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Anchorage ARC Inc

Anchorage ARC Inc

Contact Information

Club Name:
Anchorage ARC Inc
Call Sign:
KL7AA
Contact:
Richard P. Tweet KL2AZ
Daytime Phone:
(907) 345-0719
Evening Phone:
(907) 345-0719
Email:
PRESIDENT@KL7AA.ORG

Basic Information

Call Sign:
KL7AA
Annual Report:
May 16th 2022
Meeting Time:
First Thursday of each month, 7 pm.
Meeting Place:
Radio Science and Operations Center, 6721 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage
Section:
AK
Affiliation Date:
May 12th 1951
Specialties:
Contest, Digital Modes, DX, General Interest, Public Service/Emergency, Repeaters, School or Youth Group, VHF/UHF
Services Offered:
Club Newsletter, Entry-Level License Classes, General Or Higher License Classes, Hamfest, License Test Sessions, Mentor, Repeater, Tvi/RFI Committee
Description:

 

The Anchorage Amateur Radio Club serves the entire 1,963 square miles of the Municipality of Anchorage including Anchorage proper, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Eagle River, Chugiak, Peters Creek, Eklutna, Indian, Bird Creek, Girdwood, and Portage.  It covers 80 miles of highway from its northern reaches on the Glenn Highway at Eklutna to its southern reaches just past Portage on the Seward Highway.  It operates numerous voice repeaters, packet digipeaters, VHF, UHF, and HF Winlink RMSs, an APRS digipeater/I-gate, and high-speed AREDN mesh network.  The club’s clubhouse is its Radio Science and Operations Center (RSOC) located at the former FCC monitoring station in west Anchorage.  From there, its “operations” area includes 5 HF stations, a satellite station, mesh network connectivity, and an assortment of VHF and UHF equipment of many types including interoperability equipment.  The club also operates the Anchorage ARC VEC, offers license prep classes as well as an assortment of STEM education courses, and is the primary sponsor of ARES in the Anchorage area.  The club call is KL7AA.  Meetings:  7:00 PM, 1st Thursday, every month at the Radio Science and Operations Center, 6721 Raspberry Road.  Club website:  https://kl7aa.org.  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/kl7aa/.  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/AnchorageARC.  Newsletters/Newsletter archives:  https://kl7aa.org/newsletters/.  E-mail info@kl7aa.org for more information.

 

Links:
http://KL7AA.ORG

Club Statistics

Club Members:
181
Voting Members:
144
Voting Licensed Amateur Members:
141
Voting ARRL Members:
97

Anchorage ARC Inc Officers

  • Richard P. Tweet KL2AZ

    Contact, President, Editor

    Richard P. Tweet KL2AZ

  • Kent Petty KL5T

    Treasurer

    Kent Petty KL5T

  • Morgan M. Schoenecker KG7SEQ

    Secretary

    Morgan M. Schoenecker KG7SEQ

  • T J Sheffield KL7TS

    Vice President

    T J Sheffield KL7TS

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