PART of Westford Meets November 17, 2020

George Allison, K1IG, writes on the PART of Westford mailing list: The topic for [the PART of Westford‘s] November 17 meeting will be Show and Tell.  This is the opportunity to show off the projects you’ve been working on during quarantine. Things we’d like to see include: Electronic projects completed or in progress Shack and antenna improvements Operating awards you’ve recently earned POTA, SOTA, IOTA, or other portable/mobile operations you’ve activated Public service events you’ve participated in If you have something you want to show, send me an email (K1IG (at) arrl.net) by November 15 with a short description and an estimate of …

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ARRL Sweepstakes, November 7-9, 21-23, 2020

Contest Objective: To support amateur self-training in radiocommunications, including improving amateur operating skills, conducting technical investigations, and intercommunicating with other amateurs. Stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) exchange information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands. Dates: CW: First full weekend in November (November 7-9, 2020). Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 21-23, 2020). Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday. Click here for updates on the Affiliated Club Competion program 2020 Update: There are now a total of …

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Two New England Sci-Tech General Class Online Courses: November 14-15, 16-19, 2020

This ON-LINE course will get you ready to take the Ham Radio GENERAL license exam, the SECOND of three certification levels. Geared toward adults, as well as junior high, high school, and home-school students. Yes, we give online ham radio exams, too! (See below) This is a FULL course taught by a 40-yr veteran teacher, not a discussion group or video service. You will learn much more than just watching a video or buying a book. Topics range from the science of radio electronics to the FCC rules governing the radio spectrum. Optional but recommended text: ARRL General Class License Manual, 9th edition, for exams through …

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