OARS, the Olympia Amateur Radio Society, is an ARRL special services club dedicated to promoting and supporting Amateur Radio in the Olympia Washington area as well as all of Thurston County.





Until further notice the OARS weekly schedule will be the following:
Tuesdays -- Zoom 216-944-109, starts at 7:30 pm with talk on repeaters (be sure to mute your Zoom input).
Monthly Meeting every 3rd Wednesday -- Zoom 435-905-935 Password 147360, starts at 7:00 pm but no talk on the repeaters.
Contact Bruce WA7BAM or Lee KI7SS if there are any questions or issues.

Testing will happen second Wednesday each month at the Alpine Hills Community Park at the intersection of Westhill Dr SW and Northill Dr SW. Remember you need a federal registration number available for free on the FCC website. Also remember to dress for the weather since we are in an open picnic shelter. Candidate numbers have increased so testing is starting at 5 pm to accommodate everyone. Follow this link for more information:
http://oars-ve.duckdns.org/

OARS Repeaters operate on the following frequencies:
147.36 MHz(+) (PL 103.5 on TX output only)
224.46 MHz(-) (PL 103.5)
441.40 MHz(+) (PL 103.5)

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

OARS Net, 12 December 2017

Net Control: KI7SS
Checkins: 25
WA7BAM reminded that annual dues are due, and that the SIG Net will discuss antennas, reminder that the monthly meeting is the 20th, with testing prior, Sea Scout radio class will be the several days leading up to that date, NOTA will run for a year, ARRL grid chase starts January 1.
KI7SS reviewed the 2-day retrieval of the two antennas and towers from Quilcene. Discussion of the antennas and towers, possible future plans for them, need for a controller for them.
Discussion of repeaters, duplexers, and ideas regarding eventual upgrade of club repeaters.
Net ended, 8:24pm

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