The next BRARS meeting is March 3rd.
The Program for this meeting will be presented by the Red Cross, come see how the Red Cross and Ham Radio work together.
We will be making our yearly donation to the Red Cross at this time also.
The Meeting Starts at 7:30 at the RED CROSS building on
Grove Road, Greenville, SC
C U There
Rick / KD4DRA
If you are looking for a License Plate, a Coffee Cup or Mouse pad with you callsign on it you can visit Al Blake (N4ILG) Website and mention KD4DRA and BRARS club and $3 of your purchase will goto the club repeater fund. He is offering a price of $12 ea for Plates and Cups and $11 for the mouse pad.
Al Blake (N4ILG) Website
Thanks Al for your support.
P.S. He can put the club patch on also, email Al with your questions firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thanks for your interest in the Website and the BRARS Club.
NOAA has revised their solar progression charts after making a couple of mistakes in their March 2012 update. For additional information please see the post at WattsUpWithThat or our own Solar Activity page.
New Rules for 5 MHz (60 Meters) To Go Into Effect March 5
From the ARRL:
In summarizing the new rules, the FCC explained that the new rules amend the current rules to facilitate more efficient and effective use by the Amateur Radio Service of five channels in the 5330.5-5406.4 kHz band (the 60 meter band): “Specifically, and consistent with our proposals in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in this proceeding, the Commission replaces one of the channels with a less encumbered one, increases the maximum authorized power amateur stations may transmit in this band and authorizes amateur stations to transmit three additional emission designators. Continue reading