Local Repeaters

Local Repeaters
145.490 (+) 141.3 - Tupelo K5VGK 147.075 (+) 103.5 - Tupelo W5NEM 145.450 (-) 192.8 - Fulton WX5P
444.950 (+) DSTAR - Tupelo N5VGK 147.240 (+) 100 - Tupelo K5TUP 443.200 (+) DMR - Amory AD5T
146.940 (-) 192.8 - Amory KB5DWX 145.150 (-) 156.7 FUSION - Guntown WJ5D

Friday, December 22, 2017

Charitable Donation update

Fulton, MS - Friday December 22, 2017
The Northeast Mississippi Radio Amateurs Club (NEMRA, Inc) presented the Itawamba Crossroads Ranch with a donation for $600 today. The NEMRA, Inc amateur radio club is based out of Itawamba County and contributes to a local charitable organization for Christmas and the Crossroads Ranch was chosen as this year’s charitable donation project. NEMRA’s membership comes from approx 6 counties in Northeast Mississippi and counties in Alabama. Itawamba Crossroads Ranch is a Faith based non-profit group that helps special needs adults with skills, social, emotional, and spiritual growth. They depend on support and financial contributions to continue their work and mission. More can be seen about them at www.xroadsranch.com.
Presenting the check to Crossroads Director of Outreach and Fundraising Susan Sheffield was NEMRA President Bobby Bean and Treasurer Doug Hughes.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Christmas Meeting.

Don’t forget, tonight at 6:30 we will be having our December meeting / Christmas Gathering at the Tin Top Grill on Hwy 178 at the intersection of State Park Road in Mooreville.
We look forward to seeing you there. Please remember we will have a donation can for the clubs designated charity for this year. Also we will be voting on 2018 club officers, 2 applications, and other items.
Merry Christmas to all!!!

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Nov 2017 meeting

Good afternoon everyone. I hope you are having a great weekend and lets not forget those who have served and are currently serving in our nations military on this Veterans Day Weekend. 
We are having our monthly club meeting this Tuesday night at 6:45 pm at the Fulton City Hall Board Room in W Wiygul St in Fulton, MS. 
We will be discussing some important topics that will affect our club along with a membership application to vote on. We will also make plans for the Dec (Christmas) dinner/meeting and the nomination committees will make announcement for the 2018 year club officers and the floor will open for other nominations as well. 
Dennis and I are going to put on a program and it will be a live, On The Air, demonstration on digital FT8 mode along with question and answers (I hope) about the setup and use of FT8. 
Its going to be a fun filled evening so come on down and enjoy the fellowship and program along with us. 
If you have any visitors that would like to come, please invite someone and lets fill the room. 
I look forward to seeing you all there so 73 for now and God Bless. 


Saturday, November 4, 2017

Funeral arrangements for Richard “Dick” Hollaway are 
W. E. Pegues Funeral Home
Visitation Monday 5-8pm
Funeral Tuesday 11am. 

Please check their website at  http://www.peguesfuneralhome.com/obituary/dick-hollaway for more information. 
It is with deep sympathy and regret that we announce the passing of Richard “Dick” Hollaway, N5IPI, the manager of Whitetail Ridge Shooting near Saltillo and ham radio operator.  Robert Frederick, N5RNF, called a few ago and said that Dick had passed about 5am this morning after suffering a medical event in Memphis and while in ICU in Memphis.
All NEMRA members thoughts and Prayers go out to Dick’s wife Connie Smith Hollaway, family, and friends.
God Bless him.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Having another weather spotter training class in North Mississipi!! Going to be in Corinth, MS. Its worth the time and effort if you can attend.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Congradulations to Susan Dudley (KG5VEP)!!!  She came out today and passed the General license test!!  Way to go !!!  Susan and her husband Brian participated in out first Tech Class last month and came thru with flying colors. Brian passed his Tech and General at the class testing session and Susan was not going to be outdone by her husband. Now looking forward to giving the Extra test to both them and seeing who gets the most right. 
Again, well done Susan happy DX’ing!! 


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

VE Testing Oct 21st, 2017

Just a reminder that we will be having VE testing on Saturday October 21st, 2017 for new amateur radio license and upgrade existing license for radio enthusiast and current ham radio operators. We will be at the Fulton City Hall Board Room located at 213 W Wiygul Street in Fulton, MS. we will begin testing at 9 am and continue until about 11 am. If you are interested and prepared in taking your Technician, General, or Extra test, please come on up, bring $15 correct change, two forms of ID, one needs to be a photo (ie, drivers license) and any CSES's (certificates of completion) you have earned and/or a copy of your current license if applicable.
We look forward to seeing you there and Good Luck!!

Monday, October 9, 2017

Tech Class and New Hams

Well it took 7 days to get the license issued but the newest hams that took their test at the completion of our NEMRA sponsored Technician Class and one after the class testing session are in. Please listen for these guys and gals and welcome them to the hobby and offer any help they might need getting started.
Len Schaefer KG5VEJ
Traice Pruitt KG5VEN
Brian Dudley KG5VEK
Susan Dudley KG5VEP
JC Smithey KG5VEL
John Seay KG5VEM

Nicholas Lancaster KG5VEO

October 2017 Meeting

Good Monday Morning everyone!!
I hope the weekend was good to each and everyone of you. Wow. What an active year for the tropics and us. 14 named storms have developed this year and a few have come our way. Very thankful that Nate donated its Blessings to our Gulf Coast and Alabama. However we really need some sustained rain. Rain-dance needed please!!!!!
Reminder that we will be having our October 2017 monthly meeting at the Fulton City Hall board meeting room this Tuesday October 9th, 2017 starting at 18:45 hours. We will be having the usual business meeting and have at least one new membership application. Also committees will be appointed for the election of officers and directors for the next year, and that committee report back to the club in Nov and officer and board members elected and take over at the Dec Meeting or Christmas get together.
Chuck Moffat and I are going to have a program on portable vertical tripod based antennas, setup, use, tuning, and traps for use with a dipole antenna and how to make them and maybe understand them. Im still having had time with traps. Lol.
Okay, that's all for now, and we will see you guys tomorrow night in Fulton.

Bobby/ W1LAW