Ramona Outback Amateur Radio Society


HR 1301 - the "Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014"
 ROARS is supporting the US House of Representatives Bill 1301. If you're a ham fan, please contact your local Representatives and voice your support!

The Yuma Fest this year Starts on Saturday February 19 thru Sunday the 20th, There is room for RV's and tailgating. Dealsto be had, tech talks both days and a high-altitude ATV BALLOON LAUNCH (WEATHER PERMITTING), a building full of vendors and a Saturday night BBQ tp top it off. All at a very low cost. Visit yumahamfest.org to learn more.

Palm Springs Hamfest
On Saturday March 12th, the Desert RATS will once again host the Palm Springs Hamfest, there will be vendors, forums, food, a flea market. RV camping on Friday night and lots of social interaction. Visit palmspringshamfest.com for more details.

ARRL is sponsoring the largest ham radio gathering in 2016 starting January 17th thru the 23rd in Quartzsite AZ.This specialty Convention has many things to offer, mobile Antenna System, Mobile Radio Systems Education, Portable and Mobile EMCOMM, Daily 1-Hour Ham Radio Seminars, Alternative Energy Technology, RV and Off-the-Grid Living and Mobile Ham Shacks. There is is so much more, please visit www.QuartzFest.org for more information.
If you go please be sure to share you experience with the club.

2016 Promises to be a fun filled year for Roars, we have many outing planned please keep you eye on up coming events, and please join us at our monthly meetings. Non-members are always welcome.

ROARS Weekly Net
ROARS runs a weekly net on 2-meters for amateur radio operators in the San Diego County area.
When: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday of the month starting at 7PM
Where: Starting on the ECRA 147.03 MHz repeater, + offset, 103.5 PL tone -- moving to the ROARS repeater 145.30 MHz, - offset, 88.5 PL tone
Who: licensed radio amateurs

ROARS Meeting
The next ROARS meeting is 
When: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7 PM
Where: Ramona Library Community Room, Ramona
Who: Everyone is invited! Bring your family or a friend!