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Friday May 24, 2019 (day 144/2019)

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
KN4TID Jeremy Fryett KJ4AHN Rickey Smith K8UR Mitch Mitchell
KN4UFC Tucker Foushee KN4UFV Kelly Wells KN4UFU Jamie Wells, Jr

Current News and Events
Updated May 19, 2019 16:29:53

FIELD DAY will be on June 22nd and 23rd
RARS will hold Field Day at the farm of RARS Members Jim Carrol Carrol
4501 Friendship Road Apex, NC.

RARS Amateur Radio License Classes
Technician Class License Course Begins on October 2, 2019.

ARRL Invites Applications for Volunteer Monitor Positions
05/16/2019
ARRL is now accepting applications from individuals interested in becoming part of the new Volunteer Monitor program, a joint undertaking of the FCC and ARRL. The program seeks volunteers who -- working under the direction of ARRL -- will monitor and survey the Amateur Radio bands both to detect improper activity and to recognize exemplary on-the-air behavior. Prospective Volunteer Monitors must be ARRL members. They will undergo a training and certification program administered by ARRL ......more
Souirce: ARRL Letter
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... http://www.rars.org/scouting/

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>

RARS CLUB SHIRTS
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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