OKLAHOMA STEAM THRESHING & GAS ENGINE SHOW–coming this weekend

Come help us at the 51st annual show of the Oklahoma Steam Threshing & Gas Engine Association, located at Steam Park Grounds, Pawnee, Oklahoma. Dates include May 5, 6, & 7, 2017.

NOTE TO SARC MEMBERS:

Our members have helped the Steam & Gas Engine Show, in years past, with ticket sales and admissions. In return, the show contributes to our club. We need several people to cover the three days of the show. Volunteers who arrive before 7:30 each morning will receive a mouth-watering country breakfast; complimentary, or course. Later, lunch will also be served to the volunteers. Please help with this project. THANKS!

Four NEW licensed Amateur Radio Operators in Stillwater, Oklahoma!

On March 25-26, 2017, Stillwater Amateur Radio Club offered a Technician’s license class weekend, with the test proctored at the end of the second day. Six students took the class, and four passed the test. Those four have been assigned their callsigns by the FCC. They are:

Keith Williams KG5SON

David Mizelle KG5SOO

Phillip Seeberger KG5SOP

Tristen Minney KG5SOQ

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Amateur Radio!

Kevin O Dell, N0IRW, did a great job leading the class. We value his experience and expertise, and thank him for a job well done.

The two students who didn’t pass the test are encouraged to study and test again. Having your license is worth it!

Oklahoma Steam Threshing & Gas Engine Show coming May 5, 6, & 7, 2017

Get ready, and plan to attend the 51st annual show of the Oklahoma Steam Threshing & Gas Engine Association, located at Steam Park Grounds, Pawnee, Oklahoma. Dates include May 5, 6, & 7, 2017.

NOTE TO SARC MEMBERS:

Our members have helped the Steam & Gas Engine Show, in years past, with ticket sales and admissions. In return, the show contributes to our club. We need several people to cover the three days of the show. Volunteers who arrive before 7:30 each morning will receive a mouth-watering country breakfast; complimentary, or course. Later, lunch will also be served to the volunteers. Please help with this project. THANKS!

FURTHER INFORMATION FOLLOWS:

Featured for 2017 will be

  1. Steam: 1914 – 20 hp Keck Gonnerman
  2. Gas: All Steel Wheel Tractors
  3. Engine: Maytag

Gates Open at 8:00 a.m.

Adults: $10.00 per day or $15.00 for multi-day pass
Children 12 and under are free

REMEMBER:   Friday is School Day (school groups accompanied by teacher admitted free of charge)

Full Schedule of Events is here.  Remember, events are subject to change.

And follow the Oklahoma Steam Threshing & Gas Engine Association on Facebook.

That’s all for now,

73.

Local Nets, Salvation Army Volunteering, and a 2 meter amplifier project

Nelson has made a list of nets he attends and they have been posted here for others to view and participate in them. Click the Local Nets link in the menu.

The club will be volunteering by ringing bells and collecting donations for the Salvation Army this holiday season.

Jeri has suggested a project. If enough people are interested, we can have the boards made. Click on the Club Projects link in the menu.

Suggestions are welcome for other project ideas.

ARRL Field Day: SARC Participation in Stillwater, June 25-26

The club will be participating in the ARRL Field Day competition on June 25-26.

The club will set up at in the Kicker parking lot next to Boomer lake.

This event will be fun for those Hams wanting to compete as well as those who want to operate more casually. This is also a great way showcase amateur radio to the public and find people interested in becoming amateur radio operators.

Here is a link to the official ARRL website describing the Field Day: http://www.arrl.org/field-day