Arrowhead Radio Amateurs Club         

 

 

                              

                    WELCOME TO THE  ARROWHEAD RADIO AMATEURS CLUB HOME PAGE  WGKP

 

 

OUR AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS GROUP WAS FOUNDED OVER 85 YEARS AGO (Dec. 3, 1929) TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH AND ENJOYMENT OF

HAM RADIO IN THE NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN AREA.

 

 

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The A.R.A.C. handbook has been added to the web page. Go to the Forms and Preambles menu for your copy.  The copy of the handbook with new by-laws will be added as soon as it is available.

We are starting a new idea here on our website.  Go to the current information page, in the drop down menu, for more information on our newest idea Dr. ARAC.

ARAC HAM BREAKFAST is on Saturday August 29, 215 at 7:30-8:  A.M. at Chalet Restaurant.   The Chalet is on Highway 53 just past the Menard's store.  See you there.

The August newsletter is now on the web site.  Same place as always.  Thanks Diane and Jeff for the hard work.

Note that the September 1, 215 board meeting will be at Sammy's Pizza in West Duluth.  Eats 6: pm meeting at 6:3-7: pm.

Our September 10, 215 meeting will be held at the Copper Top Church.  We will start meeting at 7: pm.   Program to be announced. 

A new testing opportunity is scheduled, go to the drop down menu and look under testing for what is happening.

The Dakota Division of the ARRL American Radio Relay League has it's own webpage.  The URL is http://www.arrldakota.org/.  A lot of good information on all of the 3 Dakota Division Sections.  Check it out.

Check out the new Contest information in the drop down menu or just click on this link.  www.thearac.org/contest.htm

Interested in DX countries on the HF frequencies?  Then go to www.thearac.org/DX this week  for the latest DX information.

Additions have been made to the club history.  Take time and see some of the beginnings of our group.

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    Don't forget the Club picnic this Sunday August 2nd at the Lester Park pavilion on Lester River Road just above Superior Street on the left hand side.  Picnic starts at about 10 a.m. and goes until about 3 p.m. Lots of food, fun and a drawing for prizes.  If you want you can bring a dessert item for everyone to enjoy.  There will be brats, polish, hot dogs, chips, beans, water and pop provided by the club.  A real fun event.  Anyone interested in ham radio is invited so come and join in. ______________________________________________________

               

 

 

 

 

The next DCM radio club meeting for August will be on Tuesday the 4th.  Also on Sunday August 9, 2015 the DCM kids radio club will be holding a fox hunt at the Glensheen Mansion on London Road.  We will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot and will go from there.  The fox hunt is open to everyone interested so stop by and learn how to find a "fox".

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Arial Lift Bridge at the tip of Lake Superior

 

Do you want to listen to the Skywarn activations in our local area that provide NWS Duluth with severe weather information.  Just click on one of the links below to listen.  Thanks to Travus KB9JZF at discoverpc.NET for setting this up.

Listen to the 94 repeater-Download and Open

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  Events: 215

 

  Winter Field Day                      Jan 24-25        done

  Ice Station ZZL                        Feb 15             done

  Wolf Track Race                       Feb 22            done                

  ARAC Ham Fest                       May 02           done           

  Grandmas Marathon               June 20           done         

  Field Day                                  June 27-28       done       

  Water Safety Expo                    July 16            done              

  Voyager Trail Ultra                   July 25            done            

  ARAC Picnic                            Aug. 02            done         

  Superior Man Triathlon            Aug. 30                                  

  Superior Fall Trail                     Sept 11-12                

  NS Inline Marathon                  Sept 18 

   Fallfest 2015                                     Sept  26

  Wild Duluth Race                      Oct   17                         

   WI-Edmund Fitzgerald           ???????         

   Skywarn Recognition Day         Dec. 05 0000z - 2359z

 

 

 

 

Picnic 2015 at the Lester Park Pavilion

Tnx to WU1FGR and AAAW for pics

The grand prize winner of this years picnic raffle is Christina Mallozzi.