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September Club Meeting: Date – 26th, Time – 6pm to X, Location – K&W Cafeteria at the Berkeley Mall.  If you want to eat before the meeting I would suggest getting there at 6pm as the meeting will start around 6:30.  If you don’t want to eat then you can show up at any time. Hope to see all you at the meeting.

 

Technician Amateur Radio Licensing Class starts in Sept. 

WCARA will be holding a Technician Licensing Class starting on the 24th of September and ending on the 12th of November.  One class a week (Tuesdays) for 8 weeks.   On the 16th of November we will hold a FCC Sanctioned License Exam.

Location: Wayne Community College                                  Holly Building, Room 223                                    Time: 6pm to 9pm

For more information contact Pete Wene (WA5T) at 919-330-2937 or pete@wene.net

The class is open to anyone interested in obtaining a Amateur Radio License.

 

AMATEUR RADIO LINKS

Electrical Engineering link….lots of good apps

What is HAM Radio……..click here

Herman Munster and Ham Radio

Amateur Radio a 21st Century Hobby

REPEATER STATUS

*2 Meter Repeater 146.85 (-) 88.5 Hz Tone (K4CYP) Status: On the Air. The new CAT 800 controller is on line and working great.  Please listen in and hear Daisy do the announcements.  

*70cm Repeater 443.00 (+) 88.5 Hz Tone (K4CYP) Status: On the air 

Our repeaters are Linked via a 70cm radio at the VHF site.  Additionally, both the repeaters have emergency backup power.

ECHOLINK via K4CYP-R Node 858227

WCARA NET SCHEDULE

*2 Meter/70cm Net every Thursday night at 8:30pm local on the WCARA Repeaters – Net Control Operator: Pete Wene, WA5T

EchoLink (K4CYP-R Node 858227) is connected to the 2 meter repeater.  If you are out of town you can still check in via Echolink.

*6 Meter Net every Monday night at 8:00pm local on 50.140 Mhz SSB.
(if at net time the frequency is occupied please look for us 3,6,9, or 12 KHz down from 50.140) –  Net Control Operator: Pete Wene, WA5T.