CANCELED [Gcares] Statewide Tornado Drill Net Wed Mar 23 9:50 AM

*****Due to the potential for severe weather tomorrow, the statewide tornadodrill has been officially cancelled. There is currently no planned date tomake-up the drill. We apologize for any inconvenience.***** Greene County will have a Weather Net on Wednesday, March 23, beginningat 9:50 AM as part of the Ohio Statewide Tornado Drill. It will be conducted on the 147.165 (+) (123.0) repeater. (Backup willbe 146.91 (+)) Since this is during working hours for many of us, we will call forshort time check ins early in the net, so you will need but a fewminutes to participate. Please try to join in….

NVIS Day 2022

Saturday, April 23, 2022 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. Is your station ready to establish and maintain high-reliability communication with other stations around Ohio when repeaters, phone, and internet service are impaired? When infrastructure just isn’t there, HF radio using Near-Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) propagation offers the ability to stay in contact on frequencies of 2–30 MHz for distances of about 30–400 miles. NVIS Day is the ARRL Ohio Section event to test your NVIS antenna designs and builds. Join us on Saturday, April 23rd to show how well amateur radio can keep Ohio communicating! This is not a…

3rd Annual Ohio River Road Runners Club Full & Half Marathon

On Sunday April 3rd  is the  Annual Ohio River Road Runners Club Full and Half Marathons. Both events begin at 8:00am at the NEW Xenia YMCA at 336 South Progress Dr in Xenia. The event winds around Xenia and then follows the bike path to Spring Valley and then comes back.We will be needing 15-20 volunteers. Also bicycle-mobile operators would be helpful. Checkin/Net Control will be at the XWARN Communications Trailer, which will be setup at the YMCA starting at 6:30am.A directed Net will be held on the 147.165 repeater(123Hz PL).Please come out and help out with this first large event…

Upcoming events

Aug 21, 22 Abi Khan Horse Challenge (Signup Link)           Contact Mike Crawford Sept 6 Holiday at Home Parade (Labor Day) (Signup Form)           Contact Shawna Collins Sept 18 Air Force Marathon           Contact Bob Baker

2021 ARRL Field Day is June 26-27

Objective To contact as many stations as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20,15 and 10 Meter HF bands, as well as all bands 50 MHz and above, and to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions. Field Day is open to all amateurs in the areas covered by the ARRL/RAC Field Organizations and countries within IARU Region 2. DX stations residing in other regions may be contacted for credit, but are not eligible to submit entries. Each claimed contact must include contemporaneous direct initiation by the operator on both sides of the contact. Initiation of…