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MARC Kimberton Hamfest – July 8

From www.marc-radio.org/hamfest2.htm:

The 2017 MARC Hamfest will be held on Saturday July 8th at the Kimberton Fire Company grounds, Route 113 (742 Pike Springs Road) south of the intersection with Route 23 in Kimberton, PA. Doors open for sellers at 0700 and for buyers at 0800.  Admission is still only $6 which it has been for decades and entitles you to a door prize ticket. The MARC Hamfest announcement can be downloaded by clicking here. Directions to the Hamfest can be downloaded by clicking here. The maps show that Kimberton is northwest of King of Prussia and just west of Phoenixville, PA. Talk-in is available on the MARC linked repeater systems with coverage to the north and west and near Kimberton provided by 145.13 MHz PL 131.8 repeater in Paoli PA and to the south and east by 147.06 MHZ PL 131.8 repeater in Newtown Square PA.  

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Club Meeting & VE Test – June 2

VE Test Session on 6/2 – 5:00 pm – Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session. Next sessions: 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1/2017

Club Meeting
– 7:00 pm –  Grounding with Ron, K3ZKO (rescheduled from March.) St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA.  The July 7, First Friday event is the Hot Dogs & Hams Picnic at 6:30.  Buffet dinner, beverages and dessert – $10. Get tickets at the June meeting. We’ll also have a Mobile Rig Show.

Club Meeting & VE Test – May 5

VE Test Session on 5/5 – 5:00 pm – Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session. Future sessions: 6/2, 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, and 12/1/2017.

Club Meeting – 7:00 pm – DXpedition to Haiti, with Dale, N3BNA.  St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA.  Coming  June 2 – Lightning & grounding, with Ron, K3ZKO (rescheduled from March.

Club Meeting & VE Test – March 10

The test session and meeting are moved to the 2nd Friday in March.
Location: St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA

VE Test Session – 5:00 pm – Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.
Club Meeting – 7:00 pm: Presentation: lightning and grounding, with Ron/K3ZKO.  All are welcome to attend.

Club Meeting and VE Test – Feb. 3

VE Test Session – 5:00 pm: Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.

Club Meeting 7:00 pm. Presentation: CrankIR Portable Antenna by SteppIR with Jerry, K3BZ.

Members, friends, and prospective hams are invited to join us at St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike in Limerick.

Club Meeting and VE Test – Jan. 6

Happy New Year! Please join us at our First Friday meeting of 2017.

VE Test Session – at 5:00 pm: Go for your Amateur Radio license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.

Club Meeting – 7:00 pm: Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike in Limerick.
Presentation: the history of QSLing, with Tom Mills – AF4NC. Besides being an avid ham, accomplished photographer, and a pilotTom is also our ARRL EPA Section Traffic Manager. Members, friends, and prospective hams are invited to join us.

VE Test & Meeting – Nov. 4

First Friday PAARC events are held at St. James Lutheran Church, at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Kugler Rd. in Limerick, PA:

VE Test Session – at 5:00 pm: Go for your license or try for an upgrade. Pre-register by sending a request to VETesting@PAARC.NET. Test sessions are administered by examiners accredited by the ARRL. See what to bring to exam session here: www.arrl.org/what-to-bring-to-an-exam-session.

Club Meeting – 7:00 pm:  Adventures of Ed – WA3WSJ and Walt – KB3SBC, prolific National Parks on the Air activators. To learn more about upcoming activations, visit Ed’s NPOTA Rabbit Hole webpage: http://wa3wsj.homestead.com/NPOTARabbitHole.html. At this meeting we’ll also nominate members for 2017 club officer and board positions.
Future meeting: Dec. 2: Member Night, and officer election

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464