Upcoming Events:   September 8th, 2014

 Note: Keep an eye here for events that might be of interest to Club members.

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Tour Of the Rio Grande Valley 100 mile Bike Race

Sunday, September 14

VCARA is providing five radio operators for the TORGV event.
Primary operating frequency will be 146.960 (Capilla)
Backup frequency will be 145.130 (URFMS)

Many thanks go out to the volunteers.

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Rio Communities Founder’s Day Parade

Saturday, September 20

Rio Communities is a VCARA served agency, and we have been asked to provide radio communications support on this first major event in their history.  We now have sufficient VCARA volunteers to provide radio communications along the parade route.

The parade route is from the Country Club to Golf Course Road , then east to NM47,  continuing north using the southbound lanes and ending at the East parking lot by our clubhouse.  Note: Golf Course Road will be closed to vehicle traffic from 1200 until 1500.

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VCARA Annual Potluck Dinner

Tuesday, September 23
6:00pm
THIS WILL BE AN OUTDOOR EVENT
TABLES WILL BE SET UP IN THE BREEZEWAY DOWNSTAIRS
COME ONE – COME ALL

Burgers, Hot Dogs and drinks furnished by the club.
Please bring a side dish or desert .
Suggestions: Enchiladas, chile, casseroles, potato salad, fried chicken, etc.

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VCARA 20th Anniversary Special Event Station
Saturday, November 01, 2014

Will be on air, HF SSB/CW and VHF (146.700) from 0600 until 1800 local time.

Operators for the club station are needed

Follow this link to see what times are available,
then sign up with Ralph NM5RC or Charlie NM5CL.
Special Event Op Schedule(2)

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2014 SOCORRO HAMFEST
OCTOBER 18, 2014
8:00 am – 2:00pm

<http://www.socorroara.org/hamfest.html#sessions>

Questions? Contact Al, AC5BX at JUNO dot COM .

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