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Learning with High Altitude Balloons

Presented by Jack McElroy, KM4ZIA and Audrey McElroy, KM4BUNJack McElroy, KM4ZIA and Audrey McElroy, KM4BUN talk about their experiences with high altitude balloons and explain how others can also be involved in high altitude balloons and be able to launch successfully! Their discussion will include how high-altitude balloons are a great way to involve more youth in Ham Radio and how it is a fantastic learning experience for students.Thursday, July 22, 2021 @ 3:30 pm EDT (2030 UTC)

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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 03:30

VARA FM (EMCOMM)

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Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 21:00

Designing Coiled Coax “Ugly” Baluns

Presented by John Portune, W6NBCCoiled Coax Baluns are a familiar term in the world of ham radio, but not many hams know how to design them for maximum efficiency. The Internet offers many designs and can be confusing, so this presentation will help you learn the following: (1) The main function of a balun; (2) Calculating, and not guessing, at the amount of coil needed; (3) Self Resonance and frequency limitations.

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Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 20:00

BARC - July Club Meeting (via Zoom)

 
  • New FCC RF Safety Rules presentation – Dan Brown (W1DAN)
  • Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, candidate for NE Director meet-n-greet and presentation
 
Topic: BARC July General Memebrship Meeting
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Monday, July 5, 2021 - 19:00

Antenna Zoning Part 6: The Hearing

Antenna Zoning Part 6: The HearingWed June 30, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the sixth webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Don't let the confusing tangle of ordinances and bylaws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively.  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-network-webinars

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 14:00

Antenna Zoning Part 5: More Laws

Antenna Zoning Part 5: More LawsMon June 28, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the fifth webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Don't let the confusing tangle of ordinances and bylaws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively.  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-network-webinars

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Monday, June 28, 2021 - 14:00

ARRL Field Day

More info to follow.

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Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 14:00 to Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 14:00

Antenna Zoning Part 4: PRB-1: A Deep Dive

Antenna Zoning Part 4: PRB-1: A Deep DiveWed June 23, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the fourth webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Don't let the confusing tangle of ordinances and bylaws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively.  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-network-webinars

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 14:00

Remembering Bill, N2KNL

Hello Everyone,

Before the tower leaves the backyard, Russ is helping me raise it a final time to remember & celebrate Bill.  He loved our backyard & you wouldn’t believe the difference from when he first moved in. 

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:30

Introduction to Remote HF Operation

Presented by Davide Lanfranconi, W6DGE, and Kevin Shin-Wheeler, N7KSW, from the Cal Poly Amateur Radio ClubThe Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club will be presenting on the idea, process, and challenges that were encountered while getting our club’s remote HF station on the air, as well as some methods and resources available for amateur radio operators and clubs to get their remote stations on the air.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 13:00

Field Day instruction class ((Home Station Focus)

This is an anouncement from another club, but the same info, and the class on zoom, applies to BARC.  Field Day 2021 is June 26-27, 2021 from 1800 UTC (2 pm Eastern time) Saturday to 2059 UTC (4:59 PM Eastern) Sunday. CARA encourages all who are able to operate under their own call sign, and indicate K3CUJ as the club when submitting logs to ARRL so individual scores will be combined for an aggregate score for CARA.

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Monday, June 21, 2021 - 18:30

Antenna Zoning Part 3: The Application

Antenna Zoning Part 3: The ApplicationMon June 21, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the third webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Don't let the confusing tangle of ordinances and bylaws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively.  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-network-webinars

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Monday, June 21, 2021 - 14:00

Antenna Zoning Part 2: Principles & Preparation: How to Wear the White Hat

Antenna Zoning Part 2: Principles & Preparation: How to Wear the White HatWed June 16, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the second webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Don't let the confusing tangle of ordinances and bylaws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively.  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-network-webinars

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 14:00

National Hurricane Center Amateur Radio Workshop

In conjunction with the National Hurricane Conference next month, the traditional Amateur Radio Workshop sessions will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 15, 10:30 AM - 12 PM EDT and 1:30 - 5 PM EDT. The sessions will be moderated by Rob Macedo, KD1CY, Director of Operations, VoIP Hurricane Net, with Ripoll.To access the Zoom meeting check-in, use the meeting ID 844 9788 6921, and the passcode 565708.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 10:30

Antenna Zoning Part 1: Permitting in a Nutshell

Antenna Zoning: Special 6-part webinar seriesPresented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of "Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur"Antenna Zoning Part 1: Permitting in a NutshellMon June 14, 2021 @ 2 pm EDT (1800 UTC)This is the first webinar of a special six-part series being presented by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, author of Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur.

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Monday, June 14, 2021 - 14:00

Improving Your Club’s 2021 Field Day Score

Presented by Paul Bourque, N1SFE, ARRL Contest Program ManagerLearn how your club or group can take advantage of the 2021 Field Day rules waivers while operating as Class D or E from home. We’ll discuss how individuals or groups can boost their scores by earning bonus points, review how to use the Field Day web applet to submit your score, and go over how to attribute your score to your club’s aggregate score.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 20:00

N1MM Logger for FieldDay

Wednesday, June 09, RATPAC Zoom Presentation Starts 9:00 PM AST / 9:00 PM EDT / 8:00 PM CDT / 7:00 PM MDT / 6:00 PM PDT / 5:00 PM AKDT / 3:00 PM HSTTOPIC:  N1MM Logger for FieldDay   Speaker/Presenter: Anthony Luscre, K8ZT 

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 21:00

Ask the Lab: How ARRL’s Technical Information Service Can Help You

Presented by Ed Hare, W1RFI, ARRL Laboratory ManagerLearn all about the ARRL Technical Information Service (TIS) and the expert ARRL Laboratory staff who answer thousands of questions each year from members. Get tips about projects, suggestions to address various station installations, and help for some of your most pressing ham radio questions. You'll discover how to search ARRL’s extensive Periodicals Archive, find helpful articles, read test reports, access technical forums, and find answers to technical questions beyond the Lab.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 13:00

BARC - June Club Meeting (via Zoom)

 

June Presentation - BARC Field Day Preparation – Don (K1DCA)

 

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Monday, June 7, 2021 - 19:00

33rd Annual Hermon Hamfest

33rd Annual Hermon HamfestJune 5, 2021Hermon Mountain Ski Area441 Newburg RoadHermon, ME 04401Rain or Shine!!!   7:30 AM for tailgaters & 8:00 AM for all othersAdmission is $5.00 (12 & under FREE) -- Exam fee is $15.00. Just coming for the Exam? No admission needed unless you plan to stay before or after testing.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 07:30

N1MM+ (Part 2 of 2)

Dates:  Thursday, May 27, 2021 (Part 1), followed by Thursday, June 3, 2021 (Part 2)Time:  6:59 PM Central DAYLIGHT Time.   That will be 0000z. (actual start time is top of the hour on Thursday)Speaker:  Kevan Nason, N4XLTopic:  N1MM+ Steps to Ensure Successful Contesting Operation (Parts 1 & 2)Description:  N1MM+ is overwhelmingly the contest logger of choice by contesters around the world.

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Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 20:00

WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test

The annual WX4NHC station on-the-air test will be held on Saturday, May 29, 1300 - 2100 UTC. The WX4NHC operators plan to be working remotely again this year as the National Hurricane Center plans to maintain all CDC COVID-19 pandemic protocols until the end of 2021. The yearly exercise takes place just ahead of the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, June 1 - November 30.

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Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 09:00

Field Day Satellite Communications

Thursday, May 27, RATPAC Zoom Presentation Starts 9:00 PM AST / 9:00 PM EDT / 8:00 PM CDT / 7:00 PM MDT / 6:00 PM PDT / 5:00 PM AKDT / 3:00 PM HSTTOPIC:  Field Day Satellite communications Speaker/Presenter: Sean Kutzko, KX9X 

Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 21:00

N1MM+ (Part 1 of 2)

Dates:  Thursday, May 27, 2021 (Part 1), followed by Thursday, June 3, 2021 (Part 2)

Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 20:00

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