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Events and activities at the AARC:

Newcomers are always welcome!

Events and activities quick summery. Details are below or on the AARC Event Calendar

25jan15 (Sun) - Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair. 1 to 4 PM
03feb15 (Tue) - (non-AARC) Free 12 Week Extra Classes (see below)
05feb15 (Thu) - Club meeting at 7:30 PM, newcomers always welcome.
14feb15 (Sat) - (free) Exams for your FCC amateur radio license.
15feb15 (Sun) - Mesh working group. 1 to 4 PM
12feb15 (Thu) - Board meeting at 7:30 PM (We have an open meeting policy)
19feb15 (Thu) - Club meeting at 7:30 PM, newcomers always welcome.
22jan15 (Sun) - Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair. 1 to 4 PM
A free twelve (12) week “Ham” Radio (Amateur Radio) Extra course will be held in the National Electronics Museum Tuesday evenings, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., starting Tuesday, February 3. This course is to help prepare for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Extra Class license examination. Prerequisite is the FCC General Class License. There are no Morse code requirements for this class. Though the classes are free, students are to purchase their own current ARRL Extra Class License Manual.

There is a flyer and syllabus posted here.

For information, email Roland Anders: roland.anders@comcast.net or call (410) 796-4792.

After three very successful years, Les Silva, KH6CUJ, is ready to hand over the Public Service Coordinator job to a new volunteer. He will be glad to support the new coordinator and insure a smooth transition. The first event of the year is the B&A Trail Marathon in February, so if you'd like to volunteer to be our new Public Service Coordinator, please contact Brian Mary, K3HMX, at k3hmx@w3vpr.org.

Justin KC3BJT is accepting donations on behalf of Greg's widow Betty. Please direct checks and cash to Justin, and indicate the donation is for the “N2IQT Memorial Fund”. You may also donate via the "donate" button located on the upper right corner of the W3VPR.org home page. No PayPal account is needed, the donate button also accepts major credit and debit cards. Please Let Justin know the purpose of your donation if you gift via Paypal.

Donations will be accepted into the new year.

If you can't catch up with Justin at the Holiday Party or one of the meetings, feel free to mail your checks to:

N2IQT Memorial Fund c/o AARC
PO Box 308
Davidsonville, MD 21035

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Free Amateur Radio License Exams

The 2nd Saturday of every month
Registration Starts at Noon --- Exams begin at 1:00pm
Click here for information and directions: http://www.w3vpr.org/node/50
Contact Steve/K3BAY to register k3bay@comcast.net

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January 2015 Issue of the Ham Arundel News

Greetings and Happy New Year. Here is the January 2015 issue of the Ham Arundel News.

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NWS / Skywarn Class scheduled for January 29th

Prince George's Office of Emergency Management and Prince George's County REACT are sponsoring a Skywarn Class on Winter Storms to be conducted by the National Weather Service, Skywarn Program. The class is Thursday, 29 January
2015 from 18:30 to approximately 20:30 and is being held at the Prince George's Fire Services Building in Lanham, MD. To register:
ff=Email or www.PGCountyREACT.org . Questions may be addressed to Paul Bowling at Paul@W4ATN.com .

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December Issue of the Ham Arundel News

Here is the December edition of the Ham Arundel News

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November 2014 Newsletter is now availalbe.

November AARC newsletter, enjoy.

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Rield Day 2014 Results


Greetings to all!

Congratulations to AARC

Here are the official results of Field Day 2014 in the 10A Category.
(Call/score/Cat/QSOs/Pwr Mult/GOTA/Sec/Name)
1. W4IY 18,224 10A 5,274 2 W4PIO VA 35 Woodbridge Wireless
2. VE3MIS 7,818 10A 2,043 2 VE3RCX GTA 44
3. W3VPR 5,540 10A 1,152 2 MDC 114 Anne Arundel RC
4. AB7HP 3,262 10A 557 2 W7VOI ID 30 HP Boise ARC / Voice of Idaho
5. K6QM 2,626 10A 420 2 SDG 30 South Bay ARS

Some of our goals were:

    • Have fun - Accomplished
    • Be safe - Accomplished
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Deadline for all Service Award Hours.

The deadline for the submission of all service hours is rapidly approaching. We need time to total all of the hours and determine which club members have earned a badge plus the amount of year stickers that we will need. Our vendor needs about 2 weeks to process our order at the minimum.

The deadline for submitting service hours is…. NOV. 17.

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I will be back in Ecuador next week, Oct 25 - Nov 1. Check the spotting nets for HC1GVT on the air. I will try to get on during the CQ World Wide contest but Saturday and Sunday are travel days so the opportunities will be very limited. During the rest of the week I may have more time. May not have email this time.

73, Rick KK4GV

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October Issue of the Ham Arundel News

Here is the October Issue of the Ham Arundel News.

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