Amateur Radio From Loudoun County VA

January 1997

The LARG Radio News - DE K4LRG

The Loudoun Amateur Radio Group, P.O. Box 1004, Purcellville, VA 20134

President John Unger (W4AU) (540) 338-4620
Vice-Pres. Gary Quinn (NC4S) (540) 882-3017
Secretary Tom Dawson (WB3AKD) (540) 338-4905
Treasurer Dale Cabaniss (KD4LSL) (540) 338-3521

Items for Newsletter and for January Meeting:

1. Election of Officers for 1997

2. Apply for new club callsign

3. Contest for club logo - announce at February Meeting?

4. Contest for Newsletter name - announce at March Meeting?

5. Report from Field Day Site Committee

6. Norm, AI2C, will give a presentation about the use some modern tools  for working DX on HF. His talk will focus on the upcoming Heard Island DXpedition, which will take place in the next couple of weeks, but he will address other topics that are applicable to general DXing. Included with this month's newsletter is a chart that Norm put together to show the optimal times and bands to work Heard Island. Norm will discuss this chart and will be passing out other information at the Meeting.

Calendar of Events:

Every Third Saturday 8:30 a.m. Club Meeting, El Ranchero Plus Restaurant, Purcellville
Weekday Mornings and Evenings Commuter Net, 147.480 MHz Simplex
Every Sunday 8:00 p.m. Club Radio Net, 28.360 MHz USB