LEARA Club Net Activity Log

Recent Announcements:

  • The Thursday LEARA Club net meets every Thursday at 8 PM on the 146.760. All are welcome to participate.
  • ARES nets meet every Tuesdays at 8 PM on 145.410 repeater. A simplex net follows. Note there is no net on the third Tuesday as it is meeting night.
    ARES meetings are held 7PM the third Tuesday of each month. The next ARES meeting is Tuesday March 19, 2004 at 7 PM at the Helwig Whistle Stop 599 W Bagley Rd, Berea, OH 44017, as well as a Zoom meeting. For more info, contact ARES at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please monitor the ARES website at www.n8esg.org/ares for information on nets and events. They are open to all, but if you are not an ARES member, please send a request at https://n8esg.org/contact/
  • The SkyWarn Wednesday night practice nets are on hiatis until April 2024. Should the NWS issue a severe storm warning, a net will be held on the 146.760 repeater. Normal Practice nets are held on Wednesday nights from April through September at 8:30 PM on the 146.760 repeater (-)PL110.9. .
  • An On-Line Spotter training video from the NWS is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6R25g5YYhg

  • Skywarn Spotter Training will be offered by NWS this spring.
    There is only an online webinare available locally. Information can be found at www.weather.gov/cle At the news headlines at the top, click on Spring 2024 Information Schedule link . Other dates and county locations may be found at that link.
    Note: You must register for attendance, click on the registration link.
  • The next LEARA monthly membership meeting is on April 30. It will be at at Firehouse Grille & Pub , 2768 Stark Drive, Willoughby Hills, Ohio 44094, phone: 440-943-4983.
  • Next LEARA Trustee meeting Saturday May 11 at 9:00AM -
    It is open to all Paid LEARA Members. An Email will be sent out to members with instructions on how to attend.
  • Have pictures of your shack or mobile installation? Pass them along to the newsletter editor Carsten KD8WBB at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • The 88 system has been upgraded to Allstar and Echo link. See the LEARA Newsletter and Web Page for more information
  • The UHF Repeater on 444.700 is on the air. It is a digital mode only. It will handle DMR, Fusion, P25 and D-Star (note there may be issues with Fusion and D-Star. Try them out and if you encounter problems, let David AD8G know). Check out the Repeaters tab for more information. NOTE: IF YOU OPEN A LINK FOR YSF OR DSTAR. PLEASE CLOSE IN WHEN YOU ARE DONE. leaving it open locks out others from using other modes when you are not there.
  • Public Service events: Please check out the link at: http://neoesg.org/events
    and scroll to the bottom or click "HERE"
  • N8UPZ reminds everyone that the National Weather Service can always use help with precipitation monitoring. For further info please check out the CoCoRaHS web site at http://www.cocorahs.org

  • We can always use net controlers, which means that you can try your hand at running a LEARA net! Give it a try, it's not that hard. Learn the voices and call signs of your fellow radio members. We presently have 7 active net controlers to bring you the net each week. Why not join up and give us a hand.
    You can even do a part time shift - say 4 times a year! Give it a try!
    Contact Carl KB8VXE at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Sunshine Report

  • Send information to Trustee Robert Wright KE8CEO

Past Trivia / Discussion Questions


Related info on WWV

Trivia Question Etiquette

  • The Trivia Question is supposed to be a fun and learning experience for everyone checking in. Most of the time the answer is a multiple guess, and for many literally a guess. It makes the people sit and ponder the possible answers. If you don't know the answer, you may say so and acknowlege that you are taking a guess, and then give your answer. If you KNOW the correct answer, please just give give the letter or text of your choice only. Don't spoil the question for others by giving a complete dissertation on the principals, theories and biographies of the author or scientist. Giving that information early in the net spoils the fun for the people who have yet to play. Factoids and anecdotal information regarding history or even personal experience relating to the question is a most welcome additive to the discussion AFTER the answer has been given. Let the Net Control KNOW you have additional info for the end of the net.
    Thanks for checking in and enjoy learning new facts, or basking in the knowlege that you have.



March 2024 Checkins - 33

AB8UM Mike
AD8G Dave
K2WJS Bill
K8CVM Chuck
K8EHP Mike
K8SAS Steve
KD8FTS Eddie
KD8IDC -?-
KE8WED Josey
KE8YWD Nathan
N8ACP Chris
N8AHS Fred
N8AUC Eric
N8IYA Steve
N8QMK Mike
N8UPZ Bill
N8WHR Mike
W8DKA Doug
W8JMI Bryan
WW8AX -?-


  Please note there is a slight change in the schedule.

Net Control Schedule

03/28/24 Steve K8SAS
04/04/24 Ed W8IE
04/11/24 Carl KB8VXE
04/18/24 Eric N8AUC
04/25/24 Mike AB8UM
05/02/24 Jim WA8ZHN
05/09/23 Carl KB8VXE
05/16/24 Eric N8AUC
05/23/24 Mike AB8UM
05/30/24 Ed W8IE