The close of registration for the club annual campout is fast approaching! You have until August 3rd to register and send in your camp fees ($30). The campout is going to be at Wilkinson Park in Rockfalls August 23rd through 25th. A time to relax, enjoy […]
Verizon wireless is experiencing several outages in the North Iowa area today. This is but another reason why Amateur Radio is a great idea for back up communications. During a training session today the discussion turned to Verizon’s problem as it was affecting that county. We […]
We are setting a few dates (the first part of May) to work on the final construction of our new Amateur Radio Repeater tower on a roof near downtown mason city. We hope to have the repeater online not long after everything is put together and […]
CONSIDERATE Never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others. LOYAL Offers loyalty, encouragement, and support to other amateurs. Support your local club, or the American Radio Relay League– through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and […]
Training is FREE and last about 2 hours. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Trinity Lutheran Church 213 N Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, Iowa 50401 You’ll learn: Basics of thunderstorm development Fundamentals of storm structure Identifying potential severe weather features Information to […]
So… Are you a doomsday prepper? These are the kinds of things we hear from people who see us preparing. First let us understand that many people will say things like this to take the load off their back. It’s easier to ridicule others when you […]
Our Next North-land Amateur Communications Group Meeting is February 14th. Supper, followed by Meeting. We are your GO-TO Club for EVERYTHING Radio in North Central Iowa! We meet at Hyvee WEST Deli, In Mason City Iowa. (Click here for a Map or to get directions) Informal […]
Wanted: Used Linksys router’s! I See a Large benefit to our Emergency Communications operations.There is always the risk that during a large emergency or disaster. The normal infrastructure, electrical power, telephone service, cell service, internet, etc. will fail.Amateur Radio has proven itself strong in it’s ability […]
We were made aware of a broken link on our Study Materials Page. The link to our Facebook “Preparing for your Test” Photo Album was not working… but it is now. Sorry about that!
We had our first monthly meeting of the year tonight, and we are super excited about all the fun stuff coming! New radio repeaters. (Amateur Radio & GMRS.) The first First Annual Hamfest in our area! Big plans for Field Day. A new yearly picnic. Fall […]