Welcome to the web home of the Richfield Amateur Radio Club.

We proudly serve the City of Richfield, Minnesota along with the Richfield, Minnesota Community Emergency Response Team. Check out the links below for some additional information about us and what we do.

WØRRC REPEATERS

2-meters
Analog/C4FM
145.3900-, DCS 047
70-centimeters
Analog/C4FM
444.4750+, Tone 118.8

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OUR MISSION

The promotion and encouragement of amateur radio in the City of Richfield and surrounding communities. Especially the advancement of education of amateur radio and its use in public service via the development of a viable communications network.

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2020 CLUB OFFICERS

Club President: Herman Saul (WØHJS), Club Vice-President: Doug Nicholson (AEØBO), Club Secretary: Paul Curtiss (KEØQXV)

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RARC November 16th, 2022 Meeting is in Person.

Wednesday, November 16th at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S, 55423. We will have a guest speaker, discuss winter field day, and there will be AGM batteries and 12vdc power supplies, free for the asking. December’s meeting is the week of Christmas, so it will be held on the W0RRC Discord server. Send an email to the club if you would like the invitation code. It’s free to join and there are interesting discussions on various topics.

And, as always, if you would like to take a turn as net control on a Thursday night, send us an email. It’s easy, there is a script and a supportive group of hams to help you along.

73

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary

RARC October Meeting

The RARC October 19th, 2022 meeting will be this Wednesday at 7:00 pm Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S, 55423. Topic to include home network and data security.

The club has received more 12 volt batteries, 2 each 17 Ah, 4 each 12 AH, and 2 each 7 Ah. Free for the asking. Also there are 120vac to 12 vdc power supplies available, in 3 or 5 amp. Again, free for the asking. w0rrc.rarc@gmail.com

Regards

Paul KE0QXV

RARC secretary

No RARC July Meeting

We will resume in August.

PennFest will be held this year, watch for details.

And, as always, we are looking for licensed hams to take a turn as net control for the Thursday evening nets. It’s easy, there is a script and a good group of hams to help you along.

Regards

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary

Field Day June 25th, 2022

RARC will host Field Day 2022 at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicolett Avenue South, Richfield, MN. We begin setup at about 9 am, operating beginning at 1 pm until sunset. The public is welcome to visit and see what amateur radio has to offer. arrl.org for more info. We will have several stations operating, with opportunity for visitors to experience amateur radio with an experienced ham.

RARC Wednesday May 18th, 2022 meeting

RARC will meet in person on Wednesday, May 18th at 7 pm at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicolett ave s, Richfield, MN 55423. Topics to include Field Day 2022 planning, a field portable battery power source project and anything else that comes up.

We are looking for a railroad radio enthusiast to make a presentation on that topic as the frequencies are available on many HTs.

For field day June 25th, 2022, we will hold a one day event about 9 am to sundown, with visits from the public welcome. It is amateur radio’s day for open house. If you have an antenna or radio gear to bring, let the club know at w0rrc.rarc@gmail.com

Thursday evening net at 6:30 pm every week on the 444.475 repeater (FM) PL 118.8.

73

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary.

RARC December 15th 2021 meeting will be held on Zoom.

RARC will meet on Zoom this month at 7 pm on the Wednesday the 15th. Please see Zoom details below.

RARC board position elections will be held at the January 2022 meeting. If you are interested in holding a President, vice-president or secretary position, let us know.

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Passcode: 575336
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Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary