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Portable Operations SIG coming up Tuesday, July 11

7/12 at 7 PM HI Everyone,   Our Portable Ops SIG for July is coming up this week. We’ll be talking more about not only the POTA Support your Parks weekend coming up this weekend, but the Fall weekend, where we … Continue reading

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Sable Island CY0S DXpedition

Here’s the latest on this DXpedition from Bernie McClenny, W3UR’s Daily DX: The Sable Island CY0S DXpedition Team was informed by Parks Canada – Sable Island on Wednesday, July 6, that we would need to reschedule the DXpedition from the … Continue reading

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PCARS Monthly Meeting Monday, July 11th

Our next meeting is Monday, July 11th at 7 PM! We’ll be at American Legion Post 496 on Mogadore Rd in Kent and on Zoom. I hope you’ll join us either way! Our own John Myers WG8X will discuss Parks … Continue reading

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Freeze Your Acorns Off 2023

PCARS Members: Yes I know it’s 80 degrees outside. Yes, I know that the sun is really hot this time of year. And yes I know that February is still months away. But hey, it’s never too early to start planning … Continue reading

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PCARS Thursday Night Net July 7th at 8 PM

PCARS Thursday Night Net Tonight July 7th at 8 PM Yes, it is time again for the PCARS Thursday night net on the 146.895 repeater at 8:00 pm local time. Bob N8QE will host the NET and you can find … Continue reading

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Flex Net Date Correction

I made a mistake in the newsletter and listed the wrong date for the Flex Net. The CORRECT date is Wednesday July 13th at 8:00 PM. The net will be held on 6 meters simplex, 52.54 MHz, mode FM. My apologies for … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio operator volunteers needed

From Bob N8KBX Amateur Radio operator volunteers are needed to help with the Pirate Triathlon event at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park in Lake County on Sunday July 17th. The link to the event description is https://www.lakemetroparks.com/events-activities/events/triathlon. If you can help please contact Ed Kopcak KB8BKE … Continue reading

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Need your help, Please

I received a call from the wife of Randy, N6TL – PCARS member #12 from Antelope California. Seems Randy was recently in the hospital for a while and things got a bit scary. But now he is in a recovery facility … Continue reading

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July 2022 Radiogram

Greetings PCARS Members, ARRL Officials, Amateur Radio Clubs and other interested people, The July 2022 issue of The RADIOGRAM has been published and is ready for you to enjoy. Here is the link: https://www.portcars.org/wp/go/july-2022-radiogram/ Hope you enjoy this issue – … Continue reading

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July Digital Special Interest Group Tuesday July 5th at 7 PM

The July Digital Special Interest Group meeting will be held on Tuesday July 5th at 7:00 PM at the PCARS club site. This month we’ll be reviewing digital operations at the Flex station during Field Day. As always, we’ll have … Continue reading

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