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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