Radio school License classes
Tuesday nights, 7 to 9pm, September 11, 2018 to Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Technician (first license)
General (second license)
Extra (highest license)
Each class cost $20 plus the ARRL textbook that costs $30. At registration the book will be ordered for you and delivered the first night of class
Thursday, September 13, 2018 to Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7 to 9pm
Morse Code Seminar, no extra charge for license class students, $20 if taken separately
You can click the registration form here: RARC Radio School Registration form Fall 2018-1. The optional receipt is here: RARC School Registration Receipt – Fall 2018-1
You can (1) download the registration form and use the forms feature of your PDF reader to type the information or (2) print it and fill out the paper. There will be blank forms at registration.
Bring it with you to registration or mail it with a check (address on the form)
Minimums for classes is 4 students. If fewer than 4 sign up, we will not hold that class.
The presentation to the RARC on the ham radio operators dealing with the Russian coup-attempt is now available and enhanced on a dedicated website. Click http://www.rarc-russia.com/
Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society
10301 Hungary Spring Road Glen Allen, VA 23060
Talk-in: 146.88 (74.4 tone) ,442.55 (74.4),VA Local DMR
Contact: Jason Pye
Saturday 2pm until about 10am Sunday
Wray, AB4SF, checking into the Coast Guard net from W8BI Hamvention 2018
Click this to see Hamvention 2018 Report Win Grant
DMR presentation by Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU, at the April 2018 Richmond Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting. Click to get the PDF: DMR pres at RARC w notes
W4BXI radio shack
After diagnosis, a visit to the ICOM hospital (no illness found), rewiring the power leads, and using a higher amperage power supply (gift of K4ZUV) the ICOM-7100 and RCForb software are up and working. Regular user W4BXI is giving it a real workout. His new “shack” is shown here. For those in retirement facilities, this is the future.
Registration for the license preparation classes has ended. Those Saturday Seminars not yet given are open.
- D-Star Setup & Operations Apr 7 $10
- Remote-control station intro Apr 14 $10
- DMR Details Apr 28 $10
All seminars $20
To attend, fill out a registration form (RARC Radio School Registration form Spring 2018-3), send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org so the instructor knows to expect you, and show up at 9am at the classroom with your $10 in cash or a check.