The Road Show Amateur Radio Club

 

The next regular club meeting will be Tuesday, July 28 @ 7:00 pm at the

Skyland Fire Department 

The meeting is always the 4th Tuesday of the month except when it isn't.

 

It's time to go to the Fair! The NC Mountain State Fair!

Once again, September 11-20, we'll have a special event station - N4F - and ham radio demos for the public.

Location: Ag Center, Exit 40 on I-26 (Asheville Airport)   Talk in: 147.105+, PL 91.5

Contact Bill N4OOC - N4OOC@ARRL.NET -  to help with set-up and manning the vistors' tent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4EaRyyb9cY


 Winner of the 2014 Elecraft K3/100 raffle (drawn December, 2014) -  Buddy Parks of Abingdon, VA

Stay tuned for THREE winners in the 2015 Raffle! Choice of Elecraft K3S/100, KX3, or Yaesu Dualband HT (tbd). 

Yes, buying ONE ticket will give you a shot at your choice of the three radios - and we're giving away all three radios! (See elsewhere on this webpage for how to obtain tickets; the winning tickets will be drawn when all 400 tickets are sold!)

 

 The Road Show ARC announces the  2015 raffle!

This year we are raffling THREE radios, an Elecraft  K3-100, an Elecraft KX-3, and a Yaesu 2M/440 FM/digital voice HT (tbd). One $20 ticket will give you a chance at all 3 radios; only 400 tickets will be sold!

To purchase your tickets, check out our display at various local and regional hamfests.

Or contact Philip N4HF at N4HF@ARRL.NET

The Blue Ridge Breakaway - 104 mile bike ride - is on Saturday, August 15.

Route starts in Maggie Valley, goes to the Parkway, then back to Maggie Valley.

Haywood County ARC is spearheading the communications side, so contact Dudley W4WNC - W4WNC1@gmail.com - to help.

Help is needed to man the checkpoints all day.

Upcoming Hamfests


July 25  Asheville/Waynesville, NC  www.wcars.org/hamfest.html

August 15 Huntsville, AL http://www.hamfest.org

Sept 5,6  Shelby, NC  http://www.shelbyhamfest.net




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D-STAR

Looking for information to setup your D-STAR radio?

Check out this site KJ4JAL.COM

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Donations

We are new so funds are low! Feel free to make a donation.

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See you August 8 for

SWAPFEST TIME 2015!

The Time has come for you to " SWAP your JUNK to My TRUNK" Yes, that bunch of newbies are at it again  - The Road Show Amateur Radio Club! We think Ham Radio Should Be Fun! Info

 

It's finally here!

 

Gary KN4AQ - of HamRadioNow - has posted the video and interviews he recorded at the Mountain State Fair in September 2014! (and remember to "Feed the Pig" on his webpage)

http://arvideonews.com/hrn/HRN_Episode_0171.html

JJ WA4KNI is coordinating an estate sale of a Silent Key.

Email Philip, N4HF(at)ARRL.NET and he'll send you a PDF listing of the items.

For more info about an item or to purchase, contact JJ at 828 674 9168

or K9JJ(at)bellsouth.net.

Please do not contact JJ on the air about these items!

The monthly spring and summer swapfests will now be the SECOND Saturday of each month.

August 8

Same location - Janitizio's on Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville

Same time - 8am-ish till 1100 am.  Talk-in 147.105+, PL 91.5

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Membership application are available online HERE. Just print it, Fill it out, and mail it in with your dues ($20.00). Address is on the form.

 Also, We have a Yahoo Group setup http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wa4trs/ Please join and add to or start a discussion.

Welcome!

Welcome to our website! We are a newly formed club from a group of longtime friends. We have two informal nets daily. They start around 0700 and 1630 local time on the 147.105 repeater. Come join us. The first 5 minutes you are a guest, after that you are family and fair game! You can also join us via Echolink via KE4VXC.

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