THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING

Now that we are into November it is time to get ready for the annual Ham Radio Holiday Party!

WHEN: Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: River Ridge Golf Course, Jewett City, CT

COST: $25 per person by December 11, 2018

MORE INFO: For payment info and menu, visit:

http://www.tricityarc.com

 

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HEATING UP

Since the weather decided to heat back up, so will the announcements!

#5 – Just a quick note that we are back on the Groton 146.67 repeater as the primary.

#6 – Do not forget about the TIPS Net – every Wednesday at 7PM on the 147.06 repeater! There have been a lot of very interesting and helpful discussions.

#7 – The weekly casual Ham Breakfast on the weekends has been scheduled!

Starting Saturday, September 8, 2018
From 9 – 11 AM
At the Uncasville Diner
884 Norwich New London Tpke Uncasville, CT 06382

COOL DOWN

As the weather begins to cool down….. *cough*….. I said COOL DOWN……. AHEM…..

Well anyways here are some quick updates:

#1 Work is going to be done on the Waterford repeater so keep the Groton repeater on your mind if you dont hear us!

#2 There is a Technician class scheduled for this fall.

Wednesdays, Sept 12- Nov 14 (~10 weeks)
6-9 pm @ Groton Senior Center
Age: 14 and older

#3 Tri-City Auction is also coming up fast:

Saturday, October 27 2018. More details to follow!

#4 If you like food do not forget about the Traffic Handlers Breakfast

Saturday, September 1 at 10 AM

Paradise Pizza in New Brittain, CT

www.paradisepizzarestaurant.com/

Please let Mike (W1MCT) know if you are attending.

JUNE REMINDERS

Sorry for the late posting of this, but…. *deep breath*

JUNE 7 UPDATE: HE Net will now be on 97 as the primary and 67 as the backup.

When work or other conditions affect the 97 repeater to the point where it cannot be used, we will switch back to 67.

June 1 (Friday) Evening – Twilight Trail Run. Contact N1CLV for info using his call at MAC.COM. Or just stop by and check out the run itself!

Link: http://www.twilighttrailrun.com/

June 2-3 – Museum Ships Weekend – Technically starts Friday evening (0000 Zulu Time). Check out N1S at the USS Nautilus Museum next to the Sub Base.

Link: http://www.nj2bb.org/museum/index.html

June 2 10AM – SKYWARN class in Salem, CT – Be sure to register below!

Link: https://www.weather.gov/okx/skywarntraining

June 10 – Mystic Triathalon – Contact N1CLV if you can help out.

June 23-24 – FIELD DAY! 

Waterford – Tri City Amateur Radio Club at Jordan Greene Park

REMINDERS: The TIPS Net is back in action. Join them on the 147.06 repeater in Salem on Wednesday evenings (June 6, 13, 20, 27)  at 7PM. The current backup for the net is the Waterford repeater 146.97.

Also, don’t forget the ARES REGION 4 DMR net happening the first Wednesday of the month (June 6) at 8:30PM local on the ARES DMR network talkgroup TAC 4.

TIPS NET

WHAT: The Training Information and Public Service (TIPS) Net

WHO: The Tri-City Amateur Radio Club invites all amateurs

WHERE: 147.060 repeater in Salem (positive input with 156.7Hz tone)

WHEN: Every Wednesday starting May 23, 2018

WHY: This will be a net where amateur radio related questions may be asked, and will be especially suitable for those new to the hobby. Any questions people would like to submit in advance should be either emailed to tricityarc@gmail.com or mailed to Tri-City ARC, PO Box 552, Groton CT 06340.

 

Thanks to Tim for the above information!

 

MUSEUM SHIPS

After watching all (well, a good chunk at least) of the equipment changing hands at the RASON auction this weekend it got my brain into Ham Radio Mode and I couldn’t help but think:

It’s getting warmer… that means…. Museum Ships Weekend is quickly approaching!

June 2 & 3rd, 2018

This fun communication event (not a contest!) includes ships and operators from around the world!

More info on the NJ2BB website: http://www.nj2bb.org/museum/