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The Alamo Area Radio Organization (AARO) is a nonprofit Amateur Radio organization, club call sign AA5RO, dedicated to assisting the community through radio communications, and the enjoyment, appreciation, and the sharing of knowledge and advancement of Amateur Radio. The purpose of this site is to provide club news and messages from the AARO Board to club members, and to present information that might be useful to HAMs anywhere.

April 8th, 2020 AARO meeting details

As you know, there won’t be an April 8th AARO meeting at Mamacita’s because of the current health situation in our country.

SO….the idea has been proposed that the meeting be conducted “Over the Air”.

SO….be listening on the AARO 2 Meter repeater Wednesday, April 8 as Steve inaugurates the activities.

Airtime should be around 7PM.

If something changes, we’ll try to let you know.

Stay safe and healthy.

73’s

KD5ZSY

PS: If you haven’t paid dues yet, please do so.

 

Official ARRL Field Day Information

Open invite to children and Boy and Girl Scouts Troops.  Also, open to any adult interested in radio communication.  No skills or no license required.  Just an interest learning and possibly having some fun.  You will be able to operate the radios under the supervision of license operators and under Club band class license.

Field Day is an annual amateur radio exercise, widely sponsored by IARU regions and member organizations, encouraging emergency communications preparedness among amateur radio operators.

June 27 – 28, 2020

American Legion Post 300 3290 Grosenbacher Rd, San Antonio, Texas

Beginning at Noon (1800 UTC Saturday) and running through 6 PM (2059 UTC Sunday).  (Early arrival available for setup)

Talk in Frequency: FM Repeaters.

147.380 MHz (+ offset & 162.2 Hz PL tone)

443.875 MHz (+ offset & 162.2 Hz PL tone)

Committee Chairman:  Steve Troudt KE5WYV #210-415-4257

ARRL Rules click here