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About April 1, I will sent out an email to all club members with the Link and instructions on using Zoom to conduct our April meeting. If you are not a member and would like to attend, please contact me. Ed Berkowitz, President AARC… Read the rest
A special VE session was held at Broadus Wood Elementary School on Wednesday, March 4.… Read the rest
AARC members are used to putting up antennas, but pulling them down? That was what 7 club members were up to on Saturday, Feb. 22 as they removed 2-m and low-band (47.42 MHz – a dedicated Red Cross frequency) antennas from the Red Cross headquarters in Charlottesville.… Read the rest
It is now time to renew your AARC membership for 2020. Dues remain $20 for individuals and $25 for family memberships.
To renew, login to the AARC web site using the Log-in link on the lower left, then select the “Renew AARC Membership” link on the middle left.… Read the rest
W4UVA will hold an open house on Sunday, 10 November 2019, from 2-4pm at the W4UVA shack. (See https://www.w4uva.org/location/ for directions.)
We will be operating a voice station and a digital station for DX (distance) contacts around the world; a satellite antenna and radio for making contacts through amateur radio satellites; a Winlink radio email station for sending email via amateur radio; and an amateur radio mesh networking node.… Read the rest
The Albemarle, Charlottesville, UVA Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) group held a practice session on using 5.8 GHz mesh at Albemarle Square Shopping Center on Saturday October 19, 2019.… Read the rest
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Dennis WR4I, spearheaded the AARC demonstration of Ham Radio at the Monticello District of the Boy Scouts of American Apple Harvest Camporee held at the Pleasant Grove Park Complex in Palmyra, VA.
Dennis was assisted by Joe, K4OPS and Bill, KF4IE.… Read the rest