Category Archives: News

News of the club, of Ham Radio, and other relevant topics.

Antiques’ Night Part Two – “The Twoer” Presented by Gene, WO2W

Gene Ottenheimer, WO2W, Life Member of FairLawnARC.org and one of the Five Founders of B.A.R.A, gave a presentation on the “TWOER” at the Senior Center for Antiques’ Night 2019. The “Twoer” is representative of some ’60s Ham Technology – yes, … Continue reading

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Antiques’ Night ’19 – Continues, Part One *B* – The CW QSOs!!!

This is the follow up section on FLARC’s Antiques’ Night 2019, chronologically it was preceded by The Nutshell History on Amateur Radio to Current – MC’d by Jim Joyce, K2ZO. This video explores the inherent difficulties of making QSOs in … Continue reading

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A Response to our Latest Posting – Sunspots W3LPL

Great presentation thanks, but please get a mic mixer and mute everyone’s mic except the presenter’s while he’s talking – James Bowie @James I agree. This was 2 years ago, I was not the videographer, and the Club doesn’t pay … Continue reading

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W3LPL Solar Video of 2017 – Redux & Enhanced

W3LPL, Frank Donovan, gave us a great presentation and this is a small segment of it. This one is Part One on Solar Weather Sun Spots, etc. W2NZ, formerly N2DI, did not shoot the original video, Joe Savatski (No Callsign) … Continue reading

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Antiques’ Night 2019 – OUT NOW!

A bit of Ham Radio history by K2ZO, some classic 1960’s Receivers and Transmitters, QRP, AM, Phone. Operations by W2AAB and WA2BYX, equipment refurbished by our inimitable WI2W! Continue reading

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Are we ready for something like this?

Amateur radio prides itself on helping during emergencies … Larry WA2ALY sent along these links … we should look at these conditions and ask …  am I ready to do support work in these conditions? https://www.cbsnews.com/live-news/hurricane-dorian-update-bahamas-damage-florida-landfall-latest-track-path-models-forecast-2019-09-04/ https://www.cbsnews.com/video/neighborhoods-flattened-homes-shredded-in-the-bahamas-after-hurricane-dorian/  

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Dr. Alan Katz K2UYH on EME on the Simple and Cheap

Dr. Alan Katz gives an in depth Presentation on achieving contacts using or re-purposing discarded TV Satellite Dishes and simple Yagis via #EME or Moon Bounce via CW, Phone and the new OpenSource digital modes of  Dr. Joe Taylor, #K1JT, #WSPR … Continue reading

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