Category: Press Release

BARC Club meeting this Saturday.

https://goo.gl/maps/B7keq1AB4GYmLp3G7 4244 Boonville RD, Bryan, Texas.

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Paul’s notes about Raspberry Pi Applications

Pi-Hole: A small computer to block web advertisements on your home network. APRS I-Gate: Program your Raspberry Pi to transfer APRS packets from your to/from your radio and the Internet. GQRX: A small computer host for your USB software-defined receiver. Requirements Pi Pi-ZEROW: A single-core machine for simple things like Pi-Hole. Often available for $5 …

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Bryan Amateur Radio Club Dinner Social

If you can make it to our dinner social this week, we’d love to see you there. Time:  18:30  This Thursday 26 September. Place:  J. Cody’s Steaks & Barbeque

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Amateur Radio Equipment Resources

Where to buy amateur radio equipment and supplies? Ham Radio Outlet One of their 13 stores is in Plano, TX Universal Radio GigaParts Main Trading Company Texas Towers They also have a location in Plano, TX The Wireman RadioShack ISP Supplies (Not amateur radio but, they have a lot of tower, mast and antenna hardware. …

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Resources regarding stealth antennas.

Coupled Resonator antenna:  QST, June, 2017 Coaxial trap dipole antenna:  http://degood.org/coaxtrap/ Buddipole Antennas:  http://www.buddipole.com/ Open-Stub J-pole: http://www.arrowantennas.com/osj/j-pole.html Pipetenna:  https://shop.heathkit.com/shop/product/vhf-uhf-stealth-antenna-kit-amateur-radio-2m-440-an-p2l-pipetennatm-10?category=30 Tree Antenna, QST, November, 1995 Flagpole antenna:  https://zerofive-antennas.com/productdisplay/30-foot-10-80-meter-high-performance-commercial-duty-flagpole-antenna N6CC stealth antennas:  http://www.n6cc.com/tactical-antenna-systems# Slot antenna:  http://w6nbc.com/articles/2016-03QSTdishslot.pdf MFJ Magnetic Loop HF Antennas by Dave Land, KD5FX:  http://www.bvarc.org/pdf/HF_Antennas_by_KD5FX.pdf

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August club meeting

Thanks to everyone who came out for our August meeting. Good attendance and lots of participation. The VE team was present beforehand to administer tests. I believe there was 100% pass rate consisting of two new Technicians, two Generals and, one Extra. We also recognized our outgoing club secretary, Matthew Barry. Matt has provided outstanding …

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DMR Guide

For those of you who are interested in DMR amateur radio, here’s the latest edition of the Amateur Radio Guide to Digital Mobile Radio.

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Field Day 2019!

Field Day is this Weekend! You won’t want to miss the fun: If you’d like to help with Field Day setup this Saturday, start time is at 08:00 CDT at Brian Bachmann Park. Radio operations start at 13:00 CDT. You can let us know when you can be there to make contacts for the event …

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Location for next meeting:

Heart of Texas Red Cross  4244 Boonville RD, Bryan, TX

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April, 2019 Radio-in-the-Park

If you weren’t able to attend our recent Radio-in-the-Park event, we missed you! Lots of fun and good attendance. Several brought HF radios and I had a DMR mobile radio there. There were two hidden transmitters on two meters that provided a modest challenge to those interest in a “fox hunt.” We saw some unique …

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