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Coming Events:

Updated: PSRG Educational Meeting – September 14, 2019 at 1:30 PM details below.

PSRG Board Meeting – October 12, 2019 at 1:30 PM details below.

Updated: The 22nd Annual Summer Gathering at Valley Camp details below.

Flash! Passed on from a member of the Lake Washington Ham Club:

“TAPR recently received a generous donation from the Amateur Radio Digital Communications organization that is targeted to fund student attendance at the ARRL/TAPR Digital Communication Conference (DCC) (https://tapr.org/dcc), September 20-22 near Detroit.

“The grant allows us to provide financial support (travel, lodging, conference attendance, meals) for a few students, whether or not presently licensed, who would benefit from attendance and who would help represent a broader demographic than the current ham radio community (e.g., young people, people of color, women, etc.). 

“If you would like to submit the name of a deserving student along with brief information about why you feel he/she would be a good selection, we would be happy to consider him/her. We would like to receive nominations by September 1 if possible, though we will be as flexible as possible in the timing. Please send nominations to taproffice at tapr.org.

Minutes for the June 8 Board Meeting have been posted on the Meeting Minutes page.

PSRG Photo Page – Got photos of PSRG events? Contact K7RCH@PSRG.ORG.

Updates: The page describing the PSRG Voting System and the DMR page have been updated.

 

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22nd Annual Summer Gathering

The 22nd Annual Summer Gathering at Valley Camp, sponsored by the WA7VC Amateur Radio Group, starts at 1700 on Sept. 6 and continues until 1500 on Sept.8. The Gathering will focus mainly on all forms of digital radio. Included are interesting presentations, lots of time for socializing and elmering sessions, and a balloon launch. Details are on the WA7VC web page.

With just 2 weeks to go this update will be short but very important: So that they know how many will be attending, on which days, and how much food to purchase for the event , they request that you respond to their reservation form by Saturday August 31st.

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PSRG Board Meeting

The next PSRG Board Meeting is on October 12, 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Salmon Bay Cafe, 5109 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle. Your input to the discussions is always encouraged, although only board members will vote.

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September Educational Meeting

The next PSRG Educational Meeting is Saturday September 14. As usual it will be held at the Salmon Bay Cafe in Ballard and starts at 1:30 PM.  The topic will be: Batteries: Building, buying, installing. Batteries in portable and fixed use applications. Battery types and best practices. With a possible presentation by Bob, KG7UCL, work schedule permitting. We are seeking go-boxes, battery boxes etc. from members who would like to share what they have and how they use it. If you can bring your electric car, bike, radio trailer and want to show it off, the more the merrier.

 

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PSRG Board Meeting

The next PSRG Board Meeting is on August 10, 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Salmon Bay Cafe, 5109 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle. Your input to the discussions is always encouraged, although only board members will vote.

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PSRG Educational Meeting – Topic: Allstar

The next PSRG Educational Meeting is Saturday July 13. As usual it will be held at the Salmon Bay Cafe in Ballard and starts at 1:30 PM. The topic is Allstar, how to use it and how to set up your own node.

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Send Us Your Photos!

We have added a Photo Gallery page to the website. We are seeking photos of PSRG events beginning with 2018 Field Day, especially the Annual Dinner, Annual Meeting and 2018 Picnic. If you have photos to submit, email them K7RAG@psrg.org. (Note, if you have trouble sending them, email Rich for help.)

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1st Annual DMR Gathering

The 1st Annual DMR Gathering is being planned for Valley Camp (in North Bend, WA) the weekend of May 18/19, 2019.  This will bring together DMR repeater operators and users to share experience and learning about this technology.

This is being run in a similar fashion to the APRS Summer Gathering that has been held in the same location for many years.  More information is available at the links below and the is a link to the Signup Genius if you are interested in attending.

(Note this is not a PSRG event.  It is being organized by leadership of the PNW-DMR group – http://www.pnwdigital.net)

More information is available at the DMR Gathering 2019 webpage and on the brochure and agenda and a more detailed Agenda (The agenda is still tentative.)

Signup link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a48aba92aa1fa7-pnwdmrs

 

 

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2019 Annual Meeting President’s Presentation

Through an oversight, we missed posting President Doug’s presentation at the Annual Meeting. Here it is: 2019 President’s Report.  If you tried to view it before and were not able to open it, please try again.

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2019 Mike & Key Fountain Photo

Here is the group photo taken at the Mike & Key Swap Meet. Soon, I plan to create a photo album page to collect photos of all our events.

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