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

Volunteers Needed for Charlottesville Mini Maker Faire!

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