SLSRC August Meeting and Program: “Tools of Amateur Radio Trade”

August 25, 2020….

The program for the August 28th meeting is on “Tools of Amateur Radio Trade” by George Waddell (WØGRW). 

George has been an Amateur Radio operator since 2013 when he passed the Technician Exam at the 2013 Dayton Hamvention. In 2016 he successfully tested for Extra. His interests include operating using digital modes and some light contesting. For the SLSRC, he is the IT Committee chair and maintains the club’s laptop and hardware that is used for logging QSOs at club special events.

He graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now MST) with a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and has been asking the right questions, breaking stuff, and causing trouble since 1984. He has worked for Monsanto, Pfizer, Aventis Pharma, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Baxter Healthcare, Amtrak, and Sachs Electric.

Currently, George works at Enterprise Rent-A-Car as a Senior Software Engineer. He works in the Rental Billing department and is responsible for systems that send rental invoices worldwide.

This presentation will introduce you to equipment that can be used for Amateur radio. “Do you know the difference between diagonal wire cutters and flush wire cutters?  How about lineman’s and chain nose pliers?”  These questions will be answered at this month’s presentation Tools of the Amateur Radio Trade.

The August SLSRC general meeting will be held ON-LINE Friday, Aug 28th at 7:00 pm, login at 6:45.

Below is the link to the YouTube stream.