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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).
Agenda -

Introductions -
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.)
Announcements

 DXing and Contesting

Lots of good stuff coming but may be difficult to work
S21GM and S21 KW           Bangladesh
9N7EI and 9N1MD              Nepal
5U5R                                      Niger
9G5X                                      Ghana
and others

Lots of QSO Parties
ARRL DX SSB
Ukraine RTTY
CQ World Wide Prefix SSB
Crumrine CowanPresentation 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

 

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February 2017

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December 2016 - no meeting - Christmas Party

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November, 2014

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March, 2014

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December, 2013 - No Minutes (Christmas Party)

November, 2013

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May, 2013 (First Monday in June)

April, 2013

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February, 2013

January, 2013

No Minutes for Christmas Party December 2012 Meeting

November, 2012

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September, 2012

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