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Sunday August 19, 2018 (day 231/2018)

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
DAHI Dale Hille DONI Donnell S Nichols KK7EEP James Helton
W1XR Jim Welch KN4MRV Bob Jones Jr. W0LD Lauren Libby

Current News and Events
Updated August 06, 2018 21:35:52

ARRL Board Adopts Volunteer Monitoring Program
Official Observer Program to be Retired
07/31/2018
The ARRL Board of Directors has adopted the recommendations of the Official Observer Program Study Committee, which would retire the Official Observer (OO) program and institute the Volunteer Monitoring (VM) program. The Board took the action at its July 20 - 21 meeting in Windsor, Connecticut, instructing that the transition “be implemented as soon as practicable.”  Under the terms of the new program, current Official Observers will be invited to apply for appointment as Volunteer Monitors (VMs). ....more

Source: ARRL News

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>

$upport RARS - $hop Online >HERE< with AMAZON SMILE

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.

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/

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

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