ┬ámembers KF4OPX and KA4PKB, but they were not able to make this one. I had fun and made a few points. Call: W4HOD Operator(s): AA4YL Station: W4HOD Class: SOAB LP QTH: […]

Manchester, South Dakota

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Some of the following text is my words, but most are the words of Brian Flindt, a fourth generation native of Manchester, South Dakota. I didn’t think I could do any better than him. Manchester was a small unincorporated community located on US Highway 14, in Kingsbury County, in the east-central part of the state […]