Winter Field Day

Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) is a dedicated group of Amateur Radio Operators who believe that emergency communications in a winter environment are just as important as the preparations and practice that are done each summer but with some additional unique operational concerns. ​ We believe, as do the ARES & RACES organizations, that maintaining your …

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SC ARES Net – Statewide (VHF & UHF)

Repeater Frequencies, PL and Node Node # Location Repeater Output Frequency (MHz) Repeater Input Frequency (MHz) CTCSS 30 Conway 146.715 146.115 162.2 31 Charleston-Awendaw 146.760 146.160 123.0 32 Columbia 146.715 146.115 91.5 33 Charleston-Wallace 147.105 147.705 123.0 34 Whitehall 146.715 146.115 123.0 35 Florence 146.685 146.085 91.5 37 Greenville-Paris Mountain 145.370 144.770 123.0 38 Edgefield …

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SC Statewide HF ARES Net

The South Carolina Statewide ARES HF Net provides another communications path in a time of emergency.  While subject to the vagaries of HF propagation, it is often available when other systems are not.  A training net is currently held weekly on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM local time on 3.990 MHz (+/-) LSB.  All licensed hams with …

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Central SC CARC Simplex Net on Frequency 146.400

So, just what is simplex? When we use the term simplex, we’re talking about radio to radio communication directly, without using a repeater. Why should we care about simplex? We know there is always the possibility of an emergency which can make normal communication systems inoperable. This might include telephone, internet, and local VHF/UHF repeaters. Similarly, such …

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Columbia Amateur Radio Club Monthly Meeting

ETV Building 1101 George Rogers Blvd, COLUMBIA, SC

Columbia Amateur Radio Club monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, 7 pm at the ETV building on George Rogers Blvd, next to the football stadium. 1101 George Rogers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201

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Ham and Eggs

Golden Corral #812 5300 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC

Join us for breakfast! Starting November 20th, and then every 3rd Saturday of the months following, local friends and HAMS will meet for breakfast and fellowship. Meet with Friends, find an Elmer, ask questions, share your experiences, or discuss your next outing over breakfast.  We will be meeting on November 20th at 9:00 am at the Golden …

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SC QSO Party

2022 South Carolina QSO Party starts at 1500z February 26th ends at 0159z February 27th 2021 RESULTS POSTED THE CAROLINA WEEKEND February 26 -27 SCQP on Saturday NCQP on Sunday There’s no better QSO Party Weekend! IMPORTANT OPERATING NOTE – CW STATIONS GO ‘LOWER’ AT 1800Z The NAQP RTTY contest runs from 1800z  on Saturday …

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Sandblast Rally

http://www.sandblastrally.com/ The annual Sandblast Rally will be on 5 March 2022 in Cheraw SC. The event is literally all day; meet up for assignments at 06:30 and the final stage of the race doesn’t normally end until after 4 or 5 PM. It’s a great ham volunteer event. The race organizer is a ham and …

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