TwinCities Amateur Radio Club
Louis Carter KF4HRM Vice
President CLYDE L PHELPS KA0ZMQ
Andy Anderson, KC4MCL, Secretary ; BRADLEY J MAFFEI ,N4OYB, Treasure
The Swapfest site, Okaloosa County Fairgrounds has been improved and
our location will be much nicer. Look for the new entrance door near
the center of the building. And there is a new, more convenient loading
door around back. Hope to see everyone there!
Cities Amateur Club (TCARC) and it's members, are working to advance
Amateur Radio in the Niceville- ValparaisoArea. Dues are $18 a year and
you need not have a Amateur Radio License to join. The club holds
monthly meetings where club activitiesare planned and guest speakers
present interesting subjects related toAmateur Radio. Both members and
guest are welcome to attend.
In June the
club participates in Field Day Activities with other clubs in the local area. Field Day is a 24 hour emergency exercise and contests that are sponsored by the ARRL. Points are issued for each
contact and the whole activity is lots of fun, as we all pull together to make it
becoming a Ham ? There are activities like Amateur Television (ATV),
Packet Radio, Dx'ing and even Satellite Communications.
Come on by and check us out. Ham radio is a great hobby with something
for everyone ClubOfficers
and Monthly Meetings.
Clype Phellps KA0ZMQ President
Carter, Louis KF4HRM, KF4HRM
Andy Anderson, KC4MCL, Secretary KC4MCL
BRADLEY J MAFFEI ,N4OYB, Treasure
Meetingfor TCARC are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at the AMVETS
Buildingon Valastics Ave., off Hwy 190
in Valparaiso, @ 7pm in the conference roomin the back of the building.
welcome all that have a interest in becomean Amateur Radio Operator. A
ticket is not required to join or attend.
and Club Net Club Repeater N4KAJ, Valparaiso,FL 146.730(-) MHz. Club
Net every Sunday nights 8:30 PM. Club repeateralternate is 146.46
Listento the Club Repeater for information and instructions. If the
down, use 146.460 simplex. Other Frequencies to monitor are; 146.790-,
(100PL), 146.88-, 147.000+, 147.315+, 147.36+(Country EM
448.000+, 444.375+, & 446.000s,
to be a Ham Operator
You can now
get a Ham radio License without learning the Morse Code. First you need
to study the FCC rules and theorythat apply to the Technician class
licenses. Next you need to take a multiple choice test
for the Technician Class Licence. This will earn you a
No-CodeTechnician License which will give you full operating privileges on theVHF and UHF Amateur
This is a great first ticket.
are held by PlaygroundAmateur
Radio Club (PARC)
on the 2nd Saturday of each odd month. At 8:00 A.M., in the PARC
Clubhouse Located on First and Church Street in Fort Walton Beach.
Carter at 897-4657 for more information.
This is an
exciting hobby, so start studying now so youwon't be left out of all
Louis CarterKF4HRM Last 8/22/2005 please email your comments to kf4hrm at arrl.net