County hunting is addictive, it is the act of finding and making a contact in every county in the USA (3077).
BARC EmComm Workgroup meeting notes for April 20, 2021 where we discuss how to coordinate and improve EmComm in Pitt county.
This is what happens when your XL goes to Sam’s Club and she says “look, I found a 18 x 10‘ tent is available for an incredible price. Even has LED lights inside.” So I get in the car go down there and check it out and sure enough we’re going home with one. IContinue reading “Tent Testing…”
Presentation by Elixander Valladares W7HU AKA Alex. He will be our April Guest.. Alex will discuss growing up in Cuba and involving himself in the hobby from his teens. He decided that he wanted to explore the opportunities that were available in the USA, but for this, he had to sneak out of Cuba on aContinue reading “BARC zoom meeting Tues 4/13/21, 7pm.”
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.