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Thursday July 19, 2018 (day 200/2018)

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
W1XR Jim Welch KN4MRV Bob Jones Jr. W0LD Lauren Libby
KN4NCP Brian Polk KN4GUN Mike Elks N5ENH John Metsger

Current News and Events
Updated July 07, 2018 21:34:20

Radio Amateur to Pay $7,000, Face Restricted Privileges
to Settle FCC Interference Case
07/04/2018
The US Department of Justice and the FCC have reached a settlement with Brian Crow, K3VR, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, to resolve allegations that Crow intentionally interfered with the communications of other Amateur Radio operators and failed to properly identify. The core component of the settlement calls on Crow to pay $7,000 to the US Treasury, the FCC and US Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania Scott W. Brady announced in separate July 3 news releases.  ........

Amateur Radio licensees know that the rules require them to share the airwaves, which means that bad actors cannot plead ignorance” FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Rosemary Harold said in the FCC release. “This settlement is a significant payment for an individual operator, and it sends a serious message” ....more

Source: ARRL News

The RARS and RARSfest web servers have moved!
As of 7:30 PM Thursday June 21st. the RARS websites are now on secure (SSL) web Servers.
If you find any problems please notify the Webmaster. Thanks, K4HM - Hank.

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 Public Information Officer Charles Good, KM4AMT, has developed an informational brochure for RARS. All RARS Members are encouraged to download the brochure and use it to promote RARS to their fellow Hams at hamfests or other locations where Ham Radio Operators are in attendance.
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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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