The AARC Green Bank tour is scheduled for August 3. We will gather in the NRAO parking lot at 8:30 AM, where I will hand out maps and driving instructions for an 8:45 departure. Caravan drivers should arrive with enough gas for a 250 mile round trip so they won’t have to stop along the way. The road is very hilly and twisty, so people who get carsick should consider taking Dramamine ahead of time. We should arrive at Green Bank about 11:30. Our NRAO tour guide will be Amanda White (firstname.lastname@example.org, 304 456 2164), manager of public outreach in Green Bank. My wife, Sherry Westfall (email@example.com, cell phone 434 249 2877), will help to make sure we keep our ducks in a row and everything happens as planned.… Read the rest
Thanks to the following local merchants who will donate food and supplies to the AARC 2019 Field Day. We encourage and will gladly recognize any additional local merchants who wish to contribute to our important Emergency Training exercise. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.… Read the rest
The May meeting of the Albemarle Amateur Radio club featured dual presentations by Bob Pattison, K4DU and Michael Rein, KA4JJD on “Paper Chasing” – all the operating awards that hams can collect – if they work at it!
The full video of this, and other past presentations, is available on the AARC YouTube Channel.… Read the rest
This year’s flyer is redesigned and uses far less ink than the previous year’s version. Please feel free to print at home and distribute in your neighborhood, workplace, or any public bulletin board!… Read the rest
The UVa cubesat Libertas, part of the three-spacecraft Virginia Cubesat Constellation (http://vsgc.odu.edu/virginiacubesatconstellation/), is scheduled to launch at 4:46pm EDT on Wednesday, 17 April 2019. The ride to space will be on the Northrup Grumman Antares CRS-11 International Space Station (ISS) resupply mission.… Read the rest