CURRENT EVENTS (updated 12-31-218)

Dont forget our monthly meetings held at the the First United Methodist (Copper Top) Church the Second Thursday of each month.  Time is 7: p.m..   Board meetings are the first Tuesday of the month and this months meeting will be at SAMMY'S PIZZA  in West Duluth.  Eat at 6:-6:3 and the meeting is at 6:3-7:.


The January 1, 219 ARAC board meeting will be held one hour before the regular meeting at the copper top church.


Our January 1, 219 meeting will be held at the Copper Top Church.  We will start the meeting  at 6: pm.   The program will be Yaesu Fusion Systems.


The December 218 meeting minutes are posted in the newsletter this month.    Go to the monthly "Minutes" in the drop down menu. 


THE DISCHARGE IS HERE!!!!! The January 219 Discharge  is now available on the website.  


Take some time and go to our club history page and look at the added history. 


Want to keep up with the folks at Lake County RACES/ARES?  Go to  and you will be able to keep up to date.


THIS IS A NEWS FLASH!!!!!  Our January  26, 219 Saturday club breakfast will be held at the Chalet Restaurant on Miller Trunk Highway.  Time is 7:-7:3 a.m.  The Chalet is just West of Menard's on Highway 53 on the same side. 


For those that are interested we have posted the list of past W9IBM award winners.  Go to W9IBM  and view the past winners.


Swapfest 218 flyers are on the website.  Start spreading the word and print and post flyers for our event on Saturday May 5, 218 at the Fairgrounds in Superior. 


Do you have the desire to get on the air and contest?  Well go to for a list of current 218 contests.  Try it you might like it.


As of the January 211 ARAC club meeting it was requested that a way to submit requests, program suggestions, and technical questions be created.  So Dr. ARAC is now a part of our web page and is looking forward to your input.  Please send an email to  and your request or other queries will be addressed. 

Garry WELH has created the WGKP reflector for all of our members to subscribe to.  Talk to Garry and he will gladly explain how to get on this list.  It is an excellent way to stay in touch about Club happenings.


IT IS HERE!!!!!  The A.R.A.C. handbook is now on the web page.  Go to the Forms and Net preambles menu for the link.  The new by-laws changes will be incorporated into a new version of the Handbook and will be posted here on the site as soon as they are made available.

Check out the For Sale menu!  This could be a way for you to get rid of that valuable but unwanted piece of ham equipment.  We have also added a wanted to the site too.   


If we have a new testing session scheduled you can go to the test session page for all the information.


Please check out our History web page, or CLICK HERE  for some very interesting pictures of olden days, olden people, and olden equipment.   Big thanks to Keith Granholm for sharing the photos. 


Check this out!!!!! Lloyd KCSJB recently received a newsletter from the Amateur Radio club in his wifes home town in England.   Click on this link, dxnewsletter  to look at it. 


Field Day pictures are here.  We will add more as they come in.  Enjoy them and thank you to all that donated them.


A chart of the new frequency allocations that will become effective on December 15, 2006 at 12:01 a.m. are now here on the web site.

Click on this link   "BANDPLAN"  to see the chart.


Click on here This months calendar and view the current months activities and net control operators duties.  

Click on here Next month's calendar and view the next months activities and net control operator duties.  These are PDF files.


Check out the new "FOR SALE" link here or on the web page.  We have new items listed for sale.  If you have a item for sale please send email and I will list it on the site.   Emails go to  This is the best way to get them to me.


THIS IS A NEWS FLASH!!!!!    I am looking for input for our website.  Are there items you would like to see added?  Places of interest?  Information?  Either upload me the file or email with the information.  (Webmaster) Emails to


Do you want a nice Morse code learning tool!!!!!   Go to  and follow the instructions.  This is a great tool. 


The next meeting of the Douglas County R.A.C.E.S./A.R.E.S. is on Monday January 14, 219 at the EOC in Superior 7: p.m.    If you are interested stop in and check it out. 


The next meeting of the Lake County R.A.C.E.S./A.R.E.S. is on Wednesday January 9, 219 at the fire hall in Two Harbors at 6: pm.  If you are interested stop in and check it out. 


The Central Carlton County R.A.C.E.S./A.R.E.S. group is looking for members.  Next meeting will be Thursday January 24, 219 at 6: pm.  The January site is at the EOC in Carlton.   Come join the group if interested

Here is the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehensions rule on mobile radios and scanners in our vehicles.  Make a copy and carry it in your vehicle.  <<<Click here>>>