Fox “On the Loose” in North Chelmsford, July 8, 2018

John Salmi, KB1MGI writes on the Fox Hunters list on July 8 at 10:20 AM ET: Andy, KB1OIQ has placed his 80-meter fox out in North Chelmsford at crooked Spring Conservation land.     Andy, KB1OIQ adds: Frequency:  3579.5 khz (give or take) It is on a 12 hour cycle.  I deployed it around 8:45 AM.  It should transmit for 12 hours, then stay silent for 12 hours, and repeat until the battery discharges. I plan to retrieve it on Monday after work.  I hope it is still transmitting at that time. I’m still fiddling with the circuitry to extend the battery …

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Wilmington Fox Deployed, July 7, 2018

Nickolas Mollo, KC1DKY writes on the Fox Hunters list on July 7, 2018 at 3:54 PM: Attention Fox Hunters, The KC1DKY fox is on the loose on Wilmington conservation land. Frequency is 146.565 MHz with a DTMF of 2 for a second or so. Sign the note pad if you find it.  If you have trouble send me an e-mail. 73, Nick, KC1DKY ****SPOILER ALERT**** The fox is located off of (respell backwards) daor drahcnalb It is not on the trail leading from the cul-de-sac but further back in the area as there are too many houses right there. You’ll …

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YCCC Well-represented at WRTC2018, July 12-16, 2018

Dennis Egan, W1UE writes on the Yankee Clipper Contest Club mailing list: [The 2018 World Radiosport Team Championship is being held in Germany, July 12-16, 2018. WRTC is held every four years; in 2014, the event was hosted in New England.] YCCC will be well represented at WRTC2018. Members participating: Competitors K1LZ VY2ZM K1DG WA1Z Referees W1UE K1CC K1RX N2GA W1VE W6PH Judging Committee K5ZD Hospitality K1VR Spectators: K1ZZ KA1ZD NJ1F W1UJ N1WK NB1U K6ND K6NDV K3JO K2LE W1EBI KM3T K1RQ That makes 25 total.  Did I miss any one else? <…> Dennis W1UE YCCC President

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MASSACHUSETTS TRAFFIC REPORT FOR JUNE 2018

MA STM REPORT JUN 2018 NET SESSIONS  QTC QNI QTR NM FREQ Net Time WMTN C1 29 0 216 200 KD2JKV 146.91 10:00 Daily WMTN C2 20 8 137 116 N1YCW 146.91 13:00 Daily MARI 30 136 129 554 KW1U 3565 KHz 19:00 Daily EM2MN 30 176 224 747 KC1CIC 145.23 20:00 Daily CM2MN 24 8 154 198 KK1X 146.97 21:00 Daily MARIPN 13 38 48 180 N1LAH 3978 KHz 18:00 Tu,Th,Sa CITN 22 12 80 324 AC7RB 147.375 19:30 M,T,T, F,Sa HHTN 17 21 62 185 W1HAI MMRA Rptrs 22:00 Su,M,W,F WMEN 4 0 92 4 W1JWN 3944 KHz …

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Whitman ARC QRV for 151st Annual Marshfield Fair

The Whitman Amateur Radio Club will sponsor a ham radio exhibit and special events station at the 151st Annual Marshfield Fair August 17-26,  2018 from 1600Z-0059Z. The club will operate under the call sign NN1MF on the following frequencies/bands: 18.160, 14.260, 7.260, and 3.860 MHz. The station will also be active on EchoLink via the WA1NPO-R, and IRLP: 8691. Contacts will be acknowledged with a certificate and QSL at: Whitman ARC, PO Box 48, Whitman, MA 02382. 

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Urgent Request: YuKanRun Parker River Half Marathon, Byfield, July 8, 2018

Christopher Winczewski, K1TAT writes: We are looking for operators to staff the YuKanRun Parker River Half Marathon on Sunday July 8, 2018 , 8:00 am  We have three volunteers and we need more! Be on location by 7:30 am, Triton High School 112 Elm Street Byfield, MA. Please let me know if you can staff a communications check-point for the event by  the 6th of July. so I can plan staffing positions for the event.  

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Eastern MA Hospital Net, July 7, 2018

We hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July week. This coming Saturday being the first Saturday of the month the Eastern MA Hospital Net will be conducted. Net Control for the July 7, 2018 Eastern MA Hospital Net will be the South Shore Hospital Amateur Radio Club – W1SSH. The net will commence at the usual time of 10:00 AM using the following repeaters in the order listed.   Plymouth 146.685 tone 131.8 (Note: new tone effective 4-1-18)  Boston 145.230 tone encode 88.5 tone decode 100.0  Falmouth 147.375 tone 110.9   Simplex 147.42 The Net will then return to the …

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