Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association
Community - Communication - Leadership
    
ANNOUNCEMENTS
as of 28-May-2022
  • Analog Nets add DMR TG-311037 
  • Radiator Grille - we all had fun
  • Stations working normally
  • Next BOD meeting 28-MAY 10am
  • Satellite Project: ON-HOLD
  • Shack Cameras are operational
REMOTE HAM RADIO
Operating remote from W1/LUBEC, MAINE
JUNE 2022
7th
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID
865 5255 5294
Passcode 
123456
JUNE
Presenter
Dave Borenstein KA2HTV
"Remote Ham Radio "
Member Renew
Renewals
Oct 1st to March 31
OP Details
VINTAGE
From September 1957 in Columbus, Georgia, comes this next entry from the Amateur Radio file, starring K4JNL (Eddy Kosobucki). Air conditioning by Philco. 
NET NEWS
When the Voice Com and Breakfast Net are active, the DMR TG-311037 will also be used to check in stations. This will help stations who are having difficulty hitting the 145.29 analog machine. The following are the details for these two nets.
USE ANALOG AND DMR TO CHECK IN
BRARA 145.29- PL110.9 
BRARA DMR TG-311037 
BRARA 442.875+ CC-1 TS-2  
GCARA 443.350+ CC-11 TS-1  
Wellington ARA 145.19- CC-2 TS-1 
2022 SUMMER FIELD DAY
The BRARA Board asked for volunteers to coordinate the 2022 Summer Field Day.
Since there were none, and the event has different rules than WFD, the board decided to look into how the event could be handled from the shack. Please watch for updates. If you would like to step in and be the coordinator, please let any board member know.
SIMPLEX EXERCISE
JUNE 4th SIMPLEX EXERCISE
The April exercise was well attended. Please view the AAR and the next exercise on June 4th 2022 at 11am
TRIVIA QUESTION
SCROLL DOWN FOR ANSWER
What type of pre-amplifier, invented by hams, does not include a transistor, tube or other active amplifying device?
Membership Renewals
If you have paid your dues and have NOT received an email confirming payment, or if you have paid your dues and are having trouble logging on to the website, please contact Henry Seidner WA2ROA by email hseidner@me.com
Thanks to the Board of Directors, our new AED has arrived and installed at the shack. We are hoping Jeff.S K4BH will give us all a brief overview.
WATCH VIDEO
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
May
WB2AUV Emil Senkowski WELCOME
April
N4DOV David Alperstein
KO4ZOL William Milus
NX4N Chris Blake
WA1KDS Michael Sherman
March
KM4IQC Simon Sapot
KC3JFN Diane Black
K3RZB Stuart Gallant
February
KO4DVN Dan Stockdale, Sr 

WV2C Tony Vella
KI4C Ray de la Rivaherrera
January
N2EAR Daniel Riley
W2SI Ed Janeczek
KB4JOG Dennis Reilly
W6MGV Marc Verdi
KB4QWM Paul Edhlund
December
N2QFT Joanne Cummings
KD2DXQ Dick Cummings
KO4VGC Nancie Serphos
K4RED Steven Serphos
KA2HTV David Borenstein

W6HDG Howard Groveman
ASSOC Robert Brozost
November
N2WS Wally Shapiro
KY4AMP Anthony Potts
WB2MKX Jay Nearnberg
October
KO4TZK Andrew Auster
ASSOC Carolina Auster
KM4DWC Steven Kilburn
WB2MJH Len Crispino
KA2VRU Rita Russo
KM4UJP Jonathan Goodson
KJ4QVS Shawn Major
W4SBH Shawn Hoffman
KO4FBU Barry Gardner
KO4TEQ Elise Gotay
Member Logon Password Reset
Every so often a member may need to have their password reset. Please email Henry Seidner WA2ROA via hseidner@me.com and he will work with you to handle your request.
HAVE A QUESTION???
If you are a BRARA member and have a technical question why not ask the experts, your fellow BRARA members?  The best way to do this is to post it on our groups.io distribution list BRARA@groups.io.

Please remember that you need to send your post using the email account you used when signing up for groups.io.  If you are not signed up, then see details below.
GROUPS. IO SUBSCRIPTION REQUEST
If you are a BRARA member and not yet subscribed, send an email to BRARA+owner@groups.io

To send a message to the group, send an email to brara@groups.io

For full information on BRARA's groups.io
go to https://groups.io/g/BRARA
GOOD AND WELFARE
If you know of an amateur or their family dealing with health issues or may have lost someone, please let us know. Robert K K3SUH is our go to person to send a communication in the form of a card to the person or family.

From inception, here are statistics from what Robert has sent:

 
Condolence cards: 16
Get well cards: 16
Total cards Sent: 32

CLICK HERE to email your details.
AMATEUR EXTRA QUESTION
E6F10 (B)
What is the most common type of photovoltaic cell used for electrical power generation?
A. Selenium
B. Silicon
C. Cadmium Sulfide
D. Copper oxide

E6D01
Why should core saturation of an impedance matching transformer be avoided?
A. Harmonics and distortion could result
B. Magnetic flux would increase with frequency
C. RF susceptance would increase
D. Temporary changes of the core permeability could result


 
TRIVIA ANSWER
Answer:   Parametric. Parametric amplifiers use the nonlinearity of diode junctions to amplify 
Be well 73 
de N4BRF from The Shack
  Good Health to All
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