Tom Schaefer NY4I
One of the founders of the Upper Pinellas Amateur Radio Club, Tom is an Extra Class operator who loves all things Amateur Radio. An Elmer who has helped the club and many of it’s members not to mention hams throughout the county. Congratulations and thank you for all you do for the hobby and for UPARC Tom. Keep it up!
March Mobile Madness
After all of the “business” stuff concluded, we moved on to a presentation about Mobile Installations presented by Ryan KO4KGP. We’ll steer clear of the rabbit holes but suffice to say Ryan has spent more than a little time working on his mobile install. From VHF/UHF to HF, WinLink, APRS, scanners and GMRS, we’re left wondering if there’s anything he hasn’t installed! In all seriousness, Ryan does a great job the planning and building whatever he touches. Is was really impress to see how much gear is hidden away in his truck. If he didn’t show you, you wouldn’t know it was there.
After his presentation, we moved outside to to check out his truck and look at other members mobile installs.
Meeting after the Meeting
After a morning of updates on the club and learning something new, some of us head down the road to continue the fellowship over lunch at Sonny’s BBQ in Clearwater. We had a good time, ate good food and some (don’t tell the XYLs) may have even had an adult beverage. Anyone is welcome to join us so come on down after the general meeting!