LOARC CLUB MEETINGS and LICENSE TESTING NORMALLY HELD ON THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
HOWEVER, WE WILL BE HOLDING AN OVER THE REPEATER (146.730) “MEETING” ON APRIL 8TH AT 7 PM. ALL ARE WELCOME TO “LOG” IN. THE PRESIDENT Larry Cicchinelli K3PTO WILL BE ACTING AS NET CONTROL — FOLLOW HIS DIRECTIONS.
DAYTON HAMVENTION CANCELLED CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!!
Also the following have cancelled:
LOARC’s Eat’n Meet’n CANCELLED for the next several weeks.
Booneville Hamfest (03/21/20)
OARS Hamfest (03/28/20)
OZARKSCON QRP fest (04/03/20)
Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club (04/04/20)
Ararat Shrine Amateur Radio Club (04/18/20)
With the advent of the COVID-19 virus there is concern about the future of Amateur radio testing, Field Day, and License renewals . Well K6UDA posted an interview with one of ARRL Director and posted it on Youtube Wednesday April 1st. Check it out.
Did you know that HAMs have an opportunity to contact and talk to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS)? Well we
do, and I was fortunate enough to listen to the ISS several days ago. If you would like to try here are some website that will show you how.
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) will tell you about it and what you have to do.
Amateur Radio Satellite Corp (AMSAT) will allow you to calculate when the not only the ISS will pass but many other satellites currently in orbit.
Updated the 2meter Net preamble check it out here
Added the February minutes.
Updated the State QSO party list