Have you heard? (President’s Message)
Great October meeting! Rick Silverston, WD4JJI, showed us How to Configure HRD during the Elmer Hour at 6 PM. Joe Scoglio, KA4WJB and his wife, Carol KA4WJR, from SunCountry ARS, showed us a lot of military radios, both ours and "theirs."
Our Program for the November 20th meeting will be on QRP. TVARC member Dick Bigelow, W5IHS, will be giving us some insights into his QRP setup and activities here in The Villages.
Radio on the Square 2014 will be a one day event, November 29th, 9 AM to 3 PM, on the Square at Lake Sumter Landing. If you missed the sign up sheet and would like to volunteer, Click HERE. There will be a meeting of the ROS Volunteers during the Elmer Hour at the November 20th meeting.
TVARC classes for the General Class license began Tuesday, September 30th, 7-9 PM at Fire Station 51. Many thanks to Brad Castelli, KN9B, and his team of volunteer instructors, Rich Erlichman, ND4G, VEC, and the all the TVARC Volunteer Examiners. The testing date is November 18th, 7 PM, FS 51. Thanks to all the VE's who signed up at the meeting. If you are a VE and would like to participate, Click HERE and let Rich know.
TVARC Reflector - Communicate with TVARC
Send a request to join the reflector: Click HERE
• TVARC Ragchew
– Net meets 7 PM Monday
– 443.225 MHz (+5) PL 103.5 & Echolink at K4VRC-L
• QCWA Ragchew
– Net meets 10 AM Friday
– 443.150 MHz (+5) PL 103.5 & Echolink at K4LFK-R
– Net meets 8:30 PM Sunday
– 147.030 (+600) PL 123.0
• Sumter EMCOMM NET
– Net meets 8:30 PM Monday
– 146.925 (-600) PL 123.0
November 20, 2014, Eisenhower Rec Center
6:00 PM Elmer Hour, Radio on the Square Volunteers
............ Bruce Cusanelli, WA1UTQ
6:00 PM Elmer Q&A in the back with the coffee!
7:00 PM Business Meeting
7:30 PM Refreshments, Don LeFavour, W8OWR
8:00 PM Program: QRP OPS (K1YPP video)
. . . . . . . Dick Bigelow, W5IHS
TVARC club meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at the Eisenhower Recreation Center, 3560 Buena Vista Blvd., in The Villages. Anyone involved or interested in Ham Radio is welcome!
Radio on the Square - Saturday, November 29, 9 AM to 3 PM, LSL.
Click HERE for information. Click HERE to volunteer.
TVARC Christmas Party - Thursday, December 18, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
Eisenhower Recreation Center. Click HERE for information & to volunteer.
Emergency Communications Team
The ECT has been established to maintain information on members who are willing to be called upon during an emergency for communications assistance within The Villages. No training, no paperwork. Just give us your contact information and pertinent equipment.
To sign up Click HERE
To Read about this Program Click HERE.
HR 4969 Proposes relief from unreasonable antenna restrictions for Hams at the HOA level. If you have not sent a letter to your congressional representative, CLICK HERE
HAMNET Get the latest on HAMNET from Leon Jurczysyn, K8ZAG at this address. CLICK HERE
LICENSING CLASSES, TVARC CLICK HERE