With many thanks to Mike KQ9P and Paul AK4OH , what a pleasant surprise to hear the following on the Monday Night Information Net.
HAM RADIO BOOSTS VIRGINIA BIKE RACE
DON: One of the largest bicycle races in the Mid-Atlantic region had some amateurs along for the ride.… Read the rest
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The below link will take you directly to our Amazon Smile Program website where you make purchases as usual.… Read the rest
The QCWA Chapter of Central Virginia recently hosted a luncheon to honor our own Harry Dannals, W2HD, for being a Ham Radio Operator for 70 years. Please see both the front cover and Page 17 below for more details:
2016-04… Read the rest
Are you curious about what Amateur Radio means today? Would you like to have a chance to ask questions, see examples of equipment and even have a chance to operate on the air with a mentor guiding you?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, Field Day, an annual event that is the largest amateur radio exercise in the world, might be of interest to you. … Read the rest
After several sessions of the AARC Digital Net, it seems time for an update. If you haven’t been keeping up, the AARC C4FM Net is an informal net using the Yaesu digital mode that the WA4TFZ 146.895 repeater supports. Called on Thursday evenings at 9PM local time, almost every week sees another club member or area ham who is able to use this mode. … Read the rest
Here’s another excellent opportunity for the AARC to demonstrate amateur radio activities to the public, including young people.
On March 26 from 10 am to 4 pm at Monticello High School, AARC will join rocketry and drone enthusiasts, 3D printer and robotics fans, do-it-yourselfers, architects, woodworkers, sculptors, engineers, scientists, and designers at the Charlottesville Mini Maker Faire.… Read the rest
Please feel free to provide any updates and corrections to Ron Richey, K4RKA or Ed Berkowitz, N3US
AARC Area SK List updated 3/19/2016… Read the rest
AARC Speakers List for 2016
The 2016 list of speakers for our monthly AARC meetings is now complete. Thanks to those who have volunteered to give various presentations. We appreciate all who volunteered. I quickly remind others that there are still openings for speaking engagments in 2017 so don’t be shy.… Read the rest
In view of the weather, I have canceled the VE session for today:
- The University is closed; we might not even be able to get into Thornton.
- I have heard informally that parking lots will be especially closed for plowing.
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Anyone interested in Yaesu’s C4FM digital protocol is invited to join in on Thursday evening at 9PM on the AARC 146.895 repeater. The first session of this digital net will be held Thursday, December 17. AARC has the Fusion repeater up and running, and it works great. … Read the rest