W3BN -W3CCH - The Reading Radio Club

ARRL Affiliated February 17, 1922

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AUGUST Club Meeting ! Will be held on August 14, 2015 at the Berks Co. Ag Center at 8 p.m.  

RRC HAMFEST Will be held on August 8, 2015 at the restored railroad station in Sinking Spring. VE Testing will be offered.DETAILS BELOW:

Talk-In Freq: 146.31 (Tx)/.91 (Rx) (CTCSS=131.8 Hz) W3BN

Checkout the ARRL announcement of the RRC Hamfest. ARRL includes a MAP!


...because it's too late for the Aug QST. See below for the missing info:

Event Facility: Heritage Park in Sinking Spring, PA
Event Facility Address: 992 Clematis St., Sinking Spring, PA 19608

Event Time: Open: 8 AM to 1PM (Vendors 7 AM)
Special Features of Event:
Flea market, Handicap access, Refreshments, Tailgating.
Advance admission fee: Non-ham spouses, or under 18, or VE Exam only: FREE.
At-door admission fee: SELLERS $5. REGULAR Admission $2
Table fee: Tailgate or Bring your table.
Test Bench available w/ Dummy load & limited AC Power.

Event Web URL: http://www.qsl.net/w3bn/
Public contact name: HARRY HOFFMAN
Public contact call sign: W3VBY
Public contact address: 104 Evans Ave Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Public contact phone: 610.678.8976
Chairman email: harryhoffmanjr@juno.com

VE Exams ! will also be given at the RRC Hamfest starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday,  August 8, 2015. The cost for taking an exam is $15.00.  We prefer a check made out to "ARRL/VEC" for $15.00.   Please contact Harry Hoffman, W3VBY, at 610.678.8976 or HarryHoffmanJr@juno.com if you wish to take an Amateur Radio Exam.

Another Hamfest The Berks Amateur Radio Club is having a Hamfest on September 20, 2015. Please click here for their hamfest flyer for details.

Amateur Radio Band Plan Just click on Band Plan located on the left and print out a copy.

2015 Officers ! See our 2015 RRC Officers and email addresses in the current issue of the RRC Bulletin. - tnx W3WJC

The RRC is on Facebook Just enter 'Reading Radio Club' at the top of your Facebook Page and click on LIKE. Keep up to date with recent changes and events of interest. Add your comments and ask questions for a timely response. Our thanks to RRC Club member Phil Wheeler N3XGT for taking on this project.

Meeting on the Air On the Fridays that we don't have meetings, consider checking into our On-The-Air Net at 8 p.m. on the Club's 146.910 MHz repeater. It lasts about an hour and it starts with Amateur Radio Newsline followed by local items of interest and birthday anniversary celebrations. Lastly the roll call rounds out the hour long net. Details

PAGODA AWARD, has been reactivated.Click for more details. Contact 10 or more club members via any mode on the Amateur Radio Bands. Sorry - no repeaters allowed.

New Activity Point System to encourage participation among members.   Click for details.

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