Baribeau Implement Tower Damaged

In the morning hours on July 21st a thunderstorm went through the area south of Rice Lake causing damage to the tower that the antenna for the 443.8250 repeater was installed on.  High winds caused the tower to almost fold in half and the building at the base of the tower that contained the repeater…

443.6500 Repeater

443.6500 Repeater On The Air

On Friday, May 13th after several months of testing the 443.6500 BCARA repeater was finally taken to its new home northwest of Dallas.  Mike K9MLS and Paul KB9TYC were able to transport and install the equipment into the shelter after morning rain showers.  After clearing some brush from the site and a quick run into Barron…

Sawyer County Technician Class

Sawyer County ARES/RACES is holding a Technician License Class. The schedule is as follows: Friday, April 29th: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30th: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 1st: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. There will be breaks on Saturday and Sunday for lunch and supper. Testing will take place Sunday…

February 18th Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: March 5th 2016 | Saint Paul MN 55109-1577 Sponsor: St Paul Radio Club Location: Ramsey Co Library Maplewood Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) March 12th 2016 | Blaine MN 55449-8100 Sponsor: Anoka County Radio Club. Location: www.ci.blaine.mn.us/_docs/directions.pdf Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) St. Croix…

January 28th Net Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: 02/13/2016 | Blaine MN 55449-8100 Sponsor: Anoka County Radio Club. Location: www.ci.blaine.mn.us/_docs/directions.pdf Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) St. Croix Valley ARES/RACES groups will be hosting a ham-cram on March 11th, 12th and 13th. Their classes and VE testing will be held at the St.…

January 21st Net Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: None… Gear For Sale: Ed W9ABA is selling a Kenwood 180s it covers 160-10  meters. It comes with a 30 amp power supply, MFJ-925c versa tuner with manual, and Hand microphone. Asking  $250.00 Mario KD9MAR has a very nice Yaesu FT 857D for sale…

January 14th 2016 Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: 01/16/2016 | Cottage Grove MN 55016 Sponsor: SEMARC Location: Zion Lutheran church Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) 01/21/2016 | Duluth MN 55811 Sponsor: Arrowhead Radio Amt Club Location: Living Stone Fellowship Time: 5:30 PM (Walk-ins allowed) Those generals looking to go for extra now…