VP Comments by Larry Eicher, K4JZQ – June 1, 2016

VP Comments by Larry Eicher, K4JZQ – June 1, 2016
Folks, I had hoped to post this column or blog on the June edition of the AARC Beacon but due to circumstances beyond my control, the next best thing is to publish these comments via the all member AARC general email list, with a copy on the AARC website. 
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May 27, 2016

St. Charles, MO


The Board of Directors of the Yasme Foundation is pleased to announce a number of supporting grants in furtherance of its goal of supporting the development of amateur radio. … Read the rest

Miller School Bike Race Cancelled

The Miller School Bike Race on Sunday, June 5 has been cancelled.  A schedule conflict with the ACPD Motor Unit meant there would not be ACPD participation.  Consequently, the race organizer looked to reschedule, but other races on the mid-Atlantic area calendar made this impossible.… Read the rest

An Invitation to Field Day 2016

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

AARC Fusion C4FM Digital Net

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