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RaRa XARC CW Group is a joint project of the Rochester Amateur Radio Association and the XRX Amateur Radio Club to help fellow hams learn Morse Code and promote CW operation.
All are welcome to join – anytime. Start when you are available and progress at your own pace. It is not a class but a group effort.
To join, please contact:
Tim Brown, WB2PAY, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Bob Karz, K2OID, email@example.com, or
Forest Shick, WA2MZG, firstname.lastname@example.org
The goals of the group are:
– Help fellow hams learn Morse Code
– Develop CW operating skills
– Teach CW etiquette
– Increase code proficiency
– Develop new CW Elmers
Our group has three levels of proficiency:
– You are a BEGINNER if you have no Morse Code skills or
– You are an INTERMEDIATE if you can receive 5 to 15 WPM
– You are an ELMER if you can receive over 15WPM
Learning methods are tailored to members’ needs:
– In person
– Over the air
– On the computer
As presenters and topics are available there will be more monthly meetings.
– March 2019:
QRP kits (Download Slides)
– November 2018:
CW The Original Mode (Download Slides)
– December 2018:
Tuesday Practice Net
Every Tuesday night, 9PM CW practice net:
– Initial checkin on the XRX repeater: 145.29MHz, PL110.9, analog FM
– Then QSY to 50.250MHz USB for Net Checkin
– Finally, change modes to CW
Typical QSO's are practiced.
Instructions are given at the beginning of the net on USB.
Last revised: 08/15/19 08:32 AM
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