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QCWA Chapter 41 Dallas, Texas 02 August 2014

Chapter 41 met at Midway Point Sports Bar and Grill on Saturday, 02 August 2014 and had 18 participants. We tried to demonstrate the new chapter website, but could not access the Internet for the second consecutive month. Lee Cheever, W5IG, demonstrated his air key and told us about his home and mobile stations. Fortunately, Lee had copies of two YouTube videos that he made about his home and mobile stations that we were able to play on a computer DVD drive. After viewing the videos, we went to the parking lot to see firsthand how Lee put the maximum amount of radio equipment is a very small vehicle. Lee’s videos are available at

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Lunch over chapter being told about a trip to the ARRL National Centennial Convention.

Lunch over chapter being told about a trip to the ARRL National Centennial Convention.

W5IG, allowing chapter members to examine his mobile station.

W5IG, allowing chapter members to examine his mobile station.

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QCWA Chapter 41 at Ham-Com 2014

Ham-Com 2014 was on Friday and Saturday 13th and 14th of June 2014 at Plano Centre. This was one of six “Regional ARRL Centennial Events.” The other five regional events are Orlando HamCation®, Dayton Hamvention®, SEA-PAC, Huntsville Hamfest, and Pacificon. Ham-Com 2014 hosted the ARRL West Gulf Division and ARRL Delta Division Celebrations. Special event station W100AW/5 operated from Denton County – Emergency Services – Special Operations – Logistics Support vehicle parked at the Plano Centre.

Denton County Communications Vehicle at Ham-Com 2014

Denton County Communications Vehicle

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