AJ4JZ, has updated our Who’s my Elmer page! Check out this updated info.
3/15/2016: How to listen to HF without a rig: www.websdr.org
This is a great website with links to over 120 software defined radios that listen to the HF, VHF, UHF and SHF ham bands all over the world. You can even use these SDR sites to monitor your own signal as it propagates into other countries! Check it out!
Thanks & 73,
The Charlotte Hamfest is this weekend, Friday, March 11 & Saturday March 12. http://charlottehamfest.org/
There is a VE Session at the hamfest on Saturday. See details below.
- VE Testing performed by WCARS (Western Carolina Amateur Radio Society)
- VE Registration: Saturday 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
- VE Testing: Saturday 1:00PM to 3:00 PM
- Location: Forum Room ‘C’
Hope to see you there!
March 11 & 12 – Charlotte Hamfest – VE Sessions @ 1pm (VE’s be there at Noon, please)
April 16 & 17 – GCARS at Kings Mountain National Military Park for NPOTA (National Parks On The Air)! More details to follow in another post. If you want to camp, you must contact the State Park to reserve a camp site.
April 30 – Skywarn Class at Airport in Hickory NC
May 27 & 28 GCARS will be helping with Emergency Communications at the Lowell Freedom Festival and we will have a booth! We need you to come and share the joy of ham radio with the community!
As you know, the ARES meetings are usually held every 2nd Thursday at the EOC Bldg in Gastonia. However, due to a scheduling conflict with the Fire Department, the ARES Meeting will need to be changed to the Red Cross Bldg for this Thursday, March 10, 2016 meeting ONLY.
Red Cross Building
190 S Oakland Street
PLEASE CONTACT NC0G (George Poteat) if you have any questions.
Thanks & 73,
Can you believe it is March already? I think it came in like a lion!
It is time for our March GCARS meeting!! We will meet at 190 S. Oakland St. Gastonia, NC upstairs in the Red Cross Building.
We have lots to discuss so please join us!
Our program for March is “Key Electronic Components for RF Briefly Explained”. There will be a quiz following the presentation!! Just kidding! Well maybe…
I hope to meet you there!
God bless & 73,