....Next Club meeting is Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM. LOCATION: First Choice Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE (old Brass lantern)   ..........Meeting minutes are available on line. Click the link below.   .....Northeast Nebraska Hamfest is Nov 4. More information below   .....
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Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 1033
Norfolk,NE  68702-1033
EVARC e-mail



EVARC Repeaters

146.730- WØOFK   PL frequency 131.8
(Use Touch tone code 6001 for alternate access to the 146.730- 2m rptr only).

444.250+ WØOFK   PL Frequency 88.5
dipole antenna


Next Club Meeting
The next meeting will be held on SATURDAY August 12, 2017.  Meeting time is 0830 AM.
Location is First Choce Catering & Party, 1110 S. 9th St, Norfolk, NE (old Brass Lantern). Maximum participation is requested. XYLs and visitors are always welcome.

July 15, 2017 Meeting Minutes are posted

About us

Elkhorn Valley Amateur Radio Club (EVARC) was started in 1977. Now a 501c3 organization, we are an ARRL affiliated club located in Norfolk,Nebraska Serving the Northeast Nebraska area we operate two voice repeaters. Our two meter repeater operates on 146.73- (callsign WØOFK)and is located on a 400 Ft tower east of town. It will automatically broadcast severe weather warnings from the National Weather Service. We also have a 70 cm repeater that operates on 444.250+ (callsign WØOFK). An APRS Digipeater is on the air under the call of WØOFK-4. Some of thehings we are involved in are Weather Spotting, providing communication assistance to the local chapter of the American Red Cross, providing emergency communication assistance to the city, as well as sponsoring VE test sessions. Weekly nets on the 146.73- repeater are every Monday night at 7:30 pm local time. Please feel free to check in.

Membership

Annual membership dues $20 for FULL,$30 for FAMILY, $15, for ASSOCIATE, and $10 for STUDENT. Full and Family membership plans include voting privileges and repeater autopatch access. For more information on EVARC's membership requirements read our Club Constitution.  Come joint us at the next meeting, or complete the membership application form and mail it along with your dues to:  Fred Wiebelhaus, K0FJW, c/o EVARC, P.O. Box 1033, Norfolk, NE  68702-1033
 

Nebraska 150 Celebration

Nebraska´s Hams will help the State celebrate throughout 2017. A letter has been sent to all Nebraska Hams by section manager Matther Anderson, KB0BOJ, encouraging participation.  A copy of the letter can be found on the club web page here.  You can also visit the Nebraska Sesquicentennial Amateur Radio Commemorative web site

Northeast Nebraska Hamfest

Plan on attending the Northeast Nebraska Hamfest, November 4, 2017, in Norfolk, NE.  Planning for the event is underway.  A flier is available here.  Watch this space for further details.

EVARC Club information links

EVARC meeting minutes
Weekly NET/Control Op schedule
Weekly Announcements
Why we are called HAMS!
What is Ham Radio

Local Weather Conditions

NR0A Weather Station

ARES Membership

Are you a member of ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service)? Club members are encouraged to become a member of ARES. Becoming a member lets your local Emergency Coordinator know what your capabilities are for providing communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Waiting until a disaster happens is most likely to late. To become a member print out and complete the ARES registration form and return it to our local ARRL Emergency Coordinator, Sue Askew, KDØJE. You can send it to her via the club Post Office Box (EVARC, Post Office Box 1033, Norfolk, NE 68702-1033), via e-mail Sue Askew KDØJE,or bring it to a club meeting.

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Links to Nebraska Ham Radio Clubs
Nebraska Section Home Page AKSARBEN ARC Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska   Ashland ARC
Bellevue ARC Boyer Valley Amateur Radio Club Buffalo County ARES Douglas County ARES
Heartland Amateur Radio Association Heartland DX Association Lincoln ARC Midway ARC
Midwest Home Brewer's & QRP Group Nebraska EMA Pine Ridge ARC Pioneer Amateur Radio Club
Plattsmouth ARC Strategic Air Command Memorial ARC Quarter Centruy Wireless Association
South East Nebraska Radio Club 10-10 International 3900 Club ARRL Midwest Division
ARRL - The National Association for Amateur Radio Blue Valley ARC Dakota County ARC Grand Island ARS
North Platte Progressive ARC Pawnee ARC Prairie Dog ARC Tricity ARC


Other Links of Interest

Nebraska 3.982.00 Phone Net Group
HF Net Info
Midwest Net Frequencies and Times
DX Net HF Propagation
Solar Ham HF Propagation
VHF/UHF Propagation
Radio RF Safety Calculator

EVARC Officers
President - Nick Brekenfeld, KBØGMQ
Vice President - Terry Lich, WØTDL
Secretary/Treasurer- Fred Weibelhaus, KØFJW





NORFOLK SCHOOLS
Norfolk Public Schools     Norfolk Catholic    Norfolk Lutheran   


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