SEMARA Demos Ham Radio At Friends Of The Forest Event, Sept. 26

SEMARA Friends of the Forest, photo 1Members of the Southeastern MA Amateur Radio Associaton demonstrated Amateur Radio at a Friends of the Forest outing in the Freetown-Fall River State Forest on September 26, 2010.

The demonstration featured an operational ham station on HF with a long wire antenna, along with 2 meters, 220, 440, and 900 MHz. A large camper with solar power was supplied by W1BEP; it sported the SEMARA club banner. SEMARA Friends of the Forest, photo 2

Club members made on-air contacts, and “spoke with a lot of people about the hobby.”

–Thanks, SEMARA Zero Beat, October 2010

Shown here (lower left): Brad Paiva, W1BEP with Smokey the Bear, SWL. Upper right, L-R: Marcel, W1MLD; Joe, N1IXC; Paul, KA1IB; Brad Paiva, W1BEP; Sonny, K1USW. Not shown: Marty, KA1YFV.

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