Southeastern MA ARA Field Day 2018

Don Rosinha, WA1BXY writes on the SEMARA mailing list: Update for Field Day 2018:  We will be doing FD from the club house this year. Going to run 2E station; I will be doing CW and my wife, KC1BXY will be doing SSB. Looking for more ops for SSB and possible another CW op. Also looking for someone to take care of the third station which we hope to run as a GOTA station. So we are looking for unlicensed or newly licensed ops for the GOTA, or any licensed class op who has not operated in a year or …

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Fox Box Activated in Chelmsford, June 7, 2018

John Salmi, KB1MGI writes on the Foxhunting list on June 7 at 5:46 PM ET: http://ma-chelmsford.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/268/Russell-Mill—Public-Trail-Map I placed the 2-meter 146.565 DTMF tone 2 to activate the Fox box in the Russell Mill Conservation land in South East Chelmsford.   See link above for a map.   Easy find park at the end of Noble Dr trail access.   Good Luck.

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ARRL to Sponsor the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Webinar, June 11, 2018

Rob Macedo, KD1CY writes on SKYWARN_Announce:   The ARRL will be sponsoring the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Webinar on Monday 6/11/18 at 800 PM EDT. Details on how to register for this very interesting webinar can be seen at the following link:   http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-to-sponsor-2018-atlantic-hurricane-season-webinar   The webinar will go through an overview of the historic 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, lessons learned from the season, key Amateur Radio group’s preparedness for the new season and how Amateur Radio operators and SKYWARN spotters can become involved. These Amateur Radio Groups include, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, which …

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PART of Westford Field Day 2018

PART Field Day Chairman George Allison, K1IG writes on the PART of Westford mailing list: Field Day is just a little over two weeks away!    – Dates: Saturday, June 23 – Sunday, June 24.  Antenna setup is Friday, June 22, from noon to sunset.    – Location: Concord Rod & Gun Club, 24 Strawberry Hill Road, Concord, MA   Field Day preparations are just about complete and it looks like this year’s event will be even better than last year’s!  We’ll have six stations up and running: CW, Phone, Digital, VHF, GOTA, and satellite, and of course, our award-winning meals in the clubhouse. …

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Framingham ARA Field Day 2018

Sumner Weisman, W1VIV writes on the FARA mailing list: The Framingham Amateur Radio Association (FARA) will hold their annual Field Day exercise this coming Saturday, June 23rd.   We have an excellent new location — the McAuliffe Library at 746 Water Street in Framingham, near the lights at Nobscot.  Look for us in the open area directly behind the library.  Setup starts about 10:30 AM, and official operation will be from 2PM through 6 PM.   Along with tables of operating radios, we will have a literature table for visitors. Updated June 17, 2018

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13 Colonies Special Event, July 1-7, 2018

ARRL Affiliated Club Coordinator Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ writes: The annual 13 Colonies Special Event will take place from Sunday, July 1st, 9:00 AM Eastern (1300 UTC) until Saturday, July 7th, 12:00 Midnight Eastern (July 8th, 0400 UTC). Participants are encouraged to contact as many of the original 13 Colonies as possible in that timeframe.  There are also two bonus stations: WM3PEN (Philadelphia, PA), and GB13COL (Durham, England).  A nice certificate is available at the end of the event. Each colony has its own callsign and list of operators.  Massachusetts is K2H.  If you are interested in being a K2H operator, contact Bob (K1KVV) at …

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High Altitude Balloon Launch, Nashua, New Hampshire, June 3, 2018

Anita Kemmerer, AB1QB writes on the PART of Westford mailing list:   The Nashua Area Radio Society will be launching a high altitude balloon tomorrow morning, June 3rd, from Hollis Brookline High School.  We are working with students from World Academy in Nashua, NH and Hudson Memorial School in Hudson, NH.     Here is some information on how to track our flight:  https://www.n1fd.org/2018/06/01/hab-3-launch/

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2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY June 1, 2018 Today marks the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs through November, 2018.  To encourage preparedness for the next tropical storm or hurricane, MEMA issued the following press release earlier this morning.  Additionally, we also have included an update that the National Hurricane Center issued this morning on its resources and changes to its forecast products for this hurricane season.     MASSACHUSETTS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2018   CONTACT Christopher Besse, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency christopher.besse@state.ma.us   2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Start of Hurricane Season …

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New England Area Flea Markets, June 1, 2018

New England Area   Ham – Electronic Flea Market  ***  DATES ***   2018 P 1 of 2 All events are Ham Radio/ Electronic related except ~_____~ ******************************************************************************* 2018                                                    Contact          Source ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 June Brookline NH NEARC antique                               603 772 7516 F+ 2 June Hermon ME PSARC @HS                          Jerry …

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