Simplex Net: 146.445 MHz Repeater: 145.250 MHz, minus offset, tone 123.0
Special Events including NASA-TV audio 146.490 MHz
Ames Amateur Radio Club meets every third Thursday 12 noon at the AARC shack.
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Last Update: July 23, 2020
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Attendance is free and registration is now open at https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com
with early bird prize incentives for registering by July 24, 2020.
This ARRL–sanctioned hamfest will let you:
This platform simulates a full convention experience with an exhibit hall and exhibit booths staffed by live attendants, speaker auditorium, lobby, and lounges.
Go to https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com to learn more!
Dont forget to get registered by July 24th!
146.445, Tactical 1
146.505, Tactical 2
146.550, Tactical 3
147.465, Tactical 4
146.490, Events and NASA-TV retransmission
145.250-, 123.0, Command NA6MF
223.540, Packet 220, Primary
145.750, Packet 2M, Secondary
Tactical channels are considered for ARES and RACES activities, Event is used for special purposes such as club meetings, NASA-TV re-transmissions. Command is AARCs repeater, and two packet frequencies are used with County and city EOC message handling.
AARC Continuing Meetings
AARC meets every third Thursday monthly at AARC Shack, talk-in 146.445 simplex.
The club is continuing a series of technical presentations on amateur radio. This is not only for people who already have a ham license, but for those who might be considering getting into amateur radio. There are many applications of ham radio using wide range of frequencies for experimentation and hobby projects of voice, data, and video, but which are also essential in emergencies. Presentations have included using high frequency (HF) radio on sailboats for voice and email communications, bouncing signals off meteor showers (meteor scatter), SDR, video, APRS, digital communications, and other interesting and useful aspects of wireless communications. We will also help you get your amateur radio license.
Club members also support a wide variety of HF, VHF, and UHF communications modes for educational and recreational purposes as well as provide voluntary public service and emergency communications support to Ames, Santa Clara County, and special events occurring on the Moffett Field complex.
The AARC is coordinated with the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS at http://www.svecs.net), an ARES/RACES association. AARC cooperates with other ARES organizations in the Santa Clara County, http://www.scc-ares-races.org
The club station, NA6MF, is affiliated with the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) http://www.arrl.com.
General Club Meetings:
For more information on the AARC, contact:
Mark Allard, KD6CWM, at (650) 604-6145 or email email@example.com
AARC Webpage Editor: Michael Wright, K6MFW, at (650) 604-6262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The AARC is a member of the NASA Exchange Council (http://exchange.arc.nasa.gov)
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