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November 2020 Ham Chatter 11/3/20   1982 HC Archives

Very important coronavirus message from N4PVH 3/21/20

All in-person BARC meetings cancelled 3/21/20
Use Zoom for Meetings Link 

BARC & coronavirus  3/19/20

BARC Meeting Videos by Peter Van Houten, N4PVH

Info and links about W4AMC Facebook groups

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Amateur Radio Exams
To be determined

BARC News   6/2/20

Videos 5/15/19

Pictures 12/12/18

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Download BARC Event Checklist Form

Tarheel Antennas Instruction Manuals

Add County Lines to your Garmin Nuvi GPS

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Club Information

BARC General Information

BARC Meeting & Membership Info

BARC Officials   2020

Contact Information

BARC Dues  1/1/18

BARC Application Form  3/21/11

BARC Constitution  Amended 11/13/2018

MEMBERS ONLY Password required

BARC Roster


Amateur Radio Links  

Amateur Radio Equipment links

American Radio Relay League

ARRL NC Section - WA4AKB Editor

FCC ULS Register, Renew, Modify. FREE!

DX Activity - New DX Summit spots

Sunspot Activity

Realtime Lightning Detectors

Pitt County Repeater Association

Amateur Radio Licensing Help

Amateur Radio Practice Exam Sites

The Case for CW by K8SIW

Important notice to BARC members. If you are not getting BARC notices, it's because your email address is missing.  You are missing out on some BARC activities. Email: w4amc (at) qsl.net

Next Meeting - November 10 @ 7 PM. <On Zoom

The Brightleaf Amateur Radio Club will have its next meeting Tuesday, November 10 at 7 PM. The meeting will be on ZOOM. See front page article in the April, 2020 Ham Chatter for details on setting up and signing in. Contact Peter Van Houten, N4PVH, for details if you are having trouble setting up.
Program: "Overview of Elecraft Products" by Eric Swartz, Co-founder and COO of Elecraft.

Families and Guest are invited to attend.

Board Meeting - October 27, 2020
The next board meeting will be Tuesday, October 27, 2020 using Zoom.  All members invited

Club Activities

Emergency Preparedness

BARC Late Information and News

Skywarn Script - Active/Standby Mode 5/18/09

Ham Chatter Newsletter

Hurricane On-line Report Form NHC 

Ham Chatter Newsletter Archives 6/97 to 12/07

Emergency Radio - ARRL

Ham Chatter Newsletter Archives 12/08 to 5/15

Weather & Emergency Preparedness

Pictures/Video of BARC Activities

Preparing for a Tornado-1.pdf  5/5/14 

Club Members Home Pages

NERPC Report


Form ICS-213 - Use if activated 7/19/10

Area Nets

FEMA Independent Study Program - Course

BARC Ham of the Year awards list 12/15/18

Return Questionnaire  to KG4WEZ

Technician Class Training Guides

BARC-ARES 2018 Questionnaire

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SDR Videos - The basics.

BARC Event Checklist - Fill out and email to president @ w4amc.com

Tarheel Antennas Instruction Manuals

Amateur Radio Exams.  Cancelled until further notice.
Next date: To be determined.
Exams will be held at the ECU Greenville Center, Room 1200, 2200 Charles Blvd.  Enter the building on the side closest to Charles Blvd.  Inside go straight ahead and Room 1200 is at the end on the left, just ahead of the exit doors. (This building is just North of the State Employees’ Credit Union).  
Click here for Map.

Click here for details and REQUIREMENTS for paperwork to bring to the session 
or email Gary, KK4GC, at  ve @ w4amc.com. (remove spaces)
Study material at http://www.arrl.org/courses-training

Monday Nights at 8:00 PM on 147.69, or 145.35  Repeater - 131.8 Tone  

Thanks to our supporters

Monday & Monday, CPA's, PA  - K4ZYD

Marks Marine KD4MTT

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Any suggestions or corrections would be appreciated. Please email us at
w4amc @ qsl.net

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