Calendar

Aug
4
Wed
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
5
Thu
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Members Meeting (In-Person) @ Bedford County Courthouse
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Members Meeting (In-Person) @ Bedford County Courthouse | Bedford | Pennsylvania | United States

Membership Meeting

7:30 PM, First Thursday of every month
Takes place at the Bedford County Courthouse, 230 Juliana St., Bedford, PA 15522.
Third floor conference room. We meet by the second story parking garage exit.

New and interested members are invited to attend.

Meeting is also aired online: Chrome web browser is recommended. If you are using an Android or iOS phone/tablet, please download the Jitsi app. The link below will provide you with instructions on doing that.

https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo
If you are asked for a password, enter k3nqt (all lowercase)
Just want to dial in on your phone?

Dial-in: +1.512.402.2718 PIN: 3179616783#

 

 

Aug
6
Fri
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
7
Sat
2021 Amateur Radio License Exams – August @ American Legion Post 113
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
2021 Amateur Radio License Exams - August @ American Legion Post 113 | Bedford | Pennsylvania | United States

FCC Amateur Radio Service Licensed VE Testing Program

2021 Schedule

LOCATION: American Legion Post 113, 3721 US-220 BUS, Bedford, PA 15522 (click for map).  Pull down behind the building, as we are in the lower level.

The Bedford County Amateur Radio Society (BCARS) regularly hosts a VE licensing exam, followed by an Amateur Radio Workshop/Technical Forum. This is an exceptional opportunity for those interested in earning an amateur radio license.

Testing includes the three Amateur Radio license classes, TECHNICIAN, GENERAL, and AMATEUR EXTRA. The event is open to anyone. BCARS is provides testing through the Laurel VEC, and there is NO CHARGE to take the exam. Absolutely free, and we won’t even ask for a donation. You are also welcome to attend our free workshop following the event. This is a good place to get radio recommendations, get a radio programmed, or learn more about the hobby and first steps.

PRE-REGISTRATION

Please pre-register on hamstudy.org. There is a registration link for each session.

PREPARATION

If you are interested in studying before-hand, BCARS recommends you get the KB6NU “No Nonsense Study Guide”.  The technician class is FREE, while General and Extra are available for a small fee. http://www.kb6nu.com/study-guides/

You can also review all of the questions and answers, as well as take practice exams for free at the following websites:

For more information or any questions, please contact:

John Hogenmiller, KB3DFZ
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 814-602-9298

2021 Technician’s Workshop @ Bedford American Legion
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Come and join BCARS for a completely free technician’s workshop. Hosted 4 times a year, we focus on a wide variety of technical topics. From amateur  to 3d printing to raspberry pi and electronics, there’s a little something for everyone. We encourage people to bring any projects, toys, or articles that they would like to discuss or show off. We will have a large display available, so if you want to show something to the group, we can make that happen.

 

 

 

High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
8
Sun
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
9
Mon
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
10
Tue
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Weekly Check In Net
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly Check In Net

All licensed operators are welcome to check into our weekly Tuesday evening nets. We meet at 8:00PM on 145.490- Mhz

Net Name When Frequency
ARES/RACES 2M NET Tuesdays @ 2000 145.490- FM

Aug
11
Wed
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
12
Thu
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
13
Fri
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
14
Sat
62nd Anniversary Picnic @ Merritt Pond
Aug 14 @ 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
62nd Anniversary Picnic @ Merritt Pond | Bedford | Pennsylvania | United States

Members Anniversary Picnic

Each year in August, BCARS celebrates their Anniversary with a members picnic. All club members and guests are welcome to attend. Please coordinate with the activities director if you plan to attend for head count.

2021 Location Details:

Food will be catered.

Merritt Pond Campground 193 Flying Dutchman Rd Bedford, PA 15522
We are located off US Route 220, 8 miles south of Bedford. Turn left onto Browns Road, turn right onto Teaberry Road. Then, make a left to our campground.,

High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
15
Sun
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
16
Mon
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
17
Tue
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Weekly Check In Net
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly Check In Net

All licensed operators are welcome to check into our weekly Tuesday evening nets. We meet at 8:00PM on 145.490- Mhz

Net Name When Frequency
ARES/RACES 2M NET Tuesdays @ 2000 145.490- FM

Aug
18
Wed
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
19
Thu
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
20
Fri
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
21
Sat
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo. 

Aug
22
Sun
High Noon Health and Welfare Net
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCARS will be running a daily “HIGH NOON” Health and Welfare net from 12PM-12:30PM. Members are encouraged to check in as often as they can. This net will be to provide updates and if anyone is looking for assistance or information, we will try to help.

Additionally, members can join online at https://meet.jit.si/bcarsvideo.