Victoria Amateur Radio Club Meeting Thursday 8/21/14
The Victoria Amateur Radio Club will hold their monthly meeting this Thursday, August 21st starting at 7:30 p.m. at the DeTar Conference Center on Medical Drive, off Nursery Drive. Meeting starts at 7:30. "Eating Meeting" at the Mall Food Court, about 6:00. You can learn about the hobby and service of amateur radio, including how to obtain your FCC license, which is required to become an amateur radio ("ham") operator. You'll also learn how the VARC helps out with several community events, and stands ready to provide reliable communications in times of natural (and other) disasters, when other methods of communications (phones, the Internet, etc.) have been overloaded or disrupted.
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