Boy Scouts use amateur radios for worldwide conversations

About 30 members of Murfreesboro Boy Scout Troop 416 participated in the Boy Scouts International Jamboree-On-The-Air (JOTA) on October 15,2022.

Members of the Stones River Amateur Radio Club of Murfreesboro – David Jones is the Troop 416 Scoutmaster — assisted the Scouts with the event. The Stones River Amateur Radio Club brought its Amateur Radio Emergency Service trailer, which is always on standby to help during disasters such as a tornado.

Mikel Turner helped this Boy Scout make a contact.

Doug Lowe sharing his considerable expertise with some Cub Scouts.

SRARC Meeting, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022

The next meeting is Thursday October 6 7p EMA Building.  1220 W College St, Murfreesboro,TN 37129

Radio Programming at next meeting

Please let Mark Swicord ( what make/model you need programed. Also let him know if you have a programming cable for the radio.

Upcoming Hamfests

Chattanooga 10/14-15/22,

Stone Mountain (Atlanta) 11/5-6/22,

Stone River ARRL VE Testing 

David Wilson, (615) 579-3177,

FIELD DAY-6/25/2022

We had good participation at Summer Field Day held at Sharp Springs Park.  We had 5 stations operating on 6, 10, 20 and 40 meters.  About 35 people joined us plus about 30 from the Trail of Life program who showed a significant interest in amateur radio.



SRARC Monthly Meeting October 7th, 2021. ICOM will be giving a presentation via Zoom.

We will welcome a Presentation via Zoom by ICOM America.

Join us this month on Zoom and in person at the Rutherford County EMA Bldg located at 1220 College St. at 7 pm Thursday for our monthly meeting.

Topic: SRARC monthly meeting
Time: Oct 7, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Every month on the First Thu, until Jan 6, 2022, 4 occurrence(s)
Oct 7, 2021 07:00 PM

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BBQ & Fox Hunt Sept. 25th

The SRARC is having its annual BBQ and Fox Hunt.
Join us Saturday. Sept 25th at:
New Vision  Baptist Church
1750 N Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.
The Schedule will be as follows.
12:00 PM – Test Run at the church.
12:30 PM Lunch.
1:00 PM Then the main Fox Hunt covering the large area of Murfreesboro.

Please contact us if you do plan on attending at:

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