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AARA GENERAL MEETING & VE TESTING LOCATION

The Acadiana Amateur Radio Association (AARA) will hold their monthly General meeting the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501.  Enter doors on 183 E. Congress St. 

VE Testing will be held a 6:00 PM prior to the General Meeting.

A map of the location in downtown Lafayette can be found here:  Lafayette Science Museum Map


 
AARA HAMFEST MAIN PRIZE DRAWING WINNERS

Friday March 8, 2019  Drawings were held at 7:00 PM.

1st  Yaesu FT-70 DR VHF/UHF FM/C4FM Digital Mode Handheld
          John Cunniff W4JHC of Lafayette, LA

2nd  ICOM ID-51A PLUS2 - VHF/UHF D Star Handheld

         
George Morvant NZ5O of Broussard, LA

Saturday March 9, 2019  Drawings were held at 2:00 PM.

GRAND PRIZE:
ICOM  IC-7300 - HF/50 Mhz Transceiver
          Sandra Grimes KG5SIR of Palestine, TX
2nd Prize
ICOM IC-5100A - VHF/UHF D Star Mobile
          Randy Jackson KY4RJ of Bossier City, LA
3rd Prize:
MFJ 269C - 530KHz-230MHz plus 415-470MHz HF/VHF/UHF SWR  Antenna Analyzer
with accessories 

          James Titus KD1WR of Hunting, NY
4th Prize:
MFJ 4230MVP PSU - 30 amp Switching Power Supply
          Sidney Boudreaux N5AKD of Westwego, LA

FOXHUNT WINNER - Prize 100 Raffle Tickets
Logan Hebert KG5LLM
14662 Charter Place
Baton Rouge, LA 70817


AARA ADVANCED SKYWARN TRAINING SERIES

YouTube Video Series
Presented by:   Roger Erickson KD5BUI - National Weather Service - Lake Charles, Louisiana

SkyWarn Training Part 1        SkyWarn Training Part 2        SkyWarn Training Part 3

SkyWarn Training Part 4        SkyWarn Training Part 5        SkyWarn Training Part 6

SkyWarn Training Part 7


AARA HANDBOOK - Revised 2/06/2019

The Acadiana Amateur Radio Assoc., Inc. has put together a handbook with some information that may be useful to those who are newly licensed are not aware of some of the things that may be of help to you.  Click on this link and a Acrobat .PDF file of the AARA Handbook can be available.

AARA Handbook

If you see anything that might be needed to be added, please contact Herman KN5GRK at:  kn5grk@lusfiber.net

 


The 56th AARA Hamfest Pictures held March 11th & 12th, 2016 at the Rayne Civic Center, Rayne, Louisiana.

Check out a few of our pictures at the following location:

56th AARA HAMFEST 2016 Pictures


The 53rd AARA 2013 Hamfest Pictures at the Rayne Civic Center, Rayne, Louisiana.

Pictures can be found at the following location:

53rd AARA HAMFEST 2013 Pictures

The 52th Acadiana Hamfest 2012 was held on March 9th & 10th, at the Rayne Civic Center, Rayne, Louisiana. 

Check out the AARA Hamfest 2012 pictures at:

52nd AARA HAMFEST 2012 Pictures

The 51th Acadiana Hamfest 2011 was held on March 11th & 12th, at the Rayne Civic Center, Rayne, Louisiana.

Check out the AARA Hamfest 2011 pictures at:

51st AARA HAMFEST 2011 Pictures

The AARA 2013 Field Day was held on Saturday June 22nd & Sunday June 23rd, in the "Green Room" 

at Gossen Memorial Park, Rayne, Louisiana.

Check out the AARA Field Day 2013 pictures at:

AARA Field Day 2013 Pictures

Last update - March 25, 2019

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