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-MEETING NOTES AUGUST 2014

RBERS AUGUST 2014 BREAKFAST MEETING NOTES

  

WELCOME NEW GUESTS

 

RBERS  RBERS@live.com   https://sites.google.com/site/rbers9212728

 

Review of RBERS Net schedules.  Refer to NET SCHEDULES on the Web Site.

 

As always we are always looking for new member to join our group.

 

TRAINING

Review FEMA ICS Training recommendations on the Web Site under TRAINING. 

Review the RBERS ICS 213 form under FILES on the Web Site.

 

If you have not filled out the DSW insurance form I encourage you to do so.

 

 

LOCAL ORGANIZATION MEETINGS:

RB CERT

No scheduled meeting. 

We will be attending “Point of Distribution” training on Sat 8/9 and will miss the RBERS meeting.

When scheduled, CERT meetings are held at the Swim and Tennis Club, at 7PM in the Ceramics Room.  Currently RB is attending Rancho Penasquitos CERT meetings.

 

RED CROSS MEETING

Discussed the fire outlook for July-October 2014.

Set up the ViaSat SurfBeam 2 Portable Terminal for Satellite  internet communications.

The Red Cross net is every Tue night at 8PM on the 147.195 (+) 114.8 RACES Repeater.

Guest check ins are first followed by member check ins by district. 

  

REACT

Future events:

Oct  Endurance Horse Ride.

 

RACES

A presentation on the REACT origination and its history and current position the Ham Radio community.  They participate in about 24 events a year.  Planning for the Miramar Air Show communications.

 

PALAMOR ARC

Had a presentation on the Wifi MESH Broadband Hamnet.  Individuals set up wifi spots and link with others doing the same creating a failsafe communication network.  2.5 GHz and 5.8 GHz for high speed transmission.  Originally using Linksys WRT54G, they are moving to Ubiquiti hardware.

http://www.broadband-hamnet.org

 

ESCONDIDO EARS

EARS has a new meeting location.  900 Canterbury Pl., Suite 300, Escondido, CA 92025.  Across from the MB Dealer.  Aug meeting will be the EARS Picnic on Aug 16th.  Next meeting is Sept 11th.  Arrive before 7PM as door has to be maned.

 

ARES

Conflicts with our meeting.

They will be discussing the Credentialing process.

  

EVENTS:

Reviewed Event schedule.  Refer to EVENTS on the Web Site.

Volunteer opportunity for Ham Communications at the Miramar Air Show.  Oct 3rd-5th.

 

HAM CLASSES:

http://jsg.org/sandiegohamclasses/San_Diego_Amateur_Radio_Classes/Home.html

 

 

OTHER NETS

Review these under NET SCHEDULES on the Web Site.

 

LICENSE TESTING

We will be conducting a testing session on 8/16 prior to our PAPA System lunch meeting.  Check the ARRL website for further information or contact me at PAPATESTING@LIVE.COM.  The Technician Test will be using the new Question Poll and Test Questions that went into effect on July 1st 2014..

 

Every last Sat of the month there is a testing session in Esc held by Harry W6YOO.

  

PRESENTATION

Next meeting I will bring in my new $38 Pofung UV82 2-meter 440 Ham Radio.

 

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