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The Mohawk Valley Amateur Radio Association (MVARA), our neighbors to the south updated their website. We encourage everyone to visit and bookmark it: MVARA maintains the KC2AUO repeater: 147.195+ CTCSS: 156.7Hz and the Packet Node: KC2AUO on 146.445 For those who don’t know Tryon ARC works very closely with neighboring clubs. The reason for […]

This video showcases the “Dorothy Grant Elementary School Ham Radio Club” K6DGE. In the video you will be able to see elementary age kids making contacts and learning about the hobby. The ARRL has an Outreach to Teachers and Schools page in case this is something you want to implement in your schools.

Wednesday April 16th ARRL Exam Session begins at 5:30pm Meeting at 6:30pm Skywarn Training at 7:00pm Location: Fulton Sheriff Dept, EOC Room Fulton County, Sheriff Dept., 2712 State Highway 29, Johnstown NY 12095. Entrances to the EOC room is located at the back of the building.   Topics: The National Weather Service SKYWARN Training Session […]

A few dozen special event stations will take to the air April 26, 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC, to commemorate International Marconi Day (IMD). Among them will be GB4IMD, in Cornwall, England, OE14M, in Vienna, Austria, IY0IMD in Italy, VO1AA, on Signal Hill in St Johns, Newfoundland, VK2IMD in Australia, and WA1WCC on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. All […]

At the stroke of midnight (Eastern time) on January 1, 2014, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial station W1AW at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, CT, took to the airwaves with the special ARRL Centennial call sign W100AW. ARRL Chief Executive Officer Dave Sumner, K1ZZ and Membership and Volunteer Programs Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, were at the […]

Tryon ARC wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year!.

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The Tryon ARC needs a count for the Christmas Dinner. We would like to have all meal numbers ASAP so we can pass them along to the restaurant. Please remember we are donating toys to Project Angel. For more information about the dinner and project angel click here.