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Fox Hunt – Sept. 23

fox with antennaThe next fox hunt will be on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 starting at 10:00 am. We’ll start at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min. Learn more on the fox hunting webpage. Al, AG3T and Dori, K3TES will be the foxes. If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim: k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map. Join us for this fun challenge! Read an article by Glenn, AB3TQ about his first fox hunt:  First PAARC Foxhunt

Fox Hunt – Aug. 12

fox with antennaThe next fox (transmitter) hunt will be on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 starting at 10:00 am. We’ll start at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min. Learn more on the fox hunting webpage. Bob, K3DBD will be the fox. If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim: k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map.

Fox Hunt – July 22

fox with antenna

The next fox (transmitter) hunt will be on Saturday, July 22, 2017 starting at 10:00 am. We’ll start at the Pottsgrove MiddleSchool on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min. Learn more on the fox hunting webpage. Glenn, AB3TQ & Ron, K3RJW will be the foxes. Foot foxes to find too, plus a 220 MHz fox. If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim: k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a “boat anchor” 2 meter radio with an analog s-meter plus a PennDOT map.  Join us for the fun of the hunt!

Fox Hunt – July 1

The next fox (transmitter) hunt will be on Sat., July 1, starting at 10 am. We begin at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min. Learn more on the fox hunting webpage.  Jim, K3CHJ will be the fox. If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim: k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map. We’ll also have a 440 mhz “pedestrian” fox to find at the finish. New to fox hunts? Read an article by Glenn, AB3TQ on his first PAARC foxhunt here: First PAARC Foxhunt.

Fox Hunt – May 27

The next foxhunt will be on Sat., May 27, (Memorial Day weekend) starting at 10 am. We begin at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min. Learn more on the fox hunting webpage.  If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim, k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map. We’ll also have a 440 mhz “pedestrian” fox to find at the finish.

Read an article by Glenn, AB3TQ on his first PAARC foxhunt here: First PAARC Foxhunt

Fox Hunt – April 22

The next PAARC foxhunt will be on April 22, starting at 10 am. The start will be at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N. Hanover St., Pottstown 19464 N 40 deg., 16.27 min, W 75 deg. 38.15 min.

If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim, k3chj at arrl.net. He has a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map. We will also have a 440 mhz “pedestrian” fox to find at the finish. Bob, K3DBD will be the fox.

Fox Hunt – Oct. 29

The last transmitter hunt aka fox hunt of the 2016 season was held on October 29, 2016. Weather was sunny, but a cool 36 degrees F at 10

mini transmitter

A Well Hidden Fox

am. Bill (W3FRB) and Jane (KC3FSR) were the foxes. The hunters included Al(AG3T) and Dori (K3TES), Bob (K3DBD), and Jim (K3CHJ) and Sal (NC3U). This was Sal’s first time as a fox hunter. Sal thoroughly enjoyed the event. He plans to extoll the virtues of fox hunting to the other clubs that he is a member of.

All PAARC foxhunts begin at the Pottsgrove Middle School. Why? Because it is the highest accessible point around.  We have 3 fox transmitters: large (5 W), medium (100MW) and micro (10 MW). Hunters can use all fox transmitters to find the foxes, but the large and medium are more frequently used for homing in.  Continue Reading →

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464