Mike Rein (KA4JJD) was nice enough to point out this NBC-news “Left F!eld” video blog that discusses the potential role of ham radio in emergencies – and just happened to be in Hawaii during the false Nuclear Alert they recently had there, adding some additional drama.… Read the rest
AARC AWARDS DINNER
December 12, 2017
The annual awards dinner of the Albemarle Amateur Radio Club was held on December 12, at the DoubleTree Hotel. The meeting was attended by 47 members and guests.… Read the rest
I’ve been remiss in not publishing the antennas at Heard Mt. since moving the 220 repeater there. The 220 (only) antenna is in the foreground, the 2 meter/440 antenna in the background. They are both roughly the same height AGL, but the perspective implies the 220 is higher.… Read the rest
On Sunday, November 12, 2017, the AARC once again demonstrated amateur radio at the Barnes and Noble Mini-Maker Faire. Club participants at the Faire were Mike McPherson, KQ9P; Ed Berkowitz, N3US; Richard Freeman KI4QKV; Michael Rein, KA4JJD; Jim Wilson, K4BAV; Larry Eicher K4JZQ, John Porter KK4JP, Patrice Porter KM4RSL and Rick Oliver, W3KDR.… Read the rest
AARC Annual Awards Banquet 2017
The AARC Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 990 Hilton Heights Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901, at 6 PM on December 12, 2017. The total cost per person for their Chef's Choice Buffet will be $20.