Talk to me! I’m a new ham and I have a new radio!

Talk to me!  PLEASE talk to me!
I’m a new ham and I have a new radio!

kenwood_tmv71aWe have a LOT of new hams on the air now and more coming!  This is mostly due to the valiant efforts of ham instructors like John Nordland, AD5FU and others.  When you hear one of those new KG5 call signs coming from…often a shy or shaky voice, TALK TO THEM!  These are the new kids on the block and they are looking for a QSO from another friendly ham.  There was a time when each of us had just received our license and bought our first radio.  We were just like these new kids.  Did we know what to do…or what to say when we keyed the mic?  Not always.  Those of us who are old (some very old) and experienced hams have a duty and a responsibility to welcome new hams into the hobby and offer to help in any way we can.  Be friendly, kind and helpful–but most of all, TALK TO THEM!

Also, (1) tell new hams about our CAUHF Group and encourage them to check in to the AR Links, Tuesday night net at 8:00 p.m.  (2) tell them about our CAUHF Group club meetings, held the first Monday night of each quarter.  The next one is Monday night, April 4th, 2016.  (3) tell them about our CAUHF website.  (4) Tell them about the list of AR Links repeaters located on the AR Links tab of this website.

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Please pay your 2018 dues promptly.  Your dues are necessary for the minimal expenses of this amateur radio club. All memberships run from January 1 to December 31, no partial year dues.

$20 for individual membership; $30 for all licensed hams in your household.

Also, if you have not donated to the recent purchase of our new DMR repeater, 443.600, please do so as this was a major expenditure for the CAUHF Group.  It is now fully operational.

If you prefer to send a check or M.O., please mail it to the address at the bottom of this web page.

Main Repeaters

AR Links System
443.200 (114.8) – LIttle Rock
145.490 (114.8) – Little Rock
444.700 (114.8) – North Little Rock
443.600 (DMR) – Benton NEW
147.120 (131.8) – Haskell
444.675 (114.8) – Arkadelphia NEW
443.500 (136.5) – Malvern NEW
145.330 (114.8) – Morrilton
146.685 (141.3) – Dardanelle (Russellville)
146.745 (107.2) – Bradford
146.640 (131.8) – Benton OFFLINE

Stand Alone
146.775 (162.2) – Little Rock, Shinall
444.850 (114.8) – Little Rock, Downtown
443.000 (100.0) – Little Rock,
Markham & University BACK ONLINE

For a complete list, click on the AR Links tab above.

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