Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
The Rochester Amateur Radio Club, Incorporated (RARC) is an ARRL affiliated club located in Rochester, Minnesota. The
purpose of the radio club is to: advance general interest and knowledge
of amateur radio, promote cooperation and exchange of information
between members, conduct club programs, and to provide public service
support for community activities. The club is a Minnesota non-profit
corporation and has been granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status by the
Internal Revenue Service.
RARC operates and maintains: 1) two VHF repeaters 2) a UHF
repeater, and 3) APRS digipeaters. The club meets at the
second Tuesday of each month at time and place announced
Visitors are welcome to attend.
Monthly Meeting - December 10, 2013
next Rochester Amateur Radio Club (RARC) monthly meeting is the Holiday
Party and Election of Officers.
This year we will be at the Old Country
Buffet, 1300 Salem Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902, doors open at
See you there!
- Meals are at attendee's expense; mention "RARC"
for $2:00 discount.
- Family, guests, & visitors are welcome.
- Bring new toys for show & tell.
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If you were unable to attend any previous RARC monthly
meeting, you can
find the RARC Meeting Minutes on the RARC Club
This year's Field Day was June 22-23.
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|Monthy Informal Social Event restart
Family, guests, and visitors are welcome to attend!
|RARC Public Service: Tour de Cure 2013
RARC members provided communications support for this
year's Tour de Cure.
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Southeast Minnesota Digital Net
Southeast Minnesota Digital Net - Thursdays at 9 p.m. local time on the
147.255 (PL100) repeater. The net uses NBEMS protocol, FLDIGI, FLWRAP
and FLMSG software to practice sending and receiving digital messages
using the MT-63/2000 protocol, with long interleave and extended
characters. The current version of FLDIGI should have the proper
defaults for MT-63/2K. We take voice checkins for those who can't
participate on MT-63.
NBEMS stands for 'Narrow Band Emergency Messaging
System'. It is becoming a widely accepted standard for amateur emcomm
digital communications. These tutorials show how to set up and use
NBEMS: Narrow Band Emergency
Messaging Software (NBEMS)
Ten Meter Net in SE Minnesota on 28.325
Just got your Tech license? Or you've moved up to General. But, don't
know the in's and out's of HF operations?. Then come on over to the Ten
Meters every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. on 28.325 SSB.
the Hams would be more then happy to answer any of your questions. And
you some free pointers on working DX as the Solar Cycle gears up. New
licensee? Try out that new rig on the open highways of HF. Talk local,
International! because Ten Meters will be a super band the coming
meets every Tuesday -except not- the 2nd Tuesday when we have RARC club
meetings. Net controls are rotated each week.
Events, Meetings, and Nets