1506 S. Parker Dr.

Evansville, IN 47714

(812) 479-5741

"Because a frequency..

..is a terrible thing to waste"

An ARRL Special Service Club KB9KBT Member Indiana Repeater Council

November, 1995 Newsletter

THE NEXT E.A.R.S. "EATING MEETING" will be at Old Country Buffet at Morgan and Green River in Evansville on November 10, 1995 at 6:30 p.m. Come and help us plan the hamfest and meet all your ham friends!

THE ANNUAL E.A.R.S. CHRISTMAS PARTY will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 1995, at 7:00 p.m. at Wolf's BBQ on 1st Avenue in Evansville. PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS by Monday, December 4 for this meeting! On the buffet will be: BBQ chicken, BBQ ribs, potato salad, baked beans, and more!!! $13.13 includes meal, drink, gratuity, and tax. Don't miss this special outing!

LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!!! If you have an amateur you would like to nominate for an EARS award, please send these to EARS at the address above or to our e-mail address. The nominating period will end on November 10!!! The awards are: 1) Advancement of FM and repeaters; 2) Technical Excellence Award; and 3) Repeater Operating Courtesy award. These awards will be presented at the hamfest on November 25.

THE E.A.R.S. EVANSVILLE HAMFEST IS LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY!! We have several prizes already, but we could use more! We also will need help with talk-in, tickets, security, etc. Call or write Neil to sign up for a shift soon. The sign ups for working will start at the November meeting.

THE E.A.R.S. WORLD WIDE WEB PAGE is now active! Get E.A.R.S. history, information, and the latest repeater info by visiting us at http://users.aol.com/earsham/earsham.html on the internet! You can write to us on the Internet as well ! Our Internet e-mail address:



Ft. Wayne, IN November 18-19

Evansville, IN November 25 Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Fairgrounds 8 a.m. - 2 p.m Central. Admission $5 Setup begins at 6 a.m. Talk in on EARS Network Tables $10 Free Outdoor Flea Market (weather permitting) with Paid Admission

Dayton, OH Hamvention May 17-18-19, 1996


Paris, IL - Sunday Nov. 5 at the Community

Hospital at 1pm. Call John at (217) 466-4315

Terre Haute, IN - Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Terre

Haute Red Cross on Hwy 41 North at 1 pm.

Call Fred K9EBK at (812) 466-2122

REPEATER UPDATE: We are working on getting Evansville back up to full power before the hamfest. PLEASE remember to identify ANY time you enter a touch tone command (Control Ops too!). We are again experiencing problems with people turning on the link without identifying and leaving the link on during the day and not using it. If you hear the link on during 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays (except holidays) and no one is using it, please turn it off. Thank you.

Troy, N9ZEK, proudly announces the opening of CTS Communications' store on Hwy. 57, about 2 miles north of the Hwy. 57 and 64 junction in Oakland City. Products include scanners, coax,speakers, car stereos, conncectors, cordless phones, surge protectors, various ham gear, 11 meter equipment, and used ham gear on a consignment basis. Hours are: Mon-Thu 6 to 11pm; Fri. 8 to 11 pm, Sat. 9am to 9 pm, Sun. 1pm to 6 pm

CTS Communications will closed on Saturday, November 25, but will be open at the Evansville

Winter hamfest!

E.A.R.S. WIDE AREA NET AND NEWSLINE....Every Monday at 8:30 Central

(9:30 Eastern) on the EARS Repeater Network!

THE INDIANA REPEATER COUNCIL will hold its semi-annual meeting at the Fort Wayne hamfest on Sunday, November 19, at 1 p.m. There is to be discussion about dropping affiliation with MACC, joining SERA, a new state wide PL plan, and the national frequency coordinators meeting. This will be a very important meeting.

EARS Network Repeaters:

input/output Location

144.550/145.150 Evansville, IN

144.650/145.250 Indianapolis, IN

146.325/146.925 Vincennes, IN

448.925/443.925 Vincennes, IN

144.650/147.430 Seymour, IN

147.735/147.135 Lousiville, KY area (soon)

EARS Network Remote Recivers:

Repeater Location

146.925- Farmersburg

145.250- Greensburg

145.250- Seymour

145.250- Muncie

Electronic Applications Radio Service, Inc.


1506 S. Parker Dr.

Evansville, IN 47714-3154

The E.A.R.S. newsletter is a monthly production of Electronic Applications Radio Service, Inc., a non-profit, charitable, tax-exempt organization. Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, editor. Send donations, articles, comments or information to E.A.R.S. at the address at the address below or call (812) 479-5741. Articles for the newsletter and/or E-mail can be sent via America Online at EARSHAM@aolDOTcom. For the braille edition, contact Tom KE9ZV. Information contained may be reproduced in any form, provided that credit is given to the E.A.R.S. Newsletter.

Thanks to the Old Post ARS of Vincennes for serving breakfast and lunch at this year's hamfest again!

Don't miss it... Saturday November 25!!