SLSRC May 28th Meeting and Program: Joe Fleagle WØFY: Fox Hunting

May 24, 2021…

The program for the May 28th meeting will be on Fox Hunting by Joe Fleagle WØFY.

Joe is a very knowledgeable member of The SLSRC who has been into electronics since the age of 13 and has been a ham since 1961, when he received the call of K3OPB. He was upgraded to general class license in 1962, served in the Navy Seabees from 1965 to 1968 and upgraded to Extra class license in 1968. Joe has had the call of WØFY since 1974.

Joe is a retired electrical engineer who worked on the development of a wide variety of electronic projects both civilian and military, including IFF equipment for aircraft, anti-lock brakes for trucks, electronic warfare receivers, radar transmitters, automatic vehicle location system, and automatic test equipment for military hardware.

He will give us a description and history about Fox Hunting and Radio Direction Finding, some technical details about direction finding methods and equipment, and what you need to have to participate in an amateur radio fox hunt, and a few references for those interested in more information on the subject.

The meeting begins at 7 PM May 28 on You Tube Live and will start streaming around 6:45 PM.