Here are issues and items for the membership to read. These are a collection of small notices and items to try and keep everyone informed. ARES trailer Maintenance: 4/8/21 The IC7300 radios were all upgraded to v1.40 of the firmware that allows easier switching modes like FT8/CW/SSB modes and other improvements. See Icom web siteContinue reading “BARC Notes”
I have decided to try QRP or low power mode. I got myself a used KX2 Elecraft radio that produces about 5 watts of power. I designed a random wire antenna that has a 2 oz lead weight on one end of the wire, I swing it around and throw it up into a tree.Continue reading “Move over Charlie Brown!”
Dear Barc Members, friends and Amateur Radio enthusiasts: The new April edition of the Ham Chatter has been released and can be downloaded as a PDF here: https://w4amc.com/ham-chatter/ or the April issue directly: Download _____ NEW FEATURES OF THE W4AMC.COM WEB SITE: The BARC meeting information and past video links are here: https://w4amc.com/next-meeting/ ______ ThereContinue reading “April edition of the BARC Ham Chatter is available”
Notes from the first BECW meeting on emergency communications in Pitt County.