Skywarn Training

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting 2 Skywarn Classes that will be conducted by the National Weather Service in Chanhassen MN. When: May 2nd from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Where: EOC at the Barron County Justice Center. 1420 STH 25 N, Barron WI 54812 There is…

444.4500 Repeater On The Air

On a cold, snowy morning the 444.4500 repeater was moved to a new location east of Rice Lake and placed on the air. The repeater is a Motorola MSF5000 repeater with 80 watts coming out of the duplexer into a DB420B antenna at 1800 feet above sea level.  The repeater is analog only and requires…

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…

2016 Superior Hamfest

ARAC Hamfest

Saturday May 7th 2016

9:00 a.m.  –  2:00 p.m.

Admission: $7.00

 

HEAD OF THE LAKES FAIRGROUNDS – MULTI PURPOSE BUILDING

4700 South Tower Ave. (Wisconsin Hwy 35)

Superior, WI

For more information see the 2016 ARAC Hamfest Flyer or go to http://thearac.org/.

 

 

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…