1506 S. Parker Dr.
Evansville, IN 47714
"Because a frequency..
..is a terrible thing to waste"
An ARRL Special Service Club W9EAR Member Indiana Repeater Council
November, 1997 Newsletter
THE NEXT E.A.R.S. EATING MEETING will
be held be at Sirloin Stockade, on
Bellemeade near Green River Road in
Evansville, on Friday, November 7 at 6:30
p.m. PLAN NOW FOR THE CHRISTMAS
PARTY at Wolf's BBQ on 1st Avenue in
Evansville on Wednesday, December 17, at
7:00 p.m. Central. You must have a
reservation to Neil no later than Sunday,
December 14. The cost again this year is
$13.13 for the chicken and ribs buffet. Some
ham radio videos will also be shown, as well
as a door prize! Don't miss it!
REPEATER NEWS... The 145.11 repeater
should be back on within 2 weeks! A new
feature on 5.11 will be a National Weather
Service link. <User codes for Wx radio deleted from Internet Version> Remember, use 107.2 CTCSS for access.
The repeater will return to the site near USI
at 400 feet. Also, watch for upgrades to
443.925 and the 145.15 transmitter very
soon. New code sheets will be issued for
443.925/146.925 as soon as upgrades are
completed. The switch from 147.43 to
147.135 has been made at Seymour. The
receive frequency will soon be changed
HAVE YOU SEEN THE E.A.R.S. WORLD WIDE WEB PAGE LATELY?? Check it out at http://members. aol.com/earsham/index.html
You can write to us on the Internet as well!
Our e-mail address: [email protected]
NASA Chief Astronaut Kenneth Cockrell
KB5UAH will be addressing some of the
Harrison High School student body,
including the Amateur Radio Club, on
November 7. His topic will be "STS-80
Update". Who knows.. you may hear him on 5.15 or 5.11!!!
Fort Wayne, IN Nov. 15-16 Allen Co. Memorial Coliseum. 2 Free tickets available, contact Neil ASAP.
Evansville, IN November 29, 1997 Vanderburgh Co. Fairgrounds 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Central time. Admission $5. Wall tables - $10, Flea Market tables - $7. Talk in on 145.15.
Cincinnati, OH Feb. 21-22, 1998 Cinti
VE TESTING INFORMATION:
EARS does not sponsor VE testing, but does
advertise area testing dates and times. If
you know of a test not listed, please write,
call, or e-mail it to Neil ASAP!!!
Evansville, IN - Saturdays at 9 a.m. Central on: Nov 8, and Dec 20. at the Red Cross Bldg., Diamond and Heidelbach, by Tri-State ARS. $6.25/ARRL-VEC. Contact Terry AA9MM.
Paris, IL - Sunday at 1pm at the Community Hospital on Nov. 2 - Call John Welch at (217) 466-4315 or email [email protected]
Terre Haute, IN - Sunday at 1pm at the Terre
Haute Red Cross on Hwy 41 North on Dec. 7.
Call Fred K9EBK at (812) 466-2122.
Indianapolis, IN - IPL, 37th and Arlington, at
6:30 p.m. BY APPT. ONLY. Call Tom N9LFU
at 317-326-3168. Thomson ARC/ARRL-VEC
Franklin, IN - Walk-ins only. For more
information, call 317-974-1488. MidState
ARC (3rd Sat. March thru November)
Electronic Applications Radio Service, Inc.
1506 S. Parker Dr.
Evansville, IN 47714-3154
THANKS TO ALL THOSE who have
graciously donated to EARS recently. They
include: Al Arendt WA9BPP, Ray Mott
N9QEI, and Farrell Youngman N9WFQ. Your
support keeps EARS running!
EARS E-mail news... I have started to keep a list of e-mail addresses on the WWW page and in my address book for mass mailings about EARS news. If you want to be added to the list, send your e-mail address to [email protected]
THE OLD POST ARS is once again raffling a Winchester 1200 automatic. $50 and $25 cash prizes are for 2nd and 3rd place. Tickets are $1 each or 6/$5. See Neil or any OPARS member if interested.
EVANSVILLE HAMFEST.... The hamfest
will be here before the next edition of the
newsletter. Be sure to attend!!! Our hamfest
has been very successful, and is now in its
5th year. Many of the same vendors are
returning, including Tower Electronics, and
the Ham Station. Door prize donations are
welcome. Ask local businesses to donate
prizes. We will also need help with selling
tickets, security, and assisting with loading
and unloading the day of the hamfest. See
Neil to volunteer for a shift. Also, we need
ID recordings for the repeaters, as well as
Newsline. You can record these at the
DON'T MISS NEWSLINE... THE EARS WIDE AREA NET MEETS MONDAYS AT 8:30 PM CENTRAL ON THE W9EAR