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Pack Rat Monthly Meetings

Last Updated Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Pack Rats meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Ben Wilson Senior Center in Warminster, PA (except for the July and August meetings. See below). See Meetings for a map and more information.

Jan - 01/19/2017, Preparation for ARRL January VHF contest. Assistance, procedures, and logging.

Feb - 02/16/2017, Crying Towel Meeting, Members and guests are encouraged to describe their January contest woes and dealings with Murphy. A Towel is awarded to the best story of the night to help sop up the tears.

March - 03/16/2017, Homebrew Night: Everyone is encouraged to bring in and describe their latest homebrew project. A panel of select judges will review the projects and award prizes.

April - 04/20/2017, ARRL Night. Dan Henderson, N1ND is the scheduled speaker.
May - 05/18/2017, Antenna Presentation by Jerome, K3GNC  Unique setup for 2 meter antenna. Useful knots by Ray, N3RG  Useful for securing towers or at field day.
June - 6/15/17, Elections of Officers and 2 Wrap up sessions  Camelback and Dayton.
July - 7/20/17, White Elephant Sale.  Held at the QTH of Bruce, WA3YUE, 17 Acoma Lane, Collegeville, PA 19426 - Business Mtg. at 7PM, Auction at 7:30 PM - Bring Chairs - WA3YUE QTH
August - 8/12/17 , The annual Pack Rat Family Day and Picnic will be held on Saturday, 8/12/17 from noon til ?? ... at the QTH of KB1JEY .. Bring lawn chairs and a bathing suit as the pool will be open. Bring a covered dish to share. Burgers, dogs and liquid refreshments provided gratis. Family, children and guests invited. Have a relaxing afternoon with your club friends. Rain date, Sunday, Aug 13th. KB1JEY QTH
September - 09/21/2017, Station Automation. Roger, W3SZ will explain why and how to increase automation in the shack.

October 6th ,7th and 8th - Mid-Alantic States VHF conference 2017 hosted by Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club

October - 10/19/2017, Introduction to Network Analyzers.  George, KA3WXV will discuss his experiences with some of the newer low cost single and two port analyzers.

November - 11/16/2017, TBD

December - 12/21/2017, Holiday Social.  Here's a chance to relax with friends and discuss the experiences of the past year. Come early and hungry.