Category: Press Release

2020 ARRL ONLINE AUCTION

The 2020 ARRL OnLine Auction will be held October 15th -22nd, 2020 with a preview that began October 8th. Don’t miss this opportunity to get in on the fun and bid on a variety of items at the 15th annual ARRL OnLine Auction to benefit ARRL educational programs. https://arrl.auctionanything.com/

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JOTA-JOTI 2020

Amateur Radio and Internet Scout Jamboree is 19-18 October. Read more here: https://mailchi.mp/scout/experience-jota-joti-2020?e=218a8ca184 http://www.arrl.org/jamboree-on-the-air-jota https://www.scouting.org/international/jota-joti/

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ARRL 2020 Simulated Emergency Test (SET) Scheduled for October 3 – 4 Weekend

“The 2020 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) will take place October 3 – 4. The annual, nationwide exercise provides ARES volunteers the chance to test personal emergency-operating skills and communication readiness in a simulated emergency deployment. ARRL is asking participants to adhere to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health department COVID-19 guidelines by …

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Hurricane Preparedness and HAM Radio

“A man walks into a bar and orders a Corona and 8 Hurricanes, The bartender says, “Yeah.. That’ll be 20.20!“ All kidding aside, 2020 has been an eventful year and it’s not over! As of the time of this posting, Tropical Storm “Beta” is bearing down on the Texas coastline. Forecasts have it developing into …

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FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees

“Amateur radio licensees would pay a $50 fee for each amateur radio license application if the FCC adopts rules it proposed this week. Included in the FCC’s fee proposal are applications for new licenses, renewal and upgrades to existing licenses, and vanity call sign requests. Excluded are applications for administrative updates, such as changes of …

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Your Field Day entry

If you would like to contribute to the BARC Field Day score, you can submit your home station results to the ARRL and specify “Bryan Amateur Radio Club” in the “Club or Group Name” field and the ARRL will add your score to the BARC score.  The online ARRL Field Day Entry is here:  https://field-day.arrl.org/fdentry.php …

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BARC activity poll

Please participate in a short poll regarding possible future activities for the Bryan Amateur Radio Club. There are eight choices https://doodle.com/poll/ti5enm6sz2wt8c3n Note that the Doodle site runs ads and they sometimes ads right in the middle of the poll items so, make sure you scroll down and see all eight choices!

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Need a new hobby?

Looking for new things to do while you’re isolated from the COVID-19 virus? See how others are staying in-contact using Amateur Radio. https://www.kbtx.com/video?vid=569267432 What is Amateur Radio? http://www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio How can you get your license? http://www.arrl.org/getting-licensed Now would be a great time to study the concepts and prepare for your own amateur radio license. Contact us: …

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Brazos County Public Health Emergency Order

http://www.brazoscountytx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3073

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Bryan MidTown Park Program Statement

https://docs.bryantx.gov/projects/regional-park/ProgramStatement.pdf

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