UPDATE April 30, 2022: We had to disconnect the weather radio temporarily due to the radio picking up the broadcast radio station and carrying the signal into the repeater audio. We are researching the issue, and hope to have a solution as soon as possible. We also are aware the weather radio is only sounding… Continue reading UPDATE: Weather Radio Disconnected
The ARRL VEC advised us today of the following information about the application fee for amateur radio licenses that will be effective in April. The FCC released a Public Notice on March 23, 2022, stating that the amateur radio application fees, including those associated with Form 605 application filings, would become effective on April 19,… Continue reading FCC $35 Amateur Application Fee will be effective April 19
One of the best things about ham radio is that there is always something to learn. We are working on incorporating educational opportunities into club meetings and events. It would help us a lot if we knew what you want to know about! Please select as many topics from the list below, or use the… Continue reading What would you like to learn?
The Two Rivers Amateur Radio Group recently held an amateur radio licensing exam session on December 7, 2021. There were two new potential amateur radio operators who sat for the exam, and both passed the Technician exam! Congrats to Tom and Kurt! We look forward to hearing you both on the air soon. The Two… Continue reading Two new Techs at December exam session
The Two Rivers Amateur Radio Group held its very first ARRL affiliated amateur license exam on November 2, 2021. The session went very well, and we have one new General class licensee as a result. Jake, KI5RCY, upgraded from Technician to General at the session. The Two Rivers Amateur Radio Group conducts test sessions on… Continue reading Jake, KI5RCY, upgrades to General Class
We are looking for ARRL accredited Volunteer Examiners (VE’s) to join our VE team to administer amateur radio license exams. No testing experience is necessary – we will teach you everything. However, you must be accredited with the ARRL as a VE in order to help administer exams. If you’re already an accredited ARRL VE,… Continue reading Accredited VEs Needed
According to the ARRL, the free $35 license fee for amateur radio is unlikely to go into effect until some time in early 2022. The ARRL was told by the FCC that they are still working out the logistics of collecting the fees. They also report that VE – the volunteer examiners who administer license… Continue reading ARRL reports license fee will be effective in 2022
Beginning August 5, 2021, the Two Rivers Amateur Radio Group will conduct a weekly net on the Ola repeater on 147.210 MHz. The net is open to all licensed amateur radio operators, so please put it on your calendar and check in. The primary purpose of the net will be to share information and provide… Continue reading Tune in for our weekly net