Field Day Chair, Bob Romanko gave a presentation at the June Albemarle Amateur Radio Club meeting on plans for the June 22-23 Field Day efforts.… Read the rest
Thanks to the following local merchants who will donate food and supplies to the AARC 2019 Field Day. We encourage and will gladly recognize any additional local merchants who wish to contribute to our important Emergency Training exercise. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.… 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
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