Radio Amateur Training Planning and Activities Committee (RATPAC) provides weekly national presentations on general amateur radio topics and specialized Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) topics.
To receive notifications and Zoom conference details, contact Dan Marler, K7REX at ratpac.plan -at- gmail -dot- com.
Here is the tentative 2020 RATPAC presentation schedule:
|Date||General Ham Radio Wednesday Presentations|
|18-Nov||NanoVNA (Vector Network Analyzer)|
|25-Nov||Thanksgiving Eve – No presentation|
|9-Dec||SDR 101 – Intro into software define radios|
|30-Dec||ARRL Public Relations|
|Date||ARES Zoom Thursday Presentations|
|19-Nov||Red Cross Disaster drill follow up|
|26-Nov||Thanksgiving – no Zoom presentation|
|3-Dec||Introduction – Digital Voice IP Voice over Internet, etc.
Digital Voice Overview (RF & IP) Hotspots, DVMEGA Product presentation
|10-Dec||TBA (To be announced)|
|17-Dec||D-STAR HF – (Digital Voice on HF)|
|24-Dec||Christmas Eve – no Zoom presentation|
|31-Dec||New Year’s Eve – no Zoom presentation|
• November 17 we will finalize 2020 schedule and begin 2021
• Still in discussion is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
• Covid-19 has delayed our plans for our Youth Hams in Space program, now planned for 2021
• We have reached out to AMSAT for presentations and youth involvement
Best of 73s everyone and please stay safe,