Author Archives: KD8MQ

WA8LRW (Ken’s) Presentation on FT8/FT4

At the October and November Digital SIG Ken, WA8LRW gave a presentation on the use of WSJT-X for FT8/FT4. It was extremely informative. For those that missed the meetings, we have placed the presentation on the PCARS Google Drive. Clicking … Continue reading

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PCARS Thursday Net – Thursday, November 3rd

Hi EVERYONE Please join Mike N8WCP as he host the world famous PCARS Net at 8:00 PM local time on the 146.895 repeater with a negative offset and a PL tone of 118.8 along with the K8BF-L EchoLink node . … Continue reading

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Here’s the November issue of the Radiogram

Here’s the NOVEMBER issue of The RADIOGRAM Greetings PCARS Members, ARRL Officials, Amateur Radio Clubs and other interested people, The November 2022 issue of The RADIOGRAM has been published and is ready for you to enjoy. Here is the link: … Continue reading

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17th Annual PCARS Freeze Your Acorns Off QRP Event November 5th

PCARS Members: Freeze Your Acorns Off 2022 will take place on November 5, at the Roy Smith Shelter House in Kent’s Fred Fuller Park. We will be celebrating our 17th year of holding this event. Those of you who will be … Continue reading

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PCARS Thursday Net – Thursday, October 27th

Hi, everyone, Please join Andrew KE8BWA as he hosts the Thursday night net on the 146.895 repeater with a neg offset and a pl tone of 118.8 along with the K8BF-L EchoLink node. He will have PCARS club news and other amateur … Continue reading

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PCARS Net Night at the Club Site, TOMORROW, Thursday, October 27

Please join us for another Net Night at the Club Site, tomorrow (Thursday) night from approximately 6:30 to 10:00 PM. There’s no special program this month, so we’re just going to hang out and have fun socializing. Of course, we’ll all be … Continue reading

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DX/Contest SIG Tuesday October 25th 7PM

Attention PCARS DXers and Contesters: Just one more friendly reminder: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, we will be holding our DX/Contest Special Interest Group meeting at 7PM at the clubsite. We will be discussing topics for our 2023 meetings. Also this will … Continue reading

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November PCARS newsletter inputs needed

November newsletter inputs needed Fall has arrived, trees have mostly turned colors and October is almost over. That means the November issue of ‘The Radiogram’ is in the works. As always, the deadline for PCARS newsletter inputs is the last … Continue reading

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2022 Center of Hope Fundraiser

Our annual Center of Hope fundraiser is in full swing! Now is a great time to ask family, friends, co-workers, bosses, anyone, and everyone to help out. To make it easy, we have a donation button on our website. I recently … Continue reading

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Pirate Alerts

The call FT5XU yesterday just after 2030Z on 14.023.5 MHz. Also being pirated was VK0EX yesterday on 21.023 MHz just before 1700Z. YI1BGD was a legitimate club callsign between 1978 and 2003. Since then all activities have been pirated. Since … Continue reading

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