Clay Center ARC Licensing Class Begins Oct. 5

ARRL video license manual coverKA1MOM writes on BARC-list:

“The Clay Center ARC at Dexter / Southfield Schools in Brookline will start October 5 and run 9 consecutive Tuesdays. The first session will be an introduction to amateur radio. The remaining sessions will use the ARRL video course.

Classes start each Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM.

All interested people are invited to attend.

-=Bill McIninch, Jr. KA1MOM / E =-
Technical advisor, Clay Center ARC
KA1MOM@aol.com

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Eighth Graders To Visit K1USN Oct. 5—Your Help Is Needed!

USS Salem RC QSL cardJ.C. Cunningham, W1AI writes:

“I need volunteers to help with ~50 8th graders who will be visiting the ship on Tuesday, October 5 between 10am and 2pm.

This is unusual for us because:

* It’s on a weekday during work hours.

* It’s not scouts.

I know that some of the regulars will not be able to make it because of work, so this would be a terrific opportunity for irregulars to step up to the plate!

Please email me at W1AI@hamtestonline.com if you can help.

JC, W1AI

USS Salem K1USN Radio Club scouting program volunteer coordinator
http://www.hamtestonline.com
W1AI@hamtestonline.com

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Red Cross Courses Offered in Beverly, 10/1-10/2

ARC logoElizabeth Macomber writes:

The American Red Cross will host a training academy for people interested in becoming members of the Disaster Action Team on October 1-2. Disaster Team members are trained to assist victims of fires, floods, hurricanes, winter storms and other disasters.

The training academy will be held at the Cummings Center in Beverly. There is no charge for Disaster Training, however participants must be pre-registered.

The schedule for the training is:

10/1 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Intro to Mass Care
10/2 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Intro to Family Services
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Intro to Shelter Ops

All interested volunteers must first complete an Introduction to Disaster Services that can be down as a self-study or can be done in the chapter office.

For a volunteer application, a complete course schedule with course descriptions, and Introduction to Disaster materials, please contact the Greater Beverly Red Cross office at 978-922-2224 or the Greater Newburyport Red Cross office at 978-462-8243.

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A Half Marathon, But A Whole Load of Fun, Oct. 10, 2004

BAA logoBob Salow, WA1IDA writes:

This is likely to be the last of the ham public service events for this year, so you can relax (except for the “real” disasters). This event was so good for the past three years that the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) Half Marathon is now in the category of “Fourth Annual.” The event got huge acclaim – largely because of the skills and experience of the organizers and support staff (we are definitely a part of that). The Half is run almost entirely in Boston (2% in Brookline), with 4500 local, national and international athletes. Proceeds benefit the Jimmy Fund.

Our team has been asked again to support communications for this event doing our usual medical, water and administrative tasks. We definitely need your help. Time is short.
The Half Marathon will be held on SUNDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2004. Time and other details are below. The course is along the length of the “Emerald Necklace” (as beautiful as you can get in Boston). The out-and-back route starts and finishes at Clemente Field in the Fenway. It follows the Riverway, Jamaicaway, and Arborway to the Franklin Park Zoo for a turnaround and return on almost the same route.

The weather is likely to be cool and the 13.1-mile course should not be a strain on the athletes. Water and medical stations are spaced appropriately. There are also assignments at several hazardous points. Our duties on the course will be to support these locations, but we also serve as observers of the runners, spectators and local residents (some of their streets are to be closed). Most stations serve both outbound and inbound runners. At Clemente Field, we have a number of fixed and roving medical assignments.

If you are assigned to a station on the course, and you wish to drive, you may go directly to the assigned location. A ham course Supervisor will deliver your identity (long sleeve) shirt. If you are willing to drive directly to your station on the course, I will send you a Vehicle Permit (as an email attachment in MS Word) for you to print out. Those assigned to course stations must be on site at 0700 so the Supervisor can meet you briefly and move on. The Supervisor will call your station as he approaches. Be ready and go to the Supervisor’s car for the ID shirt and any last minute information.

If you do not plan to drive to an assigned course station, you must arrive at Clemente Field at 0600. A parking lot for volunteers only will be located about three blocks away from Clemente. You will receive an ID shirt and any last minute information. There will be transportation from Clemente to the course station assignments.

Hams assigned to posts at Clemente Field must be present at 0700 for a briefing and the amenities. Keep in mind that parking in the Fenway area is limited, so allow time to find a space, use the volunteer parking lot, or take the T.

The area is T accessible from several directions. Parking (at that hour) will also be available at the Landmark Center (formerly the Sears store) on Park Drive at Brookline Ave. There is a charge for the Landmark parking.

The entire event should be over before 1130, and all roads will be (progressively) opened. This schedule is what is known now. Better details later.

Because the entire course is so compact, very few repeaters need be used. Our present plan is to use both 2-meters and 70-cm, both bands with CTCSS.

WE NEED YOU TO VOLUNTEER. As in the past, we are committed to reliable, professional performance, and the requirements below lead to this goal. Please note them and sign up quickly. Each ham must have his or her own radio and accessories – no sharing of equipment can be permitted during the event. Each ham must be self sufficient for the entire period, as we cannot assure partnered assignments.

1. For the duration of this event you are considered a member of the Boston Amateur Radio Club (BARC) and a BAA volunteer. BARC carries a liability insurance policy.

2. To assist in identification and security, you must wear a badge with your name and call sign. Your volunteer credential will be a special long-sleeve shirt provided at the beginning of the day.

3. Our communications support is provided only by licensed Amateur Radio operators, Technician class or above. Be sure to have your valid license (or a good photocopy) with you.

4. Because of the radio traffic congestion, you should have a full size antenna (that is, better than a minimal “rubber duck”) and a battery supply sufficient to run at your maximum power if necessary. While you will mostly listen and rarely transmit, the best guide is for 10 hours of battery capability. The ambient noise level may be high, so an inexpensive headset (not just an ear plug) is strongly recommended.

5. To present ourselves as professional and proficient, you must be neatly dressed. The bright orange “Emergency Communications” cap is essential for identification. Local residents and the media will be watching.

6. Expect the media. If you are interviewed, state that you are an Amateur Radio operator, and give only a very brief statement about what your assignment is. Then refer the interviewer to our public relations staff (call Net Control for direction). Please do not offer prolonged descriptions of the joys of ham radio.

7. You must be 18 years of age or older.

NOTE:

More hams are needed. Please spread the word in your local club and to your on-the-air friends! Anyone interested should contact me directly. We also need you to understand that although we must call for more hams, final staffing needs may not match the number of ham volunteers. Therefore, a very small possibility exists that we still may not be able to give everyone an assignment.

As the event date gets closer, instead of formal briefings, those who volunteer will receive an email with the assignment, a detailed description of the assignment site and other information.

If you can give this event your help, please contact me as soon as possible. We also need to know if your radio has 2-meters with CTCSS and if you have the 70-cm band. If you have any questions about participation, do not hesitate to contact me at once.

When you reply, please include the following information:

Your best email address for last minute information.

Can you open an MS Word email attachment?

Are available to drive, and, if assigned on the course (not assured), would you drive there directly?

Your shirt size.

If you have already informed me that you are available, please reply to this message anyway.

73,
Bob Salow, WA1IDA
508.650.9440 (H)
617.650.0062 (Cel)
wa1ida@arrl.net

© 2004 BARC, WA1IDA – S/040914

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KY1N List of Volunteer Exams 9/21/04

                                      The KY1N Memorial List
Scheduled Amateur Radio Volunteer Examinations
CT MA ME NH RI VT
21 September 2004
Jim, WW1Y, Editor

DATE TIME CONTACT LOCATION PHONE
09/21/04 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
09/22/04 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
09/22/04 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
09/24/04 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
09/25/04 09:00 William D Wilson, K1IN Bloomfield CT 860-683-4099
09/25/04 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
09/25/04 09:00 Jack P Garforth, N1JK Middletown RI 401-683-2250
09/25/04 09:00 Norm Smith, NY1B Rockland ME 207-354-6853
10/02/04 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
10/02/04 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Hopkinton NH 603-672-4035
10/03/04 09:00 Richard Barton, N1NCZ Milford CT 203-877-5020
10/04/04 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
10/08/04 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
10/09/04 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
10/09/04 18:00 * Mitch Stern, W1SJ Essex Junction VT 802-879-6589
10/09/04 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
10/09/04 12:00 Daniel Miller, K3UFG Newington CT 860-206-3379
10/09/04 10:00 Donald R Smith, AE1Q Winslow ME 207-495-3891
10/10/04 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
10/11/04 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
10/12/04 19:00 Lawrence Polowy, KU1L Thomaston CT 860-283-4089
10/13/04 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
10/14/04 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
10/14/04 19:00 Kevin Cellini, N1KGM Trumbull CT 203-268-5015
10/16/04 13:30 Bryce Rumery, K1GAX Bath ME 207-799-1116
10/16/04 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
10/16/04 09:00 * Peter Leather, AE2D Orleans MA 508-225-9581
10/18/04 19:00 Richard Strycharz Jr, KD1X Amherst MA 413-665-2211
10/18/04 19:00 Arthur Denault, KB1CNB Fall River MA 774-644-3469
10/19/04 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
10/19/04 18:30 Wilburn A Scott, WA1YNZ Presque Isle ME 207-455-8333
10/20/04 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
10/20/04 19:00 Robert E Moreland, KA1ZMF Milford CT 203-933-9587
10/21/04 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
10/21/04 19:30 Richard Cantin, AA1TI Walpole MA 508-339-1089
10/21/04 18:30 John Ruggiero, N2YHK Worcester MA 508-982-0617
10/22/04 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
10/23/04 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
10/24/04 18:00 * Mitch Stern, W1SJ Manchester NH 802-879-6589
10/27/04 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
10/30/04 09:00 William D Wilson, K1IN Bloomfield CT 860-683-4099
10/30/04 09:00 Bob Jones, WB1P Slatersville RI 401-333-4787
11/05/04 18:30 Albert Noble, AA1CZ Saco ME 207-642-8830
11/06/04 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
11/07/04 09:00 Richard Barton, N1NCZ Milford CT 203-877-5020
11/08/04 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
11/09/04 19:00 Lawrence Polowy, KU1L Thomaston CT 860-283-4089
11/10/04 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
11/11/04 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
11/11/04 19:00 Kevin Cellini, N1KGM Trumbull CT 203-268-5015
11/12/04 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
11/13/04 09:00 Bill Sullivan, K1AG Bangor ME 207-947-4051
11/13/04 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
11/13/04 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
11/13/04 12:00 Daniel Miller, K3UFG Newington CT 860-206-3379
11/13/04 09:30 Marvin Fleischman, N1AWJ Stamford CT 203-438-7889
11/14/04 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
11/15/04 19:00 Arthur Denault, KB1CNB Fall River MA 774-644-3469
11/16/04 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
11/17/04 17:30 Donald R Smith, AE1Q Augusta ME 207-495-3891
11/17/04 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
11/17/04 19:00 Robert E Moreland, KA1ZMF Milford CT 203-933-9587
11/18/04 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
11/18/04 19:30 Richard Cantin, AA1TI Walpole MA 508-339-1089
11/20/04 09:00 William D Wilson, K1IN Bloomfield CT 860-683-4099
11/20/04 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
11/20/04 09:00 * Peter Leather, AE2D Orleans MA 508-225-9581
11/20/04 09:00 Bruce Howes, W1UJR South Portland ME 207-828-0248
11/20/04 09:00 Tom Senerchia, KA1VAY West Warwick RI 401-822-2592
11/23/04 19:00 Walton G Congdon, W1ZPB Northfield MA 413-498-2729
11/24/04 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
11/26/04 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
11/27/04 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
12/04/04 11:30 Frank Sileo, N1PE Brookfield CT 203-438-0218
12/04/04 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
12/04/04 09:00 Jack P Garforth, N1JK Middletown RI 401-683-2250
12/04/04 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Nashua NH 603-672-4035
12/04/04 08:45 Conrad Ekstrom, WB1GXM Newport NH 603-543-1389
12/05/04 09:00 Richard Barton, N1NCZ Milford CT 203-877-5020
12/08/04 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
12/09/04 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
12/09/04 19:00 Kevin Cellini, N1KGM Trumbull CT 203-268-5015
12/10/04 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
12/11/04 10:00 Bryce Rumery, K1GAX Bath ME 207-799-1116
12/11/04 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
12/11/04 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
12/11/04 12:00 Daniel Miller, K3UFG Newington CT 860-206-3379
12/12/04 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
12/13/04 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
12/14/04 19:00 Lawrence Polowy, KU1L Thomaston CT 860-283-4089
12/15/04 19:00 Robert E Moreland, KA1ZMF Milford CT 203-933-9587
12/16/04 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
12/16/04 19:30 Richard Cantin, AA1TI Walpole MA 508-339-1089
12/18/04 09:00 William D Wilson, K1IN Bloomfield CT 860-683-4099
12/18/04 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
12/18/04 09:00 * Peter Leather, AE2D Orleans MA 508-225-9581
12/18/04 09:00 Bob Jones, WB1P Slatersville RI 401-333-4787
12/20/04 19:00 Arthur Denault, KB1CNB Fall River MA 774-644-3469
12/21/04 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
12/22/04 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
12/22/04 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
12/24/04 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
12/25/04 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
01/01/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
01/08/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
01/08/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
01/09/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
01/10/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
01/12/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
01/13/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
01/14/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
01/15/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
01/18/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
01/19/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
01/20/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
01/22/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
01/26/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
01/28/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
02/05/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
02/09/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
02/10/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
02/11/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
02/12/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
02/12/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
02/13/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
02/14/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
02/15/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
02/16/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
02/17/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
02/19/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
02/23/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
02/25/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
02/25/05 09:00 Mitch Stern, W1SJ Milton VT 802-879-6589
02/26/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
02/26/05 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Nashua NH 603-672-4035
03/05/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
03/09/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
03/10/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
03/11/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
03/12/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
03/12/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
03/13/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
03/14/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
03/15/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
03/17/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
03/19/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
03/23/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
03/23/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
03/25/05 18:00 * Mitch Stern, W1SJ Essex Junction VT 802-879-6589
03/25/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
03/26/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
04/02/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
04/08/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
04/09/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
04/09/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
04/10/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
04/11/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
04/13/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
04/14/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
04/16/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
04/19/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
04/20/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
04/21/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
04/22/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
04/23/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
04/27/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
05/07/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
05/07/05 09:00 Bill Studley, AA1OC Hopkinton NH 603-424-2857
05/08/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
05/09/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
05/11/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
05/12/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
05/13/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
05/14/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
05/14/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
05/17/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
05/18/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
05/19/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
05/21/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
05/25/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
05/27/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
06/04/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
06/08/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
06/09/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
06/10/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
06/11/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
06/11/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
06/12/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
06/13/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
06/16/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
06/18/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
06/18/05 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Nashua NH 603-672-4035
06/21/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
06/22/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
06/22/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
06/24/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
06/25/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
07/02/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
07/08/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
07/09/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
07/09/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
07/10/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
07/11/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
07/14/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
07/19/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
07/20/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
07/21/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
07/22/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
07/23/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
07/27/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
08/06/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
08/08/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
08/11/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
08/12/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
08/13/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
08/13/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
08/14/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
08/16/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
08/18/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
08/24/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
08/24/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
08/26/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
08/27/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
09/08/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
09/09/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
09/10/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
09/10/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
09/11/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
09/12/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
09/14/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
09/15/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
09/17/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
09/20/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
09/21/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
09/23/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
09/24/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
09/28/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
10/01/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
10/01/05 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Hopkinton NH 603-672-4035
10/08/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
10/08/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
10/09/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
10/10/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
10/12/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
10/13/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
10/14/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
10/15/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
10/18/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
10/19/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
10/20/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
10/22/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
10/26/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
10/28/05 18:00 * Mitch Stern, W1SJ Essex Junction VT 802-879-6589
10/28/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
11/05/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
11/09/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
11/10/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
11/11/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
11/12/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
11/12/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
11/13/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
11/14/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
11/15/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
11/17/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
11/19/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
11/23/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
11/23/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535
11/25/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
11/26/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608
12/03/05 10:30 Larry Houbre, AA1FS Dartmouth MA 508-991-6055
12/03/05 09:00 Jim Heedles, WW1Y Nashua NH 603-672-4035
12/08/05 19:00 Judy Nelson, KC1RI Providence RI 401-231-9156
12/09/05 18:30 Ralph T Stetson III, KD1R Burlington VT 802-878-6454
12/10/05 08:45 William J Needham, K1WN Braintree MA 781-843-4400
12/10/05 09:00 Joanne Reid, N1LNE Falmouth MA 508-548-1121
12/11/05 12:00 Bob Quinn, WV1A Gloucester MA 978-283-4660
12/12/05 19:00 Mike Ardai, N1IST Brookline MA 781-321-7939
12/14/05 19:30 Bruce Anderson, W1LUS Chelmsford MA 978-851-2886
12/15/05 19:30 Lou Harris, N1UEC Norwood MA 508-668-0858
12/17/05 09:00 Bill Wade, K1IJ Marlborough MA 617-699-3670
12/20/05 19:00 Paul Lux, K1PL Middletown CT 860-635-1742
12/21/05 19:30 Nick Altenbernd, KA1MQX Cambridge MA 617-253-3776
12/23/05 18:00 David Cote, WA1DC Holyoke MA 413-592-4978
12/24/05 12:00 + Neil Henden, AA1OA Danvers MA 978-777-1608

12/28/05 19:00 * Paul Upham, KD1YH Shirley MA 978-597-6535

NOTES:
* = PREREGISTRATION MANDATORY
+ = PLEASE CALL TO GAURANTEE SEATING
T = Technician Exams only
Times are Local Time
Please check with the contact person as some dates are tentative!
For the latest examination information, check http://www.ky1n.net/ky1n.html

1. If attending a session please remember to bring: One photo ID, or two non-photo ID's (one with address)
2. Original FCC-issued license plus a photocopy (if already licensed)
3. Original plus photocopies of all CSCE's you are claiming for credit
4. The 2004 test session fee of $12.00

All VE Teams are invited to contribute to the LIST
For additions or corrections please leave a message:
via email:ky1n@ky1n.net
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Last Modified: 21 Sep 2004
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Icom IC-7800 Demo At HRO In Salem, NH, 9/27/04

Icom IC-7800 brochureOn Monday, September 27, 2004 starting at 4 PM, Ham Radio Outlet in Salem, New Hampshire will host a special presentation by an Icom representative on their new top-of-the-line Icom IC-7800 HF transceiver. The radio’s features will be described with the aid of PowerPoint slides. Additionally, an IC-7800 transceiver will be on display.

The general Amateur Radio public is invited to come and take a close look at this new, deluxe transceiver-to-come.

For more information, contact Peter Cantara, KI1M, Assistant Manager, Ham Radio Outlet, Salem, NH at 800-444-0047.

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Genesis ARS: “These Kids Are Our Future”

K1TH morse demo at Plymouth LibraryPhil Bradway, KB2HQ wrote:

“Following last year’s successful presentation at the Plymouth Library, the Genesis Amateur Radio Society (GARS) was asked to do a repeat performance this year. On July 17, we set up a couple of radios and an antenna for 20 meters to give the kids something to hear and do a bit of talking. Unfortunately, band conditions were poor.

However, Tom Hurley, K1TH, had a world prefix map and many QSL cards to show geography, ham radio style. Tom did his famous CW demo, using one of the rigs as a code practice oscillator. Each participant sent his/her name in code.

The kids really get a kick out of this! These kids are our future, so we tried to make it interesting.”

Photo courtesy GARS Monthly Update—September, 2004

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Framingham ARA Flea Receives ARRL Approval

Framingham ARA logoARRL Headquarters has given the Framingham ARA its blessing for FARA’s November flea market.

In a letter dated September 14, 2004 to FARA’s Beverly Lees, N1LOO, ARRL Convention Program Manager Gail Iannone wrote, “We’re pleased to tell you that Director Frenaye has approved the application of the Framingham Amateur Radio Association to hold an ARRL approved hamfest in Framingham, MA on November 7, 2004.”

This santioned event is now listed on the ARRL Hq. web site at http://www.arrl.org/hamfests.html?dosel=1&subtype=section&selsect=EMA.

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New Section Managers Train In Newington

K9HI operating W1AWApproximately ten new Section Managers from across the United States attended a Section Manager’s Workshop September 17-19,2004 in Newington, Connecticut. The Section Managers heard talks from Headquarters employees regarding the various services offered by the ARRL, ranging from Field Services and Training to Certification and Continuing Education to Marketing and Public Relations. The SMs also received a large quantity of useful materials and handouts.

The weekend event included time for discussions about problem-solving and informal social networking, as well as an opportunity to tour ARRL Headquarters and operate W1AW. The SM Workshop is a regular event; it is held annually in Newington, Connecticut at ARRL Headquarters.

Also present was Eastern Massachusetts Section Manager Phil Temples, K9HI of Watertown. Temples, a three-term Section Manager, was invited by the workshop organizers to participate and to share his experiences as a veteran Section Manager.

[photo: K9HI on 30m cw in W1AW Studio One]

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CEMARC Meets At, Tours USS Salem ARC

CEMARC members tour K1USN Radio Room 5Bob Callahan, W1QWT writes:

“It was a very rainy day September 18 but it was a nice meeting and I was happy to meet a few new hams. The USS Salem Radio Club hosted the [Council of Eastern Massachusetts Amateur Radio Clubs] meeting onboard. ‘Ham Test on Line’ provided lunch and we provided tours of the ship.

As an ex-Navy radioman I gave tours of the radio rooms. Ralph, W1BT gave tours of the engine rooms and the rest on the ship.

KC1HO and NS1N made videos which will be edited and provided to local cable outlets. K1RV talked about the scouting program.”

[photo: CEMARC delegates tour USS Salem’s Radio 5]

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ARRL Approves Falmouth ARA Flea Market

Falmouth ARA logoARRL Headquarters has given the Falmouth ARA the “thumbs-up” for its November flea market.

In a letter dated September 10, 2004 to FARA’s Ralph Swenson, N1YHS, ARRL Convention Program Manager Gail Iannone wrote, “We’re pleased to tell you that Director Frenaye has approved the application of the Falmouth Amateur Radio Association to hold an ARRL approved hamfest in Falmouth, MA on November 13, 2004.”

This santioned event is now listed on the ARRL Hq. web site at http://www.arrl.org/hamfests.html?dosel=1&subtype=section&selsect=EMA.

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Unschoolers Learn About Amateur Radio

.Attendees at a local area “Unschooling” Conference were introduced to Amateur Radio in a “non-teaching way.” The Third Live and Learn Unschooling Conference held August 27-29 in Peabody, MA featured an Amateur Radio workshop facilitated by attendee James Colburn, W6HJC of Playa Del Rey, California.

“I came up with the idea of an ‘Amateur Radio Funshop,'” said W6HJC. “I scheduled three hours to show off ham radio in a ‘non-teacher’ kind of way. We are unschoolers.”

Colburn enlisted some local help from Rick Meuse, N1HID. “Rick brought with him his portable satellite antenna. Unfortunately, there were no good passes that day,” remarked Colburn, who added, “next time perhaps we can set up an ISS contact.”

“In a word [the funshop] was great,” concluded W6HJC. “Hopefully it will be much better the next time around.”

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Red Cross Disaster Courses in Walpole

Red Cross logoRoger Turner, W1ZSA writes on mras-general:

Walpole Emergency Management is pleased to be hosting the four American Red Cross disaster services programs. These free informative programs are open to all and will be held from 7 -9:30 PM on Thursday evenings at the Walpole Senior Center located in the Walpole Town Hall 135 School Street, Walpole. The programs will provide an in depth overview of Disaster Services, Mass
Care, Shelter Management and Disaster Assessment.

September 30, 2004, Introduction to Disaster Services: This is the prerequisite course for all of the programs. The course provides fundamental information about disasters, community response and the Role of the Red Cross Disaster Services.

October 7, 2004, Mass Care: This course explains Mass Care disaster relief operations.

October 14, 2004, Shelter Operations: Describes shelter operations, shelter opening and closing.

November 4, 2004, Disaster Assessment: This newly revised program describes pre and post disaster assessment and covers the five steps in disaster assessment essential to evaluating the services require for disaster recovery.

The programs are multi-media based and are designed for a broad based audience. The courses are of particular interest to anyone who would like to help during an emergency, who is interested in emergency service, may be in a situation where you or your family might be in the need of disaster services or know someone who might be in need of disaster services. Certified Red Cross Disaster Services instructors will teach the courses and certificates will be issued for each session.

To Pre-register and for information about these programs, please call Roger at 508-660-7365. Please leave a message if no one is in the office.

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New England Area Flea Markets 9/7/2004

New England Area   Ham - Electronic  Flea Market  ***  DATES  *** 2004 P 1 of 2
All events are Ham Radio/ Electronic related except ~_____~
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11 Sept BallstonSpa NY SCRACES fri6P $5+5/T+15cmp Darlene N2XQG 518 587 2385

11 Sept Windsor CT VintgeR Museum @33MechanicsSt $10/S@6AM John 860 673 0518

11 Sept Windsor ME AARA Bill K1NIT 207 623 9075 A+

11 Sept Montreal PQ WIARC @Shriners $5@9 $15/T@8 +auctio VE2KLF R+

12 Sept Newtown CT CARA @TownHall $5@8:30 $12.5/T Bill N1PJG 203 798 2831 F

12 Sept Bethpage NY LIMARC @Briarcliffe $6@9 $10/sp Diane K2DO 631 286 7562 W+

12 Sept S Dartmouth MA SMARA $2@7 Sell@6A Tim N1TI 508 758 3680 F

18 Sept Forestdale RI RIFMRS @VFW rt146 8A flea+auct Rick K1KYI 401 725 7507

18 Sept Alexander ME SCVARC Skip KB1HXC 207 454 2156 A+

18 Sept Shediac NB MAARC @HS $3@10 + $3/T@8 Mike VE9MCA 506 383 9632 R+

19 Sept Cambridge MA FLEA at MIT Nick 617 253 3776 F
Third Sunday April thru October

25 Sept Drummondville PQ CRADI @Col St-Bernard Jacques 819 478 2847 R+

1.2 Oct Hopkinton NH HossTraders @FG x7 I89 Joe K1RQG 207 469 3492

8,9 Oct Lake Placid NY NNYARA $5@2PM inc 1sp Tom WB2KLD 518 827 4800 W

9 Oct Nashua NH NE Antique RC $15/T@7 $2@9 @StStan's Marty 603 938 5051 F

9 Oct Orange MA MARC @Elks $10/S@6 $2@8 John AE1B 978 355 0019 F+

10 Oct Wallingford CT Nutmeg Conv Sell@6 Buy$7@9 Andrew N1XXU 203 235 8440 W

10 Oct Queens NY HoSARC $5@9A $10/S@7:30 Stephen WB2KDG 718 898 5599 W

16 Oct Greenwood NS GARC @CommCtr $3@10 Sell@8 Guy VE1NC 902 825 6151 R+
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http://www.connix.com/~wz1v/ne-fleas.html
http://www.k1dwu.net/flealist.html
http://www.mmra.org/~mmra/flealist.htm
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Links to New England Hamfest Web Sites (c) 2004 W1GSL
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Cambridge MA Flea at MIT http://www.swapfest.us

Hopkinton NH Hosstraders http://www.qsl.net/k1rqg/

Amherst MA Mt. Tom ARC http://www.mtara.org/hamfest/flea.html

Adams MA N BerkshireARC http://www.nobarc.org/hamfest

Boxborough MA NE ARRL Conv http://www.boxboro.org/

Framingham MA FARA http://www.fara.org/

Newton MA Waltham ARA Auction http://www.wara64.org/auction/

S Dartmouth MA SEMARA http://www.semara.org/flea/fleamkt.htm

Whately MA FranklinCARC http://www.fcarc.org/flea.html

Enfield CT VHF/UHF Conf http://www.newsvhf.com

Southington CT SARA http://www.chetbacon.com/sara.htm

Wallingford CT Nutmeg CT Conv http://www.nutmeghamfest.com

Windsor CT Vintage R Mus http://www.NationalCommunicationsMuseum.org/

Lewiston ME AARC http://www.dlois.com/mainearrl/convent.htm

Portland ME PAWA http://www.qsl.net/pawa/fleamarket.html

Henniker NH CVRC http://www.qsl.net/k1bke/

Bergen NJ BARA http://www.bara.org/

Lake Placid NY NNY ARA http://www.northnet.org/nnyham/hamfest_flyer2004.htm

Lindenhurst NY ToB ARES http://www.tobares.org/hamfest.html

Long Island NY LIMARC http://www.limarc.org/fest.htm

Massapequa NY GSB ARA http://www.gsbarc.org/

Queens NY Hall of Science http://www.qsl.net/hosarc/hamfest.html

Rensselaer NY E Greenbush ARA http://www.com-tech.org/EGARA.html

Rochester NY AWA http://www.antiquewireless.org/

Greenwich RI Fidelity ARC http://users.ids.net/~newsm/dates.html

Essex Junction VT Burlington ARC http://www.vtstetson.net/fest02.pdf

Milton VT RANV VT Conv http://www.ranv.org/milton.html

Montreal PQ MARC http://www.marc.qc.ca/fest/fest.html

Montreal PQ WIARC http://www.pubnix.net/wiarc/hamfest.htm

Montreal PQ MS-SARC http://www.ve2clm.ca/hamfesta.htm

Sorel-Tracy PQ CRAS-T http://www.hamfest.qc.ca/

St Therese PQ CRALL http://www.ve2crl.qc.ca/hamfest2002.htm

Halafax NS HARC http://www.halifax-arc.org/

Canada RAC List http://rac.eton.ca/data/racfleas.taf?function=form

Phila. Area VARA List http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/hamfest.html

USA ARRL List http://www.arrl.org/hamfests.html

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USS Salem ARC Needs You!

USS Salem ARC QSL cardJ.C. Cunningham, W1AI writes:

I need volunteers to demo amateur radio to scouts on the USS Salem. All three of the following events are from 3pm till 6pm on Saturday afternoons:

— Saturday 9/11/04 – 1 or 2 volunteers to work with ~20 scouts

— Saturday 9/18/04 – 4 or 5 volunteers to work with 100+ scouts. (This follows the morning CEMARC meeting on board the USS Salem.)

— Saturday 9/25/04 – 3 or 4 volunteers to work with ~50 scouts.

Those who have never helped on the USS Salem before are welcome and especially encouraged to participate. I will make sure that there aresufficient experienced volunteers to show the newbies the ropes!

Please email me at W1AI@hamtestonline.com to let me know if you will help. I know it’s a pain having to give a commitment in advance, but the ship needs to know in advance so they can schedule alternate activities if we cannot help out.

While I’m always happy for extra volunteers to show up unannounced, I’m especially grateful for the ones who commit in advance, as they are the ones that make this activity possible!

As for this Saturday’s event, I need a response TODAY.

Thanks,
JC Cunningham, W1AI
USS Salem K1USN Radio Club scouting program volunteer coordinator
W1AI@hamtestonline.com
www.hamtestonline.com

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Help Requested For Jimmy Fund Walk

Jimmy Fund logoSteve Schwarm, W3EVE writes:

I am in real need of 20 hams for the Jimmy Fund Walk on September 19th. This is a very low key event compared to the Marathon. The assignments run from late morning to about 6 PM and are along the Boston Marathon route. Most of the locations are in the last half of the course. It is in support of the Red Cross First Aid stations and if I can get the hams on the transport busses. The only requirement is a 2 meter HT with tones and you must be at least 18 years old. Some walking is needed but it is not the same amount as the marathon.

Please contact me if you can volunteer. Talk it up with other to get them to volunteer. This is a very good cause and our support is important to its success. This is a very good first public service event.

If you have any questions, please contact me via email (w3eve@arrl.net) or cell phone 508-922-9688.

Thanks and 73

Steve Schwarm, W3EVE

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New England Area Flea Markets, August 2004

New England Area   Ham - Electronic  Flea Market  ***  DATES  *** 2004 P 1 of 2
All events are Ham Radio/ Electronic related except ~_____~
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22 Aug Adams MA NBARC @Bowe Field $3@8 $5/T@6 Alan K1SAV 413 743 1619 F+

11 Sept BallstonSpa NY SCRACES fri6P $5+5/T+15cmp Darlene N2XQG 518 587 2385

11 Sept Windsor CT VintgeR Museum @33MechanicsSt $10/S@6AM John 860 673 0518

12 Sept Newtown CT CARA @TownHall $5@8:30 $12.5/T Bill N1PJG 203 798 2831 F

12 Sept Bethpage NY LIMARC @Briarcliffe $6@9 $10/sp Diane K2DO 631 286 7562 W+

12 Sept S Dartmouth MA SMARA $2@7 Sell@6A Tim N1TI 508 758 3680 F

18 Sept Forestdale RI RIFMRS @VFW rt146 8A flea+auct Rick K1KYI 401 725 7507

18 Sept Alexander ME SCVARC Skip KB1HXC 207 454 2156 A+

18 Sept Shediac NB MAARC @HS $3@10 + $3/T@8 Mike VE9MCA 506 383 9632 R+

19 Sept Cambridge MA FLEA at MIT Nick 617 253 3776 F
Third Sunday April thru October

25 Sept Drummondville PQ CRADI @Col St-Bernard Jacques 819 478 2847 R+

1.2 Oct Hopkinton NH HossTraders @FG x7 I89 Joe K1RQG 207 469 3492
8,9 Oct Lake Placid NY NNYARA $5@2PM inc 1sp Tom WB2KLD 518 827 4800 W

9 Oct Nashua NH NE Antique RC $15/T@7 $2@9 @StStan's Marty 603 938 5051 F

9 Oct Orange MA MARC @Elks $10/S@6 $2@8 John AE1B 978 355 0019 F+

10 Oct Wallingford CT Nutmeg Conv Sell@6 Buy$7@9 Andrew N1XXU 203 235 8440 W

10 Oct Queens NY HoSARC $5@9A $10/S@7:30 Stephen WB2KDG 718 898 5599 W

16 Oct Greenwood NS GARC @CommCtr $3@10 Sell@8 Guy VE1NC 902 825 6151 R+
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http://www.connix.com/~wz1v/ne-fleas.html
http://www.k1dwu.net/flealist.html
http://www.mmra.org/~mmra/flealist.htm
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New England Area Ham - Electronic Flea Market *** DATES *** P4
Links to New England Hamfest Web Sites (c) 2004 W1GSL
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This section is only included in the electronic distribution.

Cambridge MA Flea at MIT http://www.swapfest.us

Hopkinton NH Hosstraders http://www.qsl.net/k1rqg/

Amherst MA Mt. Tom ARC http://www.mtara.org/hamfest/flea.html

Adams MA N BerkshireARC http://www.nobarc.org/hamfest

Boxborough MA NE ARRL Conv http://www.boxboro.org/

Framingham MA FARA http://www.fara.org/

Newton MA Waltham ARA Auction http://www.wara64.org/auction/

S Dartmouth MA SEMARA http://www.semara.org/flea/fleamkt.htm

Whately MA FranklinCARC http://www.fcarc.org/flea.html

Enfield CT VHF/UHF Conf http://www.newsvhf.com

Southington CT SARA http://www.chetbacon.com/sara.htm

Wallingford CT Nutmeg CT Conv http://www.nutmeghamfest.com

Windsor CT Vintage R Mus http://www.NationalCommunicationsMuseum.org/

Lewiston ME AARC http://www.dlois.com/mainearrl/convent.htm

Portland ME PAWA http://www.qsl.net/pawa/fleamarket.html

Henniker NH CVRC http://www.qsl.net/k1bke/

Bergen NJ BARA http://www.bara.org/

Lake Placid NY NNY ARA http://www.northnet.org/nnyham/hamfest_flyer2004.htm

Lindenhurst NY ToB ARES http://www.tobares.org/hamfest.html

Long Island NY LIMARC http://www.limarc.org/fest.htm

Massapequa NY GSB ARA http://www.gsbarc.org/

Queens NY Hall of Science http://www.qsl.net/hosarc/hamfest.html

Rensselaer NY E Greenbush ARA http://www.com-tech.org/EGARA.html

Rochester NY AWA http://www.antiquewireless.org/

Greenwich RI Fidelity ARC http://users.ids.net/~newsm/dates.html

Essex Junction VT Burlington ARC http://www.vtstetson.net/fest02.pdf

Milton VT RANV VT Conv http://www.ranv.org/milton.html

Montreal PQ MARC http://www.marc.qc.ca/fest/fest.html

Montreal PQ WIARC http://www.pubnix.net/wiarc/hamfest.htm

Montreal PQ MS-SARC http://www.ve2clm.ca/hamfesta.htm

Sorel-Tracy PQ CRAS-T http://www.hamfest.qc.ca/

St Therese PQ CRALL http://www.ve2crl.qc.ca/hamfest2002.htm

Halafax NS HARC http://www.halifax-arc.org/

Canada RAC List http://rac.eton.ca/data/racfleas.taf?function=form

Phila. Area VARA List http://www.qsl.net/w2vtm/hamfest.html

USA ARRL List http://www.arrl.org/hamfests.html

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Ice Ham—Ice Radio—Ice Cream

ice cream coneBob Salow, WA1IDA writes:

The WGBH Ice Cream FunFest will be held on Saturday, 18 September 2003. Note that this year it is only on Saturday! For many years the Boston Amateur Radio Club has responded to their request for communications to assist and protect the 8000 expected visitors at the WGBH (Public TV and FM) annual Ice Cream FunFest. It is held outside their studios on Western Avenue in Brighton.

To those who have participated in past years, I can assure you that your service received their greatest praise. To you and any newcomers, your help is needed even more this year to assist with crowd and parking management and emergency needs. Our operation begins at 0900 and should be over before 1400.

The area is compact enough to use 2-meter hand-helds on simplex. Helpful is an antenna better than the rubber duck that came with your radio, as well as battery capacity to last the day.

Not only is this a visible ham public service, but we (and all their visitors) get to sample the wares of the ELEVEN ice cream providers FREE. Eat all you can, but don’t get sick!

WGBH gives us some extra thanks by allowing BARC booth space to promote and demonstrate ham radio to the visitors of all ages. Every year this proves to be a great opportunity to introduce ham radio to the public. This date coincides with the ARRL designation of Public Awareness Day, so more materials are available. We plan to demonstrate Morse code to kids of all ages. In the past we have even stirred some dormant ham visitors back into operation. You can be of help here, too.

Time is short and your help is needed. Please contact me as quickly as possible. More details to follow. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

Bob Salow, WA1IDA
wa1ida@arrl.net
508.650.9440

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