December 2019 RCARC Meeting / Pot Luck Christmas Dinner and Election of Officers~

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This coming Thursday December 13th at 6:30 Pm we will have the December Meeting of The Roane County Amateur Radio Club in the Rockwood Community Center.
Please make plans to attend. We will be having our annual Pot Luck Christmas Dinner and Election of Officers. Members are asked to bring a covered dish (vegetable and / or desert )
RCARC will provide ham . We would like to have all members present if possible. Currently I ( Jim K4APY) will run for Treasurer again and Bart Mayo K0GYO is running for Secretary.
We still need some folks to step up for President and Vice President. Having more than one person running for office is good too, so we encourage competition 🙂 . Seriously, I do hope some of you will step up to the plate and run for office. We have many talented folks in RCARC who can offer our club so much.

I hope to see everyone Thursday @ 6:30 PM

Jim
K4APY

November 2019 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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This coming Thursday November 8th at 7:00 Pm we will have the November Meeting of The Roane County Amateur Radio Club in the Rockwood Community Center. Please make plans to attend. We will be discussing the election of officers and planning for our Christmas Dinner on December 13th.
Speaking of Election of Officers, we need folks to run for office. We are electing a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for 2019. The main requirements are be a member in good standing for at least a year. We have a lot of good folks in the club with talents that can benefit the club. Hopefully we will have a full ballot.
I hope to see everyone Thursday!!

Jim
K4APY

October 2018 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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Hello Everyone.
This Thursday October 11th at 7:00 PM The Roane County Amateur Radio Club will hold its’ monthly meeting. Cody K4ZXT will be doing a presentation on his trip to the Carolinas to help with the hurricane relief. It should be interesting.

Also on the agenda we will be talking about the Christmas Dinner and Election of Officers coming in December for the club. We also have a few more Ham Tags to pass out , so if you have ordered one be sure to pick it up.

Hope to see everyone Thursday!!

Jim
K4APY
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APRS Presentation from Kenny Witt KC4OJS

Kenny Witt, KC4OJS provided a lecture and discussion regarding APRS, it’s uses for day to day operations and emcomm applications. Kenny also discussed with the group his time in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria while deployed as a communications unit with the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.

Many thanks to Kenny for making the trip up to our meeting to provide this discussion!

RCARC September 2018 Meeting and Newsletter

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Our next meeting of the Roane County Amatuer Radio Club will be Thursday September 13th at 7:00 PM in the Rockwood Community Center, 710 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. Cody K4ZXT said Kenny Witt, KC4OJS will be at the September RCARC Meeting with a presentation on APRS. I hope everyone can come and learn from Kenny on this format of amateur radio.

The Ham tag plates and decals have come in. If you have ordered them, they will be available at the club meeting on September 13th. If you can’t make the meeting, Lee KM4AKE the club secretary will have them for handing out. You can call him on the repeater or e-mail lgracetn56@gmail.com to arrange pickup.

So don’t forget to come on down on Thursday September 13th at 7:00 PM to the Rockwood Community Center for the RCARC Club Meeting.
Jim
K4APY

August 2018 Roane County Amateur Radio Club meeting and Newsletter

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Hello Everyone
This Thursday August 9th at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center The Roane County Amateur Radio Club will hold it’s monthly meeting. We hope everyone can attend and bring a friend.
We will be taking orders for the RCARC ham plate which is suitable for display on the front of a vehicle or hang in your shack. $10 each paid in advance. We have to have a minimum of 10 to make an order for these. We also have an opportunity to order RCARC Decals at $2.50 each and we need about 12 to make an order for those.

Also let’s not forget that in December we will be electing officers for 2019, so it’s not too early to start thinking about running !!

I hope to see you all Thursday at 7:00 PM. Talk in will be on 147.015 (PL110.9)

Jim
K4APY
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RCARC Club Plates

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Hello Everyone
Phil KE4LSH said we were ordering the RCARC license plates again with the Ham Radio Operator callsign. I have a link to my plate as an example. Anyone who wants a plate can prepay their order at the RCARC meeting in August 2018 or mail in a check to RCARC, PO Box 1104, Kingston TN. 37763 with a note with the callsign and quantity of plates order. Cost is $10 per plate. Orders will be sent in after the next club meeting if enough folks are interested.
Thanks and I hope to see y’all on August 9th, 2018.

Jim
K4APY

July 2018 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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Hello Eveyone!

This Thursday July 12th at 7:00 pm is the next monthly meeting of The Roane County Amateur Radio Club so Come on down!!
We meet in the Rockwood Community Center, 710 North Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood, TN. 37854 and everyone is welcome.
We hope to have our Field Day results to talk about and Cliff said we will be able to order the RCARC Ham Tags (license plates) again if
we have enough folks interested. Cost will be around $10

I hope to see eveyone at the meeting Thursday
C-ya
Jim
K4APY

June 2018 RCARC Meeting and Beacon Newsletter

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Hello Everyone!!

Well its that time of year! Field Day Is upon us!! As usual, RCARC has reserved the pavilion at Southwest Point Park in Kingston, TN. for our Field Day event June 23rd and 24th 2018. The pavilion is just behind the baseball field and is right next to the walking trail so we always have fun, good food and make new friends. We also make a few contacts as well heheh. If you don’t come to anything else , be sure to come to Field Day and participate with us!

Also, we have our June Meeting this coming Thursday June 14th @ 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center at 710 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. Make plans to come to the meeting. Meet Some new faces and we will have fresh coffee in the pot! We will be making plans for Field Day too! so I hope to see everyone there and bring a friend!
C-ya
Jim
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May 2018 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

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Hello Everyone! I’m running a bit later than usual with the newsletter. Things got busy for me fast when the weather warmed up.
Don’t forget The Roane County Amateur Radio Club meeting this coming Thursday May 10th at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center, 710 North Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood, TN. 37854.
Come on down and be part of our group. We have Field Day coming up in June on the 23rd and 24th at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston. Field Day is always fun and there is always something interesting going on.
I hope we can see everyone Thursday at the meeting.
Jim
K4APY