Concord Ham Class Begins Feb. 10, 2009

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A Technician licensing course will be offered in October by the Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education program in conjunction with the Colonial Wireless Association. The course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 10 to 26, 2009 at the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School L-Building in Concord. The fee is $20.

For more information contact Fred Harrington, KB1EMV at or to enroll, please visit, and enter the keywords “ham radio”.

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Cape Ann ARA To Hold 24-Hour “Winter” Field Day

Cape Ann ARA logoThe Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association will hold a 24-hour “winter” Field Day exercise beginning at noon, January 24, 2009, according to CAARA’s Briggs Longbothum, AB2NJ.

“CAARA will exercise and demonstrate our capability to deploy and communicate under emergency conditions using portable/battery power. This event is similar to the ARRL’s well-known Field Day event held every June but will be conducted in January inside our club house but using non-permanent equipment and off-grid power,” says Briggs.

“Many will remember what a good time it was last year and with that experience to build on, we can plan for even more fun this time around,” AB2NJ adds. “It’s only 24 hours but there’s room for everyone to log some Q’s for the team effort.”

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