The United Methodist Bishop responsible for the local churches – like other area church leaders – has closed all local UM churches until March 30 to minimize the passing of the Corvid-19 virus. Therefore RARC school classes, FCC exams, and other activities will not be held.
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With proper “social distancing” the RARC met on 13 March. Because many could not be there, the presentation was recorded. Find it at:
The March Newsletter is now available. Here
Fifteen folk signed up to become new hams by taking the Technician class taught by George Starke. We did not have enough students for any of the other classes or seminars. That usually doesn’t happen in the spring. Maybe it was the not-really-winter season we had.
Two presentations, one by John DeMajo, K5HTZ, and a second by Ken Zutavern, K4ZUT, at the 10 January 2020 RARC club meeting are outlined here. John‘s presentation is available by clicking this link: loop-antenna-project John’s spreadsheet calculator is at mag_loop_calculator. Ken showed another design that used a hand-wound toroid transformer instead of a small loop […]
If you have problems with this site, sent a note to email@example.com. After years of Chris Walker, N4CBW, generously hosting our website rarclub.net on his site, we’ve moved it to another server. It’s taken almost a month longer than than expected but the webmaster (W4BRU) is pretty rusty not having done this since 2009.
November 9th, 2019 A table of radios the makers made, a CW station, an SDR receiver with loop antenna and a spectrum display, and a SSB station. Time for ham radio fun.
A recording of the June club meeting presentation at the Richmond Amateur Radio Club. You can view it by searching for “youtube ken zutavern test bench” or clicking https://youtu.be/YpAw7doAN28.
Four cars of hams chased a balloon carrying APRS and launched from Franklin Military Academy, a Richmond city school. KN4CZZ, chemistry teacher at the school led this, his second launch from the school. This time he used APRS and got lots of hams to chase with him. It didn’t go far but it went high, […]
Jim Bates, K8OI, on who is gathering what information on you and how they are using it. And, what you can do to minimize it. Click 2019-02 – RARC Privacy and Security v2019-01-11