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RARC Monthly Meeting and Get on The air Event

The Richfield Radio Amateur Radio Club will be participating in Minnesota’s turn as W1AW on Monday, May 15th at 5pm to 9 pm at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave s, 55423, lower level. Talk in on 444.475 repeater.

The RARC May meeting will be on Wednesday, May 17th at 7pm, Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave s, 55423. This month we will talk about the VOTA event, Field Day 2023 planning and upcoming contests.

Regards

Paul KE0QXV RARC secretary

RARC and the CQ WPX Contest March 25th, 2023

The Richfield Amateur Radio Club will host a get on the air event on Saturday March 25th, 2023 at the Richfield Community Center, lower level. The RCC has an elevator, so if someone needs that, call on the 444.475 pl 118.8 repeater and we’ll let you in the building. Set up begins at 8 am, and joining the contest by 10 am. Tear down at about 6 pm. All are welcome, and non-licensed people can have the opportunity to operate with a licensed ham. We will have a station on 10 meters so technician license people can experience HF. For info on the contest, see cqwpx.com .

73

Paul KE0QXV

RARC March 15th, 2023 Meeting.

This coming Wednesday, the 15th, we will meet in person at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S, 55423, 7:00 pm. We will discuss a date for a get on the air event before Field Day, the MN section convention , an antenna project and there will be a presentation by Brent WG0A about packet communication. Everyone is welcome.

There are some 12 volt 12 Ah SLA batteries and 12vdc power supplies left, free for the asking. Send an email to the club at w0rrc.rarc@gmail.com

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary

RARC 2023 Winter Field Day

RARC and friends will participate in the 2023 Winter Field Day, Saturday, January 28th at the Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S, lower level. We will begin set up at 10 am and operate from 1 pm until about sunset.

Everyone is welcome.

73

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary.

RARC January 2023 Meeting

The RARC meeting is in person this Wednesday at 7:00 pm, Richfield Community Center, 7000 Nicollet Ave S.

On the agenda are board officer elections. If you would like to take a turn on the board, send an email to the club. We will also be talking about the ARRL VHF contest on this Saturday the 21st, and preparation for Winter Field Day on Saturday, January 28th. Set up for field day will begin at 10 am at the community center. It is indoors on the lower level, ADA friendly with an elevator, and operate until about sundown. Everyone is welcome to join us.

Regards

Paul KE0QXV

RARC Secretary

RARC December 21st Meeting on Discord

The RARC monthly meeting will be held this Wednesday the 21st on the Discord server. Use invite link https://discord.gg/p6bsvecf

to join. It is kind of lumpy to get started, so try it before the meeting.

Topics to include Winter Field Day on Saturday January 28th at the Richfield Community Center. It is indoors and ADA friendly. https://winterfieldday.com/

Also, January’s meeting will be election night for RARC officers. If you would like to take a turn, send an Email to w0rrc.rarc@gmail.com

Paul

RARC Secretary

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