Field Day June 22-23

The Lincoln Amateur Radio Club will operate its official Field Day deployment from 1:00 pm Saturday, June 22, until 1:00 pm Sunday, June 23, at Mahoney Park in Lincoln, 70th and Fremont Streets. Contesting will be conducted on 6, 15, 20, 40, and 80-meter voice, and Morse Code (CW).

VE testing session will be held at 2:00 pm. Check in at the north picnic shelter.

The LARC picnic will be held at the north picnic shelter on Saturday at 6:00 pm. In Ham tradition, check-in is at 5:30 pm. The club will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and drink. Members are asked to bring a salad, vegetable, or dessert to share. At 8:00 pm, enjoy cool slices of watermelon at the shelter.

The GOTA (Get On The Air) station will also be open and operating for 24 hours. GOTA coaches invite you and your family to stop by and try your “voice” on high-frequency (HF) bands as well as 2 meters.

June Club Meeting

The May club meeting is June 12 at 19:30. We will meet at LI-COR (4647 Superior Street) – located near the intersection of Superior Street and North 48th Street.

DMR Radio

The June club meeting is all about DMR: what it is, how it works, Ham-friendly dealers, networks, websites, and more.

George Bellairs, KBØZZT, president of the Bellevue Amateur Radio Club, Nebraska Section Official Observer, and Bellevue Police Department VIPER Unit Coordinator will fill us in on DMR and why you should get in on this new way to operate.

July VE Date

Due to the holiday on July 4, the VE exam date has been moved to July 11.

Date: July 11
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Virginia’s Cafe, 3820 Cornhusker Hwy

Summer Technician Class

The LARC is offering our FREE Technician License Class, beginning Sunday, July 7 at 1:00 PM at Union College Krueger Center Room 130! The class will run for approximately six weeks on Sunday afternoons.

We highly recommend buying the ARRL’s Technician Class License Manual *FOURTH* Edition. It is available from the ARRL at…/ARRL-Ham-Radio-License-Manual-4th-Ed… it can also be found on Amazon.

For more information, you can email