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.
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. Croix County Government Center in Hudson, WI. For more information, please visit: http://www.stcroixaresraces.org/
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.
Chris AC9KH is selling his FT-757 GX Mark II. The 757 has MARS mod, PA deck mod so it runs 200 watts on SSB, and have the manuals and full schematic for it. $400.
A repeater is currently being programmed for Baribeau in Rice Lake and it will be installed as soon as it is ready to go, that frequency will be 443.825 + DCS 351. The Dallas 440 repeater is close to being ready to go online, one change to that repeater is that it will change from a PL tone to DCS 351. All the 440 repeaters in Barron County are going to run DCS 351.
This weekend is the ARRL International DX Contest, CW (Feb 20-21, 2016). For more on DX operations please visit http://www.ng3k.com/misc/adxo.html
Club Meeting Date:
April 7th at the Barron County Justice Center in Barron at 7PM.
Tri-County Repeater Association has a net that meets Thursday nights at 8:00 P.M. on the 145.470 repeater with a tone of 110.9.
Polk County Amateur Radio Association has their weekly net on Monday nights at 7PM on the Balsam Lake Repeater frequency of 147.195 + (110.9).
Red Cedar Repeater Association net is on Monday Nights at 6:30 pm on the 146.610 repeater with a tone of 110.9 located in Menomonie.
Burnett-Washburn Radio Association has a net that meets every Wednesday night at 8 PM on 3 linked repeaters.
They are located in Lampson, north of Spooner on the frequency of 146.655 MHz, Barronett on 147.045 MHz, and Siren on 146.625 MHz. n All use a PL tone of 110.9.
And that will do it for this weeks announcements if you have announcements you’d like to submit to us please head over to bcham.org and fill out our contact form and we will get them added.