The Spirit of '76 & '88 Newsletter


Fusion Repeater

The LEARA Fusion repeater is online!  It is on the 444.700+ frequency pair in Lakewood under the WR8ABC/R call sign - which will display on a Fusion radio.  Current configuration is C4FM digital only, no Internet linking.  Check the Repeaters page for more information.

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Monthly features of The Spirit of '76 & '88

  • Upcoming meeting presentation
  • Letter from the President
  • Net report
  • Sunshine report
  • Hamfests
  • Ham exams
  • New members
  • Event calendar
  • Public service events
  • Pictures from the previous meeting
  • Minutes from Trustee meetings (bi-monthly).

Newsletter Contributions

Contributions must be received by the 2nd Sunday of the month (except on months with five Sundays and Tuesdays, when the 3rd Sunday will suffice).  The Newsletter Editor is Ken Kane - KG8DN.

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January 2017
"Hamvention - Same Friends, New Home" is Theme for 2017 Event

November 2016
DMR in Amateur Radio
Want your ARES shirt?
St. Petersburg Digital Comms Conference Signals Ham Radio's Likely Return to Innovation

October 2016
Notice Of Annual Meeting And Elections
Updates On SDR Development from W8KFJ
My "Thru-the-Glass" Mount 2m/440 Mobile Antenna Experience!Candidate Biographies for October Election
CY9C DXpedition Pictures

September 2016
Candidate Biographies for October Election
Antenna Farm available
Higher Bands Will Pick Up this Fall, Data Suggest Smaller Solar Cycles Lie Ahead

August 2016
LEARA Board Nominations CLOSE August 30th
Hams, APRS, Carts: Bring Added Value to The Great Geauga County Fair
Radio Museum As An Interesting Stopover
Thanks to ARES Participants for Your RNC Support
Summer Public Service
Over 5,000 scouts (in Malaysia) for Jamboree on the Air

July 2016
Want "on Board?" Elections in October!
LEARA is in need of assistance with picnic supplies
Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) To Close At Month's End
Volunteers for service in the EOC during the convention must certify FEMA training in ICS.
ARRL to Sponsor 2016 Atlantic Season Hurricane Webinar

June 2016
Hey, It's Summer and Public Service is ON! Are You IN?
About Kids' Day
Teen Calls Out Museum for Wrong Radio in Al Capone's Cell

May 2016
Canadian Radio Amateurs Went on Alert to Assist in Alberta Wildfire Emergency, Evacuations
ARRL Ham Aid Gear Shipped to Ecuador to Support Earthquake Relief, Recovery

April 2016
Digital Modes Interface for Ham Radio
A New "ARRL The Doctor is In" Audio Podcast Episode is Now Available

March 2016
LEARA is in need of assistance
US Amateur Radio Numbers Continue to Soar

February 2016
ARES Volunteers Support Major Flood Responses
LEARA is in need of assistance with the picnic
ARES Volunteers Help to Distribute Water in Ohio Community with Lead-Tainted Water