The fall is the busy time for NOARC. Several activities could use your help. Contact Activities Director Rich Girardin, N4DPM for more details.
10/19 JOTA with BSA 0900-1700 in Defuniak.
10/31 Live Oak BC Fall Festival 146.55 Mhz
11/11 Veteran’s Parade Downtown 147.36 repeater
12/7 Christmas Parade Downtown 147.36 repeater (night ops)
12/?? Christmas Party, Location To Be Determined
01/25,26 Winter Field Day, Park on FL393
Check back for updates.
There will be an amateur radio exam on Monday, November 18th, 18:30 start, at room 304 of the Crestview Campus of Northwest Florida State College on Highway 90, about 1/2 mile east of 85.
Going east on 90, from 85, turn south onto Hathaway Street (you will see the Knights of Columbus building as you pass Twin Hills Park), take the next left through the college. Park in the grassy area on the east side of the building, essentially on Highway 90. Room 304 is on the outside, ground floor, right side, as you walk toward the “main area” of the one campus building.
The exam is planned to start at 1830, so please try and arrive about 1800 or a little after. The fee is $10.00; if writing a check, make it out to WCARS/VEC. Unlicensed applicants must have an FRN (Federal Registration Number); Social Security Numbers are no longer allowed. Obtain your FRN from the FCC site at https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/systems-utilities/universal-licensing-system
Applicants are urged to preregister to me directly, or send a note to me via the club website CONTACT US tab at w4aaz.com.
The EXTRA License Study Course still has room for those whose schedule may have improved.
Classes are Mondays, 1830 to 2130, room 304 at the Crestview campus of NWFSC. Parking is on the northeast side of the campus, right next to US 90.
We are using the ARRL Extra study guide. Grab a book, review chapters one and two, and read three which will be covered this Monday. No class on Labor Day and no cost for the class.
Contact KA5DLV or W4BZM with questions, or use the Contact US page on this website.
the callsigns of the eight upgrades at the most recent exam given in Niceville.
Seven of them were in the class held at Rocky Bayou Church. All were unlicensed prior to the exam:
KN4UDT Bob; KN4UDU John; KN4UDV Jim; KN4UDW Dawn (a speaker recently at the club) ;
KN4UDX Troy; KN4UDY Glen (a former
licensee); and KN4UZD Jeff.
HELLO to them when you hear them on the air, and / or see them at a meeting. Congratulations to all of you!