2nd Annual HAMSTER Lunch and Learn Event on July 1, 2017

2ND Annual HAMSTER Lunch and Learn Event

JULY 1ST 2017

Welcome to the HAMster Weak Signal Group Lunch and Learn. The purpose of this event is to bring a large group of HAMs together for some education and fun. We want to introduce you not only to the HAMster Group, but also to VHF/UHF Dxing. If you have never experienced the trhill of working stations on 2 metersa nd up 500, 1000 or even 1,500 miles, with daily contacts in the 100 to 150 mile range, then come join us.

Join us for Hot Dogs, Chips, Soda and VE Session with VHF/UHF training classes. Special Weak Signal Training by FLEX Radio, and the HAMster Group.

Flex Radio will be on hand to demonstrate the new products and advantages for VHF/UHF Weak Signal/EME/Meteor Scatter.

License Testing available for new hams or upgrades to your license will be held at 2pm. $15 per test taker. Please contact Pat AD5BR at HAMTEST@GMAIL.COM for details and to RSVP for the test session (not same address as used to register for the Lunch and Learn).

Raffle and Swap Meet
RAFFLE TICKETS $5 EACH OR 5 FOR $20

1ST PLACE: YAESU FUSION RADIO
2ND PLACE: K5VH 2 METER SSB OMNI ANTENNA
3RD PLACE PRIZES AND DOOR PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AS WELL

TRAINING AND LUNCH IS FREE

Saturday July 1st 2017
8:am Kick-Off to 3:Pm

Event to be held at the American Red Cross, 3642 E. Houston St, San Antonio, Tx. (Please use the Houston St side entrance to enter the building.)

RSVP to: N5xo@144200.net

Program Notes:

8:am to 9:am: Registration and Raffle Ticket Purchase

9:am ——- RM #1: Who are the HAMsters & What is Weak Signal

9:30 ——– RM #1: Is your Feedline Taxing you?

9:30 ——– Rm #2: The Art of Soldiering, hands on training

9:30 ——– RM #3: Intro to Digital Modes {Medteor Scatter}

10:30 ——- RM #1: The FLEX Advantage on 6 meters to 23cm

Noon: LUNCH AND SWAP MEET

1:30 ——– RM #1: Understanding Transverter Basics

1:30 ——– RM #2: Introduction to WIN LINK/PACKET/PACTOR

1:30 ——– RM #3: Introduction to ARES

2:pm ——- RM #2: VE Testing Session

2:30 ——- RM #1: Raffle of Radio and Antenna

3:pm End of Event: Thank you for join us on our 2nd annual lunch and learn.

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