220 Net Rpt 2-1-2021

The LARG 220 Net was convened 8 PM local on the K3MAD Repeater 224.2 123 Hz. Check Ins:

  • K2BFY Henry Sterling Net Cnt
  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn Alt Net Cnt
  • AC3EW Mark Frederick, MD

Topics discussed included USN search and height finder radars, along with a possible 220 repeater in Ashburn. The net was secured at 8:48. 73

2M Net Rpt 1-31-2021

The net was convened 8:30 PM local on 145.31 77 Hz. Check Ins:

  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn Net Cnt
  • WB6EFW Scott Alt Net Cnt
  • KN4RHW Rick Ashburn
  • K3WD Bill Lovettsville
  • N4PDY Mike Sterling
  • K2BFY Henry Sterling
  • W4PSO Marc Ashburn
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • KD4HAX Joe Leesburg

Topics: Super Bowl 55 favorite. Picks included Buccaneers, Chiefs, anyone but Brady, Buffalo Bills, Lions, Washington, and don’t care. The Dulles Radio Winter Field Day and Covid vaccination progress was discussed. The Net was secured 9 PM. 73

2M Net Rpt 1-10-2021

The Sunday 2M net was convened at 8:30 PM local time 1-10-2021 on 145.31 77 Hz. Check Ins:

  • K2BFY Henry Sterling Net Cntl, Net Mgr
  • WB2UNA John Leesburg
  • K9CQB Damon Leesburg
  • N4PDY Mike Sterling
  • KS1G Steve Herndon
  • W4PMP Chris Ashburn
  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn
  • W4PSO Marc Ashburn
  • K0ZR Jeff Purcellville
  • KC3PIY Dietrich Germantown, MD
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • K6PS Paul Leesburg
  • KO4KFE Nick Ashburn
  • W5ODJ John Lovettsville
  • W6SJ Dave Sterling
  • AC3CW Mark Frederick, MD

Information was requested about the outdoor Dulles Radio Winter Field Day 2 PM local Jan 30 through 2 PM local Jan 31 in Ashburn. Info can be found at www.ki4ad.org. KO4KFE was congratulated for his first On the Air Contact today, as was KC3PIY for his first On the Air Digital Contact today on 145.31. Information was exchanged regarding JPole antennae and propane heat for garage and shed. The net was secured at 9:14. 73 KI4AD

LARG 2M Sun Net Rpt 12-27-2020

The Net was convened 8:30 PM local on 145.31 77 Hz. KI4AD was net control. Check Ins:

  • N4PDY Mike Sterling
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • KM4EGM Luke Leesburg
  • K2BFY Henry Sterling
  • K3WD Bill Lovettsville

N4PDY discussed his candidacy for LARG Pres. Don’t forget to have your membership dues up to date so you can vote in the next Club meeting. K2BFY discussed 2M calling frequencies and repeater coordination. The Net was secured at 8:49. This is the last 2M net for 2020. 73 & Happy New Year 2021!

220 Net Rpt 12-21-2020

The Net was convened 8 PM local on repeater 224.2 123 Hz. KI4AD was the Net Control Operator.

Check Ins: K4FW Jim Leesburg

The Net was secured at 8:08. Merry Christmas, Best Kwanzaa, and Happy New Year! 73 KI4AD

2M Net Rpt 12-20-2020

The net was convened at 8:30 PM local on 145.31 77 Hz by Marc W4PSO Net Control. Check Ins:

  • WB2UNA John Leesburg
  • K2BFY Henry Sterling
  • K3WD Bill Lovettsville
  • AD7FW Roy Leesburg
  • W6SJ Dave Sterling
  • KN4HOZ Steve Sterling
  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn
  • K4FW Jim Leesburg
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • W5ODJ John Lovettsvilee
  • N4PDY Mike Sterling

Thanks were given to Henry K2BFY for keeping the net going as Net Manager, and to Marc W4PSO for taking Net Control. The net was secured at 9:10 PM. Best Holiday wishes to all from ki4ad.org!

2M Net Rep 12-6-2020

The Net was convened at 8:30 PM Local on 145.31 77 Hz. Check Ins:

  • K3WD Bill Lovettsville
  • W3VAR Chuck Landsdown
  • W4PSO Mark & Grace Ashburn
  • K2BFY Henry Sterling
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • KN4HOZ Steve Sterling
  • K0ZR Jeff Purcellville
  • W5ODJ John Lovettsville
  • KC4RCR Rousseau Berryville

W5ODJ has posted instructions for the Digital Watering Hole, held Sunday nights 7:30. The net was secured at 8:58 73 KI4AD

2M Net Rep 11-29-2020

The Net was convened at 8:30 PM local on 145.31 77 Hz. Check Ins Follow:

  • K2BFY Henry Sterling Net Cntl
  • W5ODJ John Lovettsville
  • W3VAR Chuck Leesburg
  • K3WD Bill Lovettsville
  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn
  • W4PSO Marc Ashburn
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • KO4JCH Jeff Leesburg

Tubes were discussed. Tube night at 3938 Khz 8 PM, you need at least 3 tubes. Russian tubes. Audio Tubes. The net was secured at 8:55. W5ODJ followed the net with an excellent discussion of HF Digital for the Digital Water Hole Net, 7:30 PM Sundays.

2M Net Rep 11-22-2020

The net was convened at 8:30 PM local on 14531 77 Hz. Check Ins:

  • WB2UNA John Leesburg
  • W4PSO Marc Mobile Ashburn
  • K5KVX Ray Aldie
  • K2BFY Henry Sterling
  • AB3KC Collins Waterford
  • K0ZR Jeff Purcellville
  • KD4NYX Wendy Leesburg
  • KD4HAX Joe Leesburg
  • W5ODJ John Lovettsville
  • KD4BK Barry Sterling
  • KI4AD Evan Ashburn Net Ctl

Discussions included the excellent presentation at the last LARG meeting by Bob Heil of Heil Sound, what we’re having for Thanksgiving dinner, and to make sure and get your dues in by Jan 1, 2021. The net was secured at 8:50. 73 & Happy Thanksgiving!

2M Net Rep 11-15-2020

The net was convened at 8:30 PM Local.  Check Ins:

  • W4PSO       Marc     Net Cntl            Ashburn
  • K2BFY         Henry    Alt Net Cntl    Sterling
  • N4PDY        Mike      Sterling
  • AK2M          Kevin     Great Falls
  • KN4HOZ   Steve     Potomac Falls
  • AB3KC      Collins   Waterford
  • W3VAR    Chuck    Landsdown
  • KI4AD        Evan      Ashburn
  • WA3UEA  Lukas   Arlington
  • W5ODJ      John     Lovetsville
  • Gavin         (W4PSO Cntl Op)

There was general discussion of the historic SpaceX Crew-1 launch.  N4PDY announced that there would be a special guest presenting at the next LARG meeting.  Bob Heil, of Heil Sound, will discuss microphones.  AK2M demonstrated the Icom 750 to Boy Scouts.  There will be no LARG Holiday Party next month, but there will be a LARG monthly meeting.   The net was secured at 9:02 local.