145.3900-, DCS 047
444.4750+, Tone 118.8
145.3900-, DCS 047
444.4750+, Tone 118.8
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.
Club President: Herman Saul (WØHJS), Club Vice-President: Doug Nicholson (AEØBO), Club Secretary: Paul Curtiss (KEØQXV)
We will meet at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet ave south 55423. Topics will include up-coming events, future projects and a hands on presentation on the use of Yaesu System Fusion radios. Bring a Fusion radio if you have one, and your questions regarding Fusion.
Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 pm.
We will be holding the RARC Field Day event on Saturday, June 26th at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423, in the lower level accessed via stairs and ramp on west side of facility. Setup begins at 10 am, event begins at 1 pm, and tear down at dusk. All are welcome.
Talk in on 444.475+ 118.8
Please join us for the monthly meeting this Wednesday at 7:00 pm on Zoom. Details are in an Email sent out Sunday, and on the club’s calendar. We will be discussing Field Day 2021 on June 26th at the Richfield Community center. This will be an abbreviated event this year. Set up will begin at 9 am and tear down at dusk.
Please see the email for Zoom details. If you would like to become a member of RARC, send an Email to:
Bill AE0EE will make a presentation regarding Field Day 2021.
FREQUENCY CHANGED 5-14-2021
DMR UHF SIMPLEX EVENT
Thursday, May 20th 2021 at 7:30PM
On… 446.075 M h z (DPLX)
TalkGroup 99 TimeSlot 1 ColorCode 1
Moderators are… KCØBBK Galen, NØNWH Tom, & KCØTJ Don
Is a great mode however most have only a UHF DMR radio, and we wanted to help
you. This event is always open to anyone. No club affiliation is ever required for
this event. Galen, Tom, and Don will try to help everyone to get on. We will be
monitoring 444.475 analog Repeater for support during this event. Please test
your radio(s) anytime before this event on 446.075Mhz. The 446.075Mhz is a national simplex for DMR and is open to anyone anytime. This frequency should be in DMRPLX ZONE (National Simplex) on most CodePlugs already to make it easy.
Contact us @ https://meet.jit.si/MinnesotaDMR or W0RRC.RARC@Gmail.com 4 Q’s
Ed Fong made a presentation to RARC at the April meeting, and the feedback has been all positive. Follow the link below. The last slide has a discounted price list. Mention RARC when ordering. Students of DR. Fong’s RF classes fabricate the antennas as lab projects, and the proceeds go to supporting the students.
The web address is:
We will invite Ed to make another presentation in the future.
Fusion set to 147.525 in DN mode this seems to travel farther than VW.
DMR is already in Galen’s codeplug so it should be very easy. 145.790 Timeslot 2, Talkgroup 99, & ColorCode 1.
DSTAR 145.710 DR mode MYC: (is your licensed call) UR: (CQCQCQ) and don’t use! RPT1: RPT2:
DSTAR was the most challenging one to set up, and I spent hours to figure it out, and what frequency to use. The posted National Frequency is being used for other resources that I respect. According to Minnesota Repeater Council band information it stated the frequency I pick is the experimental part of the band.
Thanks, Don KC0TJ and Tom N0NWH
This month’s meeting will include a presentation on the US National Grid system by Ken K0SAR. The USNG is a mapping system that uses latitude/longitude and GPS coordinates, rather than address based mapping, which becomes useless when an area is disturbed by tornadoes, hurricanes and flooding. Below is a link to the drop box with compressed files for the mapping exercises and the Zoom application info.
Please join us on Wednesday at 7:00 pm for the monthly meeting either on Zoom or the W0RRC UHF repeater 444.475 PL tone 233.6 for casting votes for officer election. Look for an email for meeting details, check the calendar on this site.
The W0RRC repeater 444.475 +5, tone 233.6 is once again available. Thursday evening RARC nets will be held on this repeater at 6:30 pm.