Saturday, May 5, 2018

RAGS meeting - May 10th, 2018

Central NY Hams are lucky to have such active clubs like LARC and RAGS that present excellent monthly programs at their meetings. Both groups work very hard to present informative, relevant presentations at each meeting. Check out what RAGS has coming this week:

The Radio Amateurs of Greater Syracuse (RAGS) next meeting is Thursday, May 10, 2018

Doors Open at 6:00PM,
On the Bench at 6:15PM
Meeting at 7:00PM
The Coffee is always on!

700 South Bay Road
Village of North Syracuse, NY

ON THE BENCH – 6:15P During this months “On The Bench” session, all of the projects completed since September will be available to those that missed them.
Topics include:
•Soldering Basics – irons, guns, wires, terminals, printed circuit boards, components……
•Building flexible test leads with alligator clips and banana plugs.
•Soldering Pl-259 connectors – each attendee will leave with a 3-4 ft. coaxial jumper.
•Building J-Pole style portable 144 mhz antennas using twin lead, coax, and BNC or PL-259 connectors.
•Building a simple powerpole polarity checker, made from a red/green LED with one resistor, powerpole connectors, hot glue, and heat shrink tubing. These sessions for new as well as experienced hams. The goals are for participants to learn basic construction skills and leave the session with a useful finished item.

Several Members Will Present Their Approaches To Portable Operations – HF, VHF, Antennas, Batteries, etc.

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