CCARC NEWS 14-23
THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
ISSUE No 14-23 18th July 2014
In this Issue:
- Lecture for July
- Wild Weather Forecast
- Annual Fees are Due
- Weigh in on Radio History
- History This Week
- Broke & fixed
1. Lecture for July
Saturday 26th July 2014 1300 – 1430
“Soldering Electronic circuits” by Bruce Holland VK2ZAD
2. Wild Weather Forecast
High winds are forecast for the next few days. Make sure you batten down the hatches and antennas and any other loose items.
3. Annual Fees are Due
A reminder that ‘Member’ Annual Fees are due and payable in July each year. If you have not yet paid, please do so as soon as possible.
4. Weigh in on Radio History
An interesting item from Shane VK2ABZ
5. History This Week
A look back at events that made history this week – compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW
Monday, 14 July, 2014
1869 Margarine is patented in Paris, for use by French Navy.
1877 Thomas Edison invents the Edisonphone, a sound recording device
1897 Marconi’s “Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company” was formed.
1907 First taxicab in New York City.
1910 John Duigan makes a short first flight of the first Australian-built aeroplane at Mia Mia, Victoria.
1935 First automatic parking meter in US installed, Oklahoma City, Ok
1937 Death of Marchese Guglielmo Marconi developer of radio.
1942 Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe, first jet fighter, takes first flight.
1945 First atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico
1851 Gold was found near present-day Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia.
1955 First sub powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched-Seawolf.
1969 Apollo 11 goes into Moon orbit.
BROKE & FIXED
No items for Broke & Fixed this week – all CCARC infrastructure is operational.
This section lists important announcements and possibly items from previous CCARC NEWS editions that are still current and may need your input:
Jaycar Tuggerah & Erina will give CCARC members a trade discount – approx 10% on purchases over $25. Make sure you ask for it. Thanks Rod VK2LAX and Col VK2ZCO.
Anyone reading this on the website who is not yet a member of the CCARC, please consider joining by emailing ccarc at ccarc dot org dot au for full details.
For submissions to this newsletter from CCARC club members please email the editor news-editor at ccarc dot org dot au
For what’s coming up in the next few months at the CCARC, please check the club calendar, accessible from the header on any page on the website.
Dave VK2DLS … News & Publicity Officer …