From: Steve Hilberg
Subject: [CCARES] ARES of Champaign County QST  - November 2005

The November meeting of ARES of Champaign County was held Wednesday, November 2,
2005 at the Fire Service Institute.

ATTENDING
N9XDC, K9SI,K9MLT, KB9KAI, KB9LCJ, N9GKA, WB9HFK, KC9HXY, KC9GIW, AB9FJ, KC9DSS,
N9GPA, N9DN, W9DML, 2 guests


AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC. WALK  
On October 9th Champaign County ARES provided communications support for this 
walk at Crystal Lake Park.  Leigh Ann Hale, the ADA coordinator, sent this 
message: "Thank you so much.  We did have beautiful weather and a great 
turnout.  This is the best walk ever.  We really appreciate ARES help.  
It makes things so much easier and safer. "

ARES members participating were N9DN, KC9DEQ, N9GPA, KC9DSS, and KC9HXY.


APRS INFORMATION
Thanks to Al Wolfe, K9SI, for his presentation on APRS at our November meeting.
If you would like more information on APRS, here are some good links:

The "official" APRS web site (Bob Bruninga)    
	http://web.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs.html
APRS.net -  http://www.aprs.net/
Tri-State APRS Working Group:    http://www.tawg.org/
UI-VIEW:    http://www.apritch.myby.co.uk/uiview.htm


NOVEMBER NET CONTROL STATIONS
The weekly ARES net is held each Tuesday, 9:00 p.m., on the 444.100 repeater.  
Be sue to download the latest net check-in list

Nov. 8         AB9FJ	
Nov. 15       N9XDC
Nov. 22       W9DML
Nov. 29       KC9DSS
Dec.  6        K9MLT


NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will be Wednesday, December 7 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Service 
Institute.   This will be our annual meeting.  More info will be coming out 
about that soon.

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