Radio Club PO Box 1 Auburn ME 04212
Auburn DStar 443.3, System Fusion 146.61 PL 88.5 Node ID 18483 Room ID
28483, System Fusion Poland 147.315
PL 103.5, System Fusion coming soon in Livermore on 146.895-pl 103.5.
The Androscogin club will NOT be meeting in July due to the July 4 holiday. See you August 1.
received a letter from the ARRL Foundation announcing Theodore Parker,
N1HW from Ripley ME Has been awarded our Scholarship for 2018. Ivan
Please join the Androscoggin Club for Field Day June 23 and 24 at the Auburn Lewiston Airport Flightline Drive across from UPS.
Results of Mexico VE Exams 9 May 2018
Five People took exams, going in WITHOUT any license.
All earned tickets
Good job Norm and George
NWS Weather Spotter Training
Open to Public
Free of Charge
about 90 minutes long
NWS Gray Schedule Page:
May 17 7pm Cumberland County EM Bunker 22 High St. Windham, ME
May 30 6pm Kennebec County EM/Sheriff 125 State St. Augusta, ME
June 12 6:30pm Norway Memorial Library 258 Main St Norway, ME Thank You for attending the 2018 hamfest and convention.
Watch this page for information about the 2019 event.
22 persons took exams March 31 2018.
and 4 Extra
According to Ivan n1oxa.
Communications in Hawaii are being backed up by ham radio in Hawaii.
The D-star Repeater on 443.300 as of August 27, 2017 is off the
air and will be moved to another tower in Auburn.
Poland repeater 147.315, was relocated to another location on White Oak
Hill in Poland with the same height
or more and 50 watts.
The Auburn Repeater 146.61 was also taken down and
at Ivans house in Lewiston on Saturday morning Sept. 23 and is now back
on the air. The 70 ft tower
taken down and replaced with a 180 ft tower. We will not be at that
site, we are moving to another 180 ft tower in Auburn on Gracelawn road
after the antennas can be installed. The installation should happen
sometime in May.
condition of the old .61 antenna is not good. The club voted to buy a
replacement antenna at the October 4th meeting to be installed at the
new location on Gracelawn Road.
the club meeting May second the club decided to abandon the Leeds
repeater project. Instead the coordination will be changed to the club
presidents new house in Livermore that is on a taller hill than the
Leeds location and has internet access that the Leeds site did not have.
latest official information will be posted here, so you don't have to
rely on the rumor mill, when the move happens, the exact time table is to be posted here. Update:4/4/2018 The climber hopes to get to our projects sometime in May.
Other Repeater News
147.12 Pikes Hill Norway repeater has been tuned up by kq1l and is now
linked to the 224.62 repeater on Streaked Mountain. Thank you Dave!!
student who was awarded the Androscoggin Radio Club Scholarship for
2017-2018 has declined the award. The funds will be held for the next
years scholarship award.
Here is a link to a March 1, 2017 Sun Journal article about grow light
interference with ham radio.
Welcome to The Andy Club Web
next breakfast meeting will be Wednesday June27, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at
the Fusion Restaurant at the Ramada Inn 490 Pleasant Street
in Lewiston ME. We look forward to seeing you.
System Fusion Net Friday nights at 8 p.m. on the Poland repeater 147.315 pl 103.5
next club meeting is scheduled for Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. at
Potvin Room of the St. Marys' Medical Associates Building Campus Avenue
Lewiston, Maine. Field Day results will be discussed.
Because July 4 is a major holiday there will not be a meeting in July see you August 1.
The FCC will no longer send you a
copy of your new license when you renew or upgrade unless you ask for
A new service to connect hams who
need help with ham projects with those who can help is here
a ham yet? Watch this
and others in the series then come to our meetings.
Vice President: Lee Trask w1lwt
News Letter Editor:
Harold Hartley N1LLU
Web Hosting: Dave kq1l