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RARC January 17th, 2024 meeting will be held on Discord

Due to chilly forecast temperatures, the RARC meeting for January will be held this Wednesday on the Discord application at 7 pm. It is free to download and if you need an invite code, email us at:

On the agenda are officer elections ( president, vice president and secretary) If anyone would like to take a turn as an officer, let us know. Also VHF contest, winter field day and the Minnesota QSO party will be discussed along with ideas for this year’s events and activities.



RARC October 18th Meeting This Wednesday

The RARC October meeting is this Wednesday at 7 pm, Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S.

Topics to include MN ARRL Section Convention Review ( the first is anyone’s memory), future events such as winter field day, January VHF contest, club project build day.

Also note: the 145.39 repeater is not connected to wiresX, it is still FM and Fusion enabled.

The link to join the club is broken, so please send an email to

Paul KE0QXV RARC secretary.

July 19th, 2023 RARC monthly meeting

RARC will meet this Wednesday at 7 pm at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Avenue, 55423.

Topics to include operating as W1AW in August, POTA and other things people want to talk about.

The Thursday evening net will be held on the 145.39 DCS 047 repeater at 6:30 pm from now on. If anyone would like to take a turn as net control, send an Email or let us know on the Discord server.

The club has some 12vdc 3 and 5 amp power supplies and 2 each, 12 volt 17 AH SLA batteries, free for the asking.



RARC Secretary

RARC Thursday Evening Net will be held on the 145.39 repeater beginning Thursday, July 20th, 2023

At the June 21st, 2023 RARC meeting, it was agreed to move the net to the 145.39 repeater FM (-0.6 MHz D047). The first net will be July 20th, 6:30 pm. There will be a station monitoring the 444.475 repeater to direct other stations to the 145.39. The VHF repeater is no longer connected to WiresX and the 145.39 has better coverage area and sound. Both repeaters remain System Fusion enabled.



RARC secretary

June RARC Monthly meeting and Field Day 2023

The RARC monthly meeting will be held in person at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Avenue South on Wednesday, June 21st at 7 pm. Topics to include Field Day 2023 preparations, moving the RARC Thursday evening net to the 145.39 repeater, activating as W1AW as a club in August and holding a fabrication day for connectors and cables.

RARC and BARA will participate in Field Day 2023 as a one day event at the Richfield Community Center, lower level, Saturday June 24th. Set up will begin at 10 am and tear down around sundown. There will be three HF stations set up and talk in will be on the 444.475 repeater. All are welcome. It is a great opportunity to meet other hams and see some station set ups.



RARC Secretary