October 12, 2017
RURAL IOWA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB demonstrates amateur radio to students at STEM festival.
For the second year in a row, Rural Iowa ARC setup a demonstration of amateur radio at the Oelwein STEM festival. Morse code keys were available for the children to try morse letters and received a bracelet with their initials in morse.
Also on display was a radio go-kit, the club communications van, solar energy display, and a simple copper J-pole antenna.
See pictures at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ruraliowaarc/albums/72157687280275170
August 23, 2017
RURAL IOWA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB participates in Black Hawk County airport exercise.
Members of Rural Iowa ARC assisted Black Hawk County ARES members at an airport drill. The communications van was setup and held a portable DMR repeater.
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June 8-9, 2017
RURAL IOWA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB assists with radios for active shooter training and exercise.
Rural Iowa ARC members assisted with providing radios for an active shooter training exercise.
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