Ner (djner) wrote,

I was totally in bed, and just remembered that I don't think I mentioned that I went to probably my last ARCUA (The Amateur Radio Cub at the University of Arkansas) meeting this evening. I almost forgot about it until this afternoon, when I was reminded that it was the first Monday of the month. Being vice president, and being that amttthew, our president, was messing around with radios (as usual), I ran the meeting. We're working on fixing all of the antennas on our tower (our 80 m antenna fell off of the tower, and our rotatable beam for 20, 15, and 10 is on a rotator that we can't tell where it has been rotated to). If this means nothing to any readers, just discount it and know that lots of things are broken at our nice university amateur radio station. We're also working on getting satellite antenans up on the roof, and that project is almost done. I remember talking about the satellite stuff the first meeting my friend chessdude and I went to over a year ago. Amateur radio club will be something I miss dearly when I move waay from collegiate stuff and into the real world. Some day, I'll have a huge tower in my yard that I can fix, or have broken things fixed, for me. Talked with Slovenia on CW today with the beam pointed arbitrarily (antenna probably was pointed due north) and he gave me a 53 (not very good), but he copied my name so that's good enough.

That's all. Going back to bed now :).
Tags: ham radio

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