2021 Field Day Information

The Barron County Amateur Radio Association will be holding Field Day on June 26th – 27th at the KC9JIK residence outside of Barron. The address is 994 9th Ave. The event starts at 1:00 pm and all are welcome to attend and operate. Talk in will be on the Barron repeater 146.715 – PL 110.9.…

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2021 CVARC Hamfest/Tailgater

The Chippewa Valley Amateur Radio club will be holding their Hamfest/Tailgater on July 17th, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. at the Eagles Banquet Center and Conference Hall in Chippewa Falls. Entry is $5.00 for all whether attending or selling and tailgate spaces or tables are $5.00 each. More information and directions are available…

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Joe KD9DFB

Joe Kasper KD9DFB SK

Club Secretary Joe Kasper KD9DFB passed away early Sunday morning as the result of an ATV accident in Polk County. Joe was one of BCARA’s original members and much of the set up and planning for Field Day was taken care of by Joe. If you attended Field Day Joe was always there operating digital…

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FCC

FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees

Amateur radio licensees would pay a $50 fee for each amateur radio license application if the FCC adopts rules it proposed this week. Included in the FCC’s fee proposal are applications for new licenses, renewal and upgrades to existing licenses, and vanity call sign requests. Excluded are applications for administrative updates, such as changes of…

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