Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Special Event: K1A Live From The 53rd Annual Mid-Hudson R/C Jamboree & History of Flight Air Show


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The Mid-Hudson Radio-Control Society will host the 53rd Annual R/C Jamboree September 6, 7 and 8. See well over 100 giant-scale radio control models of vintage aircraft flying all weekend from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

The event is taking place at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome which is home to many vintage aircraft, including a flying reproduction of the Spirit of St. Louis.

The Aerodrome’s full-scale airshows will take place as usual on Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, but the morning will host a special event amateur radio station operating under call sign K1A thanks to our friends over at the Overlook Mountain Amateur Radio Club.

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The K1A station will be making contact via the HF bands as well as via internet assisted digital voice. Details are as follows:

HF Voice (USB mode)

  • 21.300
  • 14.230 
  • 7.220 

DMR

  • Brandmeister Talk Group 31630,

Echolink

  • N2HVD-R

All-Star 

  • Node 48878
Local Repeater
  • 146.805 (-0.6 shift, 103.5 Hz PL)

There will also be demonstrations involving digital text modes such as PSK31 on the 20m band.

Aviation enthusiasts from around the world may be on hand via DMR to talk with too thanks to the STEM talk group and the excellent convergence opportunity between the various hobbies involved it creates.

A generous $5 dollar discount is available to anyone holding an amateur radio license who would like to attend the event.  The address for the event is at 9 Norton Rd Rhinebeck, New York




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