Field Day is June 24-25!

June 24-25, 2017

The Roane County Amateur Radio Club will again be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day event. We will be located at Fort Southwest Point park located South Kentucky Street in Kingston, TN.

Setup for our station will begin around 10am on Saturday with on-the-air operations beginning at 2pm. We’ll operate for approximately 24 hours before ending at 2pm on Sunday.

April RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

Click Here To Read The April 2017 RCARC Beacon Newsletter!
This month our meeting will be on Thursday April 13th at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center, 701 North Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood TN. Come Early and bring a friend. This month we have AJ Wright from Jewelry Television coming to give us a presentation on Personal Security online. This should be some good information on how to protect ourselves online with our personal computer and other devices to keep our information private and secure. Try to make this meeting if you can. It should be good!

Also, The Roane County VE Team will have a Ham Radio licensing exam on Saturday April 8th at 9:00 AM. At The Trenton Street Baptist Church in Harriman, TN. If you would like to take a HAM exam, contact Keith Dalton WV4G wv4g.keith@gmail.com to schedule your exam. Exams are given by appointment, so they need to know your coming.

I hope to see you all Thursday April 13th!!
Jim
K4APY

March Meeting is NWS SKYWARN Training!

Click Here To Read The March 2017 RCARC Beacon Newsletter

Hello Everyone
This Thursday March 9th at 7:00 PM in the Rockwood Community Center , 701 N. Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. RCARC will sponsor The National Weather Service in Morristown Tennessee who will offer SKYWARN Severe Storm Spotter training. This is excellent training and we schedule the March or April meeting of every year for this. Come on down and attend. Bring your friends and family. This open to the public. I hope to see everyone there.
www.ke4rx.org

Jim
K4APY

Happy Birthday To The Roane County Amateur Radio Club!!

Click Here To Read The February 2017 RCARC Beacon Newsletter!

Yes it’s our birthday!! Read About it in the newsletter.

Also our next meeting of RCARC will be on Thursday February 9th at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center, 701 North Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood, TN. Come visit with us and bring a friend!

RCARC is still accepting membership renewals and new memberships for 2017! Thank You for your support!
Click Here for The RCARC Membership Renewal Application

I hope to see everyone next Thursday February 9th!!
Jim
K4APY
2017 RCARC Treasurer.

January RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

Click Here To Read The January 2017 RCARC Beacon Newsletter
Hello Everyone!!
Our next meeting will be Thursday January 12 (weather permitting) at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center, 701 North Chamberlain Ave., Rockwood, TN. Come early and bring a friend!! We should have some coffee on to warm folks up.
Talk in will be on 147.120 + (PL 82.5)

With the new year as a reminder that Roane County Amateur Radio Club 2017 memberships are due beginning in January, so if you can, don’t forget to mail in your memberships and / or repeater donations to: RCARC PO Box 1104, Kingston, TN. 37763. There is an application on the club website www.ke4rx.org . If you have already renewed, Thank You for your support of the club. RCARC has insurance premiums and electricity to pay for throughout the year and repeater maintenance when needed, so please consider joining or renewing your RCARC memberships this year! RCARC Application” Click Here for the RCARC Membership Application.

2017 Officers

Congratulations to the newly elected officers for 2017!

Sterling Edmunds, N4VAV – President

Cliff Segar, KD4GT – Vice President

Lee Grace, KM4AKE – Secretary

Jim White, K4APY – Treasurer

 

Please join us at our monthly meetings on the second Thursday of every month at the Rockwood Community Center, 7 pm.

Also join us for the weekly net on the 147.120 repeater (147.015 after antenna repairs are made) every Monday at 8 pm.

 

There have been many great conversations on several of our repeaters, feel free to join in or throw your callsign out if there isn’t a QSO going on!

RCARC December Christmas Dinner / Meeting and Election of Officer!

Click Here To Read The December 2016 RCARC Beacon Newsletter!

This coming Thursday 12/8/16 is the annual Roane County Amateur Radio Club Christmas Dinner and annual Election of Officers Meeting.
We will meet at the Rockwood Community Center 701 Chamberlain ave. Rockwood, TN. 37854. Dinner begins at 6:00 pm and the meeting / election begins at 7:00 pm. If you come for the dinner please bring a covered dish if you can. For information on what to bring e-mail Jim White k4apy@yahoo.com for a list of what is volunteered to be
brought.
RCARC will be supplying a ham and tableware so plan to come and eat.

We need people to run for office. IF you have not already asked to be put on the ballot and want to run for an office, just let Cliff KD4GT or Ed K5QPO know so you can be placed on the ballot for the 2017 election. It’s your club so I encourage everyone who wants to make a difference to run for office. The Club bylaws and requirements are on the www.ke4rx.org website.

Finally RCARC is accepting membership dues for 2017, so if you haven’t already done so, please consider renewing your membership for 2017. Please mail dues or donations to : RCARC PO Box
1104, Kingston, TN. 37763

I hope to see everyone Thursday 12/8/16 @ 6:00 pm.

November Meeting and Newsletter

Click Here To Read The November 2016 RCARC Beacon Newsletter!

Hello everyone
This Thursday @ 7:00 pm the Roane County Amateur Radio Club will hold it’s monthly meeting at the Rockwood Community Center, 701 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. 37854.
On the agenda will be planning for the December Meeting and Christmas Dinner / Election of Officers for 2017. We also have 2 events that have asked for RCARC help with communications that will be talked about as well.

I hope to see everyone there and be sure to bring a friend!!

Jim
K4APY