Wednesday, March 15, 2006

The Handiham Weekly E-letter for March 15 2006

transceiverGreetings, everyone!

In this edition you will find:

Beware the Ides of March!
Avery's QTH: Winter SKYWARN?
Hello campaign kicks off today
Hamvention® Names 2006 Award Winners
Blizzards close us down
Trading post giveaway
Elmer answers a mobile question
Courage Center has great assistive technology links

Beware the Ides of March!

That phrase, of course, refers to the murder of Julius Caesar on March 15. It always serves to remind me that March is well-underway, and that means Spring is returning to the Northern Hemisphere. Spring, for my local radio club, means turning to club programs that will ultimately draw people toward those out-of-doors activities that will be more likely to hold member interest than programs about indoor stuff. After all, by the Ides of March, people have had enough of sitting inside. We want to be sure they continue to do ham radio stuff all summer long! Here are some of the program ideas that work well for us during Spring. I call these my "Ideas of March":

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