January 28, 2017 will be the first VE test of the new year.
The exams are held at the Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI 54912-2277. FVTC is located near Interstate 41 and Northland Ave.(county highway OO). Walk-ins are welcome.
The room number is B142. Enter at door 12 located on the west side of the building. Here is the address to the FVTC web site where you can click on a link for the room location and a map to the school.
It is with deep personal regret that I inform the FCARC of Laverne Root, N9RQM death.
Larverne was a long time member for the FCARC and participated in many FCARC's activates.
He will ne sadly missed and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family is this time of mourning
Laverne passed away peacefully at home on Saturday Morning. His funeral service will be Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Neenah's Westgor Funeral home. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the hour of service.
The W9ZL Special Event Station at EAA Airventure is featured in an article written by Emma Schaefer, KC9YGJ in the December 2016 issue of QST.
I extend my congratulations, and thanks to Emma on her publication of this article.It is certainly a great piece of publicity for both the W9ZL Airventure Special Event Station and our club in general.
The 2016 Special Event Certificates where mailed out on 11/15/2016 and should be in your mailbox soon!
Thank You to everyone that supported this fund raising raffle.
Congratulations to our winner Randy Plachinski KD9CLI
The Yeasu FT-991 440 to 160 meters plus Fusion
This was a fund raising event. The money raised will be used to buy the equipment to have the 145.33 repeater a Wires-X repeater. When this is complete, anyone will be able to get on the Fusion system using a standard HT or Fusion radio.
The FCARC will raffle a Yeasu FT-991 440 to 160 meters plus Fusion
This is a fund raising event. This is to buy the equipment to have the 145.33 repeater a Wires-X repeater. When done anyone will be able to get on the Fusion system using a standard HT or Fusion radio.
This Raffle is limited to 85 tickets. Each ticket is $20. When all the tickets are sold and paid for the drawing will be at the next FCARC meeting or event.
Ham exams will be available at the FCARC Swapfest held at Monarch Gardens in Appleton, November 6, 2016.
Registration begins at 9:00 am and ends at 10:00 am in the lower level. A pictured I.D. is required. Cost of the exam is $15.00 (set by the ARRL VEC) cash or a check made out to "ARRL VEC". If you are taking an exam to upgrade you must provide a copy of your current license. Calculators are permitted but cellphones must be silenced or off and put away.
FCARC welcomes your donations in support of our mission to serve amateur radio. As a 501(c)(3) organization, your donations are tax-deductible. The link below will take you to PayPal where you can make a donation with your credit card or with your PayPal account.