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RARS Public Service

If you would like to help with a RARS Public Service Event
Please fill out and submit the form below.

Your information will be emailed to the event coordinator.
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Current Public Service Opportunities


WELCOME TO THE 2019 HAM PUBLIC SERVICE EVENT SIGNUP PAGE.

To sign up, click on the Sign Up button that follows each description.



THE 2019 LIST OF PUBLIC SERVICE EVENTS WILL BE POSTED AS CONFIRMED.

CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.



Events you can signup for now:

2019 Eastern Region Odyssey of the Mind Tournament
March 2, 2019 - Saturday - Durham, NC

This is an all-day event, starting at 7 AM and ending shortly after the last team competes in the late afternoon. ~18 hams are needed to staff this tournament.
* Location: NC Central University campus, Durham, NC
* Ham Coordinator: Brian Young (KA9QJT)
* Website: Odyssey of the Mind



2019 Walk MS - Raleigh
March 23, 2019 - Saturday - Raleigh, NC

This is a walking event, one or three miles around PNC Arena. Sponsored by the MS Society. Shadows and Rest Stop Hams are typically needed at 7:30 AM, with the event wrapping up around noon.
* Location: PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
* Ham Coordinator: Brian Young (KA9QJT)
* Website: Walk MS - Raleigh 2019



The most versatile pieces of equipment for working as a ham volunteer during public service events are as follows:

PRIMARY EQUIPMENT
* Dual band (144/440) 25 watt (min) mobile transceiver
* A 1/2-5/8 wave well grounded dual band mobile antenna

EXTRAS THAT ARE HELPFUL
* Dual Band (144/440) hand held transceiver
* Extra set of charged batteries
* Ear phones & speaker mic or boom mic/headphone set
* Higher gain antenna than the supplied rubber duck. For example Comet BN-24 or SMA-24 or Diamond RHF40 or SRH77CA. There are also many other hi-gain HT antennas available.
Dick Bitner Benevolent Fund

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