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05 Sep D-star | Comments

Icom announces new mobile radio – IC-7100!

Icom announces new mobile radio – IC-7100!

Since ICOM revealed the new IC-7100 transceiver there’s been much speculation on price. Given that it’s an updated replacement to the IC-7000, and that it includes D-STAR, we know that the street price in the US will exceed the $1300 price tag on the 7000. But the question remains, how much more? There are few clues. One […]

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27 Aug Repeater | Comments

W4VLD TowerCam

W4VLD TowerCam

         

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28 Jul Events | Comments

Club Meeting Update- July 28th

Club Meeting Update- July 28th

The club met this evening at Steak N Shake for fellowship and to enjoy food, ice cream or a cool drink on this very hot of a day.  The turn out was surprisingly good for the summer months as many are out of town traveling.  It was very nice to see two familiar faces -Gina […]

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28 Jul Repeater | Comments

Repeater Site Progress – July 28th

Repeater Site Progress – July 28th

The repeater team met today to install the cable tray in the new equipment room.   The tray itself  was custom built from materials purchased from Home Depot.  It took most of the day to mount everything but the project is coming together as the various work projects are completed.  Some the last major items to […]

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25 Jul General | Comments

Looking for a low cost brand new dual band HT?

Looking for a low cost brand new dual band HT?

In today’s economy everyone is looking to pinch a penny.  Hams are notorious for being penny pinchers when it comes to equipment.  As everyone knows there are deals to be found on ebay for used equipment but here is a deal on brand new ham radio equipment. So if your a ham and your in […]

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24 Jun D-star | Comments

D-Star System Testing Update

D-Star System Testing Update

As many of you already know the D-Star project has been under way.  It was last month that the UHF D-Star (443.7125 MHz) repeater was placed on the air for testing.  It has been linked to systems all over the world and many contacts have been made by local stations who are D-Star capable. After […]

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24 Jun Contest | Comments

CQ CQ CQ FIELD DAY… THIS IS W4VLD 3E GA

CQ CQ CQ FIELD DAY… THIS IS W4VLD 3E GA

If you missed Field Day 2012 then you missed one of the best field day ever!  Starting early Saturday morning several members gathered to prepare for field day operations.  For starters KI4ROO brought his military communications truck and generator trailer which is just a awesome sight to behold.  Everyone pitched in to prepare the trucks […]

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Repeater Project Update – June 3

Repeater Project Update – June 3

Yesterday members of the technical team met to work on the repeater project.  Right now all work is focused on the repeater equipment itself.  The D-Star equipment was installed in the new 6 ft cabinet and placed in the new equipment room.  Both the VHF and UHF repeaters were removed from the short cabinets and […]

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27 May Events | Comments

Remembering… Memorial Day- May 28th

Remembering… Memorial Day- May 28th

Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers, who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the Southern states honored their dead. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women, who died in any war or military action. Memorial Day […]

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12 May Testing | Comments

Amateur Radio Testing Results – May 12th

Amateur Radio Testing Results – May 12th

Today was the second Saturday of the odd month so the testing team met to give amateur radio exams in the greater Valdosta area.  Here are the results of this month’s session.  The total number of people who came t0 the exam session was five. The results of the session is as follows:  Two passed […]

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