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SFDXA meeting is held on the first Wednesday every other month, at 7:33pm at the Florida Medical Center at 5000 West Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale in the auditorium.

Come before 7pm and have dinner with us, $7 and all proceeds go the club.
Members assemble at the Hospital Cafeteria for Dinner at 6:00 PM.
The charge for Dinner is $7.00 which is a donation to the club.

Talk-in on the SFDXA repeater 147.330/.930 sub-audible tone of 103.5Hz.
Bill NZ5N, SFDXA President



New Club for Morse Code Enthusiasts

A new club has been formed among Amateur Radio operators who are Morse Code (CW) enthusiasts.† It is called The CW Operatorsí Club (CWops).† CWops encourages the use of CW in Amateur communications, and it promotes goodwill among Amateurs around the world by planned CW activities.

CWops is international in scope, membership and management.† Its focus is the use of CW, whether for contesting, DXing or rag-chewing.† Moreover, it promotes every form of sending -- if it's CW, CWops supports it!

For further information, go to www.cwops.org.† There you will find everything that you might want to know about CWops, including our bylaws and articles of incorporation, our planned activities, an explanation of how to become a member, and a list of current members.

Jim Talens, N3JT
Secretary, CWops

Miami, Florida
QCWA Chapter 12 - Andy Clark - Miami, Florida
Chartered February 15, 1962
QCWA Chapter 12 meets on the 3rd Saturday every month at Noon at the Piccadilly American Cooking restaurant at 8301 West Flagler Street in Miami.

The Andy Clark Chapter 12 was charted February 15th 1962 as the Southeast Chapter #12. On January 14th 1999 the name of the chapter was changed to The Andy Clark Chapter 12 in Andy's Memory. Andy became a silent key on December 31st 1998. Andy was a Florida Legend in the Florida Ham Community.

Andy was born in Kansas on May 21st 1923. He was first licensed as W9KCS at the age of 16. He joined the US Navy during world War II and lost several fingers during a accident on shipboard.

He founded and published "Florida Skip", a ham magazine that carried the news of all the Ham activities in the state of Florida. He was a life member of QCWA and ARRL. He was a FCC section Emergency Coordinator in addition to being Chairman of the Community Red Cross. He was employed for many years as a radio operator at Aeronautical Radio. He was President of Chapter 12 many times and served as its guiding light.

Public Service was always a word he associated with ham radio. He was a Florida legend in Amateur Radio and our chapter felt we needed to honor Andy by naming our chapter after him.

73, Art Rauch, W4VZ, Secretary
Contact: Arthur Rauch, W4VZ
E-mail: w4vz@bellsouth.net
10950 SW 105th Ave, Miami, FL 33176


Palm Beach, Florida
QCWA Chapter 111 - K4YPO - West Palm Beach, Florida
Chartered November 4, 1978
QCWA Palm Beach Chapter 111 meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 1130 hrs. EST.
The meeting is luncheon style held at:
Perkins Restaurant Meeting Room,
Military Trail & Cresthaven Blvd., West Palm Beach

All QCWA members &s; guests are welcome to join us.

Talk in on the 147.045 + 600 pl 110.9 repeater.
See you there!

Jeff WA4AW, QCWA Chapter 111, Secretary / Treasurer
Website: www.qcwa.org/chapter111.htm