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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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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.

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 Lunch – Sept. 2

Join K3BVQ and the gang for lunch at 11:00 am on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month at Michael’s Restaurant in Douglasville, PA, Route 422 and 663. The first lunch event is Sat., 9/2.  This switch from breakfast was done to accommodate people’s schedules.

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

PAARC, PO Box 1485,    

Pottstown, PA 19464