FLARC Speaker Series 6/14: Ron Bosco WB2GAI Discusses DXpedition to Crete

Submitted by KA2PBT on Wed, 06/05/2019 - 13:52

Ron Bosco WB2GAI will present “A DXpedition To Crete: Plans, Preparations, and Results" June 14th, 7PM, at the Fair Lawn Senior Center.

Before retiring, Ron spent 33 years with the telephone company. After moving to Park Ridge from the Bronx he was able to set up a station "of my dreams." He needs four more DXCC countries -- BS7H Scarborough Reef, KH3 Johnston Island, P5 North Korea and ZS8 Marion Island.  He is approaching 2135 on the band / country DXCC CW Challenge, and he has five band / countries on phone.

Passaic County NJ SKYWARN Spotter Training Class

Submitted by KA2PBT on Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:46

An ARRL NNJ Section based SKYWARN Spotter Training Class will be offered May 29 2019 7-10pm EDT at:

Passaic County Public Safety Institute - Auditorium
300 Oldham Road
Wayne NJ 07470

(map: https://goo.gl/maps/Vmg6U59PwdVuDrHW8)

Registration is REQUIRED!

This Class is not just for Passaic County NJ residents, any and all interested parties are invited!

Joint BARA - FLARC Portable Day 5/11

Submitted by KA2PBT on Mon, 05/06/2019 - 14:27

Members of the Fair Lawn and Bergen Amateur Radio Clubs will conduct a training exercise  in the use of alternative sources of electrical power as part of its bi-annual joint exercise between the two clubs.

"Portable Day" will be held on Saturday, May 11th  from 10 AM until 4 PM . The venue will be Memorial Park, Avenue of Heroes/Berdan Avenue  in Fair Lawn. (map: https://goo.gl/maps/DXCY27SLx2GVxhk96 )The event is free and is open to all area amateurs regardless of club affiliation.

FLARC Earth Day event!

Submitted by KA2PBT on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 15:10

Congrats to The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club (FLARC) for their fourth successful Earth Day event at the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park in Paterson, NJ.The club ran a special event station using the call (W2E) is to commemorate "Water To Electricity" and the vision behind Alexander Hamilton's transformation of the Passaic River to turn Paterson into the first planned industrial city in America by taming the power of water.