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Congratulations to our new Licensed Hams

                   AJ Ellis                   Dave Walsh         Ron Gould     Charlene Sitenga     Nick Challis

                                             KG5ZNU                                                           KI7WRT                                              KI7KWE                                          KI7WRS                                               KI7WRR



LBARA Club Picnic 

Club Picnic members and Guests of LBARA
This Saturday is our LBARA club picnic.

Date:   March 24th, 2018
Place: Jack Hardie Park
Jack Hardie Park
2470 Bunker Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Time:  QSO Party starts at 10:00-3:00?      
Dining starts  at 12:15
Please bring your place settings and drinks.
Also, bring  a covered dish to share amongst everyone.
The club will furnish the Burgers/Dogs, Buns, and condiments
Bring your lawn chairs for your seating 

Flea Market
Bring things for Sale or you want to give away to the flea market.  This would be items of ham radio interest. If you want to display them on a table be sure and bring your own table.

Join us March 15th for our annual big party

Bob Heil* Live via Skype

Come on the 15th to ask and get those audio questions answered on the spot.

We will also be having a special raffle for items of interest to all

Major prizes:

Grand Prize:

Heil PRO SET ELITE

Other Prizes:        Over $950.00 in Prizes

2 meter/440 J-pole antenna

Two $50.00 GIFT Certificates from DX Engineering

Two $25 Gift cards from Giga Parts

(1) 50.00 Gift certificate ARRL (2) 25.00 Gift Certificate ARRL

25 additional Prizes Over $950.00 in Prizes in all

Get your raffle tickets ahead of time or get them at the door.

Raffle Tickets   1 for $2.00    3 for $5.00     7 for $10.00

All proceeds go to the London Bridge Amateur Radio Association

The QSO Party starts at 6:30 with refreshments

*Bob Heil is an American sound and radio engineer most well known for creating the template for modern rock sound systems. He founded the company Heil Sound in 1966, which went on to create unique touring sound systems for bands such as The Grateful Dead and The Who. He invented the Heil Talk Box in 1973, which was frequently used by musicians such as Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh and Richie Sambora, and is still in use today. 

He is the mastermind behind Heil ham radio equipment .

Contact Garry K9WZB     K9WZB1@gmail.com   for more information

 

March is Amateur Radio Month in Lake Havasu City

 

 

March Madness

   In Like A Lion and Out like a Lamb”

 

This year March will be filled with many activities and interesting things for all of us to get involved in.

                                         

March 1, -Mayor’s Proclamation to make March “Ham Radio Month” for Lake Havasu City

March 3, - Library Display Cases

March 3, -“Open Shack” 12:00-3:30

March 10th, Radio Demonstration at the Library 10:00 AM-12:30 PM

March 15th  Club Meeting LBARA and BIG raffle 6:30PM-?

Bob Heil will be our speaker vis Skype

 Image result for bob heil    Heil Sound       

March 17th Radio Demonstration at the Library 1:00-3:30 PM

March 24th Club Picnic 11:00 AM for QSO Party 12:30 for the food

March 24, Lake Havasu First Sprint FM Contest 2018 6:00-8:00 PM

March 27th Technician Classes Start 5:30 PM Library Room A

March 29th Technician class

March 31, Technician class

 

We plan to provide Radio Demonstrations and Amateur Radio information on these subsequent dates:

 

March 10th,  10:00-12:30

Stations for 2 meters and low bands for demonstrations

Set up stations for public view in Patio and room A

March 17th 1:00-3:30

Station set up for display of amateur radio

2 meters and low bands

Set up stations for public view in Patio and room A

March 24, Lake Havasu First Sprint FM Contest 2018
Radio Demonstration

We will need operators to man the stations at the library and at home.  This will get more of our members involved in the event. If conditions are really bad on low bands we can have locals call in.

 

K7B Special Event 2018

Sharon K7WZB and Lana N7WST Working K7B special event 2018

 

Girl Power Sharon K7WZB, Shelly KI7NTG and Mary K7HAV working the pile-ups!

Election 2018 New Board has been elected and approved by the Membership

President                  K9WZB     Garry Fisher

Vice President          W7NRX    Nick Rizos

Secretary                  KI7NTG    Shelly Culbertson

Treasure                    K7LY       Jerry France

Director                    K7TJH      Tom Hutter

Director                    K0TAN     Charles Kotan

Director                    N7IDX      Jodi Rasmussen

Director                    K7SWF     Steve Stocker

Sergeant of Arms      KI7NTF     Mike Murphy

                                                    Special Activity in March 2018 "Open Shack"

The London Bridge Amateur Radio Association is having an “OPEN SHACK” for all Amateur Radio Operators as well as, those interested in becoming involved in Amateur Radio.

 We are scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at the Mohave County Public Library, 1770 McCulloch Blvd N, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403, Room “A” from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. We look forward to seeing you at this FREE gathering called an “OPEN SHACK”! This is a time and place where we can demonstrate Radio use, protocols, antenna tuning and VHF/UHF/HF communication information. We will discuss IRLP, demonstrate Echolink, and if we have interest, some Digital Communication. Bring a friend that might be interested in learning about Amateur Radio. For More information email WWW.HAMRADIOLBARA.COM or go to web site lbara.org

 

We have 6 New Generals in our Club!  Graduating Class 2017

  Lake Havasu City 2017 Parade

            

More pictures in pictures tab

Our volunteers for this years Parade                                                                                                                  

London Bridge Amateur Radio Association
                                                                       NEW           Technician Class license course beginning in March 2018
Attention:  Interested members or non-members of the London Bridge Amateur Radio Association wanting to become a Amateur radio operator.
​                   LBARA will be providing  a 10 session course covering the material needed to pass the technician Class License.
                   Persons interested in attending can send me an email or fill out registration at the next club meeting on December 21, 2017.
                  Further details will be soon published on the lbara.org web site. Contact Garry K9WZB For more information

 

Meet the new New Repeater in town.

The recent problem with the 146.64 repeater has required the club to purchase a new repeater.  This repeater has been repealed and replaced.

The new 146.64 Repeater is in and working

146.64 Repeater                                                                                                                         Tom Making final adjustment on the 146.64 Repeater

 



                                                Last minute check of the antenna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      View from the top of the Police Station downtown Lake Havasu                                                                                               





Summer school for 10 hams this summer.  In July class was held covering many topics relating to ham radio






We have 6 new hams in Lake Havasu City after the testing on May 13th !
Congrats to the following:
 
Shelly Culbertson -     KI7NTG
Dulcie Copeland -Tech
Ron Gould Jr. - General         
John Copeland -Tech
Mike Murphy -Tech      
Robert Chesebro -Tech
Lee Mulcahey -Tech

  Exam Day May 13, 2017

       

 

 

LBARA Club MeetingDecember 21 ,2017 .

This will be a special meeting for the LBARA Elections. Also  learn about the Light Houses results of the latest Special event ad preparing for the Balloon Festival special Event.coming up in January 2018.                                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

             Returning in November 2018 Special Event Project

               Worked all Light House on Lake Havasu and the Colorado River

               We are working with the Light House Club of  Lake Havasu City setting up an annual special event station       

There are 25 replicas of Lighthouse from around the USA situated around the Island in Lake Havasu.

    East Quoddy N. End of Bridgewater Channel LHC State Park L3                 Currituck Beach S. end of Bridgewater Channel  L16 on Map                                                                                                                         

Are you ready to become a Ham?

Library Schedule London Bridge Amateur Radio Association
For Amateur Radio Classes
Sessions Days and times
·
To Be announced
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Technician Class License Application below/  If you are interested in your technician license  contact Garry K9WZB or Charlie K0TAN 

Tentative dates only  March 27-April 28 2018
The classes are free. The actual cost to take the FCC exam is $14.00. Additional materials such as books

 or manuals are the responsibility of the student.

Register for the Amateur Radio Class



Name______________________________________

Email address_______________________________

Phone Number______________________________

If you are under 18 please have your parent or Guardian send us approval for you to attend this class.

__________________________has been given

permission to participate in the amateur radio training class.

_____________________________________________

Parent or Guardian Date_________

Parent Please sign above.

Contact Garry Fisher  854-1622 or email application to K9WZB1@gmail.com

 

Coming this Fall 2017.        If interested let us know. Contact Garry K9WZB1@gmail.com. or

Do you want to feel like life still exists in Lake Havasu City in the summertime?
Well, that is what this is all about.
Summer School for Hams!


If you feel this is something you might want to attend sometime, everytime, or this is not for you on the hot summer day, this is what we would like to know. Our meeting place will be the Library where it is cool inside while it maybe hot ouside during our summer months. We will discuss a logging program to keep your precious contacts neatly tucked away. Building a dipole for the
40 meter band. Setting up a PSK station so you can go digital. Look at the many cool ham programs out there on the internet. Learn how to program that HT of yors. The list will grow as ideas come in.

If you feel this might be worth trying 
​as one once said​,
 nothing tried is nothing gained.
​ Give me your feedback, please.​