Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
a 501(c)3 Corporation
P.O. Box 51174, Lafayette, Louisiana 70505

AARA is dedicated to serving the Acadiana Region of
Southwest Louisiana

 

Club Events
(Last updated 11/15/21)
 

2021 Christmas Banquet

December 2, 2021

There will not be a general meeting for the month of December.  However, the AARA will enjoy it's annual Christmas Dinner on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  The dinner will be held in the banquet room at the Golden Corral located at 3110 Ambassador Caffery Parkway. 

Information on the facility can be found at https://www.goldencorral.com/locations/906/golden-corral-ambassador-caffery-pkwy/.  The room will open to the group at 6:00 PM but you may arrive and eat earlier if you so choose.  Each member is responsible for the cost of their own meal.  Door prizes will be drawn for by those in attendance. 

 

2022 Winter Field Day

January 29, 2022

The AARA will be participating in next years 2022 Winter Field Day event.  This 24 hour event will be held nationwide the weekend of January 29 - 30, 2021.  However, club activities are planned only for Saturday, January 29 at the farm of Steve (AF5VR) and Mel Webre in Church Point, LA.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the club activities on Saturday as well as from their own station anytime during the 24 hour event.  Additional details on the event can be found at 2022 Winter Field Day or by contacting Chris Ancelet N5MCY at 337-591-8871.

 

2022 ARRL Field Day

June 25 - 26, 2022

The AARA plans to conduct 2022 Field Day activities at a site that is yet to be determined.  During the 24 hr period of this event amateur radio operators across the United States and Canada will operate from remote stations and attempt to contact as many stations as possible.  The event is open to the public including non-licensed persons interested in learning about amateur radio.  Additional details regarding the club's planned activities will be published when they become available.  Information on the recently held 2021 Field Day event can be found at W5DDL - 2021 Field Day and ARRL - 2021 Field Day.
 

2022 Tour du Teche Canoe Race

November 30 - October 2, 2022

135 mile three day canoe race

Port Barre, LA to Berwick, LA

The AARA historically provides communications support at various checkpoints along the race route for the annual Tour du Teche canoe race.  Check out details and QSL information at  W5DDL - Tour du Teche

 

   

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