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 April 28, 2020 7:00 pm

Next VCARA Net:

  • VCARA Weekly Net April 1, 2020 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events:   March 1st, 2019

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NOTICE
ALL ACTIVITIES AT THE CLUB
ARE SUSPENDED
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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VE TESTING
April 11, 1000am – 1200pm
CANCELLED
No 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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KOFFEE KLATCH
ALL MEETINGS SUSPENDED
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
DENNY’S in Los Lunas
Every other Wednesday
beginning at 1330 local time.
ALL HAMS AND GUESTS ARE INVITED.
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TOME Hill Good Friday Procession
Friday
April 10, 2020

0530 – 1500
CANCELLATION PROBABLE
STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS
Contact: Charlie, NM5CL

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NM QSO PARTY
Saturday
April 11, 2020
8:00am – 8:00pm
Operate at home
or portable
for this event.

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SPRING TAILGATE
Saturday
April 25, 2020
Sunrise – 1100
Stoneface Tavern, Albuquerque

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This Just In…   March 1st, 2019

Watch this area for breaking news:

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VCARA is now registered with AmazonSmile.
https://smile.amazon.com/
is where you need to start in order to
have VCARA receive 0.5% of your purchase.

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Click on this link:
https://www.facebook.com/VaCtyARA/

Many new items on our page,
please pay a visit & don’t forget to LIKE us
while you are there.
Contact Greg, KG5OCW
if you have something you want posted.

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VCARA net starts at 8:00 pm (local time) on 145.430MHz (-) 100Hz tone.
The 70 cm (442.700MHz) net opens immediately following the 2m net on the 4th Wednesday each month.

Mar 04 – Ralph, NM5RC
Mar 11 – Greg, KG5OCW
Mar 18 – Al, W5ACW
Mar 25 – Gene, KI5BZI
Mar 25 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)

Apr 01 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Apr 08 – John, K8JWS
Apr 15 – Earl, KB5UEW
Apr 22 – Russ, KD5UJR
Apr 22 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)
Apr 29 – Ralph, NM5RC

May 06 – Greg, KG5OCW
May 13 – Al, W5ACW
May 20 – Gene, KI5BZI
May 27 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
May 37 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)

Jun 03 – John, K8JWS
Jun 10 – Earl, KB5UEW
Jun 17 – Russ, KD5UJR
Jun 24 – Ralph, NM5RC
Jun 24 – 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 and visitors are invited to join your fellow hams for informal breakfast and conversation each Saturday morning. 

Unless otherwise posted, we meet from 0900-1000 local time at the new
McDonald’s on Main Street in front of Home Depot. 

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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Yaesu FT DX-5000MP Transceiver
HF+6m 200W
Includes:
SM-5000 Station Monitor
Hand Mic
FH-2 Remote Control Keypad
No reasonable offer refused.
Contact: Charlie NM5CL

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Gap Titan HF Antenna
Complete and partially assembled
Was working when taken down
Make an offer
Contact: kc5our@arrl.net

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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 10:00 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