The January 2018 OPARC meeting will be held on Thursday, January 18 at 7:30 pm. We will be meeting at the Orange Park High School Adult Education Buildings. (Building #16) You will not want to miss this meeting. Clay County ARES AEC, … Continue reading
Jim, W6LG shows how he recently used 2 off the shelf coax switches to connect 2 antennas to his transceiver at the same time. This simple solution replaced a box with vacuum relays, a control box and control cable.
Don’t forget to bring a Toy to the Toys for Tots Drive to the November OPARC meeting. We are looking for toys for 10 to 14 year old boys or girls. The toy should be new and unwrapped.
07/25/2017 ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, is calling on League members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017, S. 1534. ARRL has opened a RallyCongress page to simplify the task. “[W]e are at … Continue reading
(from Florida Skip Magazine – 1959) Have you ever wondered why radio amateurs are called “HAMS?” Well, it goes like this: The word “HAM” as applied to 1908 was the station CALL of the first amateur wireless stations operated by … Continue reading
Field Day is almost here, and it is time to start preparing! Click here to see the current Field Day Schedule. We have set up an online sign-up sheet so that you can let us know how you plan to … Continue reading
I would like to thank everyone for supporting the OPARC Club Project. We have already received feedback on ways to improve. one of these ideas is that if we send out volunteers teams to an area that is questionable due to … Continue reading
With a whopping 31,000+ listings, the new ARRL Repeater Directory® is the most complete printed directory of on-the-air repeaters ever! The 2017-2018 edition (46th edition) has 10,000 more listings than the previous edition, covering repeater systems throughout the US and … Continue reading
The 15th Jacksonville Radio FREE Flea is Saturday, March 25th in the big parking lot at Terry Parker Baptist Church at 7024 Merrill Rd. near Townsend Blvd. in Arlington. The fun starts at sunrise, around 7AM, and continues until noon. … Continue reading
“Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about Stealth Antennas, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with … Continue reading