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-==== Volunteers Needed for TechFest ==== +**June 2020 meeting has been cancelled:​** ​We regret ​to announce that due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, we are cancelling ​the meeting for June2020. We do not know whether there will be future cancellationsIf you wish to get e-mail announcements from the clubplease [[http://​mailman.qth.net/​mailman/​listinfo/​na0tc|subscribe to our mailing list]].
-We are asking for volunteers ​to serve on this years [[techfests|TechFest]] committee. In particular, we need someone in the role of TechFest Directorwho will be the overall manager and coordinator for the event, and typically also serves as the event MCAdditional roles include someone ​to handle event registrationand critically, a speaker coordinatorThere are various other areas where we can use additional helpPlease [[officers|contact ​our club President]], Frank - KØFEI, if you can volunteer to work on this event with us.+
  
-==== Nancy Stitt -- KØNNC: Silent Key ==== 
-We are saddened by the news that Nancy -- KØNNC passed away suddenly, on December 17th, 2018, from heart failure. Nancy, along with her husband Jim -- KAØNZZ, were active in starting up the club, and worked very hard at keeping it going throughout the years, until they relocated to Arizona. We are grateful to Nancy for all of her contributions of time and effort towards making the club, and the TechFest, a success. 
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-Jim has asked that anyone wishing to commemorate Nancy'​s life make a donation to the American Heart Association. 
-==== Notice Regarding Membership ==== 
-In prior years, we have always included [[techfests|TechFest]] attendees in our membership rolls. Beginning in 2019, membership in the club will be seperated from TechFest attendance. We would like to invite and encourage all interested amateur radio operators to support the club and become a [[membership|dues-paying member]]. Dues are just $10 a year. 
-==== New Club Officers ==== 
-At our January meeting, the club elected the following officers: 
-  * Frank Ivan -- KØFEI: President / Program Coordinator 
-  * Bob Dotson -- KDØBRA: Vice President 
-  * Jim Langsted -- KCØRPS: Secretary / Treasurer 
-We extend our thanks to outgoing President Larry – KØNA, Vice-President and Program Coordinator Bill – NØCU, and Secretary / Treasurer Craig -- WØLIC, for their service to the club. 
 ==== About the Club ==== ==== About the Club ====
 The 285 TechConnect Radio Club - NAØTC was formed in 2006 by Steve - AIØW, Jim - KAØNZZ, and Nancy - KØNCC to provide a forum for technical discussions,​ presentations,​ and projects. We are an ARRL Special Service Club. The 285 TechConnect Radio Club - NAØTC was formed in 2006 by Steve - AIØW, Jim - KAØNZZ, and Nancy - KØNCC to provide a forum for technical discussions,​ presentations,​ and projects. We are an ARRL Special Service Club.
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 We want to provide a wide-range of learning for people interested in the technical and operating areas of ham radio to increase knowledge and license levels and provide a forum for technical learning and sharing of information. Everyone is welcome! We want to provide a wide-range of learning for people interested in the technical and operating areas of ham radio to increase knowledge and license levels and provide a forum for technical learning and sharing of information. Everyone is welcome!
  
-We are scheduled to be at [[http://​intercanyonfire.org/​|Intercanyon Fire Protection District]] station #3, 8445 South Highway 285, for our 2019 regular meetings. Exceptions will be posted here.+We are scheduled to be at [[http://​intercanyonfire.org/​|Intercanyon Fire Protection District]] station #3, 8445 South Highway 285, for our 2020 regular meetings. Exceptions will be posted here. 
 + 
 +== TechNet == 
 +Please join us every Tuesday evening on the 145.145 ​ repeater for the TechNet at 7PM. 
 + 
 +== Mailing List == 
 +Notices go to our e-mail list. To subscribe or unsubscribe,​ please [[http://​mailman.qth.net/​mailman/​listinfo/​na0tc|click here]]. 
 + 
 +==== Ways to Support Us ==== 
 +The 285 TechConnect Radio Club is a participant in the [[https://​smile.amazon.com/​|Amazon Smile program]]. To participate,​ click on that link, login with your Amazon account, search for "​TechConnect",​ and choose our club. Then, check the box for the disclaimer:​ 
 +>Yes, I understand that I must always start at smile.amazon.com to support 285 Techconnect Radio Club Inc.  
 +I've noticed that if I've not already registered a Smile program preference, Amazon will prompt when adding an item to my cart, so that would be a method for using the program on a per-purchase basis, for those who don't wish to make the club a permanent preference. 
 + 
 +We are also registered with the [[https://​www.kingsoopers.com/​o/​store-services/​community-rewards|King Soopers Community Rewards]] program. You will need to be a SooperCard participant to enroll in this program and choose our club as beneficiary. Search for the club name, or use our id number, KN433. 
 +==== New Officers for 2020 ==== 
 +The club elected new officers for 2020, for the positions of President and Vice-President. Our new club President is Jim -- NØCOT, and Frank -- KØFEI has moved to the position of Vice-President. Jim -- KCØRPS continues as Secretary and Treasurer. 
 + 
 +In appointed / volunteer positions, Jed -- KDØYMG continues as Web Manager and Club PR, with Robb -- KCØZGK continuing as TechNet Director. Bob -- KDØBRA will be serving as the Director of the Techfest Committee. Larry -- KØMHO will keep the coffee and doughnuts coming. 
 + 
 +==== Notice Regarding Membership ==== 
 +In prior years, we have always included [[techfests|TechFest]] attendees in our membership rolls. Beginning in 2019, membership in the club will be seperated from TechFest attendance. We would like to invite and encourage all interested amateur radio operators to support the club and become a [[membership|dues-paying member]]. Dues are just $10 a year. 
 ==== Call For Speakers ==== ==== Call For Speakers ====
 The club is always looking for speakers for our meetings. If you would like to share your knowledge of amateur radio operation or a related technical topic, or know of someone who can speak at one of our meetings, please contact [[Officers|our speaker coordinator]]. The club is always looking for speakers for our meetings. If you would like to share your knowledge of amateur radio operation or a related technical topic, or know of someone who can speak at one of our meetings, please contact [[Officers|our speaker coordinator]].
-==== 2019 Meeting Schedule ==== + 
-Our next regular meeting ​will be on June 1st2019at Fire Station #3at 10:00 AM. We have doughnuts and coffee at 9:30.+==== Proposal for a club-sponsored remote station ==== 
 +The club is working on the development and installation of a [[remoteclubstation|remote station]] for club member use. As always, we welcome offers of assistance for this effort. Please see the [[RemoteClubStation|Remote Club Station]] page for more information. 
 +==== 2020 Meeting Schedule ==== 
 +**Our next regular meeting on June 6th2020has been cancelled.** The following scheduled meeting date is August 1stand we will continue to evaluate the coronavirus situation moving forward. 
 + 
 +We encourage attendees to bring their toys, projects, gear, etc. for show'​n'​tell,​ as long as it's related to amateur radio.
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-Please join us every Tuesday evening on the 145.145 ​ repeater for the TechNet at 7PM. 
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-Notices go to our e-mail list. To subscribe or unsubscribe,​ please [[http://​mailman.qth.net/​mailman/​listinfo/​na0tc|click here]]. 
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