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Using Fox Hunting Skills In the Real World

Here is a job posting to put your radio knowledge to work analyzing radio signals to solve interference problems.

Responsibilities

The incumbent performs "watch duty" and serves as a technical authority providing technical assistance and guidance to communication systems users to resolve radio interference complaints and problems; and collects radio signal analysis information.  Uses radio signal analysis equipment deployed throughout the United States to collect, correlate, analyze, characteristics of radio signals involved in interference problems, distress or safety-related signals or other radio signals involved in other high priority activities such as law enforcement or national defense, to include HF, VHF, and UHF.   Collects radio signal analysis information;

Fort Washington Fox Hunt April 6

The Fort Washington  Amature Radio Club will be hosting an open FOX HUNT on Saturday April 6 they have provided details for anyone intrested.

There is A LOT of information and details below, click thru to see it all.

 

When- Sat, April 6, 8am – 12pm Hunt, 12pm - 1pm social

Where- Food Lion Parking Lot 191 St. Patrick's Drive, Waldorf MD if by chance you cannot hear the fox at that location, text 240 682 5436 and I will give you sure location but be sure to use your directional antenna at the start point.

Lunch- BYOGoodies if you want, the fox will have sodas, water, and PB&J sandwiches

Check-in/Admin- (240) 682-5436

Fox Frequency- 147.555 MHz Simplex

Fox hunters- If you plan to attend, please register with Kato (KB3LIB) via email at kspearsk2@cs.com or text (240) 682-5436 (leave message if no answer).  Please give me your call sign (if you have one) and number of hunters in your hunting party. 

 

Tower Climb

There was a tower climb a few weeks ago to do some work on the south tower.

Over the years it had been twisting in the winds and some of the bolts are missing or worked their way loose. Hardware was tightened or replaced on the lower portion of the tower, an additional climb will be done later to finish the upper half.

Dave N3AT went up the tower, supported by the ground team of Mark W2PAW, Rich KB3ZYO, and Jim N3ADF.

Happy Trails To You

B & A Trail Marathon / Half Marathon

The Anne Arundel Radio Club is looking for volunteers to help with communications for the B & A Trail Marathon / Half Marathon 7:30am on March 31st.

Events and activities at the AARC:

Newcomers are always welcome!

Click here for our official calendar.

Jim/N2ADF will be presenting on the FT8 digital mode at the General meeting on Thursday, February 21 Thursday, February 21 @ 7:30pm AARC Club meeting, newcomers always welcome. Sunday, February 24 @ 1:00pm Kit-building, troubleshooting and repair, at 1 to 4 PM at the clubhouse @ 1:00pm Open Shack Hours Wednesday, February 27 @ 8:00pm (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night.     This is a general discussion net, All are welcome. Details are on our "Repeaters and Nets" page. Wednesday, March 6 @ 8:00pm (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night.     This is a general discussion net, All are welcome. Details are on our "Repeaters and Nets" page. Thursday, March 7 @ 7:30pm AARC Club meeting, newcomers always welcome. Saturday, March 9 @ 8:30am Technician License Class @ 12:00pm Free Exams for your FCC amateur radio license, every second Saturday of the month. Wednesday, March 13 @ 8:00pm (on-air) 2-Meter net every Wednesday night.     This is a general discussion net, All are welcome. Details are on our "Repeaters and Nets" page. Thursday, March 14 @ 7:30pm Board Meeting (we have an open meeting policy) Saturday, March 16 @ 8:30am Technician License Class

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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 -- 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. Mark/W2PAW) -- 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. (click on "Read more" for more details and a list of regularly scheduled events...)

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