Davie/Cooper City Amateur Radio Club
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                            Our contact information is on the About page.                  Copyright ©2020 Davie/Cooper City Amateur Radio Club Inc.
                                                                                                                                                            an ARRL Affiliate Club


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WebMaster: Rich WB4EHG
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"Our mission is to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and operating efficiency. And, to have fun!"
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SFL Weather
Information

 
     Broward County
       Emergency
    Preparedness net


   7PM Friday
     146.910 110.9Hz
 
  We can program your HT or mobile rig,
  click here to send me the brand and
  model and I will see if we have the cable
  and it is supported in Chirp (link).

  If you have the cable and a programming
  app then we are good to go and can
  program it at any of our events
               As of 2020/06/02:
   People on the roster : 64
   Paid Members         : 57
   ARRL Members         : 44
   Percent ARRL members : 77%

    We meet the requirements to
    be an ARRL affiliated club.
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To ask a question or if you need help or to make a suggestion, click this link.

Have questions? Need help? Click the link below.⤵
Where to Find Us On the Air
Our members hangout on three different repeaters:

147.210MHz +600KHz, 131.8Hz
at Westside Regional Medical Center in  Plantation. N4RQY

443.250 +5MHz, 103.5Hz      Link
at W6BXQ's QTH in Dania Beach

147.330 +600KHz, 103.5Hz  Link
at Florida Medical Center in Oakland Park. SFDXA

Our DMR ID is:  3164637

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Hurricane Preparedness

This is a link to a good article on preparing for hurricanes, recovering and relief

The Ultimate Guide To Hurricane Preparedness, Recovery & Relief
Our Coming 2m RF nets:
June 25
July 16, 23, 30


Our Field Day Results:
The meeting summary for our July 2020 meeting is now online

Hurricane emergency frequencies & site
National Hurricane Center @ FIU Link
146.910 110.9Hz Primary  Ft. Lauderdale
146.610 110.9Hz Secondary Pompano
146.790   88.5Hz Tertiary  Ft. Lauderdale
147.330 103.5Hz Florida Medical Center,
                            Oakland Park
147.210 131.8Hz Westside Regional Medical Center
                           Plantation
146.520 simplex

14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz HF Hurricane watch net goes active
Hurricane Frequencies
Our Weekly 2m Net on Thursday

Early check-in starts at 7:00PM
Net starts at 7:30PM

147.210 +600KHz 131.8Hz
Link to details of our 70cm repeater

443.250 +5MHz 103.5Hz
Useful hurricane Web Sites
Broward Emergency Operation Center  Frequencies
Useful hurricane Web Sites
Broward County Hurricane Site
Number of contacts: 140
Operating Points  : 556
States & Provinces:  32
Countries         :   9
Extra Points     :  ?
Operating time (Hrs): 12.5

Link to listen to the net on YouTube
(No software install required)
 
Testing:
Thanks to COVID we are not having regularly scheduled sessions.

Contact Fred WB4BAG for information on our upcoming outdoor session
      13 Colonies Event Scores
Tom  N4MEO : Clean Sweep FT8
Rich W1RQ  : Clean Sweep CW, SSB FT8
Rich WB4EHG: Clean Sweep SSB FT8
Neil WB2RUU: Clean Sweep CW


Points shared by our members:
   PRELIMINARY
Jim K4JGC      662
Rich WB4EHG    386
Rich W4RQ    1,560
Neil WB2RUU    626
Mark K2AU      498
Bubba N2BBT  1,002
We are inviting members to do a short presentation on our 2m net.
Here are a few possible topics.
     Whats a net?
     Basic tools series
        How & why to use VOM
        How & why to use SWR/PWR mtr
     What is CAT?
     RF & AF Filters
     RF Noise
     Feedlines and coax
     Ground systems
     Connectors: pwr, coax, mic, key, tuner
     Putting together a VHF station
     Putting together a HF station

    Contact Rich for information (Link)