There is now a new how to area on the website, on the right under RARC. Currently there are 3 sets of instructions How to change your address with the FCC How to renew license with the FCC How to find where Hams are in Virginia (FM17 grid, and several club’s members), and all of […]
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The May newsletter is available here
President John DeMajo, K5HTZ, convened the meeting at 7pm April 10, 2020 on the Chesterfield repeater, 137.60. At the same time over 20 members also signed on to Skype for the visual part of the meeting. All the audio was through the repeater. Minutes of the meeting will appear in the next newsletter. After the […]
The April Newsletter is now available. Here
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.
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.