Vacuum Fluorescent Displays (VFDs)

February 25, 2021
We’ve had an ongoing discussion on our internal message board SARC-all about nixie tubes, vacuum fluorescent displays and designing circuits to drive them. One of our members, Mike AC9CG, has a long history working for a VFD manufacturer and compiled a very nice history and technical overview of the devices. His notes follow. –Ed. VFD … Continue reading "Vacuum Fluorescent Displays (VFDs)"

QST: New Club Treasurer and Membership Chair

February 20, 2021
The following changes have been reported: John Zietlow K9WIC has kindly accepted the role of Club Treasurer  Daryl KB9RHR has now taken on the responsibility of Membership Chair duty We congratulate and thank them both for taking on these important roles for the club.

Winter Field Day 2021: K9KMV

February 15, 2021
Winter Field Day 2021 – K9KMV               There was no doubt that this year’s Winter Field Day would have a winter feel to it.  Winter Field Day occurs on the last full weekend of January each year, starting at 1900 UTC and finishing 24 hours later at 1900 UTC on Sunday. My plan was to operate … Continue reading "Winter Field Day 2021: K9KMV"