Pete Emmel

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Central SC CARC Simplex Net

Please join the 2m simplex net the first and third Wednesday at 7:30p on 146.400 Click for more info

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When to self ID

Riley Hollingsworth is the ARRL guy managing the Volunteer Monitor program and he has cleared up a few things about when you must self ID.

You must self ID once every 10 minutes if:

You are using your own callsignYou are using a club callsign, like W4CAE or K4EMDYou are using a special event tactical …

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New FCC RF safety rules for ham radio – May 3 2021

N2RJ does a great job of explaining this for us.

Highlights:

Before May 3 2021 anything transmitting less then 100 watts was exempt from doing an RF Exposure checklist.After May 3 2021 everything, even QRP transmitters needs to have an RF Exposure checklist done and kept on file at your QTH.RF exposure is about safety …

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Digital Messaging for Technicians

If you would like to be put in touch with a mentor then click here.

Link to Winlink, click here

Link to the DRA-50 sound card, click here

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