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EERI Meeting
Thursday, 29 January 2015 22:54

The Utah Chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and Salt Lake County Emergency Management are excited to announce a lecture on a very relevant topic related to emergency managers, first responders, building officials, government officials, building owners, utility companies, engineers, scientists, and the general public. This lecture will discuss the tools that the USGS has developed to quickly assess economic and human impact following a significant earthquake.  This is essential information to have once a large earthquake strikes on the Wasatch Fault.

The attached announcement provides details of this lecture to be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City, Utah (1335 West 3100 South).

We ask you to please forward this announcement to all those in building official community who would need or want to know about these essential tools, and ask them to invite others who may be interested.

This lecture is open to the general public.  There is no cost to attend, and you do not need to RSVP.  Please invite others who you feel would be interested in this lecture.

Please visit the EERI Utah website (http://utah.eeri.org)  for additional information regarding this lecture and for information about upcoming events such as the Joyner Lecture featuring David Boore and the one-day Short Course on Seismic Ground Motions to be held on March 4 and 5.  The EERI Utah Chapter is dedicated to preparing, collecting, and disseminating information to help reduce the risk of earthquakes in Utah.  The EERI Utah Chapter is also in the process of developing a Utah Earthquake Scenario that will reveal the impact an earthquake on the Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch Fault. There is much to do to be better prepared for this occurrence.  Look for this publication later in the year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 22:56
 
Amateur Radio Public Service Events
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 12:44
There are a number of events beginning in March that Ham Radio Operators are asked to support.   The first is Mesquite Madness followed by the Spring Tour de St. George, 2015 Walk MS and Front Runner Century.  To sign up for these or any other event, please go to www.arpse.org and register.  This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and support a worthy event.  Please contact me for any questions you may have.  Johnny Rauzi K7ZZQ.
 
2015 Pony Express
Saturday, 24 January 2015 14:36
2015 Re-Ride - Missouri to California

     The National Pony Express Association will conduct its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, June 15 - 25, 2015. This Re-Ride will be a 10-day, 24-hour a day, non-stop event by over 600 riders and horses over the 1,966 mile route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail from Missouri through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada to California. It is the longest event held annually on a historical trail in the nation. The event commemorated the 1860-1861 Central Overland and California Pikes Peak Express Company which carried letters and telegrams for 19 months to prove the Central Route through Salt Lake passable year round. The owners hoped to win a federal mail contract on that route. Pony Express history is preserved in the federally designated Historic Trail, administered by the National Park Service, in museums, Pony Rider monuments, books, and the annual recreations by the NPEA.

     Riders will carry Commemorative Letters in a Mochila, Pony Express style. The envelopes will show they were carried by the Pony Express and the first class postage will have a special US Postal service cancellation. Only the number of letters purchased will be carried.  Anyone wishing to see the Pony Express riders should be aware that they may be anywhere from two hours ahead to two hours behind schedule! Depart St. Joseph, Missouri Monday, June 15, 10:00am CDT

Depart Wyoming/Utah Stateline Line (Barker Ranch, Wyoming) Saturday, June 20, 9:00pm MDT

Depart Salt Lake City, Utah Sunday, June 21, 5:30am MDT

Depart Utah/Nevada Stateline (Ibapah, Utah) Monday, June 22, 1:30am MDT/12:30am PDT

Arrive Old Sacramento, California Thursday, June 25, 11:30am PDT

Those wishing to participate in this event should contact AD7QF for possible assignments.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 22:04
 
******ELMERING******
Thursday, 22 January 2015 20:14

 

We've had an influx of new hams (a great problem to have) and along with that, an increased need for knowledge! Unfortunately, we can't teach all of everything that everyone needs at our monthly club meetings. There are just too many amazing facets of this hobby for any of us to keep up on. So what do we do to support these new hams and get them started successfully?

ELMERING!

For those of you that are new, the term "Elmer" refers to someone that mentors a new (or not so new) ham in a field of particular interest or ability. So if you are a newcomer looking to learn more about a specific topic or just want to get to know a local ham, log onto this website and click on the "Elmering" link on the left side of the page under the programs heading. Send them a message and don't be afraid to ask for help!  If you are one of our listed Elmers, please check your information and let me know if anything needs added or updated. If you are not listed on the page, but have a desire to informally help one of our new hams, please drop me an email and I will gladly add you to the list. Contact me via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

So, new hams: reach out and make connections. You get as much out of this hobby as you put into it.Don't be afraid to ask for help.

Experienced hams: even if you don't think you know very much, you probably know a lot more than some of these new guys so help them out and make yourself available to them.....and know that your efforts are appreciated.

 

Chad Rapier, President DCARC

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015 08:40
 
February Meeting!
Friday, 04 October 2013 09:32


Coming up in February:

Gary (KK7DV) will be sharing an infomrative presenation on Remote radio system using internet protocols & Raspberry Pi computers! He will be joined by Dave (W7JFH) as he was also built several nice nodes with Raspberry Pi (and BeagleBone) Linux computer systems for radio linking.

Gary has invited anyone that has made home-brewed equpiment like this to bring it to the meeting and share some info on your own similar projects!

And as always, the club store will be there to help you with last-minute project items,a nd we'll have door prizes, so come on down and be both edcuated and entertained!


And coming up next month, be on the lookout for "NC7J DX Packet Cluster / Utah CW Skimmer Servers / Reverse Beacon Network Integration" with NG7M.

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 January 2015 23:43
 
Club Officers
Sunday, 09 December 2007 18:00
2015 Officers
Officers and Volunteers
Email corrections/updates to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
A list of officers from previous years is also available online.
Club Position Name/Callsign Email Address Telephone
President Chad Rapier, K7FJM This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 385-231-9203
Vice President Johnny Rauzi, K7ZZQ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 643-4052
Secretary Spencer Mark, AE7IO This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 564-8054
Treasurer Gary Johnson, N7DND This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 558-3552
Past President Alan Malan, KB7YSP
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 292-6334
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 16:44
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December 2014 Club Meeting
Sunday, 14 December 2014 11:52

Here are some videos (one more still uploading) of the club meeting presentations:

John Mabey:

 

Brent Thomas:

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 14:44
 
Website Survey
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 21:36
Do you want to help improve the website?  Take a brief survey.
Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 21:12
 
Davis County Radio Club/ARES Survey Form
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 12:32
Gary Davis KE7MQF Davis County EC has put together a Survey to find out about the Amateur Radio Operators in Davis County.  This is for ARES and non-ARES individuals.  Please take a few minutes and fill out the Google Form that can be found at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dDhVTU53cDY1RDltU0d0UF9hMmFDOEE6MQ.
Thank you
Last Updated on Sunday, 28 October 2012 16:39
 
DCARC Yahoo Group
Wednesday, 30 May 2007 14:47
Click here to join dcarcWant to stay on top of special announcements from the Club and other local activities? Join the DCARC Yahoo group.
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Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2008 00:12