Events and activities at the AARC:

Newcomers are always welcome!

Get ready for the Equipment sale during the upcoming April 6th meeting! This year to bid/buy/win you either need to be current on member dues OR pay $5 at the door. Yes, you can pay your dues at the door too.

Justin/KC3BJT will be present and accepting cash or credit cards for all transaction

Yes, we accept consignment items on a space available basis, but please come early so we can accommodate you.

The featured item will be a complete, working Kenwood TS-520S station for $200.00. This item will include the HF transceiver, remote VFO, Speaker, desk mic, station monitor, manuals on a CD and will be set aside for NEW hams only.

The Equipment sale procedure is located here. The spreadsheet of available items is located here. (Both of these opened fine in Libreoffice too, but please let me know if you have any issues.)
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We need a few good women, men, teenagers, and children to become new hams. Keith/AE3D will be starting up a new Technician Class on March 4th. Classes are Free. Testing to become a ham is free. There is a recommended textbook you can get from the ARRL, Amazon (Kindle too) or direct from us. Classes run Saturdays starting March 4th at 7:30 AM to noon, for 6 weeks + 1 cram session, right before the test.

Wednesday, February 15
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Thursday, February 16
      7:30pm AARC Club meeting, newcomers always welcome.
      Tonight: By request, Rich/KB3ZYO will present his revised and expanded Survival Radio presentation a second time. He will cover just about everything else you should have in your "go-kit" besides the radio.
Wednesday, February 22
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Sunday, February 26
      1:00pm AARC Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair, at 1 to 4 PM at the clubhouse
Wednesday, March 1
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Thursday, March 2
      7:30pm AARC Club meeting, newcomers always welcome.
Saturday, March 4
      7:30am AARC Spring Tech Class
      This is the first class of a series that runs from March 4 to April 8, 2017.
Wednesday, March 8
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Thursday, March 9
      7:30pm AARC board meeting tonight. We have an open meeting policy
Saturday, March 11
      7:30am AARC Spring Tech Class March 4 - April 8, 2017.
      12:00pm AARC Free License Exams
      (free) Exams for your FCC amateur radio license, every second Saturday of the month.
Sunday, March 12
      1:00pm AARC Mesh Networking group, at 1 to 4 PM at the clubhouse
      The Mesh Networking Group meets today.
Wednesday, March 15
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Thursday, March 16
      7:30pm AARC Club meeting, newcomers always welcome.
Saturday, March 18
      7:30am AARC Spring Tech Class March 4 - April 8, 2017.
Wednesday, March 22
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
Saturday, March 25
      7:30am AARC Spring Tech Class March 4 - April 8, 2017.
Sunday, March 26
      7:00am AARC (support) B&A Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
      1:00pm AARC Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair, at 1 to 4 PM at the clubhouse
Wednesday, March 29
      8:00pm AARC (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night
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Social Media Links (thank you Ed/KB3YMU)

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/930626067021873/
Facebook PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/AnneArundelRadioClub/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/W3VPR
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Contact us! If you want to email me, click on "Read more" at the bottom of this post and scroll to the bottom of the page (if you don't have the current club member roster. If you have that just look me up.)
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Please consider signing up for Amazon Smile. Signing up is easy, it costs you nothing, and the AARC gets a tiny sliver of profit that would otherwise go right into Jeff Bezo's pocket. Step by step instructions here.
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AARC's Google Calendar. Get the latest AARC events on your Gmail calendar, iPhone, or Android device.

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

Happy New Year! Here is the January 2017 Issue of the Ham Arundel News

This month it was just too full of wonderful content to fit as a standard attachment, so I uploaded it to my personal server instead. Get your copy here:

http://www.paw2.net/hamarundal_news_Jan2017.pdf

This month:

- New "Prez Sez" from our new President
- "Recording Radio Nets and Small Group Meetings" (Ed Brown/AA3EB)
- "It Gets Real", a report from the California ARES Hospital Communications Group
- "Is There a Market for a $400 “Prepper” Radio?" (Dan Romanchik/KB6NU)

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