Remote station presentation slides

Some club members requested the slides. You can download it as a PDF at https://rarclub.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/RARC-remote-station-class-spring2021.pdf For more technical detail, see the 2017 presentation by K8OI at https://rarclub.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2017-05-RARC-Remotehams-Presentation-v2.pdf

RATS-RARC Field Day June 25 & 26

Practice HF handling with pile-ups, contesting, and logging. Arrive early enough and you can get some antenna hanging experience. Field Day, “Junk in the Trunk” Swapfest, & VE Testing   Please join Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) and Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society (RATS) for our combined club 2022 Field Day!   Where Laurel Park 10301 Read More …

Commonly use VHF simplex frequencies in the area

Michael Friedman, W4MAF, has been leading a group defining and publishing common simplex VHF simplex frequencies used in the Richmond area. Examples are the favorite SOTA and POTA frequencies and those that are meeting places for geographic areas. 146.520 National Simplex Calling 146.490 Richmond Simplex General Use Working Frequency and Range Testing 146.580 Adventure Frequency Read More …

Handouts on how to Communicate & Local Frequencies

George Starke, WB4VWR, created these handouts for the “New Hams Workshop” in April 2022. They contain useful information for all hams. Click the links below to view and, if you wish, print them. Communicating with Hams1 Frequency for Radios Note that repeater frequencies change. Finding a dependable and up-to-date list of working repeaters is difficult. Read More …

Fall classes to start with Zoom, move to in-person

As hospitals started to fill again with Covid-19 cases we decided All the exam prep and skills seminar classes with Zoom: Order your textbook at www.arrl.org/shop/What-s-New/ for delivery to your home. By phone, call 888-277-5289 (US) ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition, ISBN: 978-1-62595-106-9 ARRL General Class License Manual 9th Edition, ISBN:978-1-62595-106-9 ARRL Extra Read More …

RARC Space Station team visits school

Key members of the RARC space station contact team met with the faculty at Woodson Middle School in Hopewell where the ARISS contact will be made. It’s a thoroughly modern school with good facilities. The school is scheduled to have a contact between January and June 2022. The RARC team: Teaches and leads labs in Read More …