Category Archives: General

March Meeting Recap

SARA held its 3rd meeting of 2019 on March 12. Wayne (WA5LUY) gave an informative overview of local repeaters and their locations, configurations, and possible uses in support of our local communities. A brief recap: W5LVB (146.880) is located on … Continue reading

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Next Meeting

The next meeting is scheduled for March 12 at 6pm. There might just be a presentation on a topic that is of interest to you, but you won’t know unless you show!

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February Meeting Brief

SARA held its 2nd meeting of 2019 on February 12. Pat (W5VY) gave an excellent presentation on using meteor scatter for ham radio communications. Basically, meteor- scatter work is performed by bouncing radio signals off the ionized trails produced by … Continue reading

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Winter Field Day 2019 Review

SARA’s winter field day gathering was held at the Family Park with a good showing of attendees and participants. Those in attendance included Stephen (KG5VXF), Drew (KG5UFU), Scott (K5UYN), Alex (KG5PLY), Daniel (KI5BGM), Frank (N5WEM), Dale (W4NBF), and Chris (W5TCB). … Continue reading

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Winter Field Day 2019

Field Day is not just for summertime anymore. Winter Field Day, sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association (WFDA), will take place over the January 26-27 weekend. The annual event’s stated purpose is to encourage emergency operating preparedness in the … Continue reading

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Russellville Hamfest

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Next Meeting

The next meeting is scheduled for February 12 at 6pm. Pat (W5VY) will be presenting the topic of using meteor scatter for ham radio communications. Make plans to be there!

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What ham radio topics would you like to hear more about?

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Starting the New Year in Style

SARA started 2019 in grand fashion with its first meeting of the new year on January 8. The meeting was very well attended with many familiar and new faces in attendance. Thanks to all who attended! Wayne (WA5LUY) presented the … Continue reading

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High Peak Tower Ice

It was a cold and stormy December in 2013. A winter weather event turned the repeater tower on High Peak into a RF flavored popsicle.

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