RCARC November Meeting and Newsletter

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Hello Everyone
Don’t forget this Thursday November 12th at 7:00 PM in the Roane County Rescue Squad building down Hwy 58 South of Kingston the RCARC will hold its monthly meeting. Be sure to come and bring a friend.!!

Also We Need folks to step up to run for officers. RCARC will hold it’s annual election in December at the meeting / Christmas Dinner so consider running for an office and make a difference!

Finally, RCARC will begin accepting Dues and donations for 2015 in December. Look for the application in the “about Us” tab to the right and mail it in to the PO box preferably. I will not be at the December or January meetings to accept them personally.

I hope to see everyone in May!!
Jim
K4APY

October 2015 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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Don’t forget. This Thursday @ 7:00 pm in the Roane County Rescue Squad building on Hwy 58 about 4 miles South of Kingston. Look for the green Rescue Squad sign on the right and Cliffs Pinzgaur. Gray block building at the top of the hill. Don’t block the garage door on the right side of the building . The amubulance service is staffed and need to be able to get out for a call.

Come on down and bring a couple friends !
Below is a map to the meeting location!

Jim
K4APY
From downtown Kingston TN. Turn South on Hwy 58 from Hwy 70 by the Rite Aid Drug Store. Travel approximately 4.6 miles from the Southwest Point Park. The Rescue Squad is on the right. Cliff will have the Pinz parked at the road again. There is a small green Rescue Squad sign. There is no 911 address for this location but it is between 3000 and 3400 Decatur Hwy, Kingston TN. Talk In is on 147.015 PL 110.9
C-ya!!
New Meeting Site 2

September 2015 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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The RCARC will hold it’s regular monthly meeting at our new location Thursday September 10th @ 7:00 pm in the Roane County Rescue Squad building on Hwy 58 South in Kingston. (See below). I hope everyone can come and bring a friend. New members and visitors are always welcome!!

New Meeting Site 2
From downtown Kingston TN. Turn South on Hwy 58 from Hwy 70 by the Rite Aid Drug Store. Travel approximately 4.6 miles from the Southwest Point Park. The Rescue Squad is on the right. Cliff will have the Pinz parked at the road again. There is a small green Rescue Squad sign. There is no 911 address for this location but it is between 3000 and 3400 Decatur Hwy, Kingston TN. Talk In is on 147.015 PL 110.9
C-ya!!
Jim
K4APY

August RCARC Meeting!! New Location!!!

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Hey Guys and Gals.
RCARC Monthly Meeting is Thursday August 13th @ 7:00 pm.
We are trying a new meeting location for the August RCARC Meeting. It will save us some money if it works out, so everyone, try to make the August Meeting to let us know what you think and vote!. The August Meeting will be at about (no 911 address available) 3354 Decatur Hwy, Kingston, TN.(Hwy 58 South) Travel 4.6 miles South of the intersection of Hwy 58/70 in Kingston. The location will be on the right side of the road. Look for a small green Rescue Squad sign and Cliffs Pinzgaur parked at the entrance.
New Meeting Site 2

I hope to see everyone there!!
Jim K4APY

RCARC June Meeting and Newsletter!

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Hello Everyone. Just a reminder that The Roane County Amateur Radio Club will meet this Thursday 7:00 pm 6/11/15 at The Roane County Rescue Squad building in Midtown. 2735 Roane State Hwy, Harriman, TN. just up the road from Krogers. I hope everyone can attend. We will be making plans for Field Day this month and also I am sure Cliff will give us an update on the Yeasu System Fusion Repeaters we received and installed on the site. Be sure to come on down and bring a friend to introduce to HAM radio. Also make plans to Attend Field Day June 27 and 28th at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston!!

I hope to see ya there.
Jim
K4APY

May 2015 RCARC Newsletter and Meeting

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Our May meeting will be on Thursday May 14th @ 7:00 pm in the Roane County Rescue Squad building in Midtown, 2735 Roane State Highway, Harriman, TN. Talk in will be on 147.015 (pl 110.9) Come on down and bring a friend.
Also, it’s not too early to start thinking about Field Day. Join us June 27, and 28 at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston for Field Day!!

See you at 7:00 PM on May 14th.
Jim White
K4APY

RCARC Member Bobby Cox KD4NXC /SK

Robert Lewis “€œBobby” Cox, 68, of Harriman, Tennessee passed away April 27, 2015 at Methodist Medical Center.

He was born to the late Robert Wesley Cox and Sarah Rebecca “Becky” Cox, April 10, 1947 in Harriman, Tennessee. He was married to Peggy Sue Brown Cox, for 46 years and they made their home in Harriman, Tennessee.

Bobby was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather and son who treasured spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed woodworking and building projects with his grandsons, was a member and deacon at Trenton Street Baptist Church, Chief Detective for Harriman Police Department, Lifetime Member and Chaplain of the Roane County Rescue Squad, member of the Ham Radio Club, member of the Harriman American Legion Organization, and retired from Y-12 and Lockhead Martin.

Bobby is survived by two children: Bobbie Sue Brown and husband Greg, of Harriman; Tammy Braden and husband Wayne of Rockwood. Grandchildren: Dustin Braden and girlfriend Kristy Patton, Logan Brown, Nathan Braden, Landon Brown, Dakota Patton. Sister: Becky Scandlyn, and daughters Ashley, Annie and Amy; Sisters-in-Law: Cathy Cox and son Michael; Doris Cox and daughters Stephanie and Whitney along with several special nieces, nephews, and friends.

Lifelong friends: Greg Love, Martin Roberts, and J.W. Hamby.

He was preceded in death by his two brothers; David and Carle Cox both of Harriman; Lifelong friend LeRoy Lantz.

Receiving of friends and family will be held at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman on Friday, May 1st from 6-8 p.m. The funeral services will be at Trenton Street Baptist Church on Saturday May 2nd at 1 p.m. followed by the burial at Roane Memorial Gardens.