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Site Moved to New Server

As of today, this site has been moved to a new server. During the move, Apache has been replaced with nginx, which should yield much better performance results. You should notice that the site runs much faster now, especially during peak times.

Enjoy!

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Treasurer’s Report

The November treasurer’s report has been sent to the mailing list. Please contact Jenni if you have not received it.

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Final Test Session of 2014

The final test session of the year will be held this Saturday, November 8 at 10:00 AM EST.

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The Nuts are Here

Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual nut sale and fundraiser.

Please plan on arriving early to tomorrow’s meeting if you haven’t already picked up your order. Also, there are a few partial cases available for sale to anyone who may have received orders after the deadline.

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QRM in the radio room identified last weekend

The source of the broadband QRM that has been plaguing the radio room has finally been identified.

If you’ve recently tried to score a QSO for the club on the 20 through 6 meter bands, you may have heard a modulated 4KHz-wide digital signal on both the Kenwood and Icom rigs. This was finally traced to the network cabling running next to the electrical conduits in the radio room. Unfortunately, the strongest signal is coming from the PC on the MARS shelf, which cannot be disconnected.

Any club members with access to shielded Category 5e cabling are encouraged to donate approximately 25 feet to help eliminate the interference.

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