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 January 26, 2021 7:00 pm
  • VCARA Monthly Meeting February 23, 2021 7:00 pm

Next VCARA Events:

  • VCARA Monthly Meeting January 26, 2021 7:00 pm
  • Koffee Klatch January 27, 2021 2:00 pm
  • VCARA Weekly Net January 27, 2021 8:00 pm
  • Tri-County ARES Net January 28, 2021 7:30 pm
  • VCARA Weekly Net February 3, 2021 8:00 pm
  • Tri-County ARES Net February 4, 2021 7:30 pm

Upcoming Events:   March 1st, 2019

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VCARA
MONTHLY MEETING
Will be conducted on ZOOM

7:00pm TUESDAY, JAN 26
Invitations & Instructions will be
emailed to all members.

If you haven’t already installed ZOOM
on your PC, please do so in advance of
the meeting. Doing so will make it easier
to join the meeting.
Questions:
Contact Kevin K5ZOO

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VE TESTING WILL BE CONDUCTED
FEB
13, 2020
0900 – 1100
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please contact Chris W5CSG
505-450-7447
or email:
csgillespie@msn.com
for your appointment.
Social Distancing strictly enforced
Masks will be mandatory

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News Items   March 1st, 2019

 

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VE TESTING
VE testing is conducted on the 2nd Saturday
monthly at the VCARA Clubhouse.
Testing is by appointment only
d
ue to the CoronaVirus issue.

Please bring the following:
* Two forms of ID, one must be photo ID
* Copy of current license if applicable
* $14.00 cash, check or money order

We are ADA compliant,
Please advise in advance
if you have special needs.

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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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< FOLLOW VCARA ON FACEBOOK >
Click on this link:
https://www.facebook.com/VaCtyARA/

New videos and other 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.

Jan 06 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Jan 13 – John, K8JWS
Jan 20 – Earl, KB5UEW
Jan 27 – Russ, KD5UJR

Feb 03 – Ralph, NM5RC
Feb 10 – Greg, KG5OCW
Feb 17 – Al, W5ACW
Feb 24 – Gene, KI5BZI

Mar 03 -Elvira, KD5UJQ
Mar 10 – John, K8JWS
Mar 17 – Earl, KB5UEW
Mar 24 – Russ, KD5UJR
Mar 31 – Ralph, NM5RC

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

Saturday Breakfast Club   March 1st, 2019

CARRY OUT SERVICE ONLY
AT LOS LUNAS McD.
Grab a breakfast in-a-bag
at your favorite drive-up window.
Then tool it on over to the clubhouse

Club members and visitors are invited to join your fellow hams for informal breakfast and conversation each Saturday morning. BYOB

Unless otherwise posted, we meet from 0900-1200 at the club.
Masks and social distancing is strictly enforced.

 

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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FOR SALE
NEW YEARS SPECIAL
$25.00
COPPER J-POLE ANTENNA
2 meter,  1.2:1 VSWR

Contact Charlie NM5CL
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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