Current events

The complete list of events, past and present, is on the Events page.

Sat Aug 12, 2017

Rains county fair

Rains ARA will be involved with the Rains county fair, August 12th - 16th.

KE5PZI has secured the EMC, Ham and radio station a booth at the fair. He requests help with running the booth.

club meeting

The next meeting will be at the EOC on 12Aug17 at 0900.

standalone event page

Wed Aug 16, 2017

Cotton Patch Bike Challenge

Rains ARA will be involved in the Cotton Patch Bike Challenge.

The Wood County EMC trailer will be deployed for the rest stop at the Cotton Patch bike race.

standalone event page

Fri Nov 3, 2017

Planned: Technician class at Greenville hospital Nov. 3-4.

standalone event page

Club meeting

Rains ARA meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
When: 0900 (9am)
Where: Rains EOC, 200 Industrial Blvd, Emory. (under the 200' tower across from the concrete plant)

more information on meetings

Rains ARA repeaters

2m: 146.92- PL 88.5
440cm: 443.625+ PL 151.4


Rains ARA's information net happens each Monday.
When: Mondays at 1930hrs / 7:30pm
Where: W5ENT repeater 146.92- PL 88.5
Backup repeater: 146.80- PL 141.3 (tnx WR5L) or 146.58 Simplex

Since the Hopkins net happens at 1900hrs / 7:00pm on the same night (30 minutes before the Rains net) RARA members can sometimes be found there until their own net begins. HCARC net is on 146.680- PL 151.4.

more information on nets

Volunteer Exam (VE) sessions

VE Sessions are conducted at the EOC in Emory.

more information on VE sessions

Need further information?

Email club president Trent Pergrem, K5VES

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