Roane County Amateur Radio Club May 2019 Meeting!

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Hello Everyone!!

I hope everyone is doing well. The next RCARC meeting will be on May 9th at 7:00 pm in The Rockwood Community Center 710 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. 37854. We have a lot going on. The tower construction has begun and we have Field Day 2019 just around the corner in Kingston on June 22, and 23rd 2019 at Fort Southwest Point Pavilion. Make plans to attend and join us for Field Day. I hope to see everyone at the meeting on May 9th, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Jim, K4APY

April 2019 RCARC Meeting / SKYWARN Training

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Hello Everyone!!

I hope everyone is doing well. The next RCARC meeting will be on April 11th at 7:00 pm in The Rockwood Community Center 710 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. 37854. This meeting will devoted entirely to SKYWARN Training. If you’ve never had SKYWARN training it is very informative and if you have had it, an annual refresher is always good. Qualifications as a storm spotter with the NWS are good for 2 years so make plans to come to SKYWARN in April. Plan to stay about 2 hours .

Jim K4APY

March 2019 RCARC Meeting and Newsletter

The next RCARC meeting will be on March 14th at 7:00 pm in The Rockwood Community Center 710 North Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN. 37854. Come on down and meet up with some interesting folks.

We have some important work to do at the March Meeting. Bart Mayo K0GYO our 2019 Secretary resigned suddenly for personal reasons. We need to fill the Secretary office for the remainder of 2019, so if you would like to step up and volunteer we will be holding a nomination process for the office.

I hope to see everyone at the RCARC Meeting on March 14h2019 at 7:00 PM, Talk In will be on the 147.015+ (PL 110.9) repeater.

Jim K4APY

RCARC January 2019 Meeting and Newsletter

Hello Everyone!

It’s a new year and lots going on at RCARC.  Our January Meeting is January 10th 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Rockwood Community Center in Rockwood, TN, so come on down and see what’s going on.  Our Officers for 2019 are : President – Lee Grace KM4AKE, Vice President – Cody Anderson K4ZXT, Secretary – Bart Mayo K0GYO and Treasurer – Jim White K4APY.     Come on down and join us on January 10th and meet our members and friends. Everyone is welcome to attend! C-ya

Jim  White  K4APY

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RCARC Breaking News!!

The results are in, and the 2019 election winners are:

President- Lee Grace KM4AKE by write in.

Vice- President – Cody Anderson K4ZXT

Secretary – Bart May K0GYO

Treasurer – Jim White K4APY

The Next RCARC Meeting will be held on January 10th at 7:00 PM in the Rockwood Community Center, 710 N. Chamberlain Ave, Rockwood, TN. 37854

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!