The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC) of Prescott, Ariz., will operate a special-event station Nov. 17, 2018, in celebration of the NRA’s 147th birthday. The amateur radio station will operate from Gunsite Academy’s 2,000-acre campus north of Prescott. The call sign will be K7NRA, an FCC-licensed amateur radio station. It will conduct operations on the following amateur frequencies from 0800 MST to 1700 MST: 7.250, 14.040, 14.250 and 21.335 MHz. A unique NRA/Gunsite certificate (acknowledgement of communications) will be forwarded to those stations contacted during the event. All amateur stations, especially those operated by NRA members and Gunsite alumni, are urged to participate. More information can be found at YARC’s website: w7yrc.org/nrabirthday
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