Spring 2021 Radio School classes set

Classes for the spring will be February 27 to May 1 with February 20 the registration deadline. The exam prep classes for Technician, General, and Extra classes will be taught via the Zoom tele-meeting system. See https://rarclub.net/license/class-schedules/ for more information and for the registration form.

RARC meeting January 8 featured HamPi

Presentation: Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU, presents “Delicious HamPi.” Many hams around here are using the $40 Raspberry Pi computer for logging, station control, and digital modes. Most hams are familiar with Windows. PiOS (aka Raspian) is very different. Loading software, connecting, etc. is new and different with a Pi. HamPi takes away much of the worry Read More …

Vacuum Tubes Added to RARC Auction

The Richmond Amateur Radio Club has received a large donation of vacuum tubes. All tubes in this collection have been recently tested on an emission tube checker, verified as “good” and individually boxed with appropriate identification. With the ever lurking possibility of damage to solid-state radios from natural or man-made EMPs, as well as the Read More …