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May 5th @ 7:30 PM

 

Program: Bob Allphin, K4UEE

 

Bob worked 33 years in the Securities business. Since retiring fifteen years ago to pursue DXpeditioning more or less full time, Bob has participated in ten MAJOR DXpeditions that have made over 1.25 million QSOs. He has ELEVEN "DXpedition of the Year" plaques hanging on his wall.

 

He is an active contester and has participated in 38 contest DXpeditions.

 

Some of them are Baker/Howland (#8), Heard Island (#4), Bhutan (#3), South Sandwich Islands (#6), South Georgia Island (#10), Peter I Island (#4), Lakshadweep (#2), Desecheo Island (#6), Saba/St. Eustatius (all-time new one), Amsterdam/St. Paul (# 4) and now Navassa Island (#1). In 2012, the HKØNA Malpelo Island DXpedition ranked #12 "most wanted", set a new World Record for QSOs for non-hotel, non-fly-in DXpeditions.

 

Bob has participated in ten MAJOR DXpeditions that have made over 1.25 million QSOs.

Bob is a member of the CQ DX Hall of Fame, current Chairman of INDEXA, current President of The KP1-5 Project, and former Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC). He is a member of the VooDoo Contest Group, FOC (First Class Operator Club), A-1 Operators Club, the Southeastern DX Club Hall of Fame.

 

Bob Allphin is what can be called a DX-er’s DX-er. It is a pleasure to welcome Bob Allphin, K4UEE!

 

Members can bring items for sale, trade or to be given away for free. You'll announce your items during the meeting then do the trades and such after the meeting.

 

The Atlanta Radio Club thanks Ham Radio Outlet (the "Candy Store") for partially funding our gift certificates.

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6071 Buford Highway

Atlanta, GA 30340

770-263-0700


 


Pre-Meeting Dinner

6:00 PM 

Cowtippers Steaks & Spirits


Meeting

7:30 PM

American Red Cross

All are welcome to the Dinner and Meeting.

Details and Program

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2nd Sunday Tech Session

 

April 10

 

> No Session - Georgia QSO Party

The Georgia QSO Party will be running from April 9 to April 10 and therefore there will be no Second Sunday tech session. However, the Atlanta Radio Club will be hosting an outing for the Georgia QSO Party on April 9th.

Additionally in April, the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society will be hosting the 2016 North Georgia Fox Hunt on April 16th.

 

> Sunday Tech

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ARES News

Atlanta Chapter

 

Atlanta ARES covers the area of Fulton County within I-285. Its Emergency Coordinator (EC) is Ken Reid, KG4USN.

 

ARES FM Net
Mondays, 8PM

146.820- PL 146.2

145.410- PL 100.0  (first alternate)

145.150- PL 167.9 (second alternate)


ARES D-STAR Net
Mondays, 8:30PM
145.350 & 144.960

FM: 146.82 if you need D-STAR help

 

More Info

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Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

 

The next meeting of the ARC Board of Directors is TBD.

 

All ARC members are invited. Meet your newly elected Board, break bread with us and speak up about club issues. This is your club. Tell us how we can be of service to you.

 

Separate checks will be provided.

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Curious?

Find out how to become a ham
   

Study, Take the Test, Get on the air, Get your FREE 1 year ARC membership.

New classes are forming soon.  Click below for more info,

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New Ham Info 

Just get licensed?

Find out a few ways to put that license to use.  

> I Passed My Test - What's Next?

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Join or Renew

New Hams Get 1st Year Free

$22 supports the club repeaters and activities.

> Sign Up or Renew

 

 

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VE Testing

4th Sunday at Georgia Tech

Get your ham radio license or upgrade it for just $15.  Next test session: April 3 @ 2:30 PM.

> Good Luck

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Sister Club

Geelong Amateur Radio Club, VK2ATL

The Geelong Amateur Radio Club (GARC), VK2ATL, is a very active club in Geelong, Australia. The "short" path distance from Atlanta to Geelong is about 10,000 miles. Long path is about 15,000 miles. Map

 

Work them on IRLP Node #6572.

 

You can find their website here.

 

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Newsletter

Read the Atlanta Ham, the club's monthly newsletter.

 

Catch up on current club events and stories about amateur radio in Atlanta. Read up on the history of the club. And more.

 

The April 2016 issue is now online.

 

> Current issue and Archives are here.

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Repeater Status

 

W4DOC FM:

2 m: UP
1.25 m: UP
70 cm: UP

 

• CTCSS is currently disabled.

 

 

W4DOC D-STAR:

2 m: UP
70 cm: UP
23 cm Voice: UP
23 cm Data: UP
Gateway: UP

WX4GPB D-STAR:

2 m: UP
70 cm: UP
23 cm Voice: UP
23 cm Data: UP
Gateway: UP

 

IRLP: DOWN
SkyWarn: DOWN
Southeast Linked Repeater Net: DOWN


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About the Atlanta Radio Club

Our 100+ year History

The Atlanta Radio Club (ARC) was founded in March 1911.  It is believed to be the longest continually operating club in Georgia (GA Tech was founded earlier).
With over 140 members ARC activities include meetings, operating events, training sessions, membership outings and community service activities in Metro-Atlanta.  

The ARC helps operate the Atlanta Hamfest and owns, operates or supports 11 repeaters around the metro area.
In an average month, the club will hold a regular membership meeting, a tech/training session or operating outing, publish the Atlanta Ham newsletter, have 8 lunch outings and host over 20 nets via club repeaters.

The Atlanta Radio Club is classified as a 501(c)(3) by the IRS. All contributions are tax-deductible.

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The Atlanta Hamfest

June 4, 2016 

Planning for the 2016 hamfest is now under way! Please check out the Hamfest website for additional information. 

 

>Hamfest Flyer

>Hamfest Website

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