The Atlanta Hamfest scheduled for Saturday June 3rd in Marietta Ga has been cancelled for this year.
*******Change of Frequency for Friday Night CSRA 2m Net******
The Friday 8pm CSRA 2M net will now be held on the 145.390 mhz repeater with a PL tone of 71.9hz. This change will begin on Friday June 2. This will exercise our .390 repeater backup system.
ECHOLINK Is NOT available on this repeater!
********** 3rd Quarter Net Controller Signup*******
The Net Controller Signup Page for 3rd Quarter 2023 and beyond will be opened up June 1st on the Net Controller’s page under the Repeaters & Nets tab. Keep the Net going. Throw your name in the hat!!
********** VE Testing Session*******
Saturday June 10th, the Columbia County VE TEAM will be conducting a licensing test session for all classes of license at the POB1 Building of Doctors Hospital. Testing starts at 9AM. The cost for The test is $15. This does not include the $35 FCC Licensing Fee. One of the last chances to test for General before test pool questions change July 1st.
For more information, directions, and to register for the test, go to the Events tab of the www.w4dv.club website. You must register beforehand to take the test.
*******Are you ready for Radio Fun!!******
It’s time to get ready to participate with ARCA at Field Day 24-25 June 2023! Just go to the club web site main page and sign up. We will be operating 4A again this year so plenty of opportunity to operate! Plenty of food, camaraderie, and good times regardless of your license class. In fact, you don’t even have to have a license to get on the air with us!
*******Win A Complete HF Amateur Radio Station – New Criteria!!******
The Amateur Radio Club of Augusta has modified the criteria for the “Win Radio Contest.” After receiving no essays to this point, the BOD elected to hold a drawing for the equipment at the ARCA Field Day Site, Blythe City Hall, Blythe, GA – 3:30PM on Saturday June 24. The entrant age and license criteria have not changed. You must posses a General or better license and be 21 years old or younger at time of drawing.
Go to the “Items of Interest” page under the “Info” tab on our web site w4dv.club and click on “Win Radio.” Just fill out the form and submit. Only one submission per entrant. Entry is free and you do not have to be a club member. You must be present at drawing to win!!
*******ITEMS TO Buy or SELL*******
If you have item to buy or sell, go our “List Items to buy or sell” under the info tab of our web site, fill out the form and submit. We will list it here for two weeks.
If you sell your item(s), go to the “Contact Us” under “About” tab on the w4dv.club web site and send us an Email and we will remove from list.