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LARC is currently holding virtual club meetings via Zoom on our usual meeting night because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Please stay tuned on this website for the meeting information and password, so that YOU can join us for our meeting!

LARC/PVET VE EXAM SESSION, 5/16 !

We still have 1 seat available in our 9:00 am and 4 seats available in our 10:30 am Exam Sessions!  

These sessions are FREE - bring your laptop or tablet to take your exam online, or you can also take it on paper if you wish.

Testing is at the Professional Building, 350 Terry Street, Longmont, CO, 80501.   

Please pre-register at hamstudy.org/sessions/w0pct.  Masks are required due to building restrictions.

Hamlet Net (for newer operators) Tonight (Tues) at 7pm

You are invited to join us on our Hamlet (newbie) Net this evening, Tuesday, at 7:00 pm on either our VHF or UHF repeaters (they're linked), or via Echolink.  This is an educational net, and everyone is welcome.  Our repeater info is as follows:

VHF: 147.270 MHz (+) 100 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted)

UHF: 448.800 MHz (-) 88.5 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted) (repeaters are always linked together)

EchoLink: WØENO-R (node 8305)

LARC/PVET VE EXAM SESSION, SUNDAY, 5/16 @ 10:30 am

We are holding a FREE LARC/PVET VE Exam Session on SUNDAY, 5/16, at 10:30 am at the Professional Building at 350 Terry Street in Longmont, 80501.    This test is an IN-PERSON online exam. Bring your laptop or tablet, or you can also take it with a paper exam.  You MUST pre-register for this at https://hamstudy.org/sessions/w0pct.  If this exam session fills up, we'll add another one after it. The 9am session is already full.   

Hamlet Net (for newer operators) Tonight (Tues) at 7pm

You are invited to join us on our Hamlet (newbie) Net this evening, Tuesday, at 7:00 pm on either our VHF or UHF repeaters (they're linked), or via Echolink.  This is an educational net, and everyone is welcome.  Our repeater info is as follows:

VHF: 147.270 MHz (+) 100 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted)

UHF: 448.800 MHz (-) 88.5 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted) (repeaters are always linked together)

EchoLink: WØENO-R (node 8305)

Second Chance for an Ed Fong discounted antenna!

In case you missed it or you just want additional antennas the Club will be placing a second order for discounted antennas from Ed Fong (our January General Meeting presenter).

Please fill out the form with what you are interested in. No money is due at this time. We will contact you prior to placing the order to confirm and make those arrangments.

You can see all the antennas and other equipment Ed offers on his website.

Everyone can participate, you DO NOT have to be a club member. Just fill out the form and let us know what you want.

We will be placing the order the first week in June so get your orders in by June 6th!

Chuck will be sending out invoices which will need to be paid prior to June 13th, at which time we will be placing the order.

Please fill out this FORM to Place your order.

 

Order form link: https://forms.gle/U8pM2egRPEoqGhZ37 

 

Feel free to contact Chuck (k0itp) or Mike (w0kki) with any questions

 

Pricing: 

  • DBJ-1 dual band base antenna - available in HAM (144-148 MHz and 440-450 MHz) or Commercial (152-157 MHz and 460-470 MHz)  $32
  • DBJ-2  dual band roll up antenna -  available in HAM (144-148 MHz and 440-450 MHz) or Commercial (152-157 MHz and 460-470 MHz)  includes 6ft extension, BNC, SMA and SMA female adapter    $32
  • TBJ-1 triband base antenna 2mt/220 MHz/70 cm –- $65  - includes shipping with 6ft of pvc pipe. 
  • 6ft extensions cables (BNC male to  BNC female  $5
  • BNC – female to PL259 (adapter for roll up DBJ-2 to mobile or base) $2.50
  • GP5-SSB Software defined radio   $65

**there is a small fee for shipping in addition to the listed price depending on what you order.

Hamlet Net (for newer operators) Tonight (Tues) at 7pm

You are invited to join us on our Hamlet (newbie) Net this evening, Tuesday, at 7:00 pm on either our VHF or UHF repeaters (they're linked), or via Echolink.  This is an educational net, and everyone is welcome.  Our repeater info is as follows:

VHF: 147.270 MHz (+) 100 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted)

UHF: 448.800 MHz (-) 88.5 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted) (repeaters are always linked together)

EchoLink: WØENO-R (node 8305)

 

LARC VE Exam Session, Saturday, Apr. 24

We are sponsoring an ARRL VE Exam Session Saturday, April 24th, starting at 10:00 am at the Professional Builing at 350 Terry St, Longmont, 80501.  To get a slot, use the Contact link at w0eno.org/node/10. Walk-ins are allowed as well.  Masks and social distancing will be required.

Mentorfest!

Watch the North Texas ARRL Division's MENTORFEST on Saturday, April 24 that starts at 8:30 am!  Presentations will be recorded for viewing afterwards as well.   https://arrlntx.org/WP/learning-center/mentorfest/

April Splatter Newsletter Uploaded

The April issue of the Splatter has been uploaded and is ready for reading at the Splatter Newsletters link on the left, or also at http://w0eno.org/node/1212.

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