Lawrence County Amateur Radio Club Inc.

“When All Else Fails”

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February 2018 Meeting Summary

2018 Winterfest was extensively discussed at the 5 February 2018 club meeting.

Preparations are complete for the best Winterfest we have ever hosted.  Everyone is excited and encouraging everyone to spread the word about our Winterfest.

AF5PD, Secretary

LCARC Winterfest 2018

Winterfest 2018 is almost upon us.  

It will be held Febuary 17.

Prizes given away will include:

Yaesu FT-450D HF Radio

Kenwood TM-281A 2m Mobile Radio

MFJ-4230 Power Supply

2x Baefong UV-5RHP
7-Watt 2m/440 Handhelds

as well as many other prizes!


Winterfest Information:

Dealers and Flea market sellers
can set up after 3 pm Feb. 16.
or at 6: am Feb 17.

Talk-in frequency:  147.045 (no tone)

Doors open to the public at 8:am.

(No one will be allowed in before doors open.)

Location: Hoxie Service Center
500 SW Lawrence Street
Hoxie, AR 72433

Website: http://www.w5wra.org
Sponsor: Lawrence County ARC
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.045

Public Contact: Glendal Floyd – W5WEC
104 North Larkspur Lane Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870-886-1360
w5wec@suddenlink.net

Hamfest chairman: Dale Stratton – K5ZXH
870-759- 2067
stratton_dale@yahoo.com
Call or email Dale to reserve tables.

January 2018 Meeting Summary

As one might expect, the main topic discussed at the 8 January 2018 club meeting was our 2018 Winterfest.

We have once again acquired the use of the Hoxie Service Center facilities for 17 February.

Thanks to the cooperation of our membership, most of the details are now in place for the best Winterfest ever, with several impressive radios and other items designated to be given away through the drawings.
The membership is encouraged to spread the word of our Winterfest.

The club welcomed our newest member, Royce Starling, KA5JRF, of Imboden,AR.

AF5PD, Secretary

LCARC Christmas Party 2017

November, 2017 Meeting Summary

We had a very productive meeting on 6 November 2017 at the club house.

Various subjects were discussed, including:

The EAPDD grant cancellation.
The need for a heaver power supply for the repeater site.
The club’s Christmas party
The club’s 2018 Winterfest

A lot of good ideas were exchanged on every subject. Various members presented new ideas aimed for the betterment of the club. All ideas were welcomed and discussed.

The club welcomed the following new members:

Milton Harbison – N5XNO
Tina Williams – KG5VIH
Don Ray – KG5VPY

The membership enjoyed coffee and fellowship previous to the meeting.

AF5PD, Secretary

Winterfest 2018

LCARC’s Winterfest 2018 is just around the corner.

It will be held Febuary 17.

Dealers and Flea market sellers
can set up after 3 pm Feb. 16.
or at 6: am Feb 17.

Doors open to the public at 8:am.

(No one will be allowed in before doors open.)

Location: Hoxie Service Center
500 SW Lawrence Street
Hoxie, AR 72433

Website: http://www.w5wra.org
Sponsor: Lawrence County ARC
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.045

Public Contact: Glendal Floyd – W5WEC
104 North Larkspur Lane Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Phone: 870-886-1360
w5wec@suddenlink.net

Hamfest chairman: Dale Stratton – K5ZXH
870-759- 2067
stratton_dale@yahoo.com
Call or email Dale to reserve tables.

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