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Field Day: KARS and SCARS will be joining  WCARA for a Tri-Club Field Day event.  Field Day is from 1400L on the 22nd to 1400L on the 23rd of June.  Field Day location is 2104 Salem Church Road, Goldsboro NC 27430….just south of Lane Tree Golf Course.

We will be holding a hands on antenna class, on site, from 3-4 on the Saturday the 22nd. We will be covering all sorts of antenna as well as constructing and tuning a dipole in the inverted “V” configuration.   

Also, we will be have a evening meal on Saturday the 22 at ~5:30.  The menu will consist of Grilled Chicken, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, roll, sodas/water and cobbler for dessert. 

If you have not been on the air in a while now is the time to come out and get some mic time.  Also, we will have a “Get on the Air” (GOTA) station for new hams, inactive hams, and the general public.

From additional information please contact president@k4cyp.com

 

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.