News Items   March 1st, 2019

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VCARA net starts at 8:00 pm (local time) on 145.430MHz (-) 100Hz tone.

Sep 01 – Earl, KB5UEW
Sep 08 – Russ, KD5UJR
Sep 15 – Ralph, NM5RC
Sep 22 – Greg, KG5OCW
Sep 29 – Al W5ACW

Oct 06 – Gene, KI5BZI
Oct 13 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Oct 20 – John, K8JWS
Oct 27 – Earl, KB5UEW

Nov 03 – Russ, KD5UJR
Nov 10 – Ralph, NM5RC
Nov 17 – Greg, KG5OCW
Nov 24 – Al, W5ACW

Dec 01 – Gene, KI5BZI
Dec 08 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Dec 15 – John, K8JWS
Dec 22 – Earl, KB5UEW
Dec 29 – Russ, KD5UJR

View Net Protocol 
Net Control Operators: if you cannot call the net on your scheduled date please find a substitute or contact Charlie at nm5cl@att.net

Saturday Breakfast Club   March 1st, 2019

Grab a breakfast in-a-bag
at your favorite fast-food drive-up.
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.
Non-members are welcome

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