Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club Bulletin

January 2023

We Will Be Doing A Virtual Zoom Meeting January 7

Members To Get Email Invite
Visitors Will Need To Contact Webmaster.

[email protected]

The Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club normally meet at 3:00 PM on the first Saturday of the month.

Normal Meeting Location, The Scout Hut, 231 E. Hawthorne St. Map

THIS MONTHS MEETING AGENDA

  • Election Of Club Officers
  • Christmas Parade, Wrap Up
  • SDG ARES
  • What Have You Been Up To?
  • Your Ham Plans For The New Year?

Fallbrook Amateur Radio Renewals


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Rizzo, Larry N6PB 10/31/2022

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Weldy, Andrew KG6YWB 12/31/2022

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Foy, Bill N6OUI 12/31/2022

Member Renew


Upcoming ARES Events 

Join ARES to get more information. https://www.sdgares.net/

Jan 7, 2023 ARRL Kids Day at Old Poway Park  
Jan 14, 2023 ARES Meeting with Annual EC Roundtable (Presentation topic: Solar Panel RFI by Randy KQ6RS) 
Jan 21, 2023 ARRL VHF Contest 
Jan 28-29, 2023 Winter Field Day https://winterfieldday.com/
Feb 4, 2023 One-Day General Upgrade Cram Class & Exam (For info contact AF6GM [email protected])
Feb 11, 2023 ARES Meeting (Presentation topic: NVIS by Bill K1CT) 
Mar 25-26, 2023 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo ($10 registration) https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/

Recordings of past meetings: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-7mirT-kjfvMtIy27R505aqnmfCQuWNQ 



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Masts

FREE 2 ea 22′ telescoping masts, guy rings attached. Both need to be cleaned up and should be ok. 1 20′ section of maybe top rail. Contact Stephen kc6mie at 760-419-0151 if you can use them.

Icom IC-7300 Spectrum Scope/Waterfall Options

This guy does a nice video


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LastPass Password Manager

Several years ago I demonstrated LastPass password manager at a meeting. I no longer use LastPass or recommend it, I have switched to another company.

How to PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT (for free, in less than 10 min)

Super GOOGLE: Top 12 Advanced Search Techniques

Near Infrared Light (940nm) Improves COVID Outcomes: Exciting Randomized Control Trial



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The Transistor Portable Radio

Great story. Brings back a lot of good memories. The transistor portable radio was the iPhone of its day — and with a comparable price:
radioworld.com

The cloud out of space? Scientists scrambling to prevent global data storage crisis – Study Finds

studyfinds.org

Fusion “Breakthrough” Won’t Lead to Practical Fusion Energy

The Bitcoin refugees wanting to invest in fusion won’t be happy if they read this article:
spectrum.ieee.org


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Samsung’s Android app-signing key has leaked, is being used to sign malware

arstechnica.com

Here’s why electric vehicles need EV-specific tires

arstechnica.com
“A friend of this author just replaced the tires on his Tesla Model S after a mere 4,000 miles due to wear.”

An Actual Apollo Engineer Explains the Saturn 5 Rocket

He’s been there, done that, and has the T-shirt.

COVID-19 Update: China’s BF.7 Surge

Ticketed and License Suspended for Expired Tag on Rental Car 12/29/2022, 2:59 PM


This happened with Enterprise, whom I’ve rented from many times. Customers need to check for license, registration and insurance when renting a car.

Consumer Reports – Which Dark Chocolates to Avoid – High Levels of Cadmium and Lead 8:56 AM

consumerreports.org
Unfortunately Hershey’s, Trader Joe’s and Lindt are on the bad list.



Meeting Minutes

Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club
Treasurer’s Report
December 6, 2022

Checking Balance October 31, 2022 $7,823.68
Petty Cash Balance October 31, 2022 $159.81
Total
$7,983.49

NOVEMBER INCOME
Membership Dues $80.00
Total
$80.00

NOVEMBER EXPENSES
Club Caps x 36 $446.34
Total
$446.34

PETTY CASH
Petty Cash Balance October 31, 2022 $159.81
Cash Additions $20.00
Total $179.81

Checking Balance November 30, 2022 $7,437.34
Petty Cash Balance November 30, 2022 $179.81
Total $7,617.15

Brent Dussia, KJ6UMY
Secretary/Treasurer
Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club