Upcoming Speakers at AARC 2017 Meetings

by Larry Eicher, Vice President, K4JZQ.

January 10, 2017 Travis Koshko, W3TJK, Weather and its effect on Communications

February 14, 2017  Rob Capon W3DX, Reverse Beacon Network

March 21, 2017 Alfred Wanderlingh of Batteries Plus Bulbs. Talk on Batteries

April 11, 2017 Mike McPherson KQ9P An Amateur Radio Satellite Ground Station at UVA

May 9, 2017 Bob Pattison K4DU – Overview of Field Day Plans

June 13, 2017 Dave Damon K4DND & Dennis Terrible WR4I – 2 short presentations, Dennis to focus on CW operations at FD

July 11, 2017 Bruce McAllister W4BRU Richmond Maker Fest Info

August 8, 2017 Larry Specht, N4ILS, Greene County ham club on How to Control RFI

September 10, 2017    Picnic at Darden Towe Park

October 10, 2017 Deputy Chief Chan Bryant Albemarle Sheriff’s Office, Topic TBD

November 14, 2017  Cole Fairchild on BACON Weather Balloon Project Report

December Awards Dinner – Dec 12, 2017 Venue TBD… Read the rest

Nominations for 2017 AARC Election

Nominations should be sent via email to nominations@albemarleradio.org.  Please check with your nominee to confirm that they are willing to serve before you nominate them.

President

Ed Berkowitz, N3US (incumbent)

Vice President

Larry Eicher, K4JZQ (incumbent)

Secretary

Jim Wilson, K4BAV

Treasurer

Don Eason, N4UVA (incumbent)

Public Service Director

Dave Damon, K4DND (incumbent)

Estate Services Director

Jim Owen, K4CGY (incumbent)

Technical Director

Bill Pond, N0WP (incumbent)

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Winlink Wednesday

Last summer, Greg KW6GB brought to Virginia an idea he picked up from a friend in Wisconsin: a weekly Winlink “net”.  Here in Virginia it’s referred to as Winlink Wednesday.  Winlink Wednesday provides a regular opportunity to test our hardware and software configurations, and to practice our skills in using the Winlink radio email system (www.winlink.org).  … Read the rest

2017 Monthly Meeting Topics by K4JZQ

January 10, 2017  Travis Koshko, W3TJK, Weather and its effect on Communications

February 14, 2017 Rob Capon W3DX, Reverse Beacon Network

March 14, 2017 Alfred Wanderlingh of Batteries Plus Bulbs. Talk will be on Batteries

April 11, 2017 Mike McPherson KQ9P, Mesh Network update

Stand by for additional 2017 monthly meeting topics… Read the rest

2017 AARC Public Service Events

The 2017 calendar for AARC PS events is already showing dates to reserve.  The Jefferson Cup Bike Races will take place on Sunday, April 2 and may be the 28th year of AARC support for this event.  The Miller School Bike Races cancelled in 2016 are back on the calendar for Sunday, July 16.… Read the rest