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June, 2021

Monday
21
Bolingbrook Fire Station # 5
6:00 PM
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VE Testing - Monthly @ 6 PM - TBD
- Held on the 3rd Monday of the month *
- Held at Bolingbrook Fire Station # 5
1900 Rodeo Dr, Bolingbrook, IL.
- Monthly VE Testing conducted prior to BARS Monthly Meeting.
- For More Info - See: VE Testing section under the Education Tab.
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* During COVID-19:
VE Testing is held on a month by month decision, and may be subject to cancelation during the COVID-19 Pandemic *
Monday
21
Bolingbrook Fire Station # 5
7:30 PM
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BARS Monthly Membership Meeting @ 7:30 PM
- Held on the 3rd Monday of the month.
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BARS Monthly Membership Meeting:
- Held online using ZOOM Meeting Platform *
- Open to the Public, Membership is not required to attend.

The ZOOM Online Platform:
- BARS Monthly Membership Meeting – ZOOM Meeting ID:
ZOOM Meeting ID: 698 – 491 – 736
ZOOM Meeting URL: https://zoom.us/j/698491736

Join us at our Monthly Membership Meeting to find out what BARS is all about.
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* During COVID-19:
BARS Monthly Membership Meetings will be conducted online using the ZOOM Meeting Platform. If you wish to attend the BARS Monthly Meeting - - Please use the ZOOM Meeting ID information above. Please put your First Name and Call Sign (if you have one) in your Zoom Account Name before joining the meeting.

For more information Email: BARSBoard@k9bar.org or to receive the ZOOM Meeting ID information.*
Wednesday
23
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BARS Weekly - 220 Round-Table Rag-Chew Net
- Held Every Wednesday Night @ 8:30 PM
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On K9BAR 220 Repeater: 224.540, - Offset, PL Tone - 110.9.

Join us for this informal On-Air Net!
Thursday
24
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BARS Weekly - Traffic and Information Net
- Held Every Thursday Night @ 8:00 PM
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On the BARS K9BAR 2m / 440 Repeater:
- BARS VHF 2 meter REPEATER:
Frequency: 147.330, Offset: + 600 KHz, PL Tone: 107.2
- BARS UHF 440 / 70 cm REPEATER:
Frequency: 443.525, Offset: + 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 114.8

- You do not need to be a BARS member to check in to the weekly Information and Traffic Net.
- All Amateur Radio Operators are welcome and encouraged to participate in this net.
- This Net is part of the National Traffic System (NTS)

* NOTE - Emergency Backup Repeater for BARS:
BARS has arranged as an Emergency Backup for our Weekly and SKYWARN Nets, to use if needed the Naperville EMA Repeater System.
- Naperville NE9MA UHF 440 / 70 cm REPEATER:
Frequency: 443.050, Offset: + 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 114.8
Join us On-Air for our Weekly Traffic & Info Net!
Thursday
24
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BARS SKYWARN Training Net
- Held Every Thursday Night @ 8:30 PM (after Traffic & Info Net)
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On the BARS K9BAR 2m / 440 Repeater:
- BARS VHF 2 meter REPEATER:
Frequency: 147.330, Offset: + 600 KHz, PL Tone: 107.2
- BARS UHF 440 / 70 cm REPEATER:
Frequency: 443.525, Offset: + 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 114.8

- You do not need to be a BARS member to check in to the SKYWARN Training Net.
- All Amateur Radio Operators are welcome. We encourage participants to be Trained Weather Spotters.
- Weekly SYWARN Net: From FIRST Thursday in MARCH -through- LAST Thursday in SEPTEMBER
- Monthly SKYWARN Net: From FIRST Thursday in OCTOBER -through- LAST Thursday in FEBRUARY

Join us to help keep our community Safe with BARS On-Air SKYWARN Training Net!

* NOTE - Emergency Backup Repeater for BARS:
BARS has arranged as an Emergency Backup for our Weekly and SKYWARN Nets, to use if needed the Naperville EMA Repeater System.
- Naperville NE9MA UHF 440 / 70 cm REPEATER:
Frequency: 443.050, Offset: + 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 114.8
Friday
25
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BARS Slow Scan TV Net
- Held Every Friday Night @ 8:30 PM
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On the BARS K9BAR 2m / 440 Repeater:
- BARS VHF 2 meter REPEATER:
Frequency: 147.330, Offset: + 600 KHz, PL Tone: 107.2
- BARS UHF 440 / 70 cm REPEATER:
Frequency: 443.525, Offset: + 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 114.8

Used for Talk-around during the SS TV Net:
- BARS 220 REPEATER:
Frequency: 224.540, Offset: - 5.0 MHz, PL Tone: 110.9

- All Amateur Radio Operators are welcome.
- You do not need to be a BARS member to join the Slow Scan TV Net.
- We use “EasyPal” software to share digital photos over the air-waves and internet.
BARS SS TV Net Schedule:
- SS TV - Summer Break – runs from July 1st until after Labor Day in September.
- Weekly SS TV Net: From FIRST Friday after Labor Day in September -through- LAST Friday in June
- NO SS TV Net: From LAST Friday in June -through- FIRST Friday after Labor Day in September

- BARS SS TV Net Control Operators:
- Ed – W9EDK
- Scott – KC9UTC
Join us on BARS Friday Night Slow Scan TV Net!
Saturday
26
TBD
Either Social Distanced - You work from Home.
- or -
BARS will hold a Club Even
1:00 PM
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BARS 2021 Summer Field Day will be held:
From: Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ 1 PM CST - (1900 Z)
Until: Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 1 PM CST - (1900 Z)

The BARS 2021 Summer Field Day, at this time, is yet to be determined if we will be a social distant and work from home event, or if it will be hosting an in-person event.

Please watch the K9BAR website for additional information.
Pat Smith - N9TBD
Sunday
27
TBD
Either Social Distanced - You work from Home.
- or -
BARS will hold a Club Even
1:00 PM
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BARS 2021 Summer Field Day will be held:
From: Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ 1 PM CST - (1900 Z)
Until: Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 1 PM CST - (1900 Z)

The BARS 2021 Summer Field Day, at this time, is yet to be determined if we will be a social distant and work from home event, or if it will be hosting an in-person event.

Please watch the K9BAR website for additional information.
Pat Smith - N9TBD