See this poster for details.
The UVa cubesat Libertas, part of the three-spacecraft Virginia Cubesat Constellation, 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
The video of Jim Owen’s presentation on Propagation at the Albemarle Amateur Radio Club’s April 2019 meeting is now available on the club YouTube channel.
A PDF copy of the presentation is also available at: https://www.albemarleradio.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Propagation-Presentation-for-April.pdf. … Read the rest
What is Field Day?
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
New club member Ken Longnecker (KN4BAF) and sons Charlie (KN4CEH) and Will (KN4CAA) recently conducted a class on Ham Radio at the Covenant School. You can see TV coverage of their efforts at: https://www.nbc29.com/clip/14787516/covenant-school-class-gets-amateur-ham-radio-practice… Read the rest
Mike Ellington’s (KN4BFB) presentation on NFC is now available on the club YouTube channel. … 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
Students from the three Virginia Cubesat Consortium schools delivered their spacecraft for integration on Tuesday. See the story at:
The antenna array for the ground station will be hoisted onto the roof of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering building sometime during the next few weeks.… Read the rest
Introduction to FT8 presentation
The presentation on the FT8 digital mode by John Porter, KK4JP is available on the AARC YouTube Channel.… Read the rest