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 December 24, 2019 7:00 pm

Next VCARA Net:

  • VCARA Weekly Net December 11, 2019 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events:   March 1st, 2019

VE TESTING
Dec 14, 2019
10:00 – 12:00 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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KOFFEE KLATCH
NEXT MEETING
Dec 04, 2019
DENNY’S in Los Lunas
Every other Wednesday
beginning at 1330 local time.
ALL LOCAL HAMS AND GUESTS ARE INVITED.

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Check this site regularly
for updates
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This Just In…   March 1st, 2019

Watch this area for breaking news:

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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.

Nov 06 – Charlie, NM5CL
Nov 13 – Greg, KG5OCW
Nov 20 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Nov 27 – John, K8JWS
Nov 27 – Charlie, NM5CL (70cm Net)

Dec 04 – Earl, KB5UEW
Dec 11 – Chris, KG5WVC
Dec 18 – Russ, KD5UJR
Dec 25 – MERRY CHRISTMAS – NO NET

Jan 01 – Ralph, NM5RC
Jan 08 – Charlie, NM5CL
Jan 15 – Greg, KG5OCW
Jan 22 – Al, KI5CUX
Jan 29 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Jan 29 – 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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SK ESTATE SALE
Some of the ham items up for sale include:
Drake T-4XB Transmitter
Drake R-4B Receiver
Kenwood TS-480 Transceiver

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT:
Kevin Welander, K5ZOO
email: kevinwelander@msn.com

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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