NF4AC


Radio station of the North  Florida Amateur Radio Club 

Page updated: MAY 23 2018 

Archival
Information

Official License - 2018

OFFICIAL MINUTES
License



AntennaConsensusDocumentation.pdf


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NF4AC

Contact Information
Secretary
Gordon Gibby MD
[email protected]
Trustee -- Jeff Capehart W4UFL

Reference Information

Experimental Google Alachua County Map
Black 145.030
Yellow 145.070
Green 145.770 (SEDAN)

AlachuaCountyNodeMap
Marion County Packet Map
BPQ Packet Node Map
BPQ Chat Node Map
HF FORWARDING TEST
CARRIED OUT 4/5
Test Results (PDF)

Marion County ARES

BREVARD COUNTY ARES

2017 EOC Antenna Recommendations
Feb2018 EOC Ant Letter

Alachua County InterClub Facebook

Alachua County InterClub Web

GARC Online Calendar

Educational Articles

How to wire your station for digital
Primer on FLDIGI
WINLINK Primer
Homebrew 2 meter SLIMJIM Antenna Construction
Raspberry Pi Packet Server
Example linbpq config file
Raspberry Pi USB Lockup Fix
$10TNC Introduction
Creating Private Residential Packet Backbone
QST: EMP Protection
DHS 2016 EMP Protection Recommendations
Katrina: Communications Failures
Useful Emergency Equipment
How to Use WINLINK without WINDOWS at ALL
Soundmodem/audio configuration how-to
Baluns & RFI-Ham Educational Treatise
BALUNS --- Part One
BALUNS--Part Two
HOW-TO document for making baluns
MESH & other info about BPQ
Advanced BPQ node commands from John Wiseman #1
More Updated Advanced Node commands from John Wiseman #2
RaspberryDeliverySheet (pdf)

EasyTerm Tutorial
SSTV Applications
Power over Ethernet in the Field
Changes to reduce Raspberry server WRITES
ConfiguringHFForwardingRMSGateway
Primer on WINLINK "connect"scripts
EchoLink Over Raspberry PI
D-Rats Publlished Manual
D-RATS over AX.25 Alachua Ares Handout

ICS Positions / Nomenclature

EMP Resources
SB-100 EMP PROOF RIG SPECIFICATION
QST: EMP Protection
Comm Acad (Wash state) Nuclear/EMP Lecture
Harris Cty TX ARES: EMP protection
1987 Telecomm EMP Survivability Assessment (DTIC)
Suggested by a state official:
Washington Examiner - EMP
Oct 2017 - Vincent Pry


TRAFFIC TRAINING
ARRL Traffic Manual

RRI Traffic Training Manual

RRI DTN (Digital Traffic Net) White Paper


2018 Symposium Task Solutions (Suggestions)
Task 1: Stand up Command Net
Task 3: AM Emergency Broadcasting for EOC
Task 4: Emergency Contact to the State EOC
Task 8: Emergency FM NWS Broadcast for EOC


LINKS TO DIGITAL RESOURCES

Sarasota Emergency Radio Club
WINLINK
Terrestrial Packet Radio Network
TAPR (Tucson)
SATERN digital net primer
youtube: checking into DAREN


LINKS TO BUILDING RESOURCES
Kits And Parts Dot Com
QRP Kits -- nice stuff
QRP Labs
QRP Guys -- cheapest stuff!
DigiKey -- EVERYTHING parts wise


PROPAGATION
World Map of Critical Frequencies
HF BEACON FREQUENCIES
Eglin AFB ionosonde
Texas Army Mars HF Ionosphere Data
Map of BEST FREQUENCIES RIGHT NOW
Educational Info on Bands / Available Data

Ports Blocked by COX CABLE
HSEEP Exercise Creation Manual
State of Florida Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

EQUIPMENT DESIGN
50W HF MOSFET amp
Designing LC low-pass RF filters
Common Me Balun Chokes
WA2EBY Amp Build
ALE
Startup Suggestions

Hurricane Shelter---Problems!

BITX Resources
Manual for uBitx 3rd party software

Emergency Comms Resources
Shelter Reference Book (of forms etc)
BLANK RADIOGRAM

LabNLunch Projects
LightningEMPArrestor
OCF Dipole Balun Construction

FREQUENCY INTERCONNECTIONS

Note:   bpq nodes "learn" from "node broadcasts" and can intelligently route!
To see what routes exist to reach a station, using "classic packet" keyboard access, type   N <callsign>
To allow the node to make the co
nnection by itself,   type C <scallsign>

updated 4/4/2017
mnemonics to help the port numbers make sense
MikeBeatty Twr
CONNECTS
145.030 to
145.770
Tom
CONNECTS
145.770 to
145.070
RosemaryJimArt & CindyGordon
Forest
Grove
Fire
tower
145.030 (Port 6)
"OCALA"
"6 is twice 3"
Most
Ocala
Stations
WM3B-7
WLLSTN
W4DFU-8
GARC2
KX4Z-7
JNVILL
KX4Z-10
GNVWLK
145.070 (Port 7)
"GAINESVILLE"
"7 = .070"
NK3F-7,
TOMGNV
NK3F-10
TOMWLK
KI4QBZ-7
AMHAM
KI4KEA-7
KM4YGH-7
ARTGNV
KM4YGH-10
ARTWLK
KX4Z-7
JNVILL
KX4Z-10
GNVWLK
NF4RC-7
NEWB
145.770 (Port 8)
SEDAN
".770 is almost .8"
W4DFU-8
GARC2
NK3F-7
TOMGNV
NK3F-10
TOMWLK
(deleted)