Previous Meeting Programs

Below is a list of our recent meeting programs.

2020

    • July 7, 2020 – Meteor Scatter Communication by Mike Metroka WB8BZK
    • June 2, 2020 – Inexpensive Test Equipment for Hams by Gary Kaatz, W9TD
    • May 5, 2020 – Using MMANA Antenna Modeling Software  by Dan Larson, KD9M
    • April 7, 2020 – Meeting canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
    • March 3, 2020 – ARRL Update by Kermit Carlson, W9XA
    • February 4, 2020 – Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network, by Robert Langsfeld, WB9TZC
    • January 7, 2020 – History of Electricity and Electrical Technology by Jack Hudson, W9MU

2019

    • December 3, 2019 – Ham Radio in the mid-1950s by Tom, W9NBG
    • November 5, 2019 – MCWA Social Dinner
    • October 1, 2019 – Ham Shack use of Arduino and ESP-8266 by Ralph, WB9ICF
    • September 3, 2019 – Donated equipment auction
    • August 6, 2019 – Show & Tell by Many Members
    • July 2, 2019 – MCWA Survey Results by Mike, WB8BZK
    • June 4, 2019 – 10GHz & Up by John, K9JK
    • May 7, 2019 – Fox Hunting Demo & Presentation by Pete, K9PW
    • April 2, 2019 – Parks, Picnic Tables, & Portable by Jen, KD9FMJ
    • March 5, 2019 – ARRL Update by Kermit, W9XA
    • February 5, 2018 – Meeting canceled due to weather.
    • January 8, 2019 – Tower Grounding by John, N9DJ

2018

    • December 4, 2018 – Intro to Software Defined Radios by Dan, KD9M
    • November 6, 2018 – MCWA Dinner Social Event – No regular meeting
    • October 2, 2018 – Antenna Analysis Software by Jack, W9MU
    • September 4, 2018 – “Live” Auction
    • August 7, 2018 – An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi By Ralph, WB9ICF
    • July 3, 2018 – No Meeting, rest up after a great weekend of Field Day
    • June 5, 2018 – Inverted-L Installation & Lightning Protection By Mike, WB8BZK
    • May 1, 2018 – RT Systems Software For Programming Rigs by Dave, K9RUF
    • April 2, 2018 – Biathlon For Geeks: Summits on the Air (SOTA) by Paula, K9IR
    • March 5, 2018 – ARRL Update by Kermit, W9XA
    • February 5, 2018 – Lightning and Grounding Procedures by Kent, K9KMD
    • January 2, 2018 – Antarctic RF Adventure by Mike, WB8BZK

2017

    • December 4, 2017 – FM Operation by, Tom, W9NBG
    • November 6, 2017 – Non-Resonant Antennas by John, KA9CAR
    • October 2, 2017 – RTTY Operation & Contesting by Jack, W9MU
    • September 5, 2017 – JT-65 by Dave, NT9E and Gary, KD9FML
    • August 1, 2017 – FD Wrap-up by Mike, WB8BZK / Satellite Operation by JoAnne, K9JKM
    • July 4, 2017 – No Meeting, rest up after a great weekend of Field Day
    • June 7, 2017 – Field Day Preparation
    • May 2, 2017 – Introduction to Radio Sport, with a tribute to “Gil” Gildersleeve, W1CJD and his classic cartoons featured in QST over the years. by Mike, WB8BZK
    • April 4, 2017 – Appropriate Field Day Antennas and Feedlines by Jack, W9MU and Roger, KF9D
    • March 7, 2017 – South Shetland Island & South Sandwich DXpeditions by Mike, K9AJ
    • February 7, 2017 – HF Propagation by W9MU, Jack
    • January 3, 2017 – Yaesu System Fusion by Dave, K9RUF

2016

    • December 6, 2016 – ARRL Report by Kermit, W9XA
    • November 1, 2016 – Before & After the Q by Paula, K9IR
    • October 4, 2016 – Ham Radio Logging Software: Focusing on DXLab Suite by Jim, N7US
    • September 6, 2016 – HF Power Amplifier Basics by Joe, N9OK
    • August 2, 2016 – National Parks On The Air by Mike, WB8BKZ
    • July 5, 2016 – Field Day Wrap Up by Roger, KF9D
    • June 7, 2016 – Field Day Prep by Roger, KF9D
    • May 3, 2016 – Open Forum, Bring your Questions
    • April 5, 2016 – Non-Resonant Antennas by Jack, W9MU
    • March 7, 2016 – Resonant Antennas by Roger, KF9D
    • February 2nd, 2016 –  SWR and Antenna Magic by Jack, W9MU
    • January 5th, 2016 – Panel Discussion
      • Panel: Jim N7US, Cornell KK9DX, John K9JK & Dave K9RUF
      • Moderator: Mike WB8BZK