Events and activities at the AARC:

Newcomers are always welcome!

Tower News! - A vote on spending funds on routine radio tower maintenance will occur at the September 3rd meeting.

23aug15 (Sun) - Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair, at 1 to 4 PM at the clubhouse.
26aug15 (Wed) - (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night at 8 PM. See details below.
30aug15 (Sun) - (service) Volunteer radio operators needed for the Annapolis 10 Miler See below
03sep15 (Thu) - Club meeting at 7:30 PM, newcomers always welcome. (Ike/W3IKE on Remote Ham operations; Vote on Tower maintenance.)
12sep15 (Sat) - (free) Exams for your FCC amateur radio license, every second Saturday of the month.
26sep15 (Sat) - AARC's meet and greet family picnic! Come bring a side-dish or desert and join us at noon at the picnic pavilion. Newcomers are always welcome!
13sep15 (Sun) - The Mesh networking group meets today
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This is the first call for radio operators for the Annapolis 10 Miler to be held on Sunday, 30 August. We need operators! If you’ve worked the race in the past and would like the same assignment please let me know when you sign up. This is an intense but short race. The starting time is 07:00 and Operators will need to be on station at various times beginning at 05:00 for Net Control but no later than 06:45 depending on the station.

BTW, when you sign up please give me your shirt size. I DO NOT KNOW IF THERE WILL BE SHIRTS however, I like to be prepared.

Thanks in advance.

Paul/W4ATN
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Please contact Keith/AE3D (ae3d@graykitty.net) if you are interested in attending a free Tech class, CW (Morse code) class, or Extra class some time this fall or winter. We need about 10 people before we schedule a class to be taught, and newcomers are always welcome.
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Terry/KB3CWQ and Barb/KB3LDM Nixon would like to remind you to please report your service hours. Details are in the June Ham Arundel News.

(click on "Read more" for more details and a list of regularly scheduled events...)

N3XFL Information.

For those of you that know Pam N3XFL she is currently at BWMC recovering from a fall suffered last night. Please send your wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery to her and her husband Bill N3SNU. You can contact the hospital for room number information or contact Bill directly.

Website Rebuild

As you can see we are well on our way to having w3vpr.org back up and running at 100% Please if you are a member of the club and had or want an account, please do so by clicking the "Create an Account" link found on the left had side of this page. I will be validating account as quickly as I can.

Some functionality is still in the process of being restore, If you see something not right feel free to email me at k3bay@w3vpr.org and be as descriptive as possible. Over the next week or two we hope to have all content 100% functioning.

Oh No, it happened!

Today at approximately 8:45am we experienced a catastrophic hardware failure on one of our servers. Unfortunately, this failure has directly impacted the availability of your services. Our senior administrators immediately began working to resolve the problem. We regret to inform you that, despite every attempt, we have been unable to restore your data. We are now classifying this as a complete data loss.

So what does this mean, well a lot of work for me! Hang in there we will be back 100% in no time!