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2016 ARRL Convention March 25 and 26, 2016 Information HERE
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PO Box 1, Auburn ME 04212-0001

Repeater News

We have been approved to operate a repeater at the new Leeds site on the output freq. of 147.375, input 147.975 with 103.5 Hz tone.  We had originally applied for the output freq. of 147.775 but the committee sent the note below:
146.775 has already been reissued to a station in Saco (~60 miles). 147.375 is clear > 100 miles.
Good news all around so long as the repeater gets here before there's too much snow and ice on the site.  I am looking into the issue of duplexers (a.k.a. cavity filters/cans).
Tim, WT1A

Leeds repeater has arrived in Maine Monday December 21 and has been set programmed and set up and tested well so far. We are awaiting duplexers, feedline and an antenna
and a tower climber to finish the project.

The 146.610 repeater (PL 88.5) in Auburn is on air with the System Fusion DR-1X repeater.                     
Special Note: 
There is no courtesy beep, drop the carrier to reset the time-out-timer.
The Androscoggin Club owns the Poland Spring repeater 147.315 with a pl tone of 103.5 in and out. For now we are using a System Fusion DR-1 model. The antenna was
moved November 18, 2015 and is not as high as it used to be. Power level has been set at 50 watts. So far reception reports have been good. Please let us know where you receive
our repeaters using the instructions below.

Please pass along your signal reports on our repeaters using this form and print it, then either bring them to the club meeting on the first
Wednesday of the month or the breakfast meeting the last Wednesday of the month or mail it to the Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club
PO Box 1 Auburn, Maine 04212. Here is the link to the online form to submit signal reports for the two repeaters.
The instructions: click the "Submit a Report" button at the bottom of the left hand column and follow the easy instructions to submit.

The DSTAR repeater is on the air at 443.3 Mhz. Please try it and let us know how it works out.
The links to the dashboard are http://w1npp.dyndns.org or http://w1npp.gw.ircddb.net

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Exam session March 26, 2016 at the ARRL Maine State Convention at 12:30 p.m. Check back for more information.

Winterfest at Le Club Calumet February 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

Please bring money for club due$ to the next Andy club meeting.

Androscoggin ARC Membership Application Form

Club roster

Andy Club Officers                                                                                                                          
President: Tim Bubier WT1A
Vice President: Cory Golob KU1U
Treasurer: Ivan Lazure N1OXA
Secretary: Dick Knight N1NYW
Trustee: Tim Bubier WT1A
News Letter Editor: Harold Hartley N1LLU

ARRL Maine Section Page
New ARRL Maine Section Page www.arrl-me.org
Next Andy Club Meeting:
The Next Andy Club Meeting will be Wednesday March 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Potvin Room of the St. Marys' Medical Associates Building 99 Campus Avenue. Be there early at OUR NEW START TIME 6:30 P.M.  Be there to make the plans for the State Convention in March. Don't forget to bring money for dues! See you there!!
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ARRL Maine State Convention and Andy Hamfest March 25 and 26 2016 



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2016 Dempsey Challenge
 Sunday Oct 2, 2016 is
the 8th annual Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston Me. I need Hams for Rest
Stops and SAG Vehicles. SAG 's need a mobile Radio and Antenna to locate
in the Van. Rest stops need a mobile Radio in their Vehicle. The SAGS
hours are 7am to about 5pm, while the Rest Stops have various times of
operations. Any questions email Ivan at
n1oxa or call me at 207-577-5152.

PARC class


Andy Club Meeting
First Wednesday of the month presentations 6:30 business meeting follows.
Potvin Conference Room at
â-¼ St Mary's Medical Associates Building
99 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME -Google Map-
(corner of Route 126 Sabattus Street and Campus Ave. across from Auburn Savings)
GPS: 44.101252N 70.198249W
Google Map Link http://goo.gl/maps/iNiVf
Andy Club Breakfast
Last Wednesday of the month 7:30am
Ramada Inn
490 Pleasant Street, Lewiston
GPS: 44.07804N 70.18033W
Google Map Link: http://goo.gl/maps/GTZT1
Androscoggin ARES Meeting
Meeting on the air Thursdays 19:00. 
Third Wednesday of the Month NEW TIME 1730 EST  
Androscoggin Unified Emergency Management Agency-Emergency Operations Center
Basement of Lewiston Central Fire Station
2 College Street, Lewiston ME
Androscoggin ARES/RACES Application

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