Welcome to VCARA

VCARA clubhouse is in the building at the SW corner of the parking lot

at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 700 Camelot Blvd SW, Los Lunas.

**Please contact kc5our@arrl.net for more information.**

 

Next Club Meeting:

  • VCARA Monthly Meeting May 28, 2019 7:00 pm

Next VCARA Net:

  • Tri-County ARES Net May 23, 2019 7:30 pm
  • VCARA Weekly Net May 29, 2019 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events:   March 1st, 2019

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BREAKFAST CLUB
Every Saturday

0900-1000
McDonald’s on Main Street
Los Lunas
COME JOIN THE GANG FOR BREAKFAST AND FELLOWSHIP

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KOFFEE KLATCH SCHEDULE
1330 – 1500
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

DENNY’S RESTAURANT – LOS LUNAS

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VE TESTING
JUN 08, 2019,
0900 – 1100 MDT

Testing will be conducted at the
VCARA clubhouse located at
700 Camelot Blvd SW, Los Lunas.
(Building in SW corner of parking lot)

Contact VCARA at kc5our@arrl.net
for further information.

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ADDITIONAL UPCOMING EVENTS
More info to follow

ARRL Field Day – Jun 22/23

 

 

This Just In…   March 1st, 2019

Watch this area for breaking news:

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JUNE VE TEST SESSION

For June 08 test session
Contact W5CSG
Cell: 505-450-7447
email: csgillespie@msn.com

 

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if you have something you want posted.

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VCARA net starts at 8:00 pm (local time) on 146.700MHz, negative offset, 100Hz tone
The 70 cm (442.700) net opens immediately following the 2m net on the last Wednesday of the month.

May 22 – Charlie, NM5CL
May 29 – Greg, KG5OCW
May 29 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)

Jun 05 – Elvira,  KD5UJQ
Jun 12 – John, K8JWS
Jun 19 – Earl, KB5UEW
Jun 26 – Russ, KD5UJR
Jun 26 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)

View Net Protocol 
Net Control Operators: if your plans change please contact Charlie at nm5cl@att.net

Saturday Breakfast Club   March 1st, 2019

 

Club members are invited to join your fellow hams for informal breakfast and conversation each Saturday morning.  Unless otherwise posted, we meet at the McDonald’s on Main Street, Los Lunas.

0900 – 1000 Local time

 

Marketplace Ads   March 1st, 2019

Note:  To place an ad, email a description of the item(s) you want to advertise along with your asking price, name & call sign and how to contact you to: kc5our@arrl.net . Only Ham related ads will be accepted.
Ads will remain in the listings for 30 days unless you indicate you wish it to continue for another 30 days.

 

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NO POSTINGS

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VCARA ARES Group – Updates   March 1st, 2019

 ARES Group:
VC DEC/Committee Chairman: Chris Gillespie, W5CSG
VC AEC –  Special Projects: Ralph Clark, NM5RC
VC AEC –  Net Manager: Charlie Lyon, NM5CL
VC AEC –  Logistics: George Cusack, K6GTC

♦ Tri-County ARES Net: This net runs every Thursday for coordination of ARES members from Socorro, Torrance and Valencia Counties. The net is held on the URFMS system, and begins at 1930 hrs.  All licensed operators are invited to check in to the net. (In Valencia county, try the 146.960 Capilla repeater.)

ARES Membership Form: posted 11/28/2012. Click Here ;
♦ Valencia County ARES Manual:
posted 11/28/2012. Click Here

Event Scheduled (recurring) 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 am at Clubhouse: All ARES members (and non-members) are invited to attend these meetings to participate in training and field exercises, etc.

  Find FEMA courses required for ARES membership here:  http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp