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.
One of our very own, Wesley Cardone (N8QM), has written an article that is published in this month’s QEX magazine. The article features the DC characterization of the diode for computer simulation. The magazine should have arrived at your doorstep in the last couple of days. Click here or the photo above to read all about it.
We need not say much regarding 10G compared to 5G once it is realized that the hand is quicker than the eye. What does the “G” stand for in 5G and 10G? We all probably know that it stands for “generation” and thus there was 4G, 2G, and the list goes on. Isn’t it therefore reasonable to think that the… Read more »
Submitted by Mike (KD8IMZ) is a photograph of recognition of “Amateur Radio Week” by the state of Michigan for the year 2017. As far as we can tell, this recognition was in response to a request by Ralph Katz (AA8RK) in his capacity as ARRL information officer for our district.
Dale Cole (K8TS) of (also for reference) the Jackson Cascades Amateur Radio Society has offered some tips on how to determine when to work a DX station such as the Bouvet operation. Go to: DXsummit.fi and open the site: As I look at the chart, 30 meters looks best between 1400 and 0100z, 17 meters between 0200 and 1300z with… Read more »
An RC club in Highland, Michigan (north of Milford) was victimized by a robbery. The crooks got 4 solar panels that were 60×40″, 4 large lead-acid batteries, and an EDECOA 2kW inverter. The inverter is green aluminum looking like a pine tree. Keep your eye peeled for these items. Items like these are likely to come across the path of… Read more »
The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club was honored to work with the Chelsea Police Department and Department of Public Works in traffic management for the 2022 Chelsea Light Parade. See also here. Christmas Parade | Chelsea, AL (cityofchelsea.com)
QRZ.com is offering a promotion for a 2-meter handheld, programming software, and programming cable for under $60. This is a special program to get new hams started and is sponsored by QRZ.com and GigaParts. This is applicable for hams who recently obtained their amateur radio license. It is currently running until December 31 with over 2,000 units having gone out… Read more »
On October 15 of 2022, the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (CARC) gave a presentation to the Dexter Cub Scout Pack 477. The event started with a brief explanation by CARC President James Grissom (WD8RFW) of the fundamental concepts of amateur radio and how it serves the community. As part of Jim’s presentation, he explained how amateurs use phonetics to facilitate… Read more »
The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will be giving a ham radio presentation to the Dexter Cub Scouts, Pack 477, on Saturday, October 15th at Hudson Mills Metropark on North Territorial Rd near Huron River Drive. At roughly 2 PM, we will explain ham radio to the Cubs and how they can get an Amateur Radio Operator’s license. Part of our presentation… Read more »