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Welcome to ARC Lincoln County, Maine

Welcome to the Home of the Lincoln County Amateur Radio Group based in Lincoln County on the coast of Maine. Founded in the early 1990's, the group is realizing a renewed interest in the area. The purpose of the group is to promote all aspects of the hobby of Amateur Radio through member and public education, to train and prepare local operators for both emergency and non-emergency events, to support the Lincoln County EMA and to encourage and assist our fellow amateur radio operators and associated organizations.
Membership is welcomed to all radio amateurs as well as anyone with an interest in Amateur Radio.

2020 Officers:
President: Jose Douglas; KB1TCD
VIce President: Giff Hammar; K1GAH
Secretary: Joe Devonshire; AB1YO
Tresurer: Ed Wynne; N1WY

3 October Testing Session

LCARC and PBARC are holding a test session on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at 9 AM. The session will be held Warren Sanitary District, 442 Cushing Rd (Rt 97), Warren, ME 04864-9999.

You MUST register in order to take the test. Walk-ins will not be permitted.

We may do two sessions if there is enough interest. The cost is $15. To register, contact Joe Devonshire, AB1YO trainbee at aol dot com or by phone: 207.549.0061.

September SET preparation

We are holding a SET preparation session on Monday 28th Sep 2020, immediately after the net, to get ready for the October multi-county SET exercise. Our primary focus in this session is to test simplex VHF voice and data communications within Lincoln County. Time permitting, we'll also test HF WINLINK commnuications. See the sidebar for the SET details document.

Solar Cycle 25 has Begun!

NASA just announced that Solar Cycle 25 has begun! We're all looking forward to better HF QSO's.

Lincoln County Information and Emergency Net

The Lincoln County Information and Emergency Net meets every Monday evening at 7pm on the 146.985 repeater, PL 136.5. The purpose of the net is to handle Communications Traffic into, out of and around the state of Maine and throughout the Lincoln County area when needed, as well as a means to offer a means of sharing amateur radio information.
All Radio Amateurs are welcome to check-in.

Project Team Members

EOC Station Team

Karl Richards; KB1YCF
John Oakes; KC1DGG
Ernie Richards; K1NI
Bill Clark; KA1DAX

EmComm Vehicle Team

John Oakes; KC1DGG
John Lawrence W1QS
Ed Wynne; N1WY
Giff Hammar; K1GAH
Norm Bosse; W1MKD
Ernie Richards; K1NI
Bill Clark; KA1DAX

Lincoln Health - Miles Team

Casey Stevens; KC1GOT
Joe Devonshire; AB1YO
Mark Potter; W1AUX
Ernie Richards; K1NI

Website Updates - 16 Sep 2020

- Updated Front Page to current

Next Meeting

The Next Meeting of the Lincoln County Amateur Radio Club Will be held on Wednesday 14 Octoer 2020 at 1800 (6 PM) at the Newcastle Fire Station. Please wear your mask. If you prefer to participate remotely, the dial-in number is 207.494.4475

Stay tuned for upcoming hands-on sessions for Winlink point-to-point and BBS.