2M Net 06-19-2022

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 repeater. Check-ins:

K2BFY Henry
K1APC Travis
AB3KC Collins

We discussed fathers, the 220 band, HTs, and field day plans. We welcomed Travis as a first time checkin (Leesburg).

Net was secured 2055. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net 05-15-2022

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 repeater. Check-ins:

WA4KBM Kevin
W4HCP Tom
KI4AD Evan
KO4ANI Mike

Our club meeting is this Saturday the 21st at 8:30am https://k4lrg.org/meet

Tonight there will be a lunar eclipse. Keep your eyes to the sky.

Our May 21st meeting will be in-person at Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 West Market St, Leesburg VA at 8:30am.

Net was secured 2049. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net 04-10-2022

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • KI4AD Evan
  • N4JOO Manny
  • K2BFY Henry
  • K3WD Bill
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

Don’t forget our in person club meeting this Saturday April 16th. Our April 16th meeting will be in-person at Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 West Market St, Leesburg VA at 8:30am.

Net was secured 2054. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net 03-06-2022

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • K2BFY Henry
  • KO4SET Bill
  • K3WD Bill
  • N4JOO Manny
  • KB4PFY Roy
  • K5KVX Ray (in/out)
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

Virginia QSO Party Saturday March 19th and Sunday March 20th

Winterfest March 27th (Annandale, Va)

Don’t forget our in person club meeting this Saturday March 12th. Our March 12 meeting will be in-person at Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 West Market St, Leesburg VA at 8:30am.

Navy tubes…. glowing tubes…. lots of vacuum tube stories

Net was secured 2057. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net 01-30-2022

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • K2BFY Henry
  • K3WD Bill
  • WA4KBM Kevin
  • W4HCP Tom
  • KO4SET Bill
  • K1NSA Brian
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

This heat wave/weather. Lunch on Monday. Participation in the 160M CW contest. Antenna speak. Trying to get on 6m for the weekly net but having trouble. Net control limped through the last 10 minutes and closing dialogue with an intermittent PTT signal challenge.

Net was secured 2055. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net 12-26-2021

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • KI4AD Evan
  • N4JOO Manny
  • K3WD Bill
  • KO4MBI Eric
  • K5KVX Ray
  • KD4HAX Joe
  • N2ALA Dwight
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

2022 Ham Resolutions of the group include:

Keeping repeaters online. 3 of us are determined to upgrade to Amateur Extra this new year, New radios, New HF setup in the ham shack, Exercise the 800W AL80B amp, Motorize mobile antenna mounts, Reflash / Upgrade chip based ham radios, QRP ops from Leesburg, Best wishes for the new year

Net was secured 2058. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net Rpt 11-21-2021

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • N4PDY Mike
  • K2BFY Henry
  • WA4KBM Kevin
  • KO4SET Bill
  • K3WD Bill
  • W5ODJ John
  • WB2UNA John
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

We talked mostly about Thanksgiving and family and friends. Tasteless food. And tasty food like strawberry rhubarb pie and apple pie. Happy 78th birthday to K3WD (yesterday).

In person trip to Ham Radio Outlet. RF noise from electric fences.

K3WD congrats on the FT8 contacts with Algeria (Sahara Amateur Radio Club)

Net was secured 2058. 73 Collins AB3KC

2M Net Rpt 10-17-2021

The Net was convened 2030 local 145.31 77 Hz repeater. Check-ins:

  • KI4AD Evan
  • K2BFY Sterling
  • WA4KBM Kevin
  • K3WD Bill
  • KO4SET Bill
  • AF4LL Bill
  • N4JOO Manny
  • W50ODJ John
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

We talked mostly about Raccoons

Net was secured 2059. 73 Collins AB3KC

Sunday 2m Net Report 2021-07-04

The Net was convened 8:30 PM local on Dulles Radio Club repeater KI4AD 145.31 77 Hz. Check Ins:

  • N4PDY Mike
  • K9CQB Damon
  • W3VAR Chuck
  • W4HCP Tom
  • K3WD Bill
  • AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

Happy July 4th to all!

Club meeting (virtual) 3rd Saturday of July. Leesburg 4th of July parade was today. 13 Colonies special event this week. The K2B special event station is Virginia and some of our members are operating it. The net was closed at 8:46pm. 73

Sunday 2m Net Report 2021-05-30

We had 12 check in to the 8:30pm Sunday net on 145.31 MHz.

KI4AD Evan
N4PDY Mike
KK4AHY John
KO4NMN Kevin
W3VAR Chuck
KO4OCN Mike
K3WD Bill
KO4PXG John
W4PMP Chris
W6SJ Dave
KO4MBI Eric
AB3KC Collins (Net Control)

Monday will be the first in person luncheon at Wegman’s in Leesburg (1130hrs). We discussed the MFJ 849 watt meter; operating digital on 6m; Chuck was looking for help operating satellites; announcement for 6m net on Wednesday; antenna talk; and plans for showing our gratitude on Memorial Day.

Be Safe! Have a great week!