Whitman Tech Class Begins December 3, 2013

Whitman ARC logoThe Whitman Amateur Radio Club will conduct a Technician training class beginning December 3, 2013 at 6:30 PM, each Tuesday and Thursday, through December 17 at the Cranland Airport, 777 Monponsett Street, Hanson.

There is no cost for the classes other than the book and the VE exam which is $15.00 and payable the night of testing. The course will use the Gordon West Tech Training manual, available locally or on line.

To enroll, or for further information, please contact Charlie Amico at 774-203-6905, or email at sfccamico@gmail.com.

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TRAFFIC REPORT FOR EAST AND WEST MASS OCT 2013

 

MASS STM REPORT OCTOBER 2013
NET SESSIONS QTC QNI QTR NM
EM2MN 27 56 124 506 KB1ENV 145.23 / 146.865 8PM Daily *
MARIPN 13 4 54 63 N1LKJ 3918 Khz 5:30 PM M-F
WARPSN 1 3 18 NA NI1X**
HHTN 14 6 27 145 N1LUM MMRA Rptrs 10PM MWF
CITN NO REPORT N2JWW 147.375 7:30PM Daily
MARI 23 106 93 475 KW1U 3565 Khz 7PM M-F
CM2MN 16 11 45 115 KK1X 146.97 9PM Daily
WMTN C1 29 1 230 245 N1QOV 146.91 10AM Daily
WMTN C2 22 5 175 232 N1YCW 146.91 1PM M-F
WMEN 3 0 71 N/A 3944 Khz 8:30AM Su
* Due to problems with Boston repeater antenna, net is conducted concurrently on two repeaters
Net sessions reflect number of evenings nets were held. QTC (Traffic), QNI (Checkins) and QTR (Time)
are combined totals of all net sessions.
** NI1X Became a Silent Key in October. He will be greatly missed.
SAR ORG REC SENT DEL TOTAL BPL
N1IQI 0 322 607 0 929 X
KW1U 0 369 306 11 686 X
K1YCQ 21 115 108 22 266
N1UMJ 12 117 78 4 211
N1TF 0 52 124 1 177
N1LKJ 0 95 67 0 162
KB1WXC 8 61 49 5 123
W1PLK 0 6 3 6 12
PSHR 1 2 3 4 5 6 TOTAL
N1UMJ 40 40 20 40 0 10 150
KW1U 40 40 30 0 0 20 130
KB1WXC 40 40 0 50 0 0 130
N1IQI 40 40 10 10 0 10 110
K1YCQ 40 40 10 20 0 0 110
N1TF 40 40 20 5 0 0 105
N1LKJ 36 40 20 0 0 0 96
BPL = 500 POINTS EARNED
MARCIA FORDE STM -MA
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TRAFFIC REPORT FOR EAST AND WEST MASS SEP 2013

 

MASS STM REPORT SEP 2013
NET SESSIONS QTC QNI QTR NM
EM2MN 25 108 148 633 KB1ENV 145.23 / 146.865 8PM Daily *
MARIPN 16 8 33 86 N1LKJ 3918 Khz 5:30 PM M-F
WARPSN 3 9 57 NA NI1X
HHTN 15 11 31 199 N1LUM MMRA Rptrs 10PM MWF
CITN NO REPORT N2JWW 147.375 7:30PM Daily
MARI 20 92 83 468 KW1U 3565 Khz 7PM M-F
CM2MN 20 19 62 174 KK1X 146.97 9PM Daily
WMTN C1 21 14 230 168 N1QOV 146.91 10AM Daily
WMTN C2 25 2 256 272 N1YCW 146.91 1PM M-F
WMEN 5 0 128 3944 Khz 8:30AM Su
* Due to problems with Boston repeater antenna, net is conducted concurrently on two repeaters
Net sessions reflect number of evenings nets were held. QTC (Traffic), QNI (Checkins) and QTR (Time)
are combined totals of all net sessions.
SAR SEPT. ORG REC SENT DEL TOTAL BPL
N1IQI 0 194 609 0 803 X
KW1U 0 385 321 1 707 X
N1UMJ 0 199 174 2 378
N1TF 0 153 213 6 372
K1YCQ 0 132 134 18 284
KB1WXC 7 34 40 3 84
N1LKJ 0 47 20 6 73
W1PLK 0 8 7 5 20
PSHR 1 2 3 4 5 6 TOTAL
N1UMJ 40 40 20 50 0 10 160
KW1U 40 40 30 0 0 20 130
N1IQI 40 40 10 10 0 10 110
K1YCQ 40 40 10 20 0 0 110
N1TF 40 40 20 5 0 0 105
N1LKJ 38 40 20 0 0 0 98
KB1WXC 40 40 0 0 0 0 80
BPL = 500 POINTS EARNED
MARCIA FORDE KW1U STM MA
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EMA Amateurs Presenting at ARRL Centennial Convention in Hartford

ARRL Centennial celebrationThe ARRL Centennial Convention Planning Committee recently announced that several Eastern MA Amateurs’ talks and presentations have been approved for the ARRL’s Centennial Convention in Hartford next year. Four are members of PART of Westford.

Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ, will present on “Linux in Your Hamshack.” Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, will give a talk on “Construction and Performance of a State of the Art Multi-Op Station.” Scott Andersen, NE1RD, will co-present with Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, on: “Lightweight DXpeditioning – Ham shack in a Backpack.”

Eastern MA ARRL Technical Coordinator Eric Falkof, K1NUN, will speak on “Stealth Antennas and Stealthy Hamming.” [Ed. note: K1NUN recently became a Silent Key.]

The announcements were made on behalf of ARRL by Dan Henderson, N1ND, Regulatory Information Manager.

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Reminder: Monthly Eastern Massachusetts ARES Net for November 2013 and Special Request for Support of MARS Drill During the Net

Hello to all…

A reminder that the monthly ARES Net for November is rapidly approaching. The monthly ARES Net for November is Monday November 4th, 2013 , at 8:30 PM on the MMRA Repeater system. This is after the MEMA Nets earlier in the evening. For frequencies that will be linked into the ARES Net on the MMRA Network, please see the following link from the MMRA web site detailing the repeaters that will be linked in through Hub 1:

http://www.mmra.org/repeaters/repeater_index_by_linkstate.html

In addition, if the Echo-IRLP node on the MMRA hub is available, we will likely link that to the New England Reflector system on IRLP 9123/Echolink Conference *NEW-ENG* Node: 9123.

Make this first Monday of the month, “Emergency Communications Night” and check into your local RACES Net and then check into the ARES Net on the MMRA Repeater System. We look forward to your participation and remember, we are always looking for Net Controls to run the ARES Net. 

For this month’s ARES Net, we’d like to see greater participation as we will be asking for information in support of an ongoing MARS Drill that will continue through 1 PM Tuesday November 5th. The information request will be posted via email and web site etc. later tonight or Monday Morning. Other ARES updates will be posted via email and on the Eastern Massachusetts ARES Web Site at http://ares.ema.arrl.org

Thanks for your continued support of ARES!

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875 (After 6 PM)
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503 (After 6 PM)
Work Phone #: 508-346-2929 (8 AM-5 PM)
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com
http://ares.ema.arrl.org
http://www.wx1box.org

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