WATAUGA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Watauga Amateur Radio Club PO Box 2208 Boone, NC 28607
Club Repeaters:  Boone, NC  Rich Mountain WA4J     147.36  +600 KHZ 103.5 Hz tone   WA4NC  443.0375 +5.0 MHz   DMR Digital  Sugar Mountain WA4NC  442.0875  +5.0 MHz  DMR Digital  Beech Mountain WA4NC  444.5750   +5.0 MHz  151. 4 Tone
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Our club meets on the first Monday of the month.  If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be rescheduled. Our next meeting is Monday, May 7, at 6:00 pm. at the First Presbyterian Church in Boone.  If you want to get involved in Ham Radio in the High country, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO STOP BY. Directions: First Presbyterian Church address is 131 Big Valley Street off of Deerfield Road between the 3-way stop at one end of Bamboo Rd and the intersection of the other end of Bamboo Rd near the Blue Ridge Parkway access. Coming from town, access Deerfield Road and proceed past the golf course. Continue straight through the 3-way stop and Big Valley Street will be on the right. Park in upper lot and enter the church from the front doors under the portico. Folks who are mobility challenged can park in the slots around the circle. Questions? Call N4SCM  336-558-1833 or on Monday night talk-in 147.360 MH -------------------------------------------------------- WARC  SKYWARN NET FORMED WARC has completed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Blacksburg National Weather Service office authorizing the establishment of a Watauga County Skywarn net.  Click here for details on the Skywarn page -------------------------------------------------------- NEXT SKYWARN TRAINING NET IS SUNDAY, May 6 at 8:00 pm on the WA4J repeater. ------------------------------------------------------- Last updated April 30 at 4:00 pm. Please send suggestions and/or corrections  to Scott Douglass, k2sd@arrl.net
WARC MONTHLY COFFEE - JOIN US! We gather at 8:00 AM on the third  Monday of the month at Panera Bread in  the Boone Mall. No business is  conducted - just a chance to talk about  any and all topics related to Amateur  Radio. Everyone is welcome!   THE NEXT GATHERING:  Nay 21, 2018. ---------------------BREAKING NEWS------------------------------- The Watauga Amateur Radio Club will hold a General upgrade class  on the following Wednesdays (4/18, 4/25, 5/2, skipping 5/9, then 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/3, 6/13) from 6:30 – 9 pm. The class will be 8 weeks long and a test session is scheduled after completion of the last class. The class location is still being determined, however, it will be local in Boone, NC. There is no charge for the class, however, you must have a copy of “The ARRL General Class License Manual” 8th Edition. You may either purchase this book yourself or they will be available for purchase from the instructor on the first night of the class at the discounted price of $25.00. To register, or if you have any questions, please contact George Rosvally, NC4GR , via email at hamclass@p3hosting.com. Upon registration you will be provided with the location of the class and a map showing you available parking. Preregistration is required and only enough books will be purchased for those who let the instructor know that they need a copy of the book. This class is open to anyone, however, before you can take the General (element 3) exam you must either pass element 2 (Technician) or hold an Amateur Radio Operators license with Technician Privileges.