DOWNLOADABLE PAST CLUB
PRESENTATIONS AND INFORMATION

This page offers a downloadable collection of past club program information as well as other
useful amateur radio information and related topics.

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ANTENNAS, PROPAGATION AND RELATED TOPICS

A useful discussion about external antenna tuners that explains what they can and cannot do for you.   Basic Information About UHF and VHF Signal Propagation
1995 U.S. Navy Antenna and Propagation Training Manual which includes a final test   Information Regarding Near Vertical Skywave Communications Part One
A 29 page Powerpoint presentation that covers the design and construction of basic amateur radio antennas   Information Regarding Near Vertical Skywave Communications Part Two
How to build a cheap and effective homebrew HDTV Antenna   Interesting Powerpoint Presentation on VHF Tropo Propagation
Good Information About Amateur Radio Beacons   Useful Information On How Trunking Scanners Work
Here is a PowerPoint presentation by Hap Griffin (WZ40) that discusses NVIS (Near Vertical Incidence Skywave) Antennas   Mike Majority, N4VBV's, PowerPoint presentation about solar activitiy and numbers.

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES AND RELATED TOPICS

Sumter Amateur Radio Association's Emergency Communication Plan   EMCOMM NCS Operations Information
Information About Emergency Net Operations   More Useful Emergency Operations Notes
Emergency Net Operations Notes   ARES General Information
Sumter County, SC, New Digital Emergency Services Digital Communications System   Reserved For A Future Program


DMR RESOURCES/CODEPLUGS CAN BE FOUND ON THE SC HEARTS WEBSITE

Here is a Here a the link to the SC HEARTS Resource Page Mobile Radio   Here is a downloadable .pdf file that Demystifies Digital Mobile Radio


OTHER AMATEUR RADIO TOPICS

Good Information About Building Kits
Yes, kits are still available!!!
  A wealth of information on building homebrew electronic projects
A Discussion both new and old digital communication modes   Information about easy satellite operations
A download that lists resources for learning about Amateur Radio and What Questions to Ask   How to build a simple 6 meter dipole antenna
A humorous look at the various types of hams who attend "Hamfests"   A discussion of good and bad operating practices!!!
Information Regarding the NCDXF/IARU Beacon Project   A Listing of various useful and interesting frequencies
Information on Tentec regenerative receivers and the history of regenerative receivers   Tom, NE7X's Presentation on Boatanchor Restoration
Mike Majority's program on how
to make the most of what you have!!
  Here is a entertaining .doc file that translates "boatanchor speak" for you
Gerald Cromer's HBR Receiver Information   R.L. Drake Co. Presentation Feb, 2016

NOTE: Please check back often for new additions to this download resource page