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RRC Technician Classes in Nov.

Reading Radio Club VP, Cris Schlegel, K3ADA, and RRC Board member Jason Potter, K3WDF, will conduct a TECHNICIAN training class during the month of November, 2017. Get the flyer: TECH CLASS

Classes classes will be held from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the SPRING TOWNSHIP FIRE & RESCUE STATION, 2301 Monroe Ave.. Reading, PA on the following dates:

Monday, 11/6Reading Radio Club
Monday, 11/13
Monday, 11/20
Tuesday, 11/28
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Club Meeting & VE Test – Oct. 5th!

THURSDAY MEETING!!
Join us on Thurs., Oct. 5th, at St. James Lutheran Church, 93 Kugler Rd., Limerick, PA.  

License Exam Session
 – 10/5, 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. Next sessions: 11/3, 12/1/2017

Club Meeting
– 10/5,  7:00 pm  Presentation: Digital Voice, with Tim Eichelman/N3TPE
Refreshments served. All are welcome to join us.

Club Meeting & VE Testing – Sept. 1

Join us on First Fridays at St. James Lutheran Church, 93 Kugler Rd., Limerick, PA.  Our Sept. 1, 2017 events:

VE Test Session
 – 9/1, 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: 10/6, 11/3, 12/1/2017

Club Meeting
– 9/1,  7:00 pm  Presentation: Tower Climbing, with Phil Theis/K3TUF
Refreshments served. All are welcome to join us. 
Next up: Oct. meeting is on First THURSDAY, 10/5 – Digital Voice, Tim Eichelman/N3TPE

Reading ARC Hamfest – 8/5

The Reading Radio Club HAMFEST on Sat., Aug. 5th opens to vendors at 7:00 am, and the public at 8:00 am. VE testing sessions start at 8:30 am. Prizes from the ARRL, and test bench available in the Freight Station that includes power supplies, a dummy load, coax, connectors, and antennas. Last year 200+ hams attended. Lots of good stuff – don’t miss it!
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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.

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464