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Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

Don <kb7zjp@...>
 

Sounds like if this is how Steve is going to run the ARRL NTX section it may be time for me to think about why am an ARRL member. I believe Steve has no right of censorship of this group when it comes to someone running for a position in the ARRL.

Thanks, 

Don Kast
KB7ZJP

On Mon, Aug 5, 2019, 11:11 PM Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:
Greg, 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

arrlntx.org website:
The website is primarily managed on the backend at http://www.arrlntx.org/admin 
The username is:  SM
The password is:  CqCqCqw1aw!

ARRLNTX facebook Page:
Please go to  https://business.facebook.com and register a business account. After you've done that, send me your business ID, and I'll add you as a business partner.  Once that's completed, you can remove me as a business partner.

ARRLNTX facebook group page:
Steve requested I transfer all control to you, so I've sent you an invitation to become an admin for the ARRLNTX facebook group page.  The ARRLNTX facebook page is the default admin since it's a group for the page.  You can have individual admin access to the group or your can administer the group through the ARRLNTX facebook page.

Groups.IO
I have set you as the owner of all the groups.io email reflectors.

Domain Name Registration and Host provider
The domain name registration and hosting is all handled through one single account at https://www.namecheap.com
The username is:  arrlntx
The password is:  CQCQCQarrl!

I updated the account with all of your information.  The only thing I couldn't change was the account email address.  They sent you an email, and you'll have to accept it first.

I provided Steve the login and password when he first took office, but he never changed it.  Everything still had Jay's information (he even had to forward me the password reset email because I couldn't remember it...)  The hosting expires next month, but the domain is still good until July 2020.

The "backend" hosting to access the raw files for the website is accessed through https://cpanel.arrlntx.org 
The username is:  arrlmnsp
The passrod is:  CQCQCQarrl!

Twitter:
The ARRLNTX section has a twitter account.  I never really logged into it, since I had it set to just automatically tweet whatever was posted on the ARRLNTX facebook page as a tweet.  But, since you have the account, here's the login information:
Username:  ARRLNTX
Password:  !NTXs3cArrL*

That should be everthing.  Barring the pending accepting invitation for admin for the facebook group, the invitation from the host for the hosting account, and setting up the facebook business account so I can transfer the facebook page to you, I believe I've satisfied all of Steve's requests.

You've got ALL my contact information, so feel free to get a hold of me if I forgot anything.
 
-=Jerry A. Goodson=- W5BFF
430-342-3376 - Cell


On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 5:56 PM Steve Lott <lottsphoto@...> wrote:
Please provide all access codes, passwords, etc.
To anything that was built and/or is being used for the purpose of 
the ARRL North Texas Section

To include but not limited to:
ARRLNTX.org
ARRLNTX.org FB page
ARRL North Texas FB Group Page
ARRL NTX Groups.IO account
Web hoist provider for ARRLNTX.org
And Domain Name Registration information, to include LOGIN and Passwords
for Domain name management.

Thank You.

Steve
KG5VK
Tele 318-470-9806
2019 ARRL NTX Section Manager 
Please note: My Out Going Email address is LottsPhoto@...
KG5VK@... is forwarded to my Gmail address


Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...>
 

Good advice.  Already done.  Greg has it all, now.


On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 8:57 AM David Ricker <dwr@...> wrote:

I’d suggest changing all the passwords as soon as possible.

 

73,

 

David – KG5VSR

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of Carl Westcott via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:37 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

 

You sent this to the entire group???!!!


On Aug 5, 2019, at 11:11 PM, Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:

Greg, 

 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

 

arrlntx.org website:

The website is primarily managed on the backend at http://www.arrlntx.org/admin 

The username is:  SM

The password is:  CqCqCqw1aw!

 

ARRLNTX facebook Page:

Please go to  https://business.facebook.com and register a business account. After you've done that, send me your business ID, and I'll add you as a business partner.  Once that's completed, you can remove me as a business partner.

 

ARRLNTX facebook group page:

Steve requested I transfer all control to you, so I've sent you an invitation to become an admin for the ARRLNTX facebook group page.  The ARRLNTX facebook page is the default admin since it's a group for the page.  You can have individual admin access to the group or your can administer the group through the ARRLNTX facebook page.

 

Groups.IO

I have set you as the owner of all the groups.io email reflectors.

 

Domain Name Registration and Host provider

The domain name registration and hosting is all handled through one single account at https://www.namecheap.com

The username is:  arrlntx

The password is:  CQCQCQarrl!

 

I updated the account with all of your information.  The only thing I couldn't change was the account email address.  They sent you an email, and you'll have to accept it first.

 

I provided Steve the login and password when he first took office, but he never changed it.  Everything still had Jay's information (he even had to forward me the password reset email because I couldn't remember it...)  The hosting expires next month, but the domain is still good until July 2020.

 

The "backend" hosting to access the raw files for the website is accessed through https://cpanel.arrlntx.org 

The username is:  arrlmnsp

The passrod is:  CQCQCQarrl!

 

Twitter:

The ARRLNTX section has a twitter account.  I never really logged into it, since I had it set to just automatically tweet whatever was posted on the ARRLNTX facebook page as a tweet.  But, since you have the account, here's the login information:

Username:  ARRLNTX

Password:  !NTXs3cArrL*

 

That should be everthing.  Barring the pending accepting invitation for admin for the facebook group, the invitation from the host for the hosting account, and setting up the facebook business account so I can transfer the facebook page to you, I believe I've satisfied all of Steve's requests.

 

You've got ALL my contact information, so feel free to get a hold of me if I forgot anything.

 

-=Jerry A. Goodson=- W5BFF

430-342-3376 - Cell

 

On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 5:56 PM Steve Lott <lottsphoto@...> wrote:

Please provide all access codes, passwords, etc.

To anything that was built and/or is being used for the purpose of 

the ARRL North Texas Section



To include but not limited to:

ARRLNTX.org FB page

ARRL North Texas FB Group Page

ARRL NTX Groups.IO account

Web hoist provider for ARRLNTX.org
And Domain Name Registration information, to include LOGIN and Passwords

for Domain name management.



Thank You.

 

Steve

KG5VK

Tele 318-470-9806
2019 ARRL NTX Section Manager 

Please note: My Out Going Email address is LottsPhoto@...

KG5VK@... is forwarded to my Gmail address

 


Without Knowledge or Consent of the undersigned or other NTX officers

 

Without Knowledge or Consent of the undersigned or other NTX officers

The Administrative Login ID and user passwords for the ARRLNTX.org website were publicly posted on the Groups.io site last evening.

    We are working to re-establish security for the ARRLNTX.org website.

    Although we had no knowledge of the posting party's intent to expose both the ARRLNTX.org site and the private information of our NTX members, we apologize for any inconvenience you incur.

    If you use a login ID and password to access the ARRLNTX.org website, we strongly recommend you immediately login to the website and change your password. If that password is used for access to other websites, it would be prudent to also change your password for the other websites.

    As soon as we have re-established control over, and security for, the ARRLNTX.org website we will notify all of you by email.

    Thank you for your patience.  

Steve
KG5VK
Tele 318-470-9806
2019 ARRL NTX Section Manager 
Please note: My Out Going Email address is LottsPhoto@...
KG5VK@... is forwarded to my Gmail address


Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...>
 

Well.  What a way to wake up!

When I replied to the email last night, I purposely excluded Steve.  I don't really care to communicate with him any longer.

I changed my originating email account, as I don't feel it's appropriate to send emails from the official email account any longer.  Then, I cleared the "Reply To" field, and typed "sec," intending to send it to Greg's official NTX email address (sec@...).  After typing "sec," it auto-populated with the reflector address (section@arrlntx.groups.io), and I simply didn't pay attention to it.  In my defense, I just came in from marching band practice... on a hot, muggy, asphalt parking lot.  I was hot, tired, and dehydrated.  

I had to recover the twitter password and some nefarious individual messed with the NTX website admin log in.  I was able to help Greg fix both this morning.  Hopefully, I'm done with all of this.

-=Jerry=- W5BFF

On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 5:36 AM Carl Westcott via Groups.Io <crwestcott=icloud.com@groups.io> wrote:
You sent this to the entire group???!!!


On Aug 5, 2019, at 11:11 PM, Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:

Greg, 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

arrlntx.org website:
The website is primarily managed on the backend at http://www.arrlntx.org/admin 
The username is:  SM
The password is:  CqCqCqw1aw!

ARRLNTX facebook Page:
Please go to  https://business.facebook.com and register a business account. After you've done that, send me your business ID, and I'll add you as a business partner.  Once that's completed, you can remove me as a business partner.

ARRLNTX facebook group page:
Steve requested I transfer all control to you, so I've sent you an invitation to become an admin for the ARRLNTX facebook group page.  The ARRLNTX facebook page is the default admin since it's a group for the page.  You can have individual admin access to the group or your can administer the group through the ARRLNTX facebook page.

Groups.IO
I have set you as the owner of all the groups.io email reflectors.

Domain Name Registration and Host provider
The domain name registration and hosting is all handled through one single account at https://www.namecheap.com
The username is:  arrlntx
The password is:  CQCQCQarrl!

I updated the account with all of your information.  The only thing I couldn't change was the account email address.  They sent you an email, and you'll have to accept it first.

I provided Steve the login and password when he first took office, but he never changed it.  Everything still had Jay's information (he even had to forward me the password reset email because I couldn't remember it...)  The hosting expires next month, but the domain is still good until July 2020.

The "backend" hosting to access the raw files for the website is accessed through https://cpanel.arrlntx.org 
The username is:  arrlmnsp
The passrod is:  CQCQCQarrl!

Twitter:
The ARRLNTX section has a twitter account.  I never really logged into it, since I had it set to just automatically tweet whatever was posted on the ARRLNTX facebook page as a tweet.  But, since you have the account, here's the login information:
Username:  ARRLNTX
Password:  !NTXs3cArrL*

That should be everthing.  Barring the pending accepting invitation for admin for the facebook group, the invitation from the host for the hosting account, and setting up the facebook business account so I can transfer the facebook page to you, I believe I've satisfied all of Steve's requests.

You've got ALL my contact information, so feel free to get a hold of me if I forgot anything.
 
-=Jerry A. Goodson=- W5BFF
430-342-3376 - Cell


On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 5:56 PM Steve Lott <lottsphoto@...> wrote:
Please provide all access codes, passwords, etc.
To anything that was built and/or is being used for the purpose of 
the ARRL North Texas Section

To include but not limited to:
ARRLNTX.org FB page
ARRL North Texas FB Group Page
ARRL NTX Groups.IO account
Web hoist provider for ARRLNTX.org
And Domain Name Registration information, to include LOGIN and Passwords
for Domain name management.

Thank You.

Steve
KG5VK
Tele 318-470-9806
2019 ARRL NTX Section Manager 
Please note: My Out Going Email address is LottsPhoto@...
KG5VK@... is forwarded to my Gmail address


Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

 

I’d suggest changing all the passwords as soon as possible.

 

73,

 

David – KG5VSR

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of Carl Westcott via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 5:37 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

 

You sent this to the entire group???!!!


On Aug 5, 2019, at 11:11 PM, Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:

Greg, 

 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

 

arrlntx.org website:

The website is primarily managed on the backend at http://www.arrlntx.org/admin 

The username is:  SM

The password is:  CqCqCqw1aw!

 

ARRLNTX facebook Page:

Please go to  https://business.facebook.com and register a business account. After you've done that, send me your business ID, and I'll add you as a business partner.  Once that's completed, you can remove me as a business partner.

 

ARRLNTX facebook group page:

Steve requested I transfer all control to you, so I've sent you an invitation to become an admin for the ARRLNTX facebook group page.  The ARRLNTX facebook page is the default admin since it's a group for the page.  You can have individual admin access to the group or your can administer the group through the ARRLNTX facebook page.

 

Groups.IO

I have set you as the owner of all the groups.io email reflectors.

 

Domain Name Registration and Host provider

The domain name registration and hosting is all handled through one single account at https://www.namecheap.com

The username is:  arrlntx

The password is:  CQCQCQarrl!

 

I updated the account with all of your information.  The only thing I couldn't change was the account email address.  They sent you an email, and you'll have to accept it first.

 

I provided Steve the login and password when he first took office, but he never changed it.  Everything still had Jay's information (he even had to forward me the password reset email because I couldn't remember it...)  The hosting expires next month, but the domain is still good until July 2020.

 

The "backend" hosting to access the raw files for the website is accessed through https://cpanel.arrlntx.org 

The username is:  arrlmnsp

The passrod is:  CQCQCQarrl!

 

Twitter:

The ARRLNTX section has a twitter account.  I never really logged into it, since I had it set to just automatically tweet whatever was posted on the ARRLNTX facebook page as a tweet.  But, since you have the account, here's the login information:

Username:  ARRLNTX

Password:  !NTXs3cArrL*

 

That should be everthing.  Barring the pending accepting invitation for admin for the facebook group, the invitation from the host for the hosting account, and setting up the facebook business account so I can transfer the facebook page to you, I believe I've satisfied all of Steve's requests.

 

You've got ALL my contact information, so feel free to get a hold of me if I forgot anything.

 

-=Jerry A. Goodson=- W5BFF

430-342-3376 - Cell

 

On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 5:56 PM Steve Lott <lottsphoto@...> wrote:

Please provide all access codes, passwords, etc.

To anything that was built and/or is being used for the purpose of 

the ARRL North Texas Section



To include but not limited to:

ARRLNTX.org FB page

ARRL North Texas FB Group Page

ARRL NTX Groups.IO account

Web hoist provider for ARRLNTX.org
And Domain Name Registration information, to include LOGIN and Passwords

for Domain name management.



Thank You.

 

Steve

KG5VK

Tele 318-470-9806
2019 ARRL NTX Section Manager 

Please note: My Out Going Email address is LottsPhoto@...

KG5VK@... is forwarded to my Gmail address

 


Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & LoginID's

Budd <buddwb4j@...>
 

I voted for Steve because I thought we need a breath of fresh air. Smells kinda stinky now. I too would like to hear from him. I’m seriously thinking of leaving the group and for that matter, the ARRL. I have stuck it out through the high increases in the dues and not receiving what I believe we should be getting. As an ARRL VE Coordinator, W5YI is soon to be in my future and keep the money in Texas. If I do, Newington will hear why.

Budd WB4J

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Army Curtis
Sent: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:24 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Cc: kg5vk@...; Jerry Goodson - NTX ASEC/ASM
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & LoginID's

 

I am extremely disappointed in our new Section Manager, Steve Lott (Smith), KG5VK for the manner in which he has handled this matter. One of the things mentioned in the election promises was transparency, but it appears that has not worked out so well. Pity.

 

Jerry Goodson did an excellent job of explaining what transpired with the removal of a notice posted by him to the section Facebook page concerning a possible candidate for WGD Director. Jerry made it clear he is not a fan of this possible candidate, nor was his posting to Facebook an endorsement. It was simply a news announcement. For the record, I am not a fan of this possible candidate for WGD Director either. According to Jerry, the Facebook posting was deleted by our SM.

 

After bringing this matter to the attention of the section, Jerry has been requested by Steve to transfer all admin data on the several NTX information outlets to the new SEC. Yet to date, not a word has been heard from Steve as to his side of the story. It would be most helpful to all to hear Steve’s side of the story.

 

Folks, it’s time to put petty differences aside and act like adults here. On the surface, the actions by our Section Manager appear to be very childish and not at all in keeping with the leadership ideals this section deserves.

 

This group (arrlntx.groups.io) is an excellent way to disseminate information to the entire section quickly and easily. I would ask that our SM use it to explain to all of us what is going on here. One sign of a good leader is to consider his/her actions in the light of day and if appropriate to change course. From where I sit a course correction would appear to be in order, and it is NOT to ask Jerry to send all passwords and login ID’s to Greg. In spite of the fact that I’m sure Jerry is delighted to effect the transfer.

 

Steve, this is a volunteer organization. It is not the military. You cannot simply issues orders and expect those working for you to blindly accept them and march on. Please tell us the “Rest of the Story”.

 

73, Army AE5P

ASM NTX

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io [mailto:section@arrlntx.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2019 11:11 PM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

 

Greg, 

 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

 

 


Re: Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

Army Curtis, AE5P
 

I am extremely disappointed in our new Section Manager, Steve Lott (Smith), KG5VK for the manner in which he has handled this matter. One of the things mentioned in the election promises was transparency, but it appears that has not worked out so well. Pity.

 

Jerry Goodson did an excellent job of explaining what transpired with the removal of a notice posted by him to the section Facebook page concerning a possible candidate for WGD Director. Jerry made it clear he is not a fan of this possible candidate, nor was his posting to Facebook an endorsement. It was simply a news announcement. For the record, I am not a fan of this possible candidate for WGD Director either. According to Jerry, the Facebook posting was deleted by our SM.

 

After bringing this matter to the attention of the section, Jerry has been requested by Steve to transfer all admin data on the several NTX information outlets to the new SEC. Yet to date, not a word has been heard from Steve as to his side of the story. It would be most helpful to all to hear Steve’s side of the story.

 

Folks, it’s time to put petty differences aside and act like adults here. On the surface, the actions by our Section Manager appear to be very childish and not at all in keeping with the leadership ideals this section deserves.

 

This group (arrlntx.groups.io) is an excellent way to disseminate information to the entire section quickly and easily. I would ask that our SM use it to explain to all of us what is going on here. One sign of a good leader is to consider his/her actions in the light of day and if appropriate to change course. From where I sit a course correction would appear to be in order, and it is NOT to ask Jerry to send all passwords and login ID’s to Greg. In spite of the fact that I’m sure Jerry is delighted to effect the transfer.

 

Steve, this is a volunteer organization. It is not the military. You cannot simply issues orders and expect those working for you to blindly accept them and march on. Please tell us the “Rest of the Story”.

 

73, Army AE5P

ASM NTX

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io [mailto:section@arrlntx.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2019 11:11 PM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Jerry Please send Greg Evans all the Passwords & Login ID's

 

Greg, 

 

Per Steve's request, I'm sending you as much requested information as possible.  Some of the requests aren't a matter of passwords or access codes, but rather are tied to individual accounts.  All of that is explained below as applicable.

 


Candidate for WGD Director

Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...>
 

Folks,

Alan Brown K5AB is running against West Gulf Division Director John Robert Stratton in the upcoming election.

Our section manager doesn't support him, so he deleted the post I made on the NTX facebook group making that announcement.  However, it's still relevant, so I'm sharing it with you here.  
(You can read all about the drama at http://www.jerrygoodson.me/elected-section-manager-to-dictator) #CanOfWorms

Anyhow, Alan Brown has a website set up at:  https://standforhamradio.com/

This isn't an endorsement of the candidate, it's just simply informing you that there is a candidate.  

-=Jerry A. Goodson=- W5BFF
ARRL MEMBER


Re: Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

When I opened Winlink this morning, the message was displayed that a new version of the Winlink templates was available for download. The latest version of the templates is 1.0.98.0. It appears that the Winlink Check In template has been unaffected by any updates. It's always a good idea to have the latest version of the templates, so make sure you download them.

We do have one user that is having difficulty using the templates. In trying to help him, it occurred to me that it could be an issue with the browser he is using. I thought this might lead to a good question for the week. Which browser are you using when the template opens? Put that in the comment section of the template.

Spread the word about Winlink Wednesday. This net is open to anyone with a Winlink account (which is free for licensed amateurs).


The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

Use the same template when checking in.  As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt. If you do not find the template, you may have an older version of the templates. You can find the download from the Winlink.org web site. The instructions are in the ReadMe.txt file.

Make sure in the Send To box to put my call sign, KF5VO.

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and which gateway you're connecting through.

In the Comment Box, you can put what ever comment you'd like.

Spread the word about Winlink Wednesday. This net is open to anyone with a Winlink account (which is free for licensed amateurs).

That's it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

Use the same template when checking in.  As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt. If you do not find the template, you may have an older version of the templates. You can find the download from the Winlink.org website. The instructions are in the ReadMe.txt file.

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and which gateway you're connecting through.

In the Comment Box, you can put what ever comment you'd like.

When I send the results this week, I will not keep it as Excel. That file was only 10kB in size. If you downloaded that over RF, now you have a good idea how long it takes to download even a tiny file. I'll send a smaller text file this week.

That's it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

In case you didn't get check-in to the last Winlink Wednesday day and wanted to know the results, here's the e-mail I sent out on Thursday.



This week, we have exactly twice as many check-ins as last week! Thank you all for those who have checked in a second time, and thank you all for the new check-ins.

I have compiled the check-ins into a spreadsheet and have attached it. I've included the comments about station setup. The thought is to let you know how others are using Winlink, as well as maybe give ideas for those that do not have a complete station setup yet. It looks like we have stations from all over the north Texas region signing in. Help spread the word about the Winlink Wednesday net. Feel free to make an announcement on local information nets, social media, club meetings, or however you want to spread the word. If you would like to have me write a small blurb about it, just reach out to me and I would be more than happy to help.

Just a note on the forms. If you are having trouble using the forms, make sure you have the latest forms and the latest version of Winlink Express downloaded. You can find both at the link below. Make sure to read the "Read Me" file.

https://downloads.winlink.org/User%20Programs/


Thanks again, everyone! I look forward to next week's Winlink Wednesday.

John Hill
~KF5VO


Re: Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

Today I learned...

That there are more than one types of grid squares. So much for standardization. So, what I meant below for grid square is the maiden-head grid square. This is what is shown in your QRZ.com profile under the "Detail" tab.


~John Hill
KF5VO


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Winlink Wednesday
From: "John Hill" <john@...>
Date: Tue, July 16, 2019 8:03 am
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io, collinares@groups.io

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt

Fill out the form.

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

Greg,

HCoL = Ham Club Online

I'm guessing Ken meant to send that to me off list.


~John Hill
KF5VO

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Winlink Wednesday
From: "Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC" <sec@...>
Date: Tue, July 16, 2019 9:30 am
To: <section@arrlntx.groups.io>

Ken,
 
What is a HCoL Blast?
 
Greg Evans, K5GTX
ARRL NTX SEC
ARRL NTX ASM
 
 
From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of AC5EZ
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Winlink Wednesday
 
John,
I have a HCoL blast set for today. When you get it read it and let me know if you want me to change any part of it. 
Ken, ac5ez
 
On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 7:04 AM John Hill - KF5VO <john@...> wrote:
Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:
 
Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.
 
Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt

Fill out the form.
 
In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

AC5EZ
 

Greg,
HCoL (Hamclubonline.com) is where most clubs maintain there membership and club data. It also has the ability to send out messages to ALL club members. The HCoL email blast is directed to LAARK members.
I thought I replied to John Hill only. I did not realize he created a group.io account.
Sorry for the confusion.
Ken, ac5ez

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 8:30 AM Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC <sec@...> wrote:

Ken,

 

What is a HCoL Blast?

 

Greg Evans, K5GTX

ARRL NTX SEC

ARRL NTX ASM

 

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of AC5EZ
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Winlink Wednesday

 

John,

I have a HCoL blast set for today. When you get it read it and let me know if you want me to change any part of it. 

Ken, ac5ez

 

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 7:04 AM John Hill - KF5VO <john@...> wrote:

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

 

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

 

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt


Fill out the form.

 

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

Ken Hansen, N2VIP
 

HCoL = HamClub Online

Ken, N2VIP

On Jul 16, 2019, at 8:30 AM, Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC <sec@...> wrote:

Ken,

 

What is a HCoL Blast?

 

Greg Evans, K5GTX

ARRL NTX SEC

ARRL NTX ASM

 

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of AC5EZ
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Winlink Wednesday

 

John,

I have a HCoL blast set for today. When you get it read it and let me know if you want me to change any part of it. 

Ken, ac5ez

 

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 7:04 AM John Hill - KF5VO <john@...> wrote:

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

 

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

 

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt


Fill out the form.

 

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

Greg Evans K5GTX ARRLNTX SEC
 

Ken,

 

What is a HCoL Blast?

 

Greg Evans, K5GTX

ARRL NTX SEC

ARRL NTX ASM

 

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of AC5EZ
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:20 AM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Winlink Wednesday

 

John,

I have a HCoL blast set for today. When you get it read it and let me know if you want me to change any part of it. 

Ken, ac5ez

 

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 7:04 AM John Hill - KF5VO <john@...> wrote:

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

 

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

 

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt


Fill out the form.

 

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Winlink Wednesday

AC5EZ
 

John,
I have a HCoL blast set for today. When you get it read it and let me know if you want me to change any part of it. 
Ken, ac5ez

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 7:04 AM John Hill - KF5VO <john@...> wrote:
Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt

Fill out the form.

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Winlink Wednesday

John Hill - KF5VO
 

Tomorrow is Winlink Wednesday!

The instructions for this week's Winlink Wednesday are as follows:

Send a Winlink message to KF5VO.

Use the Winlink Check In template when checking in. As a reminder, to use the template, when the New Message screen is opened, click on the menu items Select Template --> Standard Templates --> GENERAL Forms --> Winlink Check In.txt

Fill out the form.

In the location box, put the name of your city/town, and your grid square.

In the Comment Box, you can put whatever comment you'd like, just make sure to include your station setup that you are using to send the Winlink Message.

That is it! Hope to see you check in tomorrow!


Re: Request for EMComm Trailers list

David Chenault
 

Here's Rusk County's current 217a. We are adding new equipment, but it's not all up and running yet. 

We are also in the process of compiling a list of operators and available ARRs per the ARR Guide, but that will take a few weeks still. (Is there a suitable ICS form that would work well with that?) Either way, I'll forward it when complete.

73
David
W5CWT, EC for Rusk County


On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 11:38 AM Owen Anderson via Groups.Io <oaand=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:
Agree, let’s move forward but us (that are not in the chain) do 
not know some of the things going on - this is the first time
that the getting of data seems to be public information.

Please, always ask us unaware Hams for comments to create
a better system to serve the public.

Thanks for your time and effort.

Owen


On Jul 12, 2019, at 11:48 PM, Stephen Freeman <firebug@...> wrote:

We all have our own way of reading posts but I thought it was fine. The unfortunate part of non-face to face communication.

 

Stephen K5SKF

 

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2019 11:45 PM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Request for EMComm Trailers list

 

Owen,

 

I apologize if I came off wrong.  I only tried answering your question of Greg, as well as giving a little background to that answer, as well.  I truly didn't mean any attitude or condescension in my response, and I'm sorry if I came off that way.

 

The task isn't complete, but it's been started and ongoing for about two years, now.  There are 68 counties in the North Texas Section, and coordinating a large-scale joint effort like that isn't easy.

 

Again, I'm sorry if my answer came off wrong.

 

-=Jerry=- W5BFF

 

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 11:27 PM Owen Anderson via Groups.Io <oaand=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

I did not infer anything but made a comment about personal

equipment - get off your high horse! 

 

Owen


On Jul 12, 2019, at 5:25 PM, Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:

Hey, Owen.... there have been several attempts to collect that information since  Jay became section manager and appointed Chris Ebert NA0D his SEC.  Chris tried to collect that info from ECs, I've tried to collect that info from ECs, and I know Greg has, as well.

 

What it comes down to is the ECs and their management of their ARES organization.  It's not just a matter of having the gear and training.... it's also maturity, physical health, "likeability," and other attributes that there's no way for the SEC to keep track of.  

 

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 4:40 PM Owen Anderson via GroupsIo <oaand=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

Greg: has there ever been an inventory of equipment

available per Ham that could be used in an emergency?

No one had asked me what types of equipment I have?

 

Just a thought that might produce some interesting equipment

that could be available for an incident.  Also are they FEMA

qualified - 100, 200, 700, 800 as a minimum level.

 

Have fun.

 

Owen Anderson

KE5HRI


On Jul 12, 2019, at 3:52 PM, Greg Evans, K5GTX NTX SEC <k5gtx@...> wrote:

In the last newsletter, I asked for an ICS-217A from Clubs, Counties, and Agencies identifying emergency communications trailers, kits, repeaters, etc.  I ask that everyone, please work to get that information to us as soon as possible.  Even a partial list is helpful!  Please also include any modes, such as Winlink, Echolink, etc. in the information.

 

An ICS-217A form is downloadable from the fema.gov website at https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ICSResource/assets/ICS%20Forms/ICS%20Form%20217A,%20Comm%20Resource%20Avail%20Worksheet%20(v3).pdf

 

Please forward the information to sec@... as soon as possible.

 

Thank you for your help and 73,

 

Greg Evans, K5GTX

ARRL NTX SEC

ARRL NTX ASM

713.410.2376


Re: Request for EMComm Trailers list

Owen Anderson
 

Agree, let’s move forward but us (that are not in the chain) do 
not know some of the things going on - this is the first time
that the getting of data seems to be public information.

Please, always ask us unaware Hams for comments to create
a better system to serve the public.

Thanks for your time and effort.

Owen


On Jul 12, 2019, at 11:48 PM, Stephen Freeman <firebug@...> wrote:

We all have our own way of reading posts but I thought it was fine. The unfortunate part of non-face to face communication.

 

Stephen K5SKF

 

 

From: section@arrlntx.groups.io <section@arrlntx.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2019 11:45 PM
To: section@arrlntx.groups.io
Subject: Re: [ARRLNTX] Request for EMComm Trailers list

 

Owen,

 

I apologize if I came off wrong.  I only tried answering your question of Greg, as well as giving a little background to that answer, as well.  I truly didn't mean any attitude or condescension in my response, and I'm sorry if I came off that way.

 

The task isn't complete, but it's been started and ongoing for about two years, now.  There are 68 counties in the North Texas Section, and coordinating a large-scale joint effort like that isn't easy.

 

Again, I'm sorry if my answer came off wrong.

 

-=Jerry=- W5BFF

 

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 11:27 PM Owen Anderson via Groups.Io <oaand=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

I did not infer anything but made a comment about personal

equipment - get off your high horse! 

 

Owen


On Jul 12, 2019, at 5:25 PM, Jerry A. Goodson W5BFF ARRLNTX ASM/ASEC <hydrashok407@...> wrote:

Hey, Owen.... there have been several attempts to collect that information since  Jay became section manager and appointed Chris Ebert NA0D his SEC.  Chris tried to collect that info from ECs, I've tried to collect that info from ECs, and I know Greg has, as well.

 

What it comes down to is the ECs and their management of their ARES organization.  It's not just a matter of having the gear and training.... it's also maturity, physical health, "likeability," and other attributes that there's no way for the SEC to keep track of.  

 

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 4:40 PM Owen Anderson via GroupsIo <oaand=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

Greg: has there ever been an inventory of equipment

available per Ham that could be used in an emergency?

No one had asked me what types of equipment I have?

 

Just a thought that might produce some interesting equipment

that could be available for an incident.  Also are they FEMA

qualified - 100, 200, 700, 800 as a minimum level.

 

Have fun.

 

Owen Anderson

KE5HRI


On Jul 12, 2019, at 3:52 PM, Greg Evans, K5GTX NTX SEC <k5gtx@...> wrote:

In the last newsletter, I asked for an ICS-217A from Clubs, Counties, and Agencies identifying emergency communications trailers, kits, repeaters, etc.  I ask that everyone, please work to get that information to us as soon as possible.  Even a partial list is helpful!  Please also include any modes, such as Winlink, Echolink, etc. in the information.

 

An ICS-217A form is downloadable from the fema.gov website at https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/ICSResource/assets/ICS%20Forms/ICS%20Form%20217A,%20Comm%20Resource%20Avail%20Worksheet%20(v3).pdf

 

Please forward the information to sec@... as soon as possible.

 

Thank you for your help and 73,

 

Greg Evans, K5GTX

ARRL NTX SEC

ARRL NTX ASM

713.410.2376