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Keep An Eye Out for RC Stolen Equipment

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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 »

QRZ Promotional HT for New Hams

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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 »

Chelsea Amateurs Present to the Cub Scouts

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 »

Chelsea ARC and Cub Scouts Pack 477

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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 »