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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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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 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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Winlink Tuesday

Winlink allies,   2 things:   1) Winlink local Earlier this week, a Winlink RMS node was successfully installed in East Columbia; it is now operational 24/7. This node is accessible on frequency 145.530 using callsign W1GTT-11 or W1GTT-6  as a digipeater relay station. This location will (hopefully) improve access for stations Northeast, East and Southeast of Columbia interested in making contacts using Winlink VARA FM …

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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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SKYWARN Meeting

Tonight, January 24, 2022, @ 8:30 pm is our next monthly SKYWARN Meeting. Everyone is welcome to join us. We will be meeting virtually on Google Meet and hope to see you there! Invite a friend! You are invited to a Meeting:  Midlands SKYWARN Monthly Meeting. January 24, 2022.  8:30pm-9pm. Click here to join: https://meet.google.com/kwc-usbc-psr

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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

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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