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Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club PO Box 1 Auburn ME 04212
Repeaters: Livermore DStar 443.3, Lewiston System Fusion 146.61 PL 88.5 Node ID 18483 Room ID 28483, System Fusion Poland 147.315 PL 103.5, System Fusion in Livermore on 146.895-pl 103.5.
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2020 hamfest Save $2 with advance registration! Lewiston hamfest April 10 and 11, 2020 2020 Convention Information

Are you proud of your ham shack and want to show it off? Got pictures of public service events you or your club were involved with? Email us a picture we can print on the front page of the ACORN newsletter. email newsletter pictures Thank You.
Winterfest will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday February 15, 2020 at Le Club Calumet
334 West River Road Augusta, Maine. Net meetings at 9 a.m., VE Exams at 10 a.m.
Talk-in on the KQ1L link system.

Lakes Region 3rd Annual Ham Fest Flea and VE Session

April 18, 2020 8 AM – 1 PM

Come join us at The Ossipee Town Hall Gymnasium , 55 Main Street, Center Ossipee, NH 03814.

30 tables available for vendors $10.00 a table and that includes admission. Individual admission is $5.00. Non-refundable.

Go to our welcome page at W1BST.ORG and click on our “contact us” tab at the top. Tell us how many tables you need and your contact information. Then go back to the welcome page and scroll down to the donation button and make your payment to the general fund.

We have a hotdog concession stand including coffee, sodas and Sharie’s delicious homemade muffins, chocolate chip cookies, and brownies.

Testing session for licensing to follow.


Shawn E. Marcotte KC1DNA

President of LRRA


Norm w1scm estate list is at

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.

    The next club Breakfast will be at Kristis' Cafe 767 Minot Ave, Auburn, Maine at 7:30 a.m. February 26, 2020.
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.
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System Fusion Net Friday nights at 8 p.m. on the Poland repeater 147.315 pl 103.5.

The Lewiston Net is Thursday night at 7:30 on the 146.61 repeater pl 88.5.

Our next club meeting is scheduled for Wednesday March 4, 2020 7 p.m. at Potvin Room of the St. Marys' Medical Associates Building 99 Campus Avenue Lewiston, Maine. Discussion of the status of the linking of our repeaters together will be discussed. Also planning for the April state convention and hamfest.

The FCC will no longer send you a copy of your new license when you renew or upgrade unless you ask for it, here is how(pdf).
A new service to connect hams who need help with ham projects with those who can help is here Helping Ham
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: Harold Hartley N1LLU

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