July 2022 meeting Zoom link & Newsletter

For the newsletter click https://rarclub.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/RARC-Notice-2022-07.pdf The July meeting is hybrid, those who wish to meet in-person can meet at the church or the meeting will available by Zoom interactive live-stream. Here is the Zoom meeting information RARC Monthly Meeting – In Person and Virtual; Time: Second Friday of the month, 07:00 PM Eastern Time Virtual Read More …

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 …

June 2022 meeting Zoom link & Newsletter

For the newsletter click https://rarclub.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/RARC-Notice-2022-06.pdf The June meeting is hybrid, those who wish to meet in-person can meet at the church or the meeting will available by Zoom interactive live-stream. Here is the Zoom meeting information RARC Monthly Meeting – In Person and Virtual; Time: Second Friday of the month, 07:00 PM Eastern Time Virtual Read More …

Repeater Page Updated

The repeater page has been updated with repeaters that are within a 51 mile radius of the center of the club members that live in the state of Virginia.  (37.56065604 -77.55405459) https://rarclub.net/repeaters/

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 …