Nihiles Ante Unum!
(Zeroes before Ones!)
February 27, 2017
Kansas City DX Club Meeting Minutes
Carmack Community Room, Central Resource Library
Overland Park, KS
The February 2017 meeting of the Kansas City DX Club was called to order by President Jeff Blaine, AC0 C, at 6:07 pm CDT (0007 February 28, 2017 UTC).
As customary, we all introduced ourselves to the group.
Dick Posz, AE0K, long time member but has not attended for some time was introduced as a visitor. Returning visitor Mansoor Qureshi, AP2MQ, was also introduced and he now has a US call sign KE0MDP. Congratulations Mansoor. (Secretary note: I busted Mansoor’s callsign in the January meeting minutes due to a cut and paste error. My apologies Mansoor.)
DXing and Contesting
Lots of good stuff coming but may be difficult to work
S21GM and S21 KW Bangladesh
9N7EI and 9N1MD Nepal
Lots of QSO Parties
ARRL DX SSB
CQ World Wide Prefix SSB
Presentation of ARRL QST Magazine Cover Award Plaque to Ralph Crumrine, N0KC, by ARRL Kansas Section Manager, Ron Cowan, KB0DTI, for Ralph’s Switch-Mode High Voltage Power Supply January 2017 QST Article.
Presentation – Ralph Crumrine N0 KC – Describing December 2014 Centennial HF Amplifier and January 2017 Switch-Mode High Voltage Power Supply Designs
Centennial Amplifier –
Switch-Mode High Voltage Power Supply –
Next meeting we hope to have Dragan, K0AP do his ham history presentation.
Jeff showed photos of UX7ID shack which includes a lot of home built gear. Take a look at his QRZ.com page.
As usual Jeff solicited for speakers and ideas for future meetings. Also newsletter content and suggestions are wanted. Send to Mike, AB0X.
The March 2017 club meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday March 27 at 6:00pm at the Johnson County Central Library. Check later information to confirm.
Charles Hett, K0THN, KCDX Club Secretary
December 2016 - no meeting - Christmas Party
No Minutes for December, 2015 - Christmas Party
No Minutes for December, 2014 - Christmas Party
December, 2013 - No Minutes (Christmas Party)
No Minutes for Christmas Party December 2012 Meeting