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RRC Technician Classes – 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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Breakfast at Potts & Penn

We had another good turnout of PAARC members at the monthly breakfast. This time we met at the Potts & Penn Restaurant in Pottstown, PA. Photo taken on Oct. 18, 2017, courtesy of Bill, W3FRB. 

Pack Rats VHF Conf. – Oct. 6-8

Hosted by The Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club (Pack Rats)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 6-7-8, 2017 – Holiday Inn Bensalem-Philadelphia
Special conference hotel rate $99/night + tax (mention VHF Conference)
– Conference Early Bird Registration: $40.00 until 9/20/17
After 9/20/17 ….. $50.00

Learn more: www.packratvhf.com/Conference/vhf%20conf%202017.html
Register: dataandwireless.com/packrat/2017_vhf_registration.php

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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

Fly-In Breakfast – Sept. 10

Join PAARC members at the Fly-in Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 from 8 am to 12 noon at Heritage Field.  Admission and parking is free. If you come hungry breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for kids (pancakes, eggs, ham, juice and coffee).  See modern and antique airplanes, warbirds, show cars and R/C models and drones.  Airplane and helicopter rides!  A great morning out for the family!  The entrance to Flyer’s Roost is located on Airport Road off Ridge Pike in Limerick, PA. For more information on the event, visit www.paop.org, or click here for the flyerPAARC members RC, KC3HRV and his dad Paul, KC3HSQ will represent PAARC with a station. Come out and visit! 

PAARC Picnic – July 7, 6:30 pm

Hot Dogs & Hams Summer Social

On Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 6:30 pm, instead of the usual monthly meeting presentation, come hungry to the annual club picnic! We’ll dine in the air-conditioned comfort of our large meetinghot dog antenna room at St. James Lutheran Church in Limerick, PA. Outdoor seating available, weather permitting.  Enjoy a buffet style feast with hot dogs and other entrees,  Ed/K3BVQ’s beans, baked potato bar, salads, watermelon, desserts, prize drawings, and as always, outstanding company!

$10 per person – Dinner with beverages and desserts
Mobile Rig Showcase ♦ Door Prizes ♦ Special Raffle

*Used Hustler Antenna System, Courtesy of Ed, WA3WSJ, home or portable operation. Tickets $5, for vehicle. All monies go to PAARC.

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464