NRA Birthday

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC) of Prescott, AZ, is planning to operate a special event station November 17, 2017, in celebration of the NRA’s 146th birthday. The special event station will operate from Gunsite Academy’s 2,000-acre campus in Paulden, AZ, north of Prescott.

The special event call sign will be K7NRA.

Operations will be conducted on the following frequencies between the hours of 1500 and 2400 UTC:
– 7.040,

– 7.250,

– 14.040,

– 14.250,

– 21.040 and

– 21.335 MHz

KL7R will again be operating a satellite station. He also may attempt some operating using the JT65 digital mode, depending on any problems with interference with the SSB station. All amateur stations, especially those operated by NRA members and Gunsite alumni, are urged to participate.

A special certificate will be awarded to those stations making contact during the event. QSL with a 9 x 12 SASE to: YARC P.O. Box 11994 Prescott, AZ 86304 OR To receive a PDF certificate that you can print yourself, you can send an email to the address below that contains your call sign, time of contact (UTC, not local), and the frequency. A certificate with your call sign will be created and emailed to you. NOTE: We do not issue band-specific certificates. We will issue one certificate regardless of number of contacts.

For more information, contact John Broughton, WB9VGJ nrabirthday@w7yrc.org

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