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Next Meeting - March 8, 2016
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Jerry Jackson, WNCT

The Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club will have its next meeting on Tuesday, March 8, at VFW Post Home 7032 on 1108 Mumford Road in Greenville.  The program will be by Chief Meteorologist for WNCT, Jerry Jackson.  
All members. families and guests are invited to attend. 

 VFW Post 7032 Map & Pictures 

Board Meeting
The next board meeting will be Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30 PM at the Offices of Monday & Monday, (CPA), Suite D, East Victoria Court. 
All members invited. 

Club Activities

Emergency Preparedness

BARC Late Information and News Pitt County ARES
Ham Chatter Newsletter Pitt County ARES Application 2/6/09
Ham Chatter Newsletter Archives 6/97 to 12/07 Pitt County ARES Net Script 3/2/10

Pictures/Video of BARC Activities

Skywarn Script - Active/Standby Mode 5/18/09
BARC Ham of the Year awards list 12/10/15 Hurricane On-line Report Form NHC 
Club Members Home Pages Emergency Radio
BARC VE Exams Weather & Emergency Preparedness
Area Nets FEMA Independent Study Program - Course
Preparing for a Tornado-1.pdf  5/5/14 
Technician Class Training Guides NERPC Report
Click here or on BARC logo above for hi-res image Form ICS-213 - Use if activated 7/19/10
Family Emergency Plan  BE PREPARED
Tarheel Antennas Instruction Manuals
Amateur Radio Exams Tuesday, February 16, 2016. 
Exams will be held at VFW Post 7032 on 1108 Mumford Road in Greenville.   Exams will start promptly at 6:30 PM.  VFW Post 7032 Map & Pictures.
Click here for details and REQUIREMENTS for paperwork to bring to the session 
or email KB5B at 07jkrubi @ gmail.com(remove spaces)
Study material at http://www.arrl.org/courses-training

Monday Nights at 8:00 PM 147.09 W4GDF Repeater - 131.8 Tone
Net Control Station Format updated 8/28/13

NCQSO_2016qsl-3.JPG (15533 bytes)The North Carolina QSO Party will operate from 1500 UTC February 28, 2016 to 0059 UTC February 29, 2016. (10 AM to 8 PM EST on February 28, 2016).  More at <http://www.rars.org/ncqsoparty/>.
There will be a new bonus station, W1VOA, The Voice of America.  The Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club will be set up at the Site "C" Receiving station in Pitt county.  Who wouldn't want to use those antennas!
The QSL card features some of the antenna field at the Site "B" Transmitting station still in operation today.  Nine shortwave transmitters, ranging from 50 to 500KW, are output to a switching matrix to some 38 antennas on a 2715 acre site.  Click on the picture for a larger view.  


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