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The Rome Radio Club will be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day. 

WHO: Rome Radio Club

WHAT: 2016 ARRL Field Day


WHERE: We will be at the grassy field south east of The Griffiss Institute building up on the hill in the Griffiss Business Park, Rome NY.  ( GPS: 43.211331N, 75.397717W )

We are planning to operate class 4A - plus a "GOTA" (Get On The Air) station (specifically for those new to operating HF, new to contests, or just rusty) The 4 main stations will use the club call, W2OFQ and the GOTA station will use Mike Little's call, KB2CCD.
There will 3 radio-active shelters:  The club's new monster tent will house three stations (#1, #2, GOTA) , N2MG's tent (unless he brings a pop-up trailer) will house one station (#3) , and KB2DLF's trailer will house the digital station (#4)

 For more information please contact our president, Lou Ciotti (K2LRV) at k2lrv@romeradioclub.com

KB2FED (SK) Estate Sale

The Rome Radio Club is selling off the equipment from the estate of Craig Larking, KB2FED.  100% of the proceedes will be going to start a scolarship in Craig's name at SUNY Canton. Below is a list of the equipment available.  For more information please contact out president Lou Ciotti (K2LRV) via email at k2lrv@romeradioclub.com.  This list will be updated regularly.

Green cells indicate an update was recently posted.

    Condition Asking Price
1 Pyramid Regulated Power Supply Works, Needs fan replaced $50.00
2 Aston RS-20M No output. Parts only $50.00
3 Pyramid Phase III Power Supply Output low. Parts Only $25.00
4 Rigblaster Pro Missing some cables SOLD
5 TM-D710 #1 Open box/used $525.00
6 Uniden Trunk Tracker Used $250.00
7 Wouxun Dual band HT Used $50.00
8 TM-D710 #2 Used no box w/ GPS Unit $525.00
9 Pyramid Regulated Power Supply Works, Needs fan replaced $50.00
10 LDG-600Pro II Like New in box $295.00
11 TM-D710 #3 New In Box $550.00
12 FT-7800 Used with box, Missing mounting screws and small cable from faceplate to radio $175.00
13 FT-2500 Used with box $100.00
14 Uniden Bearcat 142XL Scanner Used no box, missing antenna $25.00
15 AEA PK-232 Used no cords or box $75.00
16 Motorcycle Battery charger Used $5.00
17 VX-7R Programming cable w/ software Open box/used $25.00
18 Mag Mount dual band antenna Used $10.00
19 Mag Mount dual band antenna Used $10.00
20 TS-480HX #1 New in Box $1,000.00
21 TS-480HX #2 Used with box $900.00


The Rome Radio Club holds meetings regularly on the FIRST TUESDAY of each month.   We hope to see you there.  For directions to the meeting location CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Meetings/Important Dates:
June 25-26, 2016 - FIELD DAY - For information on out FD setup/plans CLICK HERE
July 5, 2016 - Monthly Meeting - Program: Hamfest Preperations

VE Sessions

Looking to become an amateur radio operator, or upgrade to the next class of license?  Please join us at one of our Volunteer Examiner Test Sessions.   For more information CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Test Session:
June 14, 2016
July 12, 2016


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Local Repeater Listing

** UPDATED 6/1/2016 **

Thanks to Pete (NA2A) and Kit (KC2GQR) for maintaining a local repeater listing.  Click here for a PDF file of it. 


For those who use the CHIRP program for programming their readio, here is a .chip file of the above repeater listing to use for programming all the repeaters into your radio.  Click Here to download the file.

2016 Dues

The new year is just around the corner.  The Rome Radio Club is now accepting dues for the 2016 calendar year.  Your membership dues can be paid by cash, check, or money order and made payable to Rome Radio Club.  If you have any questions, contact the treasurer, Louis Ciotti Sr.(WB2HFX) or you may mail your dues to:

Rome Radio Club, Inc.

7652 New Floyd Rd.

Rome, NY  13440

New Members may find download and print an application HERE.