Field Day 2016

NN4SA will be operating field day again this year from the picnic area pavilion.

Details to follow, meanwhile see what happened last year at 2015 Field Day

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Plenty of room for new members

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We’ve turned in some of the “junk” excess that was littering the club.

 

Apollo XV (15) – 45th Anniversary

Start Date/Time 2016-07-30 07:00:00 Central time, U.S.A.
End Date/Time 2016-08-02 23:59:00 Central time, U.S.A.
Club/Organization Sponsor Marshall Space Flight Center ARC, Huntsville, AL.
Call Sign NN4SA
Self spotting on the DX cluster
Stations contacted may request QSL  by;

Sending an S.A.S.E. to
NN4SA
c/o Donald Hediger, ES35
Huntsville, AL
35812USA
Public contact email msfc-NN4SA@mail.nasa.gov

A NASA written account of deployment of the first lunar rover.  NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama was responsible for development of the Lunar Roving Vehicle  (Lunar Rover).

We ended up with 1010 entries in our logbook for this event. During which I encountered one man who worked on every heat-shield put on the bottom of the Apollo Command Modules and another who’d worked, during that time, at Grumman where the Lunar Module was built.

Apollo XV Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV)
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NASA Exchange council “meet our clubs” day

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Club president Matt McDougal (KA0S), Steve Moon (KM4SAM), and Don Hediger (N4MSN) represented the Marshall ARC at a recent show and tell for all MSFC clubs in the lobby of 4200.

Apollo 14 45th anniversary

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N4MSN and KM4LTT

 

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N4MSN and KA0S

Total number of logged contacts was 698 QSOs.  We worked a few on more than once  on multiple bands during alternate operating sessions.

HF Amplifier Progress

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The HF Amplifier beside the Yaesu FT-950.

The power switch is located on the West wall.  The box (actually a pill bottle) to control TX switching of the amplifier has been built to link it to the Yaesu transmitter.

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Apollo XIV 45th anniversary special event. February 5-6, 2016.

Apollo XIV (14) – 45th Anniversary
Start Date/Time 2016-02-05 07:00:00 Central time, U.S.A.
End Date/Time 2016-02-06 23:59:00 Central time, U.S.A.
Club/Organization Sponsor Marshall Space Flight Center ARC, Huntsville, AL.
Call Sign NN4SA
Self spotting on the DX cluster ,  14.225 21.275 28.3 7.175 were the frequencies published on the ARRL events calendar.
Stations contacted may request QSL

Send an S.A.S.E. to
NN4SA
c/o Donald Hediger, ES35
Huntsville, AL
35812USA
Public contact email msfc-NN4SA@mail.nasa.gov