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PO Box 1, Auburn ME 04212-0001
Repeater: 442.000/447.000MHz no pl-tone on Goff Hill, Auburn,Maine

The Auburn 146.610 Lives!

The 146.610 repeater in Auburn is back on air.
Special Note: 
There is no courtesy beep, drop the carrier to reset the time-out-timer.

Androscoggin ARC Membership Application Form

Andy Club Officers                                                                                                                          
President: Bill Woodhead N1KAT
Vice President: Cory Golob KU1U
Treasurer: Ivan Lazure N1OXA
Secretary:Dick Knight N1NYW
Trustee: Norm L'Heureux W1SCM
News Letter Editor: Harold Hartley N1LLU

ARRL Maine Section Page
New ARRL Maine Section Page www.arrl-me.org:8086/arrl-me/

22 new listings on the http://www.w1npp.org/pages/swapshop.html swap shop page. Get the bargains while they last!
2014 Hamfest News      

Next Andy Club Meeting:

We Thank Everyone who attended the 2014 ARRL Maine Convention and we look forward to seeing everyone March 27 and 28 next year. (this date has been confirmed) The club donated its share of the 50/50 drawing to the Clarence Rider AA1PN fire relief fund and the winner of the other 50 percent Paul Leonard ke6pij also donated his winnings to the fund for a total of $ 216.

The winner of the $ 500 HRO gift certificate was John Shandorf w1ii. Congratulations!!!

The VE team was busy as usual. Ivan reports the session produced four new techs, 2 upgrades to general and 3 extras. Congratulations!!!
See Doug Grants' talk at the convention about the upcoming W1AW/1 operations at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwYZJjV7tzA

Watch the video of the ARRL Forum update with Tom Frenaye K1KI at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhhcfmA88MU&feature=youtu.be

A big thank you to Chuck Yahrling for the use of the video. To see the 2013 video http://youtu.be/xrNTkY4LAw0 

Andy Hamfest makes news http://www.qsl.net/hrde/Ham_Radio_Down_East/News.html and more more pictures at


The Next Andy Club Meeting will be held Wednesday May 7, 2014 at the Potvin Room St. Mary Medical Office Building 99 Campus Ave Lewiston ME.
We will pick a site for Field Day at the next meeting, for more information click on http://www.androscogginema.org/field%20day/  Also at the next meeting talk about getting other hams on the air after they pass their test with a Gain Group Power Point.
International Space Station Sightings Click here
Getting your
Amateur Radio License
ARRL Maine State Convention and Andy Hamfest March 27 and 28, 2015



Hamfests and other Events

VE Exams in Maine and New Hampshire

Acorn Archives

April 2014 Club Calendar

Andy Club Swap Shop

Call Sign Lookup
Androscoggin ARES/RACES
Ares Logo
Maine ARES
Temporary Site:

Community Emergency Response Teams-CERT
and Community Animal Response Team-CART Links
CERT Community Emergency Response Teams-CERT and Community Animal Response Team and CART Links
National Weather Service-Gray
Weather Links
Weather Spotter's Training
NWS Caribou-CAR
Other Weather Maps and LinksWeather Links
Equipment Manuals
APRS Web Client
Radio Adventures of Maine
Digital Modes
and SSTV

Download page
fldigi Manual
Radio Frequency Programmer
RSS Click on news headline to see the complete story.

Space Weather
Solar X-Rays
Geomagnetic Field
From: N3KL.org


PAWA Hamfest Saturday April 19, 2014 Stewart Morrill American Legion Post # 35 413 Broadway South Portland ME. All who took an exam passed!!!. http://www.qsl.net/pawa/hamfest.html

May 6, 2014 Ham Radio Workshop 7 to 9 p.m. at Wells High School. This one night class will give you information on how to get your first ham radio license.

Contact Wells Adult Ed to sign up. Class taught by Tomothy Watson from the Wireless Society of Southern Maine  http://wells-ogunquit.maineadulted.org/courses/course/ham_radio_workshop

Field Day June 28 and 29 Location to be determined.  Click here for the Androscoggin EMAs' special Field Day web site for more info

Foundation for Amateur Radio Scholarship

Important! Scholarship Application Deadline is April 30, 2014 For Foundation for Amateur Radio Scholarship!!
Apply NOW at http://www.farweb.org/!!!

Skywarn Training
National Weather Service Weather Spotter Training at the Auburn Public Library Androscoggin Community Room
Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (
Event Parking: Please direct your attendees to park in the Troy
Street parking lot, located diagonally across the street from the
Library Ave entrance. Parking close to the building is limited to 2
hours, and the police DO ticket!  There is also covered parking behind
Auburn Hall, which is down the hill on Court Street.

World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC)2014 in New England

WRTC Website: http://www.wrtc2014.org/
You Tube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNyMAMjRNuA


Andy Club Meeting
First Wednesday of the Month 7:00pm
Potvin Conference Room at
â-¼ St Mary's Medical Associates Building
99 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME -Google Map-
(corner of Route 126 Sabattus Street and Campus Ave. across from Auburn Savings)
GPS: 44.101252N 70.198249W
Google Map Link http://goo.gl/maps/iNiVf
Andy Club Breakfast
Last Wednesday of the month 7:30am
Ramada Inn
490 Pleasant Street, Lewiston
GPS: 44.07804N 70.18033W
Google Map Link: http://goo.gl/maps/GTZT1
Androscoggin ARES Meeting
Meeting on the air Thursdays 19:30.
Third Wednesday of the Month 1800EST
Androscoggin Unified Emergency Management Agency-Emergency Operations Center
Basement of Lewiston Central Fire Station
2 College Street, Lewiston ME
Androscoggin ARES/RACES Application

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