July 11th SCARC Meeting: Field Day Review

Our July program will be a review of SCARC’s recent Field Day activities. ***Note this meeting will be held on the second Thursday of July due to the Independence Day holiday***

NOTE: This meeting will be a "hybrid" meeting, with an in-person gathering in Grand Room 1 at Northcrest Community combined with an online meeting via Microsoft Teams.

Additional details about the Northcrest Community facility, including a map and entry instructions are available on the club's website here: Northcrest Information

2024 Field Day

The Story County Amateur Radio Club (SCARC) will participate in Field Day, an annual nation-wide amateur radio event, on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, 2024. We invite the public to join us from 2:00 to 6:00 PM on Saturday or 9:00 AM to noon on Sunday to learn more about amateur radio, emergency preparedness, and the club’s public service activities. We will be located near the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine in Ames at the intersection of South 16th Street and South Riverside Drive near University Avenue.

June 6: "Hamvention vs Hamcation"

SCARC Vice-President Pat Rundall N0HR will deliver a presentation titled "HamCation vs Hamvention"

Pat's presentation will focus on pictures he’s taken at the 2024 HamCation and recent Hamventions, including details on history, what to expect if you're going there (flea market, vendors, forums, product reveals), and other major ham convention opportunities (Huntsville, Pacificon, Friedrichshafen).

Time: 7 pm presentation, business meeting to follow.