[AARA] AARA News

Herman Campbell kn5grk at lusfiber.net
Mon Feb 3 08:03:45 CST 2014


The February issue of the Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc. 
(AARA) newsletter LARC is now on line to be
viewed and printed in color in Adobe Acrobat .PDF format at:

http://www.w5ddl.org/LARC/

Back issues are available.  Hard copies are in the mail along with a 
Hamfest Flyer.

The February AARA General Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 6, 
2014 at 7:00 pm at the Red Cross
building 101 N. Pat Street, Scott, Louisiana.  This will be our election 
night for officers for the year 2014-2015.
The Nominating Committee has selected the following slate:
Larry LeBlanc KE5KJD, Chairman of the Nominating Committee
President -- Larry Leblanc KE5KJD
Vice President -- Jess Gillian KF5LUL
Secretary -- Sandy LeBlanc KE5KJF
Treasurer -- still looking
Nominations will be taken from the floor, elections held, results will 
be printed in the March 2014 issue of the LARC
and installation of new officers will be held at the March General 
Meeting (Hamfest Banquet) the Saturday following
our Acadiana Hamfest. *_You must be a paid member in good standing to 
vote or run for office in this election._*
Membership dues may be paid at the February 6th meeting.

*VE Testing will be at 600 PM prior to the February 6th AARA General 
Meeting.*  Bring copies of CSCE's, $15.00 test fee,
and photo ID.  No copy machine available on site.

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*54th ACADIANA HAMFEST**
**ARRL DELTA DIVISION CONVENTION*
/*Sponsored by:  Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc.*/
Friday March 14th - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Saturday March 15th - 8:00 am - 
3:00 pm, 2014
Admission: Pre-registration $4.00 - At door $5.00 per person for both 
days (includes 1 raffle ticket)
Talk-in:  W5DDL  146.820 (pl turned off)
Location:  Rayne Civic Center, 300 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne, LA 70578 
- 12 miles west of Lafayette - just south of I-10 at Exit 87, go SOUTH 
on LA 35.  Go to first traffic light and turn RIGHT on OAK STREET, then 
go to the second street and take a RIGHT onto GOSSEN MEMORIAL.  Follow 
the street to the end, and you will be at the Rayne Civic Center.
*Check out our Hamfest Website for more information and downloadable 
Hamfest Flyer at:*
http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/

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*Orange Hamfest 2014*
  Hosted by:
Orange Amateur Radio Club & Jefferson County
Amateur Radio Club
The Orange Hamfest is an ARRL affiliated event.

WHEN: Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
WHERE: NEW Location!!
Orange County Convention & Expo Center @ 11475 FM 1442 Orange, Texas 77632
(Coordinates: 30 07.28N & 093 52.92W or 30.1244,-93.8922)
TIME: 7:00 AM. to 2:00 PM
There is Paved Parking, Lots of tables available.
Talk-in:
147.180 + 600 - PL turned off
FEES:
Admission .....$6.00 per person
(Age 12 years & younger free admission)
Dealer tables ............ $15.00 ea
Flea market tables ....... $15.00 ea
Tailgate spaces .............$5.00 ea
Event Schedule
5:00AM - Setup, Dealers & Tailgating
7:00AM - Hamfest opens for flea market, dealers & tailgating
10:00 AM - VE testing in AgriLife Room
8 AM -12 Noon - Programs & Forums
1:30 PM - Grand Prize Drawings
2:00 PM - Close
Grand Prizes:
1st - Kenwood TS-480SAT HF radio
2nd - Kenwood TM-281A 2M mobile
3rd - Kenwood TH-K20A 2M HT
      The tickets for the Grand Prize and door prizes are: $1.00 each or 
6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00, etc.  The Grand Prizes will be drawn at 2:30 
p.m. You NEED NOT BE PRESENT for the Grand Prize drawings.  You MUST BE 
PRESENT for all door prize drawings.  Door Prize tickets will be put 
back in for The Grand Prize Drawings.

Check out website for more information and updates at:
http://www.qsl.net/w5nd/
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