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ARRL TN Section PIC Reminders

Just a reminder that there are two Amateur Radio – related functions coming up over the next two weekends:

Greater Nashville and Middle TN HamQuest, sponsored by: Wilson County Amateur Radio Club    Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. CDT; Location: James E. Ward Agricultural Center (Wilson County Fairgrounds),  945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087

This HamQuest is sponsored by the Wilson Amateur Radio Club, with assistance from the Wilson Radio League. FORUMS: MESH Networking and its use in amateur radio, presented by Tom Delker, K1KY, is one of the highlights of the event. Keith Miller, N9DGK, ARRL TN Section Manager will provide the latest ARRL information at the ARRL Forum. Amateur radio satellite operations at this year’s Greater Nashville & Middle TN HamQuest. Michael Jordan, N1MDJ will present a forum on this subject and the construction of a simple ground station. Michael, a local ham from Mt. Juliet is the author of the article “A Portable Full-Duplex Satellite Ground Station” in the May 2017 edition of QST Magazine.

For more information, visit the HamQuest website at


Amateur Radio Technician License Class, offered by: Nashville Amateur Radio Club, Inc., and Davidson County Amateur Radio Emergency Services

When: Saturdays, August 5 through September 2, 8:00 am – 12: noon, CDT in Nashville, TN

This class will prepare students to take the FCC examination for the entry-level Technician amateur radio license. There is no charge for the class although students are encouraged to purchase the Technician Study Guide, available from the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) at their website, No special skills are required to take this class, and people of all ages and all backgrounds have successfully passed the examination for the Technician License. The class is scheduled to conclude just one week prior to an exam session to be held in Nashville on September 9.

To register or for additional information, please contact: Paul, or Adam,

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The Nashville Amateur Radio Club newsletter May 2017

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ARRL TN Section PIC News – April Edition

April Showers bring… A need for need for community service, if you live in TN. Helping our communities when there is severe weather is one of the ways that our Amateur Radio Operators use their skills to benefit the areas where they live. There are many activities sponsored by local communities and interest groups that are supported by our Amateur Radio Clubs. Is your club one of them? Learn how to be recognized for your club’s efforts in our “ARRL Special Service Clubs” article in the ARRL TN Section PIC News.

Read about some of the recent Hamfests, and those coming up soon. Don’t forget – The Memphis FreeFest is Saturday, April 8. Get the details in our PIC News!

See other featured benefits from ARRL, including “ARRL the Doctor is In”, and ways to become involved in the ARRL Teachers Institute.


You can access the ARRL TN Section PIC News by clicking the link below, or by opening the attached .pdf document that has been included for your convenience.


Please pass this on to your club members, and to anyone you believe would be interested in reading about some of the Amateur Radio activities taking place in the ARRL TN Section.


See you at the Memphis FreeFest!


Many Thanks and 73,



Catherine “Cathy” Goodrich, W4CMG (formerly KK4IWN)

(Cell)  860-916-0151

ARRL Public Information Coordinator

Tennessee Section

ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio®


If you would like to share information about your Club’s upcoming meetings or events, please send the details to for inclusion in the Monthly ARRL TN Section PIC News (if received at least one week prior to the first of the month), or in a separate communication if received after the timeline for the publication.

If you would like to subscribe or unsubscribe to the ARRL TN Section PIC updates, please email to be added or removed from the distribution list.April 2017 Newsletter

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