March 14, 2023 Club Meeting at 7 PM by Zoom For the March meeting of the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (March 14th, 2023), Wesley Cardone will be giving a presentation on paralleling of portable generators. The presentation will examine the electrical theory enabling attendees to understand many other aspects of what happens when you hook to of these things together…. Read more »
Submitted by Mike (KD8IMZ) is a photograph of recognition of “Amateur Radio Week” by the state of Michigan for the year 2017. As far as we can tell, this recognition was in response to a request by Ralph Katz (AA8RK) in his capacity as ARRL information officer for our district.
Patrons of the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club website blog may recall presentations and blog posts on 5G and your health. Recall that the premise of these presentations was that as an amateur radio operator, you already have all the tools and knowledge that you need to adjudicate for yourself the nature of 5G technology and its potential effect on the… Read more »
Today is the second Tuesday in the month which means that it is Chelsea Amateur Radio Club night. Tonight’s presentation (February 14, 2023, Valentines Day) will be on soldering. The meeting will be by video conference. The slides are published and downloadable below.
In many science writings, it is necessary to reference temperature in the Kelvin scale. But did you know that there are more ways to go wrong in how you pen your temperature than you have fingers to count? One of our members put together a document describing some of these nuances that you may be interested in. Degrees Kelvin or… Read more »
Dale Cole (K8TS) of (also for reference) the Jackson Cascades Amateur Radio Society has offered some tips on how to determine when to work a DX station such as the Bouvet operation. Go to: DXsummit.fi and open the site: As I look at the chart, 30 meters looks best between 1400 and 0100z, 17 meters between 0200 and 1300z with… Read more »
An RC club in Highland, Michigan (north of Milford) was victimized by a robbery. The crooks got 4 solar panels that were 60×40″, 4 large lead-acid batteries, and an EDECOA 2kW inverter. The inverter is green aluminum looking like a pine tree. Keep your eye peeled for these items. Items like these are likely to come across the path of… Read more »
Where Have We at Chelsea Been The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (CARC) began sponsoring license upgrade training using the Smith Chart as the operational vehicle. Wes Cardone (N8QM) has been presenting a series of lessons centered around the Smith Chart with the premise that the student already knew a lot about electromagnetics relating to the Smith Chart but just didn’t… Read more »