RF Hill Amateur Radio Club Blog

February 25th, 2016 Program: DX by Jerry, K3BZ

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 DX Expedition, Part 2 by Jerry, K3BZ At our January meeting, Jerry K3BZ presented a video of the 2002 DXpedition to VP8THU – South Thule Island in the South Sandwich group of remote islands nearly in Antarctica, east of the Falkland Islands. The So. Sandwich group includes some of the most remote and perilous islands on the face of the planet. In 2002, So. Sandwich was followed by a stop at So. Georgia Island, as VP8GEO. It happens that another trip to these same two islands is taking place this year. VP8STI – So. Sandwich –...

December Meeting: Cookie Night; Donate to Pennridge FISH

Hello everyone! This is a reminder that our December 2015 meeting is being held early this year. December’s meeting has been pushed up to Thursday, December 17th, 2015. Our program this month is Cookie Night which will feature rag chew in addition to members bringing their favorite cookies to share with everyone (similar to our Pie – 3.14 – Night). We also would like to take a few moments to remind everyone how lucky we are in this world. We would like to remind our members to spread some holiday cheer with other families in the area that might need some...

Thank You to our Ham Fest 2015 Visitors and Volunteers

We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who visited and volunteered at the RF Hill Amateur Radio Club – W3AI Ham Fest on Sunday, October 18th, 2015! Thank you to everyone for another great year! We can’t wait to see everyone in 2016 including our newly licensed amateur radio operators for our 40th Annual Ham Fest! As always bookmark our site and Like” our Facebook” page for the latest information on our upcoming events and meetings! On behalf of the entire RF Hill Amateur Radio Club — Thank You! Sincerely, Christopher NS3W

RF Hill Amateur Radio Club Ham Fest this Sunday, October 18th, 2015

RF Hill Amateur Radio Club – Hamfest 2015 Sunday, October 18h, 2015 (Third Sunday in October) Come out to our annual Hamfest market filled with computers, electronics, amateur radio equipment, and more. Our Hamfest is held every year during October and while you are at the Hamfest you can get or upgrade an amateur radio license through our Volunteer Examination Session. Click Here for a Flyer and Map – October 18th, 2015 Ham Fest (Acrobat PDF) Sellersville Fire House, 100 North Main Street, Sellersville, Pennsylvania 18960

Don’t Miss “Green Radios”: A Look Into Military Radios this October 29th, 2015

Don’t miss out on this special presentation on Thursday, October 29th, 2015 at our regular meeting location. We promise not to disappoint with this great presentation by Walt, KB3SBC, on “Green Radios,” which dives into the world of military radios. This presentation is billed as an old fashioned  show and tell.  The title of the program is “The use of military radios in the amateur radio hobby”.  We will go thru how we use the radios.  Field deployments, field day, pedestrian mobile, jota, sota and living history.  Type of equipment  we use.  We have it broken down by class; squad...