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Upcoming Events

7/15 Cary Swapfest, Ritter Park, Cary, 8:00am-1:00pm
7/18 DFMA Meeting, Bullock’s BBQ, 6:00 p.m.
8/01 DFMA Meeting, Bullock’s BBQ, 6:00 p.m.
8/12 VE Test Session, Orange County EOC, 10:00 a.m.
8/14 OCRA Meeting, Orange County EOC, 7:00 p.m.
8/15 DFMA Board Meeting, NC4CD Office, 7:00 p.m.
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The DFMA is an amateur radio club centered in Durham, NC, with members from all over the Research Triangle Area. We support an excellent set of repeaters but members enagage in all aspectus of ham radio. We meet monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at Bullock's Bar-B-Cue at 6pm for dinner with a program beginning at 7pm. The meetings are open to all with an interest in Ham Radio.

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Current News

The July Meeting is not Until July 18!

Ever since we've been meeting at Bullock's BBQ, we have had to handle July differently. As long as I can remember, Bullock's has closed for two weeks including July 4th. For several years, we used an alternate site to meet in July, but as our attendence has grown we no longer fit there and scheduling turned out to be awkward there as well.

The simplest solution turned out to be meeting on the third Tuesday of the month in July. Note that this is the time slot for the DFMA Board Meeting. So, the regular Board meeting has been cancelled with the understanding that we can have a quick meeting just before the regular meeting if something important comes up. More in the July Link. (Just read the minutes.)
- Dee, KU4GC 6/27/17

July 18 Program: A Tri-Band Antenna

Ed Fong, WB6IQN, will join us again from California via Skype. Ed last joined us in November 2015 to discuss his dual-band J-Pole antenna. This month Ed will talk about his tri-band antenna design. Ed is currently on the faculty of UC Santa Cruz and has had several antenna articles published in both QST and CQ magazines.
- Dee, KU4GC 7/2/17

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