Barring a last minute unforeseen event, the 2015 calendar of Public Service has concluded, and here is a summary of our Public Service efforts this season.
We had 8 officially scheduled events this year:
- Jefferson Sprint Triathlon
- Wisdom Oak Winery Triathlon
- Boy’s and Girl’s Club Cycling Challenge
In addition to these eight AARC events, AARC members also participated in one or more of six additional events in the central Virginia area.… Read the rest
Just when it appeared the 146.760 seemed to be settling in nicely, the Boys and Girls club public service event showed us that all was NOT well with our linked repeater system. While the new 146.895 Fusion repeater worked well with a strong input signal, lower signals that should really have worked fine did not hold the repeater well at all. … Read the rest
The end of the Albemarle ARC Public Service Event calendar is approaching. You have two more opportunities to get PS event credit for the year. Saturday, August 29 is the Wisdom Oak Winery Triathlon event. This takes place at Walnut Creek Park and is made up of 2 different triathlons. … Read the rest
Please see attached Proclamations for Field Day 2015 from State Senator Deeds, Governor McAuliffe, Albemarle Board of Supervisors, and David Toscano.
Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Proclamation
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We’re in the midst of some “growing pains”, but hopefully we’re on the way to better days.
146.760 is now running with the Vertex VXR9000 that we moved from it’s former home at Bucks Elbow where it was our 146.895 repeater.… Read the rest
Our annual picnic was a real success story thanks to the attendees and the weather!
RSVP now! (Note that in the confirmation you receive the number of “Guests” includes you.)
Our annual picnic will be held at Pavilion at Darden Towe Park located at 1445 Darden Towe Park Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911.… Read the rest
ICOM IC-730 FOR A LOANER
Ms. Alice Bond, XYL of SK Socky Bond (K4GWL) has asked that a nice Icom IC-730
be used as a “loaner” to a local Ham who wishes to try HF and perhaps doesn’t
wish, or is unable, to make an investment in a HF rig at this time.… Read the rest
As in the past, we had a pretty light month in June 2015 with debits totaling $176.50 and deposits totaling $60.05.… Read the rest
By Linda Beard KI5LLB
During Field Day I was asked to show and talk about my Arrow tracking antenna that works with a satellite tracking program called Orbitron. I like this program better than any of the ones I tried because it offers good details on many of the satellites floating around in space.… Read the rest