Oct 10, 2018

HAM Radio Training - 10/8/2018


We had an excellent training on Monday concerning the usage of HAM radios, what to expect on the tests for the various license levels, discussion on types and recommendations on what to get, along with a Q&A to get any questions answered. There were also some great stories shared about why HAM radio is a good idea to learn and real life application scenarios. This was all possible thanks to Bryon Densley, who volunteered his time and expertise to build up the knowledge of the group. We look forward to future classes and other opportunities to expand our groups usage of HAM radios and all they have to offer. Thank you Bryon!

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  • We enjoyed another great welding class this month, and at a new location with CompuTune in Provo hosting the event along with their welder teaching. This larger shop space allowed for the use of multiple styles of welders, and different welding scenarios such as axle tab welding, exhaust welding, flux core, and gas welding. We appreciate being able to use this great facility and look forward to future classes.
  • Thanks to everyone who made it out to our welding class this month. This time around we offered the option of making a collapsible/portable pit that seemed to be a hit. Huge thank you to Andy, Dean, and Corbin for going over the basics and offering one on one training to everyone during the class. For those who are interested, one option for a grill top for the pits can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AWAA7WS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 If you want extra lynch pins, or need replacements some day, they can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Goliath-Industrial-Lynch-Point-Tractor/dp/B01K61FVG0/ref=pd_sbs_469_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01K61FVG0&pd_rd_r=01V63AXG5AFMYWGW9XXH&pd_rd_w=MuYwm&pd_rd_wg=zPALy&psc=1&refRID=01V63AXG5AFMYWGW9XXH Next time around we also plan on offering smaller projects for those who may not want to make a firepit so stay tuned. Thanks again everyone! Til' Next Time!
  • After completing the Trail Host II training a few weeks earlier, we scheduled the first class that i would get the opportunity to teach myself. Many of our members down in the Ephraim area expressed interest in the Trail Host training, so we reserved a training room at the ambulance building for the 27th. We had 7 people show up for the training and had donuts with chocolate milk provided. The training went smoothly with plenty of good discussion surrounding trail etiquette and the program itself. After the training most of the attendees had other obligations to attend to, however i was able to go on a trail ride with Chad and Jeanette Taylor from Mt. Pleasant as we attempted to reach the top of Barton Peak through the snow. Chad is one of the original creators of the Hanging Tree trail, and it was awesome to hear all the stories and history of the trail from him first hand while we took a break for lunch near the top of Barton Peak. Chad and Jeanette are also avid Willys Jeep collectors, with quite the array of mild to wild built rigs. We look forward to setting up a trail ride down to Hanging Tree with Chad. Thank you everyone who made it out to the training! Til' Next Time!

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