BRARA / N4BRF
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit
Teach - Learn - Operate - Support
ARES - RACES - CERT - SKYWARN
Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association
Palm Beach County Florida USA
Community - Communication - Leadership

Download New Codeplug | Free Tech Class 5-May | Radiator Grill 28-April | Club Meeting 1-May

 
Welcome
 
  Breakfast  
Breakfast 9am Tuesdays 2018
24-APR TBA  
Email Art if you plan to attend: wa8vsj@gmail.com

  Announcements  
For members, FREE inventory at the shack

Proposed April minutes available for member review

New DMR Codeplug Version 4.3 is available

2018 VHF/UHF Spring Sprint Schedule Read More

Barbecue and impromptu field day
Where: Vista View Park, 4001 SW 142nd Ave, Davie
When: Saturday, April 14, 9am-3pm Read More

New Net: The Not Qwight Right Net
Starts: 19-April 2018 (may be delayed 1 week)
When: Thursdays at 8.20pm (note 820 in freq)
Frequency: 146.820 (-) offset PL 110.9 Boca / W4BUG
Contact: Steve KN4FEN

Why do newer hams fail to become truly active? Read More

Family Safety Fest
Location: Sportsplex at Coral Springs FL
When: Saturday, April 21st - Breakfast 8am, main event 10am
Click for FamilySafetyFest.org

BRARA Radiator Grill
Location: Ham shack 10875 W.Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL
When: Saturday April 28 - 10am to 1pm
Click for FLYER

BRARA Free Technician Licence Class
Location: Ham shack 10875 W.Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 5/6 - 9am to 5pm
Click for FLYER



  News and Updates  

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  Amateur Radio Factoid  
What are the 92 Codes?
In 1859, Western Union standardized on the "92 code" in which the numbers from 1 to 92 were assigned meanings. It was in this list that 73 got its present meaning. Later more numbers were added. Read More


  BRARA Net Activity  
 2018-04-16 (PDF) VOCOM and NBEMS 
 2018-04-15 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-04-10 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-04-09 (PDF) VOCOM and NBEMS 
 2018-04-02 (PDF) VOCOM and NBEMS 
 2018-03-26 (PDF) VOCOM and NBEMS 
 2018-03-25 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-03-18 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-03-11 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-03-13 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-03-06 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-03-05 (PDF) VOICE-COMM / SoC.NBEMS 
 2018-03-04 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-02-27 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-02-25 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-02-18 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-02-13 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-02-06 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-01-30 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-01-28 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-01-21 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2018-01-15 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-01-15 (PDF) VOICE-COMM / SoC.NBEMS 
 2018-01-14 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-12-09 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-01-08 (PDF) VOICE-COMM / SoC.NBEMS 
 2017-12-09 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2018-01-07 (PDF) CERT Net< 
 2017-12-19 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-12-17 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-12-18 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-12-11 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-12-12 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-12-10 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-12-05 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-12-04 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-11-28 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-11-27 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-11-26 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-11-21 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-11-20 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-11-19 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-11-14 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-11-14 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-11-07 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-11-12 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-11-06 (PDF) COMM Net 
 2017-11-05 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-10-31 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-10-27 (PDF) DMR Tech Net Oct-2017 
 2017-10-16 (PDF) COMM Nets  
 2017-10-15 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-10-10 (PDF) CERT Net 
 2017-10-09 (PDF) COMM Nets  
 2017-10-02 (PDF) COMM Nets  
 2017-10-01 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-09-24 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-09-18 (PDF) COMM Nets  
 2017-09-04 (PDF) COMM Nets  
 2017-09-03 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-08-29 (PDF) BOCA CERT  
 2017-08-27 (PDF) DMR Tech Net 
 2017-08-14 (PDF) COMM Nets  

  Coordinated NETS  
  Daily06.00pmVHFGCARCTraffic Net
  Sun08.00pmUHFBRARADMR Tech Net TS2-TG2 / 31124
   09.00pmTG TyNetDMR Track TG-31489
  Mon07.00pmVHFBRARAVoice Comm Net
   08.00pmVHFBRARASoCounty NBEMS
  Tue07.00pmUHFWPBARGLocal Net
   07.00pmUHFCERT CERT Plan A 470.400
   07.30pmUHFCERT CERT Plan B 145.290
   07.30pmVHFWARC SoCounty NBEMS
   08.00pmVHFWARC SlowScan
  Thur07.30pmVHFWARC Memory Lane Net
  If BRARA VHF repeater is down, use GCARC repeater

  Repeaters  
 VHFBRARA Analog 2m 145.290 PL 110.9
 UHFBRARA Analog 70cm 442.875 PL 110.9 +5Mhz
 VHFBRARA Packet 2m 145.070 144.390 APRS
 IP BRARA EchoLink Node 826953
 IP BRARA DMR TG 31124
 IP DMR Track TyNet TG 31489
 UHFDMR W2GGI 70cm 443.300 CC1 +5Mhz
 UHFCERT Analog Part-A70cm 470.400 PL 123.0 +3Mhz
 VHFCERT Analog Part-B2m 145.290 PL 110.9
 VHFGold Coast ARC 2m 146.610 PL 110.9 -600khz
 VHFGold Coast ARC 2m 146.820 PL 110.9 -600khz
 UHFGold Coast ARC 70cm 442.500 PL 110.9 +5Mhz
 UHFGold Coast Fusion70cm 442.200 PL 110.9 +5Mhz
 VHFGold Coast Fusion2m 145.340 PL 110.9 -600khz
 VHFAEC Repeater GRP 2m 146.670 PL 110.9 -600khz
 VHFWellington ARC 2m 147.285 PL 110.9 +600khz

  STATION STATUS  
STATIONTRANSCIEVERSTATUSNOTES
HF-1 ICOM IC-7600 Available Dedicated PC
HF-2 RTTY CONTESTING Contact Larry K4KGG
HF-3 YEASU FT-1000 Available Dedicated SignaLink
UHF-4YEASU FT-897 Available Dedicated PC / SignaLink
UHF-5IC-820 144/432 Available
UHF-5IC-706 50.07 beacon Unavailable See George WA2VNV
UHF-5HR-2600 222 Available
UHF-5TR-751A 144/1296 IF Available Has CW key

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  Membership Application  
New Feature

 
Membership Application (PDF)   ||   New Member Wizard (PDF)

  Codeplugs  
 MODERADIOVERSIONDATEDESCRIPTION 
 DMRMD3xx 4.38-Apr-2018 click to download 
 DMRMD2017 4.38-Apr-2018 click to download 
 AnalogBF-F8HP2017.101-Oct-2017click to download 
 AnalogTM-V71A2017.101-Oct-2017click to download 


  Member Updates  
  As of 3-APRIL 2018   Logon to view these items
  Proposed April-2018 General Meeting minutes
  Secretary Report Apr-2018
  Secretary Report Mar-2018
  Secretary Report Feb-2018
  New Capability: User managed scrollbar
  The first lady ham radio operators
  Chak (VU2TTC): The blind Genious of ham radio in India
  Important READ: ARRL Governance and Code-of-Conduct
  Trivia: Technician license
  What are these guys doing?
  Member List now showing FCC Class
  Your Profile now uses FCC and DMR MARC data
  FoxHunt Rules and Awards
  2018 January Presidents Message
  Specify profile preferred Email / Phone
  Time to renew your 2018 BRARA Dues
  New search capacilities for Members




  2018 Dues Notification  
   At the December 2, 2017 Board of Directors Meeting, the Board voted to set 2018 dues at $35. You can still beat the increase and save $10 if you renew at the old rate ($25) by December 31, 2017. Starting January 1, 2018 dues will be $35 per year.   

  2018 Winter Field Day Results  
FOR STATION CALLSIGN N4BRF
CATEGORY STATIONSTYPESTATIONSPERCENT
1st in SFL (10)Indoor [I] 93 15.2%
1st in FL (36)Outdoor [O]197 32.3%
2nd in 3H (6)Home [H]320 52.5%
4th in Home (320)Top 1.25% 610100.0%
5th of Call Area 4 (129)Top 3.88%   
16th of Total (610)Top 2.62%   
 Overall Score
 Operator Scores
 Detail Contact Log
 Detail Contact Log Activity
 Detail Log Excel [download]

  Open House :: Wednesdays and Saturdays  
  From 11am at Club Station
  10875 W Atlantic Ave
  Delray Beach, FL USA.  (Click to view map)

  Meetings  
  Held at 7pm on 1st Tues of the month at
  West Boca Library
  18685 State Road 7
  Boca Raton FL USA.  (Click to view map)

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  If you need help logging onto BRARA.ORG, contact John. N1QFH
  EMAIL N1QFH@BRARA.ORG  TEXT 207.239.0268
  


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