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
due to the Covid-19 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

**You MUST have an FRN before being tested

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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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.

Jun 02 – Greg, KG5OCW
Jun 09 – Al, W5ACW
Jun 16 – Gene, KI5BZI
Jun 23 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Jun 30 – John, K8JWS

Jul 07 – Earl, KB5UEW
Jul 14 – Russ, KD5UJR
Jul 21 – Ralph, NM5RC
Jul 28 – Greg, KG5OCW

Aug 04 – Al, W5ACW
Aug 11 – Gene, KI5BZI
Aug 18 – Elvira, KD5UJQ
Aug 25 – John, K8JWS

View Net Protocol 
Net Control Operators: if your plans change please 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