Gov. Baker and MA State Senate Give Amateur Radio Proclamations for Field Day Weekend

Massachusetts Coat of ArmsEastern and Western MA Section Managers Tom Walsh, K1TW and Ed Emco, W1KT were able to secure proclamations from the governor and the state senate proclaiming Field Day weekend as Amateur Radio weekend in Massachusetts.

Full size copies are available at these links:

Governor Baker’s Proclamation
MA State Senate Proclamation

 

-Thanks, wma.arrl.org

 

 

 

 

 


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MASS TRAFFIC REPORT FOR JUNE 2015

Thanks to all for your support of the traffic nets.  We especially welcome Joe Weisse W1HAI as manager of HHTN, and our new ORS appointee Bob Holland N1SYC who has been admirably serving as EM2MN manager.  Bob underwent surgery and is currently in rehab, but looking forward to getting back to his radio and to the net.  Thanks especially to Greg KC1CIC for helping out with the extra NCS slots.  Anyone want to try NCS?  It’s good training, doing so in a relaxed setting where help is always available.  Contact Marcia KW1U or Bob N1SYC if interested.  HHTN is also looking for Net Control stations.  Contact W1HAI for more information.

We’re also looking into re-activating the Mass Rhode Island Phone net, but looking for interested hams.  While this would primarily be a traffic net, it could also be an opportunity to keep up with ham friends in the area as well as an opportunity for training in message handling and net operation. Contact Marcia if interesed.

73, Marcia KW1U

 

MASS STM REPORT

Jun-15











NET SESSIONS QTC QNI QTR NM

EM2MN 30 75 141 513 N1SYC 145.23 8 PM Daily
MARIPN Inactive


WARPSN 4 8 67 NA N1IQI

HHTN 4 3 13 45 W1HAI MMRA Rptrs 10PM M,W,F
CITN No Report


N2JWW 147.375 7:30PM Daily
MARI 31 100 108 509 KW1U 3565 Khz 7PM Daily
CM2MN 27 19 177 233 KK1X 146.97 9PM Daily
WMTN C1 26 6 286 390 N1QOV 146.91 10AM Daily
WMTN C2 20 1 122 120 N1YCW 146.91 1PM M-F
WMEN 4 23 100 NA W1JWN 3944 Khz 8:30AM Su
NEPN No Report


N2JWW 3945 Khz 8:45 Su
















SAR ORG REC SENT DEL TOTAL BPL
KW1U 0 335 278 7 620 X
N1IQI 0 150 345 4 499

N1TF 1 68 84 23 176

KB1WXC 4 39 47 2 92

N1LKJ 0 17 36 0 53

W1PLK 0 4 1 4 9

AC7RB 0 2 6 1 9











PSHR 1 2 3 4 5 6 TOTAL
KW1U 40 40 30 10 0 20 140
KB1WXC 40 40 20 20 0 0 120
N1IQI 40 40 10 20 0 0 110
N1TF 40 40 20 5 0 0 105
N1LKJ 24 40 10 0 0 0 74
BPL = 500 POINTS EARNED








MARCIA FORDE STM MA














 

 


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MMRA LINKED REPEATERS AND ECHOLINK/IRLP NODES FOR HHTN

Many thanks to the Minuteman Repeater Association for the use of their linked repeater network and Echolink/IRLP nodes for Heavy Hitters Traffic Net.  The following information should be helpful in checking into the net.  Perhaps we may even get check-ins from far distant places! See you on HHTN.

Here is the list of repeaters and the  explanation on the best way to get into Echolink.
Marlborough 449.925
Mendon 146.61
Boston 146.82
Lowell 442.250
Burlington 446.775

At 9:55, the following systems link automatically into the above five and
remain that way until 11PM:

Burlington 146.715
Marlborough 147.270
Quincy 146.670
Marshfield 145.390
UHF PL is 88.5
2m PL is 146.2

New England Reflector Echolink: *NEW-ENG2*, IRLP node 9127

People who want to join via Echolink or IRLP need to connect to the reflector.
They will not be able to connect directly as our node will be busy since it is
already connected to the reflector.

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TRAFFIC HANDLERS PICNIC AUGUST 2, 2015

The annual traffic handlers’ picnic will again be held on the first Sunday in August.  Set aside the date August 2 and join us at the QTH of KW1U in Concord MA between 12 noon and 4 PM.  Since the Senior Center in Raynham saw fit to cut down the trees eliminating the lovely shade, I have decided to return the picnic to Concord where we used to gather in the late 80’s and early 90’s.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Bring your own beverages and anything else you would like to share.  I suggest also bring folding lawn chairs.  I have a few for those who don’t. I would appreciate hearing from you if you plan to attend so I can have an approximate idea of numbers.  All traffic handlers and anyone interested in traffic handling are invited.  It’s a great opportunity to meet in person the folks you hear on the air each night.  The address is 44 Raymond Rd, off Plainfield Rd which is off Route 117 which runs between Routes I 95 and I 495Hope to see you there.

73, Marcia KW1U

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