Member Sessions and On-Air Exercises

Open activities for members and the public. Find active service teams and specific opportunities in the teams area. (Team information may include sensitive information and lives in the members-only section of the website. Remember the password. )

Active Teams | Workshops

Expect to see greater detail as we get closer to each event.

February - TABLETOP
2021-02-06 12:30, 2 h

Exercise: To understand VECTOR’s big picture, including where all the gear lives.

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March - DOUGLAS
2021-03-06 11:00, 2 h

Exercise: To prepare yourself to set up and run a VECTOR remote site.

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April - TABLETOP Episode 2
2021-04-10 13:00, 2 h

Exercise: To understand VECTOR’s big picture, including where all the gear lives. Take over where the February response team left off.

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April - World Amateur Radio Day
2021-04-18 12:00 UTC, 12 h

Exercise: To celebrate amateur radio by making contacts with RAC stations*, and other stations on active bands.

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May - BAKED ALASKA
2021-05-08 11:00, 2 h

Exercise: To drill on transferring control between net control stations.

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June - WUMPUS 2
2021-06-26 14:00, 2 h

Exercise: To practice on-air exchanges and give your ARDF mates a signal to trace. (public health order from 2021-05-27 covering events only allows seated outdoor activities.)

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SIMPLEX RELAY DAY
2021-08-28 11, 3 h

Exercise: To map out (from participant logs) where we can communicate without repeaters.

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November - 2-m QSO Party
2021-11-13 10:00, 4 h

Exercise: To stretch your off-air (logging) skills and on-air (brevity, clarity, tone, and pace) skills.

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January Members Session
2022-01-05 18:30

Show: Set our compass heading for the year and operating hypothesis to April.

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February Members Session
2022-02-02 18:30

Show: To confirm 2022 path for Field Day, drills and mini-exercises.

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March Members Session
2022-03-02 18:30

Show: Dialogue with Assistant Chief Tom Cooper, VFRS, to understand how VECTOR and VFRS can collaborate.

Planning Horizon: May

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April Members Session
2022-04-06 18:30

Show: Civic events schedule with Jordan Myers

Planning Horizon: June

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April - Multi-site Drill
2022-04-30 12:00, 1 h

Exercise: Set up and run a VECTOR remote site to play 20 Questions using net protocol for questions and radiograms for guesses.

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May Members Session
2022-05-04 18:30

Show: Latest About DSAs - learn details of how the DSAs are doing now with our VEMA colleagues

Planning Horizon: July

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