SCARA Meeting Thursday January 10th

The meeting will start at 7 PM. A license exam session will start at 6 PM for those wishing to become a licensed amateur radio operator or those wishing to upgrade their license class. The SCARA meeting will be followed by the Sumner County ARES meeting.

We will be making directional antennas that can be used for a fox hunt this month. Download this month’s newsletter for more information.

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The February 2019 QST Is Now Available

The digital edition of ARRL’s QST magazine for February 2019 is now available for ARRL members to download. Click here.

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Two ARRL Contests This Weekend – January 5 & 6

Kid’s Day is Saturday, January 5. Generally on the first Saturday in January, Kids Day always runs from 1800 UTC through 2359 UTC. Operate as much or as little as you like. If you participate, take a photo for the web page and the newsletter.

This weekend is also the RTTY Roundup. It begins 1800 UTC Saturday 5, ends 2359 UTC Sunday January 6, 2019.

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Time to Renew Your SCARA Membership

Just a reminder that it’s now 2019 and it’s time to renew your membership in SCARA. Click here to download the membership form. It is a PDF file and can be filled out on your PC before printing or print a blank form and fill it out by hand. Bring it along with your dues to the next meeting or mail it to our club treasurer (address is on the form).

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Contest Listings

The ARRL has put together a PDF that lists the dates of all of their sponsored contests for 2019 (also includes 2018 and 2020). Click here to download it.

Click here to download the ARRL Contest Calendar for January, 2019.

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NASA On The Air Wrapping Up

The final NASA On The Air event will be 21 – 27 December 2018 with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8. Check the NASA On The Air Twitter and Facebook feeds to find out when and where the clubs are on the air. Activity may also be spotted on the DX cluster.

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Photos and Newsletters

Photos of SCARA members at the 2018 Hendersonville Christmas Parade have been uploaded and are under the “Photos/Videos” menu item. Photos of the 2018 SCARA Christmas Potluck Dinner have also been uploaded and are under the “Photos/Videos” menu item.

Issues of the SCARA newsletter “The Sky Wave” have been uploaded and are under the new menu item “Newsletter”. 

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This Weekend – December 15 & 16

ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW

Special Events Stations:
Christmas in Bethlehem
Oglebay Park Winter Festival of Lights
WX3MAS Special Event

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