Bonner County Amateur Radio Club – K7JEP

K7JEP: In memory of Neal Fredstrum
This page and the calendar page are used for notifying members of scheduled Club activities or changes in those activities.  It will also notify members of any upcoming item considered of interest to Club members  (such as ARRL or FCC fee or regulation changes with links to those items).  The page will change frequently as notifications become outdated and are removed.  If you have an item you feel should be posted here for our members send me an email.


This late actor held the call sign KE6PZH and once used his Oscar as a doorstop. Who is it?

Marlon Brando

What does RADAR stand for?

RAdio Detection And Range finding

19 Nov 2023  Scatter Shooting

Our next meeting will be on 13 December at the VFW Hall, 1325 Pine St, corner of Pine and Division. As you can see from our Facebook page (on the right), it will be a family affair, so bring your family and enjoy the fellowship.  At our monthly meetings the Officers meet @ 5:00 PM, between 6:00 and 6:30PM you can find answers to your questions or just enjoy the fellowship of our members, the meeting starts promptly at 6:30PM.
Our next Breakfast will be on 16 Dec at Connies at 9:00 AM.
  1. All Monthly Publications, in PowerPoint format, and the current, as well as past copies of the COAX, in PDF format, can be downloaded from this area. The December issue of the COAX can be viewed here.
  2. If you would like to keep up with what is being discussed by the BoD, the minutes of their meetings are now published in thr “Monthly Publictions” page.
  3. If you are not a member of , it is highly recommended that you join the group.  BCARC members will have to subscribe to in order to receive direct communications from the Club.  Non members will need to access this website for links to the monthly presentations (PowerPoint format) and the COAX Newsletter.  When requesting admission from John please give your name and call sign.
  4. In addition, the Zoom code to attend meetings using Zoom will only be placed on the site.

Another reminder:  It is that time of the year again, we have begun accepting membership dues for 2024.  A membership application is available  here.  Remember that it is by your dues that we are able to maintain and update our repeaters.  I have revised the form to give you more room to write.  By completing a new form each year we are able to verify and maintain accurate records for our membership.  Please be aware it may take up to 2 weeks for processing.

5 Nov 2023 -ARES VE Testing

Their next test is Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Sandpoint Library (Community Room A).  The address is 1407 Cedar St, Sandpoint, ID 83864.

The good news is that there is no fee to take the exam and walk-ins are welcome.

You can see all details on their info page, here: .