[GRARA] ARRL Sweepstakes this is Whiskey Eight Delta Charlie calling....
Hey guys, you don't want to miss Saturday Night!*
It's the ARRL Phone Sweepstakes from W8DC, the GRARA Club station at the
Red Cross, 1050 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. (1/2 Block South
of Leonard on Fuller NE).
All hams in the area are cordially invited, members or not. We will
gather about 5 p.m. Saturday, and "operate until we drop" - probably
around midnight. If you plan to arrive much after 5 p.m., we'll be
monitoring the W8DC repeater 147.26+, 94.8 PL. We hope to figure out
the "after hours" direct telephone number, and if so, we'll post it at
the door of the building.
The club officers call this 'training', _ we call this 'a whole lot of
An Extra Class operator will be on duty at all times, so Technicians can
get lots of HF practice in the Extra Class bands. Sorry, no code
Saturday night, just ole fashioned phone operation and lot's of it. Can
anyone match Nate's aggressive techniques from the Michigan QSO Party?
Come and see...
We will also be testing-out the two new tri-bander antennas.
See the new web site, http://www.w8dc.org for more information and the