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Our club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, at 7 PM, in the Clover building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The address is 9595 Nelson Rd and is northeast of the intersection of Nelson and Hover Roads in Longmont. As you enter the Fairgrounds driving North from the South entrance off Nelson road, the Clover building is the building you will see directly in front of you. It is not the smaller building off to the right, which houses the current Fairground offices.

Announcing the NCARC Winter Hamfest - 2018

Winter Hamfest 2018

 

Edge of Space Science (EOSS) - Presentation @ Nov Gen Meeting

 

We are pleased to announce that EOSS will be presenting at our November General Meeting.  Edge of Space Sciences (EOSS) is a Denver, Colorado based non-profit that explores science using amateur radio positioned on high altitude balloons.  EOSS flew balloons carrying radios during the recent solar eclipse.  This should be an interesting conversation from a number of perspectives.

New Shortened Technician Class Starts Thursday, Nov. 2!

Our last Technician License Preparation Class for 2017 begins on Thursday, November 2nd, at 6:00 pm at the Niwot Fire Station.  If you or anyone you know might be interested in getting your beginner-level Amateur Radio License before the holidays, this is the class for you!  This class offers the same material as our other Technician classes, with 24 hours of training.  However, it will be condensed over a 9-day period using weeknights and two Saturdays, so you can get licensed without as much time committment as our usual month-long classes.  We will cover exactly the same things that our

JOTA - Jamboree on the Air - this weekend

JOTA - Jamboree on the Air - this weekend

Check it out with this link

Announcing the 2017 Fall TechFest

Oct Meeting - Workshop to test HT Antennas

In October we will have a workshop to test the performance of our HT antennas using an antenna analyzer and forward/reverse watt meter.  

So, please bring your HT and get tested!

General License Prep Course Starts Mon, 9/18

General License Preparation Course starts Monday, 9/18, at 6:00 pm at Niwot Fire Station, 8500 Niwot Road, 80503. Click HERE for more info & to register. Upgrade your license before the holidays!

September General Meeting - Live night of HF activity

This month Ron Schwartz (K2RAS) will provide the group a LIVE night of HF activity using a Flex 6500 SDR radio.  The SDR will provide visual examples of different digital, CW, and voice transmission modes on different bands.  Examples of real-time effects of filters, and noise mitigation will also be covered.  Members will be able to try HF contacts around the world, conditions permitting.  Don't miss this exciting evening.

BARCfest Hamfest -- Sunday, October 8, 2017

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