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Warminster Hamfest – May 7

The K3DN Warminster Hamfest is Sunday, May 7,  from 7:00 am to 11:00 am at Bucks County Community College, Lower Bucks Campus, 1304 Veteran Hwy, Bristol, PA 19007.)  Tailgating and indoor tables for vendors.  Door prizes, VE testing, and equipment check out table. Get the guest speaker schedule: Hamfest Speaker Schedule 
 Visit: http://wp.k3dn.org for more info. 

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.

York Hamfest – April 29

The 2017 York Hamfest is on Sat., Aril 29, 2017 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Elicker’s Grove Park, 511 Roth Church Rd., Spring Grove, PA 17362. “Sponsored by the York Hamfest Foundation The Areas Oldest Continuous Hamfest, our 62nd Year”
Get the flyer: 2017-York-Hamfest-Flyer.pdf 

RF Hill ARC Auction – April 27

The RF Hill Amateur Radio Club (W3AI) Auction will take place on Thursday, April 27, at a new location: Encore Experiences at the Harleysville Senior Center, 312 Alumni Ave. (Rt. 63) in Harleysville.  Look for the yellow “Hamfest” signs.   Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the auction starts at 7:30 pm.  Get more info at: http://rfhillarc.org/events/. Get the flyer pdf:  Front, and Back.

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.

Club Meeting & VE Test – April 7

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: Antennas in the attic, with Rick / KC3DPB.  All are welcome to attend. Location: St. James Lutheran Church, Kugler Rd. and Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA.

Tuesday Breakfast Moved to 3/21

With the impending nor’easter on Tues., March 14, our Tuesday breakfast gathering at the Pottstown Diner has been moved to Tues., March 21, at 9:00 am. We’ll also gather for a 9:00 am breakfast on Sat., March 18, at Michael’s Diner in Douglasville.

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464