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The Potomac Highlands Amateur Radio Club, also known as "PHARC", is a non-profit association of federally licensed Amateur Radio operators (also known as "ham radio" operators) who
primarily reside in beautiful eastern West Virginia.

 Our members are all volunteers.  We are experienced and capable of providing non-commercial radio telecommunications, independent of public and/or commercial networks.  Members of our Club provide vital communications services in this part of the state of West Virginia and we strive to live up to ham radio's motto:  "When all else fails...    ...Amateur Radio works!"  

EVENTS


Next PHARC meeting will be December 15, at 7:00 PM.
Location: Hardy County RRT building across from the old 911 facility.
Talk-in will be on the local repeaters listed at the bottom of this page.


Next CERT meeting: TO BE ANNOUNCED.

PHARC Christmas Supper January 8, 4PM at the Moorefield Ponderosa.
This is a Dutch Treat Supper open to all amateur operators, their family and friends. See you there!


Upcoming FCC License Testing Sessions


The next PHARC exam session is: TO BE ANNOUNCED, Located at the Hardy County RRT building across from the old 911 center.
Pre-registration is requested, to guarantee seating, but walk-ins accepted.
Those with special needs require pre-registration to ensure proper resources are available.
A photo I.D. is required, and existing licensed operators must also bring their current valid license,
also required is a FRN number, SSN no longer accepted.

For those currently licensed, you may already have a FRN, check your license document.
For those applying for the Technician license, or those not already having a FRN,
please do a search for previous FRN numbers assigned to you before registering.
You only need one FRN, do not apply for more.
For those who do not already have a FRN number, click on the following link to register for free FCC FRN Registration
If you require help registering for your FRN please contact us and we will provide assistance.

This exam is FREE!

Pre-registration or questions can be directed to:
Email: HAMTEST@pharc.org
Phone: during day at 304-538-2346 and ask for Scott or Greg. Be sure to mention you are calling about the amateur radio exam.

Talk-in will be on the repeaters listed towards bottom of this page.




LOCAL NETS

Join us every Monday night:

1st net at 20:30(8:30PM) on the 145.190- T118.8 N8VAA repeater.
2nd net right after the first, on 10 meter at or around 28.450 USB.

1st week net control op: John, N8VAA

2nd week net control op: Scott, KD8AZC

3rd week net control op: John, WV8J

4th week net control op: Paul, KR8ZZY

5th week net control op: Casandra, KD8FGG


LOCAL LINKS

LOCAL APRS ACTIVITY


LOCAL WEATHER

Weather data collected from Old Fields, WV

CLASSIFIED ADS



FOR SALE: MFJ 976 Legal Limit Balanced Line Tuner- $300
CONTACT: David Martin 304-822-3701




FOR SALE: SGC SG230 Antenna Coupler $200
CONTACT: David Martin 304-822-3701




FOR SALE: Amitron ALS1300 1200 Watt Amplifier & Power Supply $1500
CONTACT: David Martin 304-822-3701




FOR SALE: Radio Shack Pro 2040 Scanner. Make offer.
Contact:KR8ZZY



FOR SALE: Realistic Pro 2010 Desktop Scanner. Make offer.
Contact:KR8ZZY



FOR SALE: MFJ 949D Tuner. Make offer.
Contact:KR8ZZY



FOR SALE: Yaesu FT-901DM All Band(160-10), All Mode HF rig.
Comes with parts radio with good receiver. $400
Contact:N8XUS@Netzero.net



FOR SALE: Yaesu FT-902DM All Band(160-10), All Mode HF rig. Near mint condition $450
Contact:N8XUS@Netzero.net



FOR SALE: LDG AT-1000 Auto Tuner. $275
Contact:N8XUS@Netzero.net




FOR SALE: Alinco DJ560T VHF/UHF dual band ht. Comes with original box, antenna, rechargeable battery pack, alkaline dry cell pack and original manual plus service manual, and sales ad. HT is in very good condition and working properly but sold as is.
Contact:kd8azc@sionseq.com



WANTED: Yaesu FT-857D, FT-100D or similar HF/VHF/UHF mobile in working and reasonable cosmetic condition, with separation kit and/or antenna tuner a plus.
Contact:KR8ZZY



WANTED: Aluminum base antennas. Complete or parts, cheap or FREE, in the Hardy Co, WV area.
Prefer local, but will consider traveling a reasonable distance.
Contact:NCC1701@INORBIT.COM




Got something to sell or trade?

Maybe there is something your looking for.

Have it listed here. Contact: KD8AZC


Contact Information


PHARC


Club Email: KD8IFP
President: Scott Greenwalt, KD8AZC
Vice President: John Sherman Jr., N8VAA
Secretary: Paul Vinoski, KR8ZZY
Treasurer: John Davis, WV8J


145.190 Repeater Trustee: John Sherman Jr.: N8VAA
146.985 / 444.400 / 447.325 Repeater Trustee Scott Greenwalt: KD8AZC

POC for membership info is WV8J, or any other officer or known member.

Club mailing address is:

PHARC
PO Box 31
Moorefield, WV 26836

PHARC MEMBER APPLICATION


PHARC Amateur Radio Club

PHARC & Affiliated Repeaters Information


145.190, - OFFSET, TONE 118.8 Callsign N8VAA
146.985, - OFFSET, TONE 123.0, Callsign KD8IFP
444.400, + OFFSET, TONE 103.5 Callsign KD8IFP
447.325, - OFFSET, TONE 103.5 Callsign KD8AZC
144.390, APRS Digi/Igate/Weather KD8AZC, -2, -13


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