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Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club PO Box 1 Auburn ME 04212
Repeaters: Livermore DStar 443.3 OFF THE AIR!!, Lewiston System Fusion 146.61 PL 88.5 Node ID 18483 Room ID 28483, System Fusion Poland 147.315 PL 103.5 out of service tfn, System Fusion Livermore on 146.895-pl 103.5
Important Information

Updated Location: In-person club meeting: Wednesday January 4th, 7:00 PM, Central ME Community College, Tower Building Room 202, 1250 Turner Street, Auburn ME.

The next club Breakfast at Kristis' Cafe 767 Minot Ave Auburn, Maine is December 28, 2022 at 7:00 a.m.

Andy Club supper meeting AND CRISTMAS PARTY December 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Angelos Pizza Route 196 Lisbon Maine.

The last "how goes it net" was November 9, 2022
Miriam Morgan-Alexander kc1aih

Silent Keys: Miriam Morgan Alexander kc1aih passed away August 2022

South Paris- Richard "Dick" R. Cylik Jr., 77 of South Paris, Passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday August 16, 2022. He was born in Boston, MA on July 10, 1945, the son of Richard Sr. and Lillian (Peterson) Cylik. He joined the Navy. He married Marcia Sawyer on March 16, 1996 in Waterford. Richard was a Paramedic for United Ambulance for 40 years and 14 years of Connect for CMMC. He enjoyed being part of the 3rd Maine Infantry Civil War Reenactors. An avid ham radio operator he was proud of his call sign k1lyc and was a member of the Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club.

Richard is survived by he wife Marcia, his mother Lillian Cylik, children Amanda Leathers and husband Joey, Diana Snow, Jeremiah Paine, multiple grandchildren, great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his father.

Services are private. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Maine Street, South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

From the newsletter editor:
Hi there ...  In an attempt to avoid any further disruption to articles making it to the newsletter, I have created a separate email just for the newsletter. 

Please send all further correspondence to me at:  EMAIL

Thank you for attending the hamfest and Convention. Dates for 2023 will be March 24 and 25th.


Members: January next year is time to pay your dues. $10 for a single membership, $15 for family membership per year.
If you are not a member yet please fill out the membership form Membership Application
Please send checks beginning in January to the Treasurer;

Ivan Lazure
440 Webber Avenue
Lewiston ME 04240
(help Ivan by also sending a self addressed stamped envelope so
he can send you a membership card)



 
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Shack cleaning: Old radios, old AM or FM radios may need new capacitors. Old ham gear that may need new caps. Books, equipment diagrams, SAMS manuals etc. Call "Grumpy George" at 207-647-2823 for details.

A message from the President Lee w1lwt.
The Last "how goes it net was Wednesday November 9, 2022. Stay tuned, it may get revived in the future if there is a demand.

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 Just received the letter from ARRL on our Scholarship winner.
Megan Wagner, KC1FGH from Westford, Me.

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RESULTS OF EXAM SESSION IN BETHEL August 15, 2020
3 persons came for the exam.
2 techs made General one of them pass there Extra
1 General got his Extra

Ivan, N1OXA

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For a look back at local radio history from the commercial side watch this on you tube
The history of WLAM from sign on in 1947 to the present.
Dick Richards WLAM and WQRY meteorologist for many years passed away recently. Here is a video tribute by Rick and Gwen Rioux. https://fb.watch/v/2614kAqIl/

Updated Location: In-person club meeting: Wednesday January 4th, 7:00 PM, Central ME Community College, Tower Building Room 202, 1250 Turner Street, Auburn ME

Andy Club Supper AND CRISTMAS PARTY Tuesday December 27 at 6 p.m. at Angelos Pizza Route 196 Lisbon Maine.

    The next club Breakfast at Kristis' Cafe 767 Minot Ave Auburn, Maine is December 28, 2022 at 7:00 a.m.
     
  NCS/President Andy Club 2020 : Lee-W1LWT
  
Repeater news: The Black Mountain Rumford repeater 146.910 is now linked to the Streaked Mountain repeater 224.62 and the Pikes Hill Norway 147.120 machine.

147.285 + PL 88.5 Located on Ring Farm Bridgton ME.
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The Lewiston Net is Thursday night at 7:30 on the 146.61 repeater pl 88.5.

Updated Location: In-person club meeting: Wednesday January 4th, 7:00 PM, Central Maine  Community College, Tower Building Room 202 1250 Turner Street, Auburn Maine




The FCC will no longer send you a copy of your new license when you renew or upgrade unless you ask for it. On the form you must supply an email address so they can send a .pdf file of your license so you can print it.
A new service to connect hams who need help with ham projects with those who can help is here Helping Ham

Rick James n1wfo needs an antenna put up at his home, no ladder to climb,  climb out the window and work on the porch roof. Contact Rick n1wfo n1wfo

Matt kb1yfn needs a coax and needs help setting up a station and checking SWR on the HF and VHF bands. Contact him at Matt
Not a ham yet? Watch this Ham Radio 101 and others in the series then come to our meetings.
                                           

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                                                                                                                       Andy Club Officers                                                                                                                          
 President: Lee Trask  w1lwt
Vice President Pete Thuotte N1ZRL
Treasurer: Ivan Lazure N1OXA
Secretary: Dick Knight N1NYW
Trustee: Tim Bubier WT1A
News Letter Editor Emeritus: Harold Hartley N1LLU
Deb Leonard KB1DEB Email the News Letter Editor 

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