Meetings

The Pack Rats meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Ben Wilson Senior Center in Warminster, PA, except for the July and August meetings.  Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings.  The Ben Wilson Senior Center is located at:

580 Delmont Avenue
Warminster, PA 18974

 This is one block south of Street Road (Route 132), behind Giuseppe's Pizza.

 Click here for a map.

 

The upcoming meeting agenda:  

Due to the Corona Virus Look for possible last minute Updates

 Check this site, The Packrat forums and Email for the latest   

  • March - 03/19/2020, Home Brew and Vintage Gear night   Cancelled  
  • April - 04/16/2020, ARRL and Awards Night,  No "in person" meeting See line below
  • April - 04/16/2020,   WebEx Meeting -   ARRL spoke via WebEx
  • May - 05/21/2020,    WebEx  Meeting -   Roger Rehr explains the New Map features
  •                            Mike N2DEQ speaks on  Preparations for June Contest from home
  • June Contest   We will all be operating from our home stations this June VHF                                    Contest.     Starting June 13th, 2:00pm - Ending Sunday 11:00 PM
  • June - 06/18/2020         WebEx Meeting  -  Elections and Contest Wrap up
  • July - 07/16/2020          WebEx  Meeting -  Alan Wolke - W2AEW on IMD in receivers                                and Mike Andrayo - N2DEQ on the outstanding club results from our "Stay at Home" June Contest!
  • August - 08/20/2020      WebEx  Meeting -  Ken W2KB, High Knob and the September contests
  • September -09/17/2020     WebEx  Meeting    -   Mike N2DEQ on rebuilding his station and  antenna  -  "The Pack Rat Way"!    The September meeting will also be Awards Night
  • October - 10/15/2020         WebEx  Meeting -   Pete Putnam, KT2B presenting RF Knife Edge technology to acquire off air TV programming for distribution to remote locations.
  • October - 10/16-18/2020       MUD Conference        Postponed to 2021
  • November -  11/19/2020   WebEx  Meeting -  Mike , N2DEQ   Preparation for January Contest
  • December - 12/17/2020   WebEx  Meeting - Bob Heil-K9EID, founder of Heil Sound
  • January VHF Contest -    January 16-18 - Starts 2:00 PM EST Saturday - Ends Sunday 11:00 PM
  • January - 01/21/2021, WebEx  Meeting     Packrat Crying Towel - what went wrong in the Contest! 
  • January - 01/30/2021, 10 AM         WebEx  Meeting - Contest Wrap Up meeting 
  • February - 02/18/2021,           WebEx  Meeting - Home Brew night 
  • March - 03/18/2021,          WebEx  Meeting - presentation by Al Katz K2UYH on EME made Simple.
  • April - 04/15/2021,           WebEx  Meeting - ARRL Night 
  • May - 05/20/2021,            WebEx  Meeting - Chris K2QFA - making RF test measurements
  • June - 06/17/2021,           WebEx  Meeting - Elections, June contest report  
  •  July - 07/15/2021, 
  •  August  - 08/19/2021, 

 

       Special  meetings : 2020

  • August     08/23/2019  Camelback Conference call 7:30pm
  • October   10/07/2019   Camelback  Work party at Dover Delaware 9:30 am
  • January   01/30/2020   Camelback Conference call 7:30pm
  • February  02/27/2020   Camelback Conference call 7:30pm
  • March      03/07/2020   Camelback  Work party at Dover Delaware 9:30 am
  • March      03/26/2020   Camelback  Conference call 7:30pm
  • April        04/30/2020   Camelback  Conference call 7:30pm 
  • May        05/28//2020   Camelback  Conference call  Cancelled
  • Special  meetings : 2021
  • March      03/04/2021    Camelback  WebEx call 7:30pm
  • April        04/01/2021    Camelback  WebEx call 8:00pm 
  • April       04/17/2021   Camelback  Work party at Dover Delaware 10:00 am
  • April       04/29/2021   Camelback  WebEx call  7:30pm    Go - No Go decision
  • May         05/27/2021    Camelback  WebEx call  7:30pm  

 

    MUD Conference 2020:    Postponed to 2021

2020  Microwave Update Joint Conference of

      Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club and N.E.W.S. ( The North East Weak Signal Group )