Jimmy Doolittle Special Event April 16, 2022

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Ham and Eggs January 15!

Thank you all who joined us for breakfast, we had another successful outing with 25+ amateur radio enthusiasts visiting us for fellowship and discussions. Remember to join us for the next Ham and Eggs Breakfast on the 3rd Saturday of each month.

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Winter Field Day 2022

Due to the current Covid surge, the Columbia Amateur Club is not planning for a group event. However, anyone interested in participating at an outdoor location is welcome to meet at Sesqui State Park camping site 69. You can set up a station and operate or just look at what others are doing. It will be more of a fun day than a typical WFD. For more information contact Jim Lathan W4JLP by email at W4JLP@arrl.net

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2022 Sandblast Rally

5 March 2022


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.

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Potential Winter Weather Event

With the potential for a winter weather event across parts of central South Carolina and east-central Georgia Saturday night and Sunday, please check the status of your personal preparedness and ham-related gear to ensure that you can access it if needed. Now is a good time to check batteries in radios, your radios are operational and you have plans in place to ensure your safety.

Stay safe…



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Our Very Own N4BQQ Receives ARRL Commendations For Exemplary Amateur Radio Operation

Mike, N4BQQ, Receives Commendations For Exemplary Amateur Radio Operation Swansea, South Carolina (for operation on the SC HF ARES Net) in the January 6th ARRL New Letter. Mike is a champion of our hobby and his great effort is recognized by many. Thank you N4BQQ for all that you do for the Club, the community, and the hobby! ARRL January Newsletter

For more information visit SC HF ARES Net.

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Jan 3 2022 CARC meeting will be on ZOOM ONLY.

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