Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club

Greenville, Illinois                             AD9OV

Happy New Year

Meeting Information

The Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month except for the month of July.  The July meeting falls just after the American Radio Relay League's (ARRL) annual Field Day Exercise and therefore no meeting is held.

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Linked Repeater

Club Repeaters

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Linked to 2 Meter Repeater

January 2015 Meeting Date Change
January 8, 2015
7:30 PM
VE Testing 6:00 PM

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              Antennas 101
              Ward Silver








Ward will be covering the fundamentals of antennas, basics of dipoles and ground planes, and how antennas built from those building blocks work.  His presentation will be worth planning for and being a part of.  Ward was first licensed at age 16 (1972) and upgraded to Extra in 1975.  He holds a BSEE degree from University of MO– Rolla (now MO University of Science and Technology).  He spent over 20 years in the field of product development engineering.