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Goat Mountain Repeater is Back!

On Thursday 10/2/2014 the Goat Mountain Repeater was placed back on the air by the N7PIR tech team (Thanks guys!).  It is currently not linked, but plans are in the works to restore linking, which should happen soon... 

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Don't Forget the ATV Net on Monday!

Catch the Amateur Television (ATV) Net on the N7PIR system Monday evenings at 7PM. The Portland area ATV group is joined by ATV enthusiasts near and far using the N7PIR system and IRLP for coordination.  For more information please see Don't Forget the Monday ATV Net! or visit http://www.oregonatv.org/

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Breakfast on the West Side!

The N7PIR Monthly User Group Breakfast is coming up Saturday, September 27th from 8:30am - 10:00 am. This month it will take place at Elmers Restaurant in Tigard.  Elmers is located at 14055 SW Pacific Hwy. Join us for some socializing and to find out the latest plans and N7PIR happenings. 

 

Please let Brien (K7KSN) or one of us know if you are planning to join us. You will likely hear us on the Skyline Repeater on Saturday morning.  Letting one of us know is very important because we need to tell Elmers how many people we are expecting so that everyone is accomodated.

 

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Elmer's Restaurant Tigard

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System Status Update 8/26/14

The replacement Goat Mountain system is essentially complete and is undergoing final testing.  Once we get some administrative processes finalized we can get it up on the mountain. At this point, the end of September appears to be a likely time frame.

Work continues on the new Eugene machine.  In addition, there are other system improvement projects being discussed and worked out.  More on those a little later.

Thanks to Brien, Garrett, John, Mike, Rob and the whole crew for their hard work.

 

 

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No Breakfast in August

Since this month's breakfast meeting would have been on labor Day weekend when many folks are out of town we will take a month off and have the next meeting in September. Hope everybody has a great holiday weekend.  We'll look forward to seeing everyone in September.

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