YACHT NEWS For Jan. 28, 2017
Young Amateurs Communications Ham Team K8KDZ
Echolink net on Sat. 7pm CST on W8PIF-R, HF net on Sun. 3pm 14.325 + -
Promoting youth and ham radio since 2007
The YYN for Jan. 21 was ably run by Shelby KD9FYV YTM#131. He brought in 18 check ins to continue with our expanded net operation. Thanks to Shelby and all who joined the net. A video of Shelby running the net is on You Tube. https://youtu.be/wOeYB_p9nJw
The HF net of Jan. 22 brought it a number of contacts although propagation was not the best. Check the review in our new webpage.
The Lea family from DeLand Florida will run the HF net this Sunday on 14.325.00 at 3pm CST (4pm EST)
*YACHT WEBPAGE CONTINUES TO EVOLVE...
Our new site webmaster Jerry W5BFF YTC#54 has given the Yacht team some new features and expanded coverage. Go here for the page http://yacht.younghams.org Issues of the YACHT News will be posted here as well as photos, net info and other material of interest to members and hams in general. Individual photos and news of member activities are encouraged.
*LEA GIRLS BECOME AIR-MOBILE...
Check out this recent video https://youtu.be/8Pyp8YouD_k The Lea family continues their many activities to enjoy and promote ham radio.
*YACHT MEMBER TO APPEAR IN YOUTH FORUM...
Lucas W6LDS YTM#140 is the latest member chosen by Carole Perry to present in the Hamvention Youth Forum in May. Congratulations Lucas. He joins Chris KD8YVJ YTM#109 and Grace KM4TXT
*WINTER FIELD DAY...
This rapidly growing ham activity takes place this weekend on 20 meter and the usual HF contest frequencies. Let us know on the YYN if you are participating or plan to do so. Times are 1pm Sat. to 1pm Sun. same hours as Field Day in June
*ANOTHER NEW MEMBER JOINS YACHT...
Let's all welcome Bryant KG5HVO YTM#147 of New Orleans, LA. He is 12 and a very active young ham in DX and Contesting. He is also proficient in CW. We all look forward to him joining the YYN and making some new YACHT member friends as well as others who regularly check in.
*LOUISIANA YOUTH NET...
YACHT recommends this net on Thursday evenings at 7pm CST on the W5DDL-R. Abbi and Kendra run this net from Lafayette, LA. It is well run, informative and a great way to spend some time with on Thursday evening.
*MEMBER PHOTOS NEEDED...
If you would like to see yourself in the "Photos" section on the new YACHT website, send one along to me, and I'll see that Jerry gets it in.
*K8DAR IN ACTION...
More photos of DAR radio club operating echolink or HF. These two YL's talked to 2 of the Goodson boys on HF, as well as echolink.
Ed Engleman KG8CX