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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 
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Windsor Hamfest

Saturday, August 20 at Windsor Fairgrounds

Gates open at 0800, sellers admitted at 0700 for setup.

Sellers bring your own tables

Admission fee $10

Amateur Radio Examinations at 10am

Net meetings (PTN,SGN,MSSN,MPSN) 10am

Door prizes drawn at noon, including $250 HRO gift certificate

Rain or Shine! Indoor facilities are available if needed.

Updated Location: In-person club meeting: Wednesday September 7th, 7:00 PM, Central ME Community College, Tower Building Room 203, 1250 Turner Street, Auburn ME

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 posted here as soon as they are booked.

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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 Voice and Packet Downlink: 145.80  Voice Uplink: 145.49  Packet Uplink: 145.99

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.

If you are interested in receiving the monthly "Maine Telegraph" ham radio newsletter by email, please fill out this form and I will add you to the email list. Local articles on ham radio related things in Maine. Please pass along, reshare or post to groups/clubs to get the word out.

Cory Ku1u


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

3 persons came for the exam.
2 techs made General one of them pass there Extra
1 General got his Extra

Ivan, N1OXA

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.

    The next club Breakfast at Kristis' Cafe 767 Minot Ave Auburn, Maine is August 31, 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 September 7th, 7:00 PM, Central Maine  Community College, Tower Building Room 203 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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 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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