PROcrastinator August 2010   August 15th, 2010

The
PROcrastinator
KØPRO

http://www.kØpro.org
PO Box 13Ø3, Pittsburg, KS  66762-13Ø3
The Official Newsletter of the Pittsburg Repeater Organization.                              August, 2Ø1Ø

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The Meeting Place:
This month’s meeting of the Pittsburg Repeater Organization will be
Tuesday 17 August, 2Ø1Ø at 7:30 p.m.
at Pittsburg Refrigeration.

The fourth PRO meeting of 2010 will be at Pittsburg Refrigeration, 2507 N Broadway in Pittsburg, Kansas.   It will be held  Tuesday August 17th.  Pittsburg Refrigeration is a blue building at the corner of 25th and Broadway, on the West side.  Wal-Mart, Wendy’s, and Dillons are nearby businesses on the East side of Broadway.  From the East side, 25th street would go across Broadway directly into our front door.  There is plenty of parking on the North side.

Tyler KB0PQP and Dwain W0CL have been working on a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) for the last few months. This UAV and the embedded microcontrollers called Arduino will be the topic of this months PRO meeting. We will try and have a demo flight depending on weather and the status of the UAV. For more information on the project visit www.thestormpatrol.com for pictures and video.

We are trying to re-vitalize the club with interesting programs on current subjects.   We will try to have monthly meetings, and try to talk about current, interesting topics.   If you have any ideas for topics, reply to this email, or otherwise contact us. All area hams are invited!

Hamfests I know about  ….. let me know about yours! Ron

27-28 August, 2010
21st annual Joplin Hamfest
http://www.joplin-arc.org/

16 October, 2010
Oktoberfest Southside ARC Grandview at a new location: South Haven Baptist Church, 16800 Bel Ray Boulevard, Belton, MO
Info: http://www.qsl.net/southsidearc/ Choose the Oktoberfest tab on the left side.

Any other local hamfests or tailgates to add to this list?  Send in the updates, I’ll resend a reminder just before the meeting.

The PRO officers are:
President:               Tyler Costantini KBØPQP
Vice Pres:               Steve Draper N5SD
Secretary:               Ron Ginardi, KBØNRG
Treasurer:               Ron Ginardi, KBØNRG
Trustee:                 Tyler Costantini KBØPQP
Executive Consultant    Phil Rankin, KØPR
PROcrastinator:          Ron Ginardi, KBØNRG

Copyright 2010 Pittsburg Repeater Organization 

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