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Membership in TCFMC – We are an NCS for Metro Skywarn

Supports the Repeaters

Supports Club Activities- MSW- Field Day

Supports Club Station

Supports Metro Skywarn system

We are a member supported club…
dues help pay for club expenses.

Want to help- we can use you. Contact Mike or AJ

Mike: president@tcfmc.org
AJ: N0PVC@outlook.com

Use PayPal to pay dues or Send us a check.

TCFMC Presents the
Last Chance Tailgate Swap Fest
June 15, 2024
West Medicine Lake Community Club
1705 Forestview Lane North
Plymouth, MN 55441

$10 Sellers at 7AM
$5 Buyers at 8AM

Talk in 146.76 PL 114.8

Email
AJ or Mike
N0PVC@outlook.com
president@tcfmc.org

Due to atmospheric climatogical events- our main repeater antenna is offline- we are using a backup we already have in place however this antenna is considerably lower in height than our main antenna- please attain the highest height you can witha boost in your transmitter power to reach the SLP repeater site. 

Next TCFMC General Meeting
May 29, 2024

Due to Memorial Day and availability of Speaker
we moved the meeting to Wednesday May 29th 7PM

Gary Box, K0GWB will provide us info on Remote Hams/RC forb software
This system allows one to connect remotely to any radio either open on the network or closed one you must be invited to
Come for a discussion
Learn about RC forb remote connection

TCFMC Club Meeting
Time: May 29, 2024 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86350174801?pwd=HfTtaUFMMhv5dVfcFwZvv8cFzZTarB.1

Meeting ID: 863 5017 4801
Passcode: 902909

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+13017158592,,86350174801#,,,,*902909# US (Washington DC)

Dial by your location
• +1 646 931 3860 US
• +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
• +1 305 224 1968 US
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• +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
• +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

Bodies Needed!

Okay so maybe not your body- but your voice is needed to do the Net Control for the Saturday AM Swap Shop on the 146.76 repeater.  Training will be provided.  All it take is a good signal into the SLP 76 repeater site and able to hear back. Scripting is provided and being able to think and write helps. Do you have what it takes?
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I am also looking for individuals with Metroskywarn experience to become an NCS supervisor during weather nets.
Please contact me if you have the experience and can command during extreme weather.
Contact Mike – president@tcfmc.org

TCFMC Mission Statement

Ham Radio serves communities providing emergency communication operations in times of hazardous weather and civil discourse.  The mission of Twin Cities FM Club is to serve the community during these emergencies; to educate new and existing operators with emerging technologies; to provide local repeater frequencies for free communications. We do a weekly amateur radio news, information and over the air swap net. We develop processes for the betterment of the local ham radio community, through education programs and public invited events. We work with cities and county agencies on emergency communications and assist with event communication support.

 

The Southdale Hospital Repeater is back working on 444.125 with subtone 114.8 Hz 35 watts output. There is no beep however the morse ID’r W0EF/0 will ID every 10 minutes- so If you use or do a radio check – please note the time of day, date, your location, and the S-units if you are able to see during the radio check or use. Please send the report via email to President@tcfmc.org.

The “76 Swap shop” is  on the  146.76 –
Sub-tone 114.8 for the SLP Antenna or
100.0 sub-tone St. Paul receive site.

AllStarLink Node # 429820
9:30 AM Every Saturday morning
Check-in’s after AR Newsline and brief announcements

GIVE TO THE MAX DAY is over
But, you can donate via Paypal

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The Friday AM breakfast group will  be meeting Friday at 6am.
Perkins at 6920 Wayzata Blvd. Golden Valley, MN

See you at breakfast on Fridays!
Stay safe everyone!

Wires-X presentation from the November 2020 meeting

Wires-X PowerPoint document download

Hamoperator.com Wires-X The Bible

Analog DTMF key entry into a Wires-X room:
Tune to 444.100Mhz, hold the PTT, then press #65857, release the PTT. Where 65857 is the clubs room number, you can connect to which ever analog capable room you’d like.

You-Tube video link of “I Bought a VNA, Now What?” 
by Karl Kulp, AE0DL
March 28 TCFMC Meeting

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