Digital Bulletin – 07-09-18

  • The second Tuesday workshop, tomorrow July 10th, will discuss the recent Field Day. Workshop starts at 1900L at the regular H.A.R.C. meeting place, 11th & E, Eureka.
  • The monthly EmComm meeting for July will discuss the upcomming EmComm drill. The meeting will take place at the regular H.A.R.C. meeting place on Thursday, July 19th, at 1900L.
  • Saturday morning, July 21st, will be an EmComm exercise to practice message handling. Details at the EmComm meeting.
  • There will not be a digital bulletin next Monday the 16th.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 07-02-18

  • The Humboldt Amateur Radio Club’s regular monthly meeting will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, July 3rd, at 1900L at the regular meeting place 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • The second Tuesday workshop, because of the expected light tournout of the H.A.R.C. monthly meeting, will discuss the recent Field Day and also sideband satellite operations.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 06-18-18

  • The H.A.R.C. Net on the 145.47 Mhz repeater has moved to Wednesday at 1900L instead of Thursdays.
  • Thursday the 21st., Fred Flores will present to the EmComm group an overview of the Incident Management System used nationwide. This will smooth the way for online courses.
  • Field Day is June 23rd and 24th. Antenna setup will start on the afternoon of Friday the 22nd. Contest operations start at 1100L on Saturday. Potluck dinner Saturday evening starting around 1800L. Breakdown will be Sunday at 1100L

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 06-11-18

  • NEW! The HARC repeater net has moved from Thursday nights to Wednesday nights at 7:00PM. This will put out new net time 1/2 ahead of the regular FWRA net so users should have less trouble with schedule conflicts! Hope to hear you on Wednesdays HARC net!
  • On June 12th, the Second Tuesday workshop will cover elogging software N3FJP and guy line knots. This will be at the H.A.R.C. meeting place at 1900L.
  • Tuesday, June 19th, the H.A.R.C. will meet at the regular meeting place to discuss and plan for the upcomming Field Day.
  • Thursday the 21st., Fred Flores will present to the EmComm group an overview of the Incident Management System used nationwide. This will smooth the way for online courses.
  • Field Day is June 23rd and 24th. Antenna setup will start on the afternoon of Friday the 22nd.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 06-04-18

  • The regular monthly meeting of the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club will be tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5th at 1900L, at the regular meeting place of 11th & E Streets, Eureka.
  • Saturday June 9th will be an pre-Field Day exercise putting up our military mast. We may meet in Blue Lake. Details will be announced.
  • Second Tuesday workshop will cover elogging software N3FJP and guy line knots.
  • Tuesday, June 19th, the H.A.R.C. will meet to discuss and plan for the upcomming Field Day.
  • Field Day is June 23rd and 24th. Antenna setup will start on the 22nd.
  • It is going to be a full month and more specific details will forthcoming.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

Digital Bulletin – 05-14-18

  • May 17th at 1900L is the monthly EmComm meeting. It will be held at the H.A.R.C. meeting place at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Tour of the Unknown Coast is Saturday, May 19th. VHF communicators needed.
  • The Pre-Kenetic Race meeting will be at the H.A.R.C. meeting place on Thursday, May 24th at 1900L.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship is May 26th through May 28th. VHF communicators needed.

Digital Bulletin – 05-07-18

  • Tuesday night, May 8 at 7PM local time, Carl, KM6LIQ, will do a presentaton on grounding. This workshop will be held at the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club meeting place, 406 11th Street (corner 11th and E – former Red Cross)
  • May 17th at 1900L is the EmComm meeting for May. It will be held at the H.A.R.C. meeting place at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Tour of the Unknown Coast is Saturday, May 19th. VHF communicators needed. Contact KE6HEC for information.
  • The Pre-Kenetic Race meeting will be at the H.A.R.C. meeting place on Thursday, May 24th at 1900L.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship is May 26th through May 28th. VHF communicators needed. Contact W6IES for information.
  • We need a NET Control operator for Monday 28th VHF Eureka Net. Contact Don, WA6NBG.

Digital Bulletin – 04-30-18

  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club’s monthly meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1st at 1900L at the regular meeting place, 11th & E sreets, Eureka.
  • Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators needed.
  • We need a NET Control operator for Monday, May 7th Eureka VHF Net.
  • May 17th at 1900L is the EmComm meeting for May. It will be held at the H.A.R.C. meeting place at 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Tour of the Unknown Coast is Saturday, May 19th. VHF communicators needed.
  • The Pre-Kenetic Race meeting will be at the H.A.R.C. meeting place on Thursday, May 24th at 1900L.
  • Kenetic Grand Championship is May 26th through May 28th. VHF communicators needed.
  • We need a NET Control operator for Monday 28th VHF Eureka Net.

 

  • This and following digital bulletins will be available via Packet at W6ZZK-1 145.05 MHz.
  • Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net via Packet to WA6NBG@W6ZZK-1 or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

The Kinetic Grand Championship

The Kinetic Grand Championship

Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday-Monday, May 26, 27 & 28.

We need hams for FM multi-frequency operation for all three days.

Complete Race info is at http://kineticgrandchampionship.com/.

Contact Peter W6IES@rrl.net.

Pre-Race Meeting Thursday, May 24 at 7 pm at Humboldt Amateur Radio Club in the Eureka Municipal Auditorium, 11th and E Streets (406 11th Street, Eureka, Ca 95501 (for those who like/need to use GPS).

Digital Bulletin – 04-23-18

  • Memorial ride for KF6AAR on Saturday April 28th at noon starting at Joe Costa Trucking yard in Arcata and going to Samoa Cookhouse. Contact NX6DX@att.net to reserve a spot at the Cookhouse lunch.
  • Humboldt County Amateur Radio Club’s monthly meeting is Tuesday, May 1st at 1900L at the regular meeting place, 11th & E sreets, Eureka
  • Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators needed.
  • Tour of the Unknown Coast is Saturday, May 19th. VHF communicators needed.

DIGITAL BULLETIN – 04-16-18

  • Saturday April 21 at 9:00am work party on the HARC trailers at Carl KN6LIQ’s house.
  • Far West Repeater Association Annual potluck brunch and swap meet will be Sunday, April 22nd, 1l00L at the Fortuna Fire Station.
  • Memorial ride for KF6AAR on Saturday April 28th at noon starting at Joe Costa Trucking yard in Arcata and going to Samoa Cookhouse. Contact NX6DX@att.net to reserve a spot at the Cookhouse lunch.
  • Next race event will be Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators will be needed.
  • ** Add-on ** EmComm On Air Meeting Thursday 04-19-18 @ 19:15L on FWRA Repeater Link

DIGITAL BULLETIN – 04-09-18

  • Second Tuesday Workshop for April will talk about Battery and charging technologies.
  • Far West Repeater Association Annual brunch and swap meet will be Sunday, April 22nd, 1l00L at the Fortuna Fire Station.
  • Memorial ride for KF6AAR on Saturday April 28th at noon starting at Joe Costa Trucking yard in Arcata and going to Samoa Cookhouse. Contact NX6DX@att.net to reserve a spot at the Cookhouse lunch.
  • Next race event will be Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators will be needed.

Digital Bulletin – 04-02-18

  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club regular monthly meeting is tomorrow, Tueday, April 3rd at the regular meeting place,11th & E streets, Eureka, at 1900L.
  • Second Tuesday Workshop for April will talk about Battery Technologies.
  • Next race event will be Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators will be needed.

Digital Bulletin – 03-26-18

  • Tsunami Communications Test, Wednesday March 28th from 1100L to 1200L. Expect activation of the emergency Alert System, TV and radio test messages, some tsunami sirens will be activated and may sound twice, Civil Air Patrol broadcasting audible messages from aircraft, NOAA weather radio test message, and Humboldt Alert users test notification.
  • Next Humboldt Amateur Radio Club meeting is April 3rd.
  • Second Tuesday Workshop for April will talk about batteries and charging systems.
  • Next race event will be Avenue of the Giants Marathon on Sunday May 6. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators will be needed.

 

Digital Bulletin – 03-19-18

  • Tsunami Communications Test, Wednesday March 28th from 1100L to 1200L. Expect activation of the Emergency Alert System, TV and radio test messages, some tsunami sirens will be activated and may sound twice, Civil Air Patrol broadcasting audible messages from aircraft, NOAA weather radio test message, and Humboldt
    Alert users test notification.
  • Next Humboldt Amateur Radio Club meeting is April 3rd.
  • Next race event will be Ave. of the Giants Marathon Sunday May 6th. First race starts at 0745L. VHF Communicators will be needed.

Digital Bulletin – 03-12-18

  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club’s Second Tuesday Workshop this month will talk about crossband repeating. The workshop is tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13th at 1900L at the regular H.A.R.C. meeting location, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • The EmComm group meeting this month will talk about forms usable in FLMSG. Meeting this month is Thursday, March 15th at 1900L in the regular H.A.R.C. meeting location, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club has started a net on the 145.47 repeater Thursday evenings at 1900L.

Digital Bulletin – 03-05-18

  • Foggy Bottoms run is Sunday, March 11th. 4 & 10 mile start at 12 noon & 2 mile at 2 pm. All races start/finish on Main Street at Ocean Avenue in Ferndale. VHF communicators are needed for this event.
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club’s regular monthly meeting for March is tomorrow, Tuesday, March 6th at 1900L at the meeting location 11th & E streets, Eureka. This meeting will include a swap meet.
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club’s Second Tuesday Workshop this month will talk about crossband repeating and phone patches. The workshop is Tuesday, March 13th at 1900L at the regular H.A.R.C. meeting location, 11th & E streets, Eureka.
  • Humboldt Amateur Radio Club has started a net on the 145.47 repeater Thursday evenings at 1900L.

FLMSG “Custom Form ICS217A”

I would like people to test FLMSG “Custom Form ICS217A”.

  • This is not a form that most would fill but, but I would use as general information for most to receive.
  • You must have it installed in the “Custom” folder  in the ~/.nbems folder hierarchy for FLMSG to integrate.
  • This is intended to be printed in landscape orientation.
  • More instructions for FLMSG are available at www.w1hkj.com/flmsg-help/

Download: FLMSG 217A Custom Form

Contact: Don Nelson

HAM RADIO LICENSING CLASSES BEGIN MARCH 12, 2018

The Humboldt Amateur Radio Club is offering a class to prepare students for the Federal Communication Commission’s Amateur Radio Technician license examination.

The Technician Class license is the entry-level license for Amateur Radio

The class is free of charge and open to all members of the community.

The class will be held in the HARC Meeting Room at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium, 406 11th Street, the corner of 11th and E Streets.

The class begins at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018.

The class will meet for 10 consecutive Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The class will introduce radio and electronic fundamentals, tips on operating station equipment, procedures for communicating with other Hams, license and operating regulations and radio safety.

Students are encouraged to purchase the textbook used for the Class. The book is The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) for $29.95 plus shipping.  To purchase the book, visit the following web site;

http://www.arrl.org/shop/Ham-Radio-License-Manual-3rd-Edition/

Following the class, students will be able to become licensed Amateur Radio operators after successfully passing the FCC license test scheduled on Saturday, May 19, in the Humboldt Bay Fire Training Room on 6th Street between C and D Streets in Eureka.

For more information on the class, contact Don Campbell, (707) 834-0042.