W3BN -W3CCH - The Reading Radio Club

ARRL Affiliated February 17, 1922

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Check Into Our Friday Evening Net on the 146.910 Repeater! -

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Memorial Day ! . Please remember those who gave all for our freedom.    

JUNE 2016 Club Meeting ! Will be held on Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Berks Co. Ag Center at 8 p.m. Field Day plans will be discussed. Stations to be manned, What frequencies to use, etc.  Guests are always welcome to our monthly meetings.

Interested in becoming a RRC Member? ! See the last two pages of the RRC Bulletin for an application form and become a member of the oldest Amateur Radio Club in Berks County.   

V.E.C. TEST SESSION ! Will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Field Day Site.   Please click on left column for 'Next VEC Test Date' for the details of what you need to bring to the exam. Reservations are necessary. Contact Harry Hoffman at 610-678-8976. Please arrive early to take your Amateur Radio Exam.

FIELD DAY ! The RRC is having their Amateur Radio Field Day on June 25, 26, 2016. Location is the Restored Railroad Station at the Heritage Park in Sinking Spring, PA. VEC Exams will be given during Field Day.

SUMMER HAMFEST ! The RRC has a Summer Hamfest coming up on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Save the date and gather your Amateur Radio related items for sale. Details to follow.

RADIO GUIDE The Ultimate Guide to Learning about Radio Communication and Why You Should...
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Tuesday Webcast Tom Medlin, W5KUB conducts an Amateur Radio Webcast each Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. CST. Click here to access the weekly webcast.

View from the Pagoda ! Located high atop Mt. Penn is a Reading landmark called the Pagoda. Video cameras are installed there and in the Fire Tower allowing all to view the city of Reading. Click here to view the city. The night time views are spectacular.

Berks Fire Radio Live Listen to Berks Country Fire Radio Calls on your handheld device. Click here for the web page and download the app for your smart device. (p.s. Reading Fire is also simulcast on 154.430 and EMS calls on 151.220)

QSL CARD CREATOR ! A free program to create your very own QSL cards. You create your card in .pdf format and then print it out on card stock which you cut into post card size and fill out to mail to the intended. Click here to access the web page.

Monday Night Nets Check into the Monday Evening Nets and join your fellow amateur radio operators. RACES/ARES Net at 8p.m. on 147.180+ and the QCWA Net at 9p.m. on the RRC repeater on 146.910- MHz.

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

2016 Officers ! See our 2016 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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