Happenings and Upcoming Events:

The Springhill Amateur Radio Club met on October 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm for the annual radio club meeting. Officers for 2019 will be David Smith – President, Robert Smith – Vice President, James Cheatham – Secretary/Treasurer.

The Springhill Amateur Radio Club set up a demonstration area at the recent Lumberjack Festival in Springhill on Friday and Saturday October 12-13, 2018. Bill had his HF station set up to made many contacts demonstrating how ham radio works to local citizens. There was also a learn to solder station and a station for kids to send their name in Morse code. Emergency “go boxes” were displayed and Robert set up a software defined radio (SDR) exhibit. Various pamphlets were handed out on different aspects of ham radio and the emergency role we play during disasters.

The Springhill Christmas Parade will be held on November 24, 2018. The ham club has been asked to line up the parade as usual. Lineup will begin at 3:00 pm and the parade will roll at 5:00 pm. Please make plans to assist with the lineup.

Bill Sale and Don Santa Bohannon will set up a children’s talk to Santa exhibit at the South Main Mall in Springhill on November 14, 2018 from noon until 3:00 when they will begin lining up the parade. We have Santa Claus QSL cards (below) to hand out to the kids.