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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Assault on Mt. Mitchell May 21 2012

It's that time, the Assault on Mt. Mitchell is almost here.  Remember the assault starts at 6:30 am rain or shine.  Somethings you may want to pack:  sunscreen, bug spray, raincoat, and if you are working water stops 5 or above, a warm jacket.  Net control will be using the Mt. Mitchell repeater  145.190 MHz as the primary transmission frequency.  Net control will be using tactical call signs (your water stop number or sag number) please use your call at the end of your transmission.  Please let net control know when the first riders pass your water stop.  We want to thank all the club members who have worked with the Freewheelers before the Assault helping us prepare and to the club members for taking the time out of there busy schedule to work the Assault.  Lets get those go bags packed, the radios charged and have a great day of fun supporting our community! 

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Have You Heard

The Clubs 220 repeater is on the air, climbers installed the new antenna Saturday, May 12, 2012.  The frequency is 224.440 mhz with no tone and is located on the ETV tower in Whitestone, SC at 200 ft agl.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

2012 Field Day

The Spartanburg Amateur Radio Club will hold it's annual Field Day at Barnet Park 248 East St. John St. Spartanburg, SC on June 23-24, 2012.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Museum Ships Weekend 2012

Museum Ships Weekend 2012 – June 2 2012 0000Z  June 3 2012 2359Z . Activating IOTA NA-143 (Pelican Is.) Brazos Valley ARC will be operating from radio rooms of WWII Submarine USS Cavalla and Destroyer Escort USS Stewart from Seawolf Park on Pelican Is. in Galveston , Texas . We will be operating on 10-80 meters (SSB and CW). Be a part of living history as we commemorate the actions of these ships and crews.  More information at http://www.bvarc.org/index.php?page=ms  Special Event QSL with SASE via KK5W (QRZ.com).