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    On Saturday, February 1st, members of the club helped take down a donated tower, rotor and antenna. This system will be available for sale to the Thunderbird membership after the board meeting on Thursday, February 13th. ...
    by Published on 01-26-2014 08:09 PM
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    A group of TBARC members went out to the JCL Sonoran repeater link to install it on January 19. They brought back pictures!



    Present were:

    Ron Achoa WB6FRV
    Angel ...
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    General Class License Course

    Upgrade from Technician to General and work HF DX before the current excellent propagation conditions end.

    Classes will be held Saturday mornings 9 am to noon, March 1st through April 26th, 2014, at Thunderbird School of Global Management, 59th Ave & Greenway, Glendale, Arizona. Last session is VE Test.

    Sponsored by Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club, fee $10.00. Text is ARRL General Class License Manual 7th Edition, available at HRO (discounted price for course students) and at ARRL. Test fee, set by ARRL, is $15.00. A minimum of 10 students
    needed to hold the course. Sign up now!

    Email course@w7tbc.org to register. Please include full name, phone, and callsign (if any).

    On December 22, a group of TBARC members (Bryan N7BES, Walt N7GDP, Gary WK7B and Warren NU7R) got the new repeater installed. Thanks for getting it up and running!



    Click here for the full gallery of pictures.
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    At the annual banquet, TBARC president Walt Reinert announced his selection for the TBARC Ham of the Year for 2013. The recipient was Chris Johnson, K6OZY.



    Among other things, Chris is the activities committee chair, maintains the website hardware, and is the upcoming vice president of TBARC.

    Congratulations, Chris!

    Based on the 2014 Election Results the Thunderbird Amateur Radio's Officers for 2014 are:

    President Gary Duffield WK7B 602.843.7724
    Vice President Chris Johnson 623.866.2777
    Secretary Jack York KE7VOU 602.318.7530
    Treasurer Warren Gaspar NU7R 602.796.6319
    Directors: Andrew Cornwall KF7CCC
    Bryan Stembridge N7BES
    Rick Tejera K7TEJ
    Jim Moore WB7ENX
    Past President Walt Reinert N7GDP 602.938.8219
    Published on 10-31-2013 11:38 PM
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    The Morse Code class with Chuck Adams K7QO finished up a success.



    The people who were brave enough to take the "final exam" scored as follows:
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    Pictures for the J-Pole Antenna Build workshop that happened on August 17 are now available in the gallery.

    Click here to see them.
    by Published on 08-22-2013 03:04 PM
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    Roger W9NCQ took a number of great pictures for the antenna maintenance at Jack's place. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't entirely cooperative ...