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Hand-held new law

As you may remember the “distracted driver” law currently in effect was for just work zones and amateur radio was not an exception to the law. This last legislature session passed a new version of the state law (H 874 on March 10 2020) that applies to the whole state. The good news is that […]

October Zoom meeting has been posted to YouTube

October’s RARC meeting has been placed on our YOUTUBE channel, you can follow the link here.   Our program was Solar Numbers and Amateur Radio by Robert Orndorff – Good information We also elected the new officers President: John DeMajo, K5HTZ Vice Present: Allan Johnson, WA3J Secretary: David Robinson, KJ4LHP Treasurer: Ken Leidner,WV0L Director: Robin Jones, […]

October Meeting – Program “Solar Numbers and Amateur Radio”

Business meeting The first 10 to 20 minutes are the business of the club. Reports on the finances, new members, the school, the club stations, etc. are covered. Program The rest of the meeting is the usual technical program. For October program is by Robert Orndorff, W4BNO. The subject: “Solar Numbers and Amateur Radio”; this […]

September RARC meeting via Zoom 7pm Friday 11th

Program   Rig control, logging, and digital modes with a Raspberry Pi Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU, will attempt a live demonstration of rig control with a $35 hand-sized Raspberry Pi computer from his station. He’ll have a few slides on hand in case the live demo goes … well you know how live demos can go. […]

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 […]