WRTC Promises Best DX of the Summer

Ever wonder what the Olympics, or World Cup of Amateur Radio would look like? Well, this Saturday at 8am local time you can find out! The World Radiosport Team Championship (link) will be on the air with 59 two-person teams composed of the very best operators in the world. Check their website for details. And while you are there, check out their promotional video (link). This is truly Amateur Radio at its finest.

July Membership Meeting

Here it is the second week of July all ready and our WYNDXA meeting will be this Friday the 11th. After a brief business meeting I will open the floor to the membership for positive input for moving the club forward. I have a few Ideas I also will share also. I am looking forward to a great year as your new President and hope to see you at the meeting.

Best DX,
Bill Wheeler K2QQ, President

Please check out the updated
President’s Message (link).

Past President Fred Weir, W2UB, SK

W2UB at Dayton 2013
We are deeply saddened to learn that past WNYDXA President, avid DX’er, and two time EMMY Award Winner, Fred Weir, died suddenly on June 20, 2014. Debbie Weir, WA2LGZ, informed the club that family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL & LOECHER, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Tuesday from 3-7PM.

June Membership Meeting

The next meeting of WNYDXA membership will be Friday June 13th. Join us! Click here for our meeting location and time information.

The June meeting will feature Ted Ertl, WA2HKS. His presentation is titled:
“A 6-Receiver Voting System and 10 Meter FM DX on a WNY Repeater System”. Ted is the trustee of BARRA’s 444.000 MHz repeater system since its inception in 1974 and is the Buffalo Amateur Radio Repeater Association (BARRA) technical committee chairman.

Ted will surely explain what he is doing on this rooftop! Which one is the repeater antenna?


New Club Officers and N2HIW News

Congratulations to the new officer crew of WNYDXA!

President: Bill Wheeler - K2QQ
Vice President: John Schunak - KF2YP
Secretary/Treasurer: Bill Klepser - WB2AIV

With his new duties as VP, John (KF2YP) resigned his role on the membership committee. Mark Tattenbaum (W2MFT) volunteered to serve and was appointed Membership Chair.

Also from the meeting last Friday is this great announcement form Dave, KN2M:
"Diane Rodman (N2HIW) has completed all her coursework and will be graduating with a Master's Degree in Health Care Administration next weekend from D'Youville College. In recognition of this accomplishment and all her endless work in school and WNYDXA, Dave (KN2M) would like to honor her by paying for all the members meals tonight. Thank you and congratulations Diane."