1506 S. Parker Dr.
Evansville, IN 47714
"Because a frequency..
..is a terrible thing to waste"
An ARRL Special Service Club Member Indiana Repeater Council
February, 1995 Newsletter
THE E.A.R.S. WIDE AREA NET AND NEWSLINE has been an instant success! Monday evenings at 9:00 p.m. Central time until 10:00 p.m. on the E.A.R.S. Wide Area Repeater Network is when our weekly net meets. Check ins are taken first, then we present Newsline, a 10 minute Amateur news bulletin service via satellite. After Newsline, we take comments, announcements, swap shop items, and occasionally a roundtable discussion of a topic featured on Newsline. Join in the group Monday nights at 9 p.m. Central!!!! Check ins in the last four weeks have included: in Indiana, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Sullivan, Farmersburg, Evansville, Newburgh, Darmstadt, Linton, Mt. Vernon, Chrisney, Richland, Poseyville,
Owensville, Indianapolis, Dugger, Fairbanks,
and Lafayette; in Illinois, Urbana, Marshall,
Olney, Calhoun, and Mt. Carmel; in
Kentucky, Owensboro, Henderson, Dawson
Springs, and Beachmont; in Tenessee,
Nashville and Clarksville; in Ohio,
Chilacoffee; and in Alabama, Decatur.
Cincinnati, OH February 25-26
Cinti Gardens 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Great Lakes ARRL Convention)
Martinsville, IN March 12
Indiana St. Fair (Indy) 8:00 a.m.
Dayton, OH April 28-29-30
Hara Arena & Expo Center
Indianapolis, IN September 2
Indy Armory (Holt Rd. & I-70)
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. T/I 145.250-
(Hoosier Hamfest) - by E.A.R.S.!
Evansville, IN November 25
Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Fairgrounds
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. T/I 145.150-
Sponsored by E.A.R.S.!
Listen for EARS members on 145.15 or
145.25 simplex at hamfests!!
BUY KENWOOD, SUPPORT E.A.R.S.!
Kenwood is giving "club points" when
members take advantage of the Winter
Ca$hback program. If you buy a Kenwood
between now and March 20, fill out the green
rebate form and YOU get cash back! Then,
give Neil your model and serial number, and
E.A.R.S. gets club points good for free
equipment! Qualifying purchases are: any
new TS-950SDX, TS-850S or AT, TS-450S or
AT, TS-50S, TS-60S, TM255A/455A, TM-742A,
TM-733A, TM-241A, TM-251A, TH-22AT, or
TH-28A. Kenwood is also now sending
E.A.R.S. information about additional
features not described in some owner's
manuals. If you have a TH-22A, TH-79A, TM-733A, or TM-251A series radio, contact Neil
to review or copy these info sheets.
Jim Jakubin NC9L, a member of E.A.R.S.
in Valparaiso, IN sends news of the
following items for sale: Icom IC-2KL 500
watt solid state amplifier, $1000; Icom AT-500 500 watt automatic antenna tuner, $300;
Icom 735 HF rig with AH-2 automatic
antenna tuner, w/ 500 Hz CW filter, $1000.
For more info, contact Jim at (219) 477-6871
or via Internet at [email protected] (Jim
has a very impressive 224.74 repeater in
Valpo with all the bells and whistles. If you
are on 220 in this part of the state, be sure to
use this fine system!)
THE "POSSUM NET" is growing! This net
meets daily at midnight (Central) on 146.580
simplex. Many hams have rediscovered the
fun of experimenting with simplex operation.
Kudos to N9QJV, KE4OXZ, and N9TAC who
have taken on this project.
RECENTLY AN ERROR was found in the processing of E-mail to the editor. Case-sensitive type has caused some mail to be lost. Please note the correction for the e-mail address: [email protected] Please note the capital letters must be used for the first and last name. Sorry about the inconvience.
DON'T FORGET THE E.A.R.S. Wide Area
Net and Newsline, Monday nights at 9:00
p.m. Central on the E.A.R.S. Repeater
1506 S. Parker Dr.
Evansville, IN 47714
THE E.A.R.S. NEWSLETTER is a monthly
production of Electronic Applications
Radio Service, Inc., a non-profit,
charitable organization. Neil Rapp,
WB9VPG, editor. Send donations,
articles, comments or information to
E.A.R.S. at the address at the address
below or call (812) 479-5741. E-mail can
be sent via Internet to [email protected]
evsc.com, or via Prodigy at CAEK86A.
For the braille edition, contact Tom