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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 →

Foxhunt – Aug. 27

The next PAARC foxhunt will be on Sat., Aug. 27, at 9:30 am. Jim/K3CHJ will be the fox. Fox Hunt calling frequency: 147.510 FM.

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. He has a log periodic antenna, passive and active attenuators, a boat anchor 2M radio with an analog S meter plus a PennDot map.

Fox Hunt – July 16th

Our next PAARC fox hunt will be on July 16th at 9:30 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.  Al AG3T and Dori will be the foxes.  If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim, k3chj@arrl.net. I have a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map.  Visit the Fox Hunting page for additional information.  – Jim, K3CHJ Huntmaster

Fox Hunt – May 14

Our next PAARC fox hunt will be on May 14th at 10:00 am.

The Fox

The Fox

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.

If anyone needs to borrow equipment contact Jim, k3chj@arrl.net. I have a log periodic antenna, passive & active attenuators, a boat anchor 2m radio with an analog s meter plus a PennDOT map. Bob, K3DBD will be the fox. Visit the Fox Hunting page for additional information.  – Jim, K3CHJ Huntmaster

Fox Hunt on October 17th

antennagnomeWeather permitting, join us at 10:00 am at the Pottsgrove Middle School on 1351 N Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464 for a fall fox (transmitter) hunt.  Jim, K3CHJ, will be the the fox.

Find us at Pottsgrove Middle School: N40 deg., 16.27, W 75 deg. 38.15.

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464