Joe Burkhead KE8MKR, gave a presentation on Radio Orienteering aka Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) aka fox hunting. This is an “on foot” competition for transmitter hunting. “Fox Oring” is a variation of the sport of Amateur Radio Direction Finding and is a timed race in which individual competitors use a topographic map and a magnetic compass to navigate through diverse, wooded… Read more »
Scott attended the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, and told us a little more about himself and why he is running for the Great Lakes Division Director position. Read on to learn more about him and his goals for the ARRL. Good luck Scott! 73 Prior to retirement, I served as a Senior Staff member… Read more »
Pre-registration required. Joe Burkhead, KE8MKR, ARRL ARDF Committee, email@example.com, (734) 433-6824 SPECIAL NOTE: Joe will be speaking to the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (by video conference) on this topic Tuesday, September 12th at 7PM. See this link to login. Hello fellow MI Foxhunters! Are you ready for beautiful fall colors day in the park hunting down 15 transmitters!!? If so… Read more »
The July club meeting presentation will be given by Wes Cardone (N8QM) on Resonance. The presentation will be in the simplest terms. This means it may bore you to death but too bad. The initiated in electronics will love it.
Wes Cardone (N8QM) will be presenting about the dipole antenna in tonight’s meeting. See the handout below for downloading.
The Chelsea repeater (WD8IEL), since this trustee assumed its maintenance responsibilities in 2022, has demonstrated an attribute of performance suggesting desensitization. That is, the background RF noise has a magnitude greater than the receiver’s sensitivity. The effect is that the repeater can be heard at a much greater distance than it can be worked. BACKGROUND ELECTRO-MAGNETIC FIELD QUANTIFIED The collective… Read more »
Have you tried to look up somebody’s amateur call information lately? Have you run into a brick wall? You are not alone. The ARRL is reporting that an email was sent by the FCC to all VECs informing them of some problems with processing new applications for amateur radio licenses. The natural question to ask is what was the last… Read more »
Wes Cardone gave a presentation of his QEX article at the 2023 annual Chelsea Amateur Radio Club Hamfest Swapmeet. Click here to see the PDF document from the presentation.
The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club traditionally officiates at the Manchester Canoe Race each Spring along the River Raisin. This year was no exception. See below for the photographs.
Flyer and 2023 CARC Swap Meet Table Reservation Form for the 2023 Chelsea Amateur Radio “Swap n’ Shop” and Electronics Fair Indoor Spaces w/one table $20 — Outdoor Spaces $10 Extra table $10 — Admission $5 per person (children under 18 are FREE) See the web page on this site.