Ham Fest Sun Nov 2nd!

Ham fest is this weekend Sunday Nov 2nd.

Tony still has some tables available.

Grand prize will be a Yaesu FT-1DR Dual band with Digital compatible with System Fusion which is running on the .330 club machine and W9RIC's repeaters.

Other prizes include a Mini 60 antenna analyzer, Kenwood HS-5 headphones and donations from ARRL and Wolf River Coils Antenna plus more.

Doors Open at 8 am and there will be a VE testing session as well.

For more info and a complete flyer, click the Ham Fest link at the top of the page

Hope to see you there!

145.330 Repeter Update

The 145.330 repeater has been upgraded to a Yaesu System Fusion Repeater. The 145.330 will do both analog and digital transmissions.

October General Membership Meeting

October 20th will be the next FCARC’s General Membership meeting. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM at the UW-Fox Valley campus in Menasha. The meeting will be in conference room 1346. Parking is available in back of the building.

The 146.760 repeater will be the talk-in frequency.

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SSTV Net - Sunday

The FCARC supports a monthly net to help interested hams learn about & practice Slow Scan TV (SSTV) on 2 meters. You are invited to join. FCARC membership is not necessary. This is a semi-formal, directed net. We meet at 6 pm using both voice & SSTV transmissions on 145.330 MHz, Tone 100.

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I will begin sending a few SSTV pictures prior to the net beginning at 5:45 pm for your enjoyment, and then I'll call for checkins at 6 pm.

The 146.76/.16 Repeater Update

The final repair was made to the 146.76 repeater this week putting the downtown remote receiver back into service. This concludes an Odyssey that began back in early June following a severe thunderstorm that put the repeater off the air. At the time the problem seemed to be confined to the SCOM controller but as time went on there were also defective parts found in the voter and the remote link receiver.

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21st Annual St. Joe's 5K Run/Walk

If you like to help out the FCARC with communications for the St Joe’s walk on October 11th, 2014, please sign up here: http://www.fcarc.us/?q=node/91

Start and finish are located at Germania Hall, 320 Chute Street, Menasha, WI. The 5K runners start at 8:00 AM and the 5K walkers start at 9:00 AM.

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September General Membership Meeting

September 15th will be the next FCARC’s General Membership meeting. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM at the UW-Fox Valley campus in Menasha in ro0m 1346. The 146.760 repeater will be the talk-in frequency.

Septemeber Newsletter

FCARC SSTV Net This Sunday

The FCARC supports a monthly net to help interested hams learn about & practice Slow Scan TV (SSTV) on 2 meters. You are invited to join. FCARC membership is not necessary. This is a semi-formal, directed net. We meet at 6 pm using both voice & SSTV transmissions on 145.330 MHz, Tone 100.

I will begin sending a few SSTV pictures prior to the net beginning at 5:45 pm for your enjoyment, and then I'll call for checkins at 6 pm.

EAA 2014 Special Event Station

The 2014 EAA Airventure Special event station was a continued successful event for the club in 2014. The station over its 5 days of operation (plus ½ day of set-up) had a total of 19 registered participating operators from our club and across the state. A total of 308 – man hours of operation where involved, not including additional time logged by guest operators who stopped in to participate.
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Corn Roast - August 23rd

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August 23rd will be the Fox Cities Amateur Club’s corn roast at Sunset Point Park in Kimberly. The Corn Roast will start at 11:00 AM in the upper shelter and the FCARC will provide corn, hamburgers, brats, hot dogs and drinks. Please bring a dish to pass. Gary – KB9AIT will be setting up a HF station. Sly the Fox will be hidden somewhere in the park, so bring your HT to find Sly.
Talk-in frequency will be the 145.330 repeater.

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