Sturdy Memorial Hospital ARC Awarded SSC Status

Sturdy Memorial Hospital ARCWe’re pleased to report that the Sturdy Memorial Hospital Amateur Radio Club has been officially designated a Special Service Club. Extraordinary clubs like SMHARC actively pursue all aspects of Amateur Radio: new ham development and training; public relations; emergency communications; school club support; technical advancement; operating activities; annual reports, etc.

“Through the work of its members, [SMHARC] is recognized for its continued efforts on behalf of Amateur Radio and services to its community.” said ARRL staff member Thomas M. Cote, KB1KOS in a December 17, 2003 letter to SMHARC secretary/treasurer Ray Cord, K2TGX, EMA Section Manager, K9HI, and New England Division Director, K1KI.

More information about Special Service Clubs can be found at

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