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Meetings

The 285 TechConnect Radio Club usually meets on the 1st Saturday of every month, at 10AM. Exceptions are in July due to Field Day and December for the club Holiday Luncheon. We have doughnuts & coffee at 9:30.

Our regular meetings are held at The Bridge Church at Bear Creek. The church has a very nice meeting room, with ample parking, and is conveniently located near Hwy. 285 and Kipling St. The address is 3101 S. Kipling St., in Lakewood.

Occasionally, due to conflicts, we need to move the meeting location. We will publish updates on the main page of this website as early as possible in the event the meeting has moved, and send an announcement to our mailing list. You can also tune in to the Tuesday night Technet for any club announcements.

Presentation materials, when available, will be published in our Documents area.

2021 Schedule

  • January 8th: Mark – W0QL, will talk about his remote station.
  • February 5th: NanoVNA hands-on. Bring your NanoVNA and show everyone how you're using it. See what you can do with your NanoVNA! NanoVNA Slides
  • March 5th: TinySA. Hands-on with the TinySA - bring your own and see what you can do with it. We'll also have some followup on the NanoVNA as time permits.
  • April 2nd: Antenna modeling in NEC, by Larry - KØNA. Larry gave an introduction to antenna modeling, modeled a simple antenna and then experimented with the model.
  • May 7th: Club anniversary, pizza party, shown'n'tell – Please join us for our club's 16th anniversary. We'll order in pizza, and talk about ham radio. Bring your radio toys, projects, and/or gear to share with the group.
  • June 4th: Yaesu Fusion (Wires-X / C4FM), D-Star, and DMR, by Bill - WØSUN
  • July 2nd: No meeting
  • August 6th: Remote station field trip - Strasburg, CO; we'll visit both WØQL's (Mark) Remote Station, and the site of the NA0TC remote club station, which is currently in development. Specific directions to Mark's site will be posted to the club mailing list, so please subscribe to get our announcements. If you miss the announcement, or need details, please contact Tony - KØMCW, at K0MCW (at) ultraumbra.com. We will also make a trip out to Starhaven Observatory, for our business meeting, and a visit to the club remote station site. Afterwards, we'll adjourn for lunch at Rookies of Strasburg, 1323 Monroe St, Strasburg CO. The schedule is:
    • 10AM - 11AM, open house at WØQL's remote station
    • 11AM - drive to Starhaven Observatory
    • 11:30AM - meeting at Starhaven Observatory
    • 12PM - adjourn meeting
  • September 3rd: Grounding and Bonding by Bill - NØCU
  • October 1st: Space Weather and Amateur Radio, with Rob Steenburgh – ADØIU, Space Weather Prediction Center
  • November 5th: FCC RF Exposure Requirements and Calculations, with Jim - KCØRPS
  • December 3rd: Holiday Lunch, 11AM at JJ Madwell's, 26412 Main Street, Conifer, CO. (Map)
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