This Just In… November 21st, 2014
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CONGRATULATIONS TO VCARA
102 countries confirmed on LOTW
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS
VCARA was born in 1994
and continues as an active ARRL affiliated ham club.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY VCARA
Wednesday Night Net Control Op. Sched. November 20th, 2014
VCARA net starts at 8:00 pm (local time) on 146.700MHz, negative offset, 100Hz tone
Nov 26 – David, KF5VTJ
Dec 03 – Charlie, NM5CL
Dec 10 – Ralph, NM5RC
Dec 17 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Dec 24 – Christmas Eve, No net
Dec 31 – New Years Eve – No net
Saturday at the Clubhouse – Schedule November 20th, 2014
The following is the schedule for the Saturdays (9:00 am to Noon) the clubhouse will be open and what Board of Directors member will be on hand to open the facility. Click here for explanation of Saturday events.
Nov 29 – Charlie, NM5CL
Dec 06 – Ralph, NM5RC
Dec 13 – Chris, W5CSG (VE Testing)
Dec 20 – Randy, KE5SAW
Dec 27 – Cliff, KE0CP (ARES Meeting)
VCARA ARES Group – Updates November 20th, 2014
♦ ARES Group: Chris Gillespie, W5CSG, is the chair of the VCARA ARES Committee. He has also the Valencia County District Emergency Coordinator (VC-DEC). Charlie Lyon, NM5CL, is the VCARA-ARES Net Control Operator.
♦ 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 Capilla repeater, 146.96 mHz, and begins at 1930 hrs. Charlie, NM5CL is net control operator. All licensed operators are invited to check in to the net.
♦ Event Scheduled (recurring) 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 am at Clubhouse: ARES meeting. Chris, our DEC, would like all ARES members to attend these meetings to receive training, participate in exercises, etc. If you are interested in ARES but not a member yet you are also invited to attend.
♦ Find FEMA courses required for ARES membership here: http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp