FCARC 2018 VE Exam Dates

Jan
10

FCARC exams dates for 2018 are:
January 27, March 24, June 2, July 28, September 29, and November 4 at the FCARC Swapfest.

Exams are at the Fox Valley Technical College, room B142. Registration is from 8 to 9 am. See the January Exam Notice article on this website for details.

If you have questions concerning the FCARC exams please email me at rick@kosiorek.com.

Rick Kosiorek, W9RIC

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Next VE Session is January 27, 2018.

Jan
10

The next FCARC VE Exam will be Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, 54912-2277.
The room number is B142 and the closest entrance is door 12 located on the west side of the building. You can view a floor plan of the College at the following website.
http://www.fvtc.edu/appleton. Walk-ins are welcome. Registration is from 8 to 9 am. We only have the room until 11 am so we will not be able to accommodate late arrivals.

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Yaesu FTdx1200 for sale

Jan
10

Yaesu FTdx1200 HF/6M w/ FFT-1 digital module installed.
$900 obo.
call KC - KG9JP
602-999-7341

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More Radio Equipment for sale

Jan
09

Here is some more of the goods for sale from Tom - N4VK. If intd, call Tom directly at 715-333-8989

12 v 10a power supply $20
Icom IC-25AT HT $40
Asden 2m rig $10
frequency counter $20
Headphone/ Mic combo $5
400w inverter $20
TV antenna rotor $10
Compac computer $10

Thank you for helping a ham out.

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Radios and Equipment for Sale

Jan
09

Helping out a ham in the process of moving from Western Wisconsin to Appleton. Tom, N4VK can be reached at 715-333-8989, If you see anything of interest, give Tom a call.

Cushcraft 20-6 vertical $50
Yaesu FT897D $600
VSB Digital Interface $60
Icom IC-22 2m rig $100
Bencher CW paddles $100
MFJ 1074 coax switch $40
Diawa Power/SWR meter $50
low loss 50 ohm coax $.50 /ft
Rad Shack 50' coax $25 ea
Unique wire tuner $60
Calrad SWR meter $40
Monacor SWR meter $40
12v 6a power supply $10
more to fol..

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Membership Dues

Jan
07

It's that time of year again. Membership dues are now due. If you didn't pay before December 31st, your account is marked as expired.

Renewals are easy to do.

The price is $15 for regular memberships. $5 for additional family members living with you. $10 for retired memberships.

You can pay online from the FCARC home page. The button is in the left column. You may also pay at our meetings. You can also send us a check.

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W1AW to begin scheduled transmissions on 6 meters starting January 2, 2018

Dec
01

Beginning with the 9 AM EST fast code practice on Tuesday, January
2, 2018, W1AW will add 6 meters - specifically 50350 kHz - to its
regular CW code practice, and CW, digital and phone bulletin
transmission schedule.

Prior to late 1989, W1AW had a presence on 6 meters for all its CW
practice, and regular bulletins. Since that time however, the
station was absent on 6 meters, with the exception of regular
visitor operations and contests.

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Next VE Session is November 5, 2017 at the FCARC Swafest

Oct
30

The next FCARC VE Exam will be Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the FCARC Swapfest in the lower level of Monarch Gardens, 2311 W. Spencer St. Appleton. Walk-ins are welcome. Registration is from 9 to 10 am only! You must show a photo ID when you register for an exam.
If you will be upgrading it is important that you bring a paper copy of your current license. We can not provide copies for you!
Our VEC, the ARRL, sets the fee at $15 cash or check. Checks are to be made out to the ARRL VEC. A failed exam can be retaken, time permitting, but you will be charged another $15.

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Next VE Session is September 30, 2017.

Sep
25

The next FCARC VE Exam will be Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, 54912-2277.
The room number is B142 and the closest entrance is door 12 located on the west side of the building. You can view a floor plan of the College at the following website.
http://www.fvtc.edu/appleton. Walk-ins are welcome. Registration is from 8 to 9 am. We only have the room until 11 am so we will not be able to accommodate late arrivals.

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James Wierzba, WB9OJE - SK

Aug
29

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Jim Wierzba, WB9OJE.

James W. Wierzba, age 68, of Appleton, passed away on August 26, 2017. He was born July 30, 1949 in Milwaukee, son of the late Joe and Ceil (Borlik) Wierzba. Jim was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed Ham Radio and spending time “up north”. He was a friend of Bill W.

Jim is survived by his sister, Kathy (Tom) Wallace; niece Kristy (Jason) Kolpack; nephew Tom (Kristin) Wallace; and other relatives and friends.

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