Somerset County Amateur Radio Club
P O Box 1241
Somerset, PA 15501-1241

Welcome

The Somerset County Amateur Radio Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation promoting Amateur Radio services and education in Somerset County, PA

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Field Day June 22 - 23

St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church
ST. THOMAS GROVE
1341 Ridge Road
Hooversville, PA 15936

Put the above address in your GPS. Mine takes me via many back roads. The following is less complicated. Maybe longer.

Option 1 (corrected June 19)
Drive east on RT 30 past Flight 93 entrance continue east to Ridge Road
Turn left onto Ridge Road
Continue on Ridge Road about 9 miles to the church grove on the left.

Option 2
Take RT 219 to the Davidsville exit
Take RT 403 south through Benson Borough
Contine about half mile to Ridge Road
Turn left onto Ridge Road and continue about 3 miles
Grove will be on the right

Field Day 2019

 

Demonstrations

Have a suggestion. Let us know.

The demo will start at 7:00 PM in Room 27, Founders Hall.

Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome to attend.

Our thanks to:
KB1CU - EZNEC demo
K1ZE - His yearrs with Heathit and DMR deployment
W3DEC - NVIS antenna usage
N3XCC - Mesh networking haedware set-up
Steven Hofecfer - Glass insulators

Meetings

Business meetings will start at 7:30
on the third Thursday of the month.

Founders Hall
6022 Glades Pike
(Route 31 east)
Somerset, PA 15501

Room 27
FIND OUR ROOM HERE

Social meetings will start about 7:00
on the other Thursday evenings.

Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is invited to attend any Thursday evening.

Directions to the new clubhouse location
Route 31 east of Somerset

When driving east from Somerset on Route 31, Glades Pike, continue
to the top of the hill beyond the turn to the Somerset County Technology Center. At the top of the hill look for the large sign for the Somerset County Education Center, turn left off of Route 31 and look for Founders Hall. It is the large building to the left, housing the Somerset County Federated Library and Career Link. Enter the Library entrance. Room 27 will be to the right.

Technician License Training Options

Our new club location is perfect for teaching. We can offer weekly classes or one on one sessions.

We will use the ARRL Technicial License Manual that we can purchase for you at a slight discount. Classes will be free.
An ARRL VE test session will be offered following the class. The ARRL test fee is $15.

     Option 1 - Classroom

With this option, all classes will be held in Room 27, Founders Hall. See address below.
Weekly classes meeting for about two hours for eight weeks. They can be evening classes, any evening except Thursday, or a Saturday or a Sunday afternoon.
Let us know what works for you.

     Option 2 - One-on-One Mentoring

With this option you will be paired with a club member that lives close to you. You will study at your own pace. You can meet weekly or communicate via the telephone to talk about the training material.
Let us know what works for you.

 

Club Sponsored
Repeaters:


K3SMT - Somerset
 
 Analog Repeaters:
 VHF 147.195+ PL 123.0
 UHF 443.250+ PL 123.0

EchoLink Node 506066


WA3P - Mt. Davis
 443.725+ Primarily Digital
 Controller: RB-STM32 DVM
 D-Star in -> D-Star out
 DMR in -> DMR out
 Fusion in -> Fusion out
 FM in -> FM out - PL 127.3
 Pi-Star Status Page


W3DCW - Hays Mill
 441.500+ Primarily Digital
 Controller: RB-STM32 DVM
 D-Star in -> D-Star out
 DMR in -> DMR out
 Fusion in -> Fusion out
 FM in -> FM out - PL 123.0
 Pi-Star Status Page



 

K3SMT is an ARRL Affiliated Club