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 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
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
Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.… Read the rest
On Wednesday, March 21, K4OLW, KE4HX, and myself (N0WP) installed the club’s new S-Com 7330 controller to replace the Arcom RC210 that’s been there for a long while. The new controller gives us a tremendous amount of new configurability and capabilities, but mostly we’re hoping for a huge increase in stability and predictability.… Read the rest
Below is a list of tentative dates for public service events. Note that not all of these events will be coordinated by AARC nor may all of them require ham operators. This is just a “heads up” about what is out there.… Read the rest