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Monday December 17, 2018 (day 351/2018)

6:00 PM: New Ham / Elmer meeting.
7:00 PM: General Social/Gathering.
7:30 PM: Business meeting and program.

Welcome to our newest RARS members
KK4ZFV John Honeycutt KN4QQL Tony Laszlo KN4QQV Gavin Highsmith
WJ3FF Jeff Highsmith KM4QDZ Patrick McDowell KJ4DNC Paul Armstrong

Current News and Events
Updated December 12, 2018 17:18:36

Tacky Tinsel Tour 2018
Please join us for the annual Tacky Tinsel Tour Net on Wednesday, December 19, at 8:00 PM on the Raleigh Amateur Radio Society's 146.64 repeater. The net will be cohosted by mother-and-daughter team Virginia Enzor NC4VA and Courtney Enzor KI4HOS and Brandon Stanford. The tour will feature descriptions of some the best holiday light displays in Triangle area as detailed by on-site seasoned Tacky Tinsel Tour Correspondents. Photos of these beautifully decorated homes will appear the day of the tour on the Facebook page of Virginia Pierpoint Enzor. Check them out! Between descriptions of decorations, there will be holiday trivia and a special guest visitor who helps Santa! So jingle those bells and don't miss the fun!

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For the Holidays

JOTA Reports 36% Growth in Scout Participation
Scouting's Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) 2018 reports that total Scout participation in the annual fall event jumped by 36% from 2017. Each year more than 1 million Scouts and Guides get together over the airwaves for JOTA, which takes place on the third ....more
Source = ARRL News

RARS and Scouting
Amateur radio has been a part of Scouting since 1918. RARS is working to develop contacts within the local Scouting community to foster and promote education, technical awareness, and achievement in Amateur Radio. If you are interested in helping the local Scouting youth programs, visit our Scouting page...

Have you heard of the RARS Sixty-Four on Six-Four Award ?
RARS has sponsored this award for years but many newer hams are unaware of it.
Read about it <HERE> and get some new "wall-paper" for your shack.
Download the application/logsheet <HERE>

Build A Multi-Band Off-Center Fed Dipole For Your Attic
Article by Daniel Marks, KW4TI
This antenna is a 20 to 25 foot long (6.0 m to 7.6 m) off-center fed dipole antenna for the 20 m and 40 m bands designed for those who need to conceal an antenna. It is small enough to fit inside the attic of many homes. It can also be set up as  ......<more>

Your RARS Shirts can be ordered from Supreme T-Shirts and Apparel in Garner.
An order form is available on the RARS Members Only page.
Questions should be referred to Murray Merner, K4MHM.

YOU can promote RARS with these Brochures
RARS Members are encouraged to download the brochure and use it to promote RARS at hamfests and other events attended by those interested in Ham Radio.

Check out the new RARS Kudos page.
Dick Bitner Benevolent Fund

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