Bristol County Repeater Association Meets Online, June 1, 2020

Margaret Gaffney, KA1BZE, writes on the BCRA mailing list: This month we will meet on Skype. With Skype we will be able to run the meeting for longer than 40 minutes. As usual the meeting will be held tomorrow June 1 at 7:00 PM. Use the following link: [email mmgaffney -at- comcast -dot- net for meeting information.] Note: one of the items to be discussed is field day from home.

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WB2HTO: “Stories From the Shop,” at Billerica ARS Online Meeting, June 3, 2020

Andy Wallace, KA1GTT, writes on the Billerica Amateur Radio Society website w1hh.org: “I’m very happy to announce that our next virtual speaker will be David Kruh, WB2HTO, with his talk entitled Stories from the Shop. David enjoys repairing antique radios – ones using vacuum tubes – and has learned a lot about how they function and also about why they were designed and produced the way they were. I have enjoyed David’s blog posts immensely and he does a great job connecting the dots between the cutting-edge electrical engineering work of today and the heritage that came before. [Full story]

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Nantucket Amateur Radio Association Web Page now on ema.arrl.org

New Affiliated Club Service Offered: Your Club on the Web:   “We understand it’s difficult to recruit and retain a webmaster for your club. In fact, some clubs’ web sites have fallen into disrepair.  That’s why we’re excited to offer this new service to ARRL affiliated clubs—a hosted page on the EMA ARRL web site. The address is of the form, https://ema.arrl.org/<Your Club Name>. The pages would be maintained by our webmaster, with input from your club officers.” We’re pleased to announce the Nantucket Amateur Radio Association has accepted this service for its web presence. To view their new site, visit …

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Northeastern University Wireless Club Special Presentations

    Adriana Knouf Art Talk: On May 26th (Tuesday!) at 11am, our faculty advisor Adriana Knouf (KC1EKK) will be presenting live online her art project that was recently flown to and returned from the International Space Station! She will be speaking about the project itself, named TX-1, and the audacity of thinking about transgender people in space. For more information about the project itself, see the link below: https://tranxxenolab.net/projects/tx-1/ The details of how to connect to the livestream will be released on May 26th on the below page: https://bioartsociety.fi/activities/fragile-life-and-celestial-matter-s Satellite Communications Seminar: Are you interested in learning how to …

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Yankee Clipper Contest Club Special Interest Zoom Meetings

YCCC President Dennis Egan, W1UE, writes on the YCCC mailing list: Since we can’t meet in person for the foreseeable future, and using Zoom allows us to make some presentations that are hard to do in person, I’ve decided to offer four sessions on operating specific contest modes, as outlined below: Thur May 28   CW Wed June 10   FT4 Tue June 23    SSB Thur July 9      RTTY ??                    VHF/UHF The Zoom Sessions will start at 7 PM and plan to end at 8:30 PM, although if there is …

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W1MJ: Field Day Presentation at Waltham ARA Meeting Online, May 27, 2020

This presentation by Eliot Mayer, W1MJ, will include contesting basics, the age-old question about whether ARRL Field Day is a contest, some training for popular logging program N1MM Logger Plus, and some thoughts on goals for FD 2020. Monthly meeting are now being held online. In order to receive emails with the meeting links, do one of the following: If you are not already signed up on the WARA Yahoo Group, you may do so by sending an email request to wara64-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. If you only want the meeting link emails and not any other email that might be distributed to the Yahoo Group, send …

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Nashoba Valley ARC Meets Online, May 21, 2020

The Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club’s May meeting is tomorrow, Thursday, May 21st at 7:30 PM . This meeting will be conducted via WebEx. Meeting details are below. Thanks to Jim Hein, N8VIM, and Medtronics for the WebEx conference. This month’s presentation is by the “Science Program Around Communications Engineering with High Achieving Undergraduate Cadres (SPACE HAUC)” from UMASS Lowell. They have an interest including some elements of amateur radio in their project and will speak about this really impressive undertaking.  See their website here:   https://www.uml.edu/research/locsst/research/spacehauc/  Thanks and 73. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Bruce, …

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Yankee Clipper Contest Club DMR Net, May 20, 2020

Reminder: YCCC DMR Net When: Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York Where: DMR TG NETAC1 View Event Organizer: ne1b.c6awb@gmail.com Description: YCCCers! Join us every Wednesday evening at 8pm ET for contesting talk on the DMR repeater network. There are several methods to access the Net:   By RF Access via 2 meter or 70 cm DMR repeater.  See the list of 91 repeaters near you at http://nedecn.org  The frequencies are in the left menu “DMR Repeaters>New England”.  Use the NETAC1 talk group. By Dongle or Hot Spot You can use openSpot, JumboSpot, ZumSpot, MMDVM By EchoLink Get the software app on …

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K1BG: “CWOPs CW Academy” at K1USN Radio Club, May 26, 2020

The next K1USN Radio Club online meeting will feature guest presenter Bruce Blain, K1BG, who will speak about CWops CW Academy.  Immediately prior to Bruce’s talk, Phil Temples, K9HI, will briefly recap his experiences in helping conduct remote VE tests with the New England Amateur Radio, Inc., VE team. The meeting is tentatively scheduled for May 26, 2020 at  8 PM. For Zoom conference details, contact Pi, K1RV, at k1rv -at- arrl -dot- net.

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North Shore Radio Association Meets Online, May 18, 2020

Rick Savage, KB1LYJ, writes on the North Shore RA mailing list: “We have a Zoom meeting set up for our May meeting. It will be on Monday, May 18th. The link is open at 7:00 if you want any pre-meeting discussions. Please share this information with the members on any and all formats available web page, email, Facebook etc. Rick Savage is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: NSRA Meeting May 18th Time: May 18, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting [Contact kb1lyj at nsradio dot org for Zoom meeting URL] Meeting ID: …

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KE5AL: “JJ Flex Radio” at Zola Center Amateur Radio Club Online Meeting, May 23, 2020

Frank Ventura, N1FMV, writes on the Middlesex ARC mailing list: Dear all, The next meeting of the Zola amateur radio group will be online only, no in person component. Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020 Time: 11 AM to 1 PM Eastern Our very special guest speaker will be Jim Shaffer, KE5AL, developer of JJ Radio and JJ Flex Radio. He will join us in speaking about the origins of the blind-friendly CAT software, JJRadio, to operate his Flex-Radio and field our questions.  All are welcome for this month’s meeting. Please use to conference information below my signature. For conference URL …

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Wellesley Amateur Radio Society Meeting Online, May 19, 2020

Dan Brown, W1DAN, writes on the Wellesley ARS mailing list: QST! I hope you are healthy.    Our next [Wellesley Amateur Radio Society] meeting will be online via Zoom next Tuesday [May 19, 2020] at 7:30PM. Here we will vote to have online elections due to COVID-19, and then I will give a non-amateur radio talk about the Boston DTV transmission.   I will send out a Zoom meeting invite Tuesday.    Be well and 73, Dan W1DAN

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K1USN Radio Club Holds First Zoom Session

“Pi” Pugh, K1RV, writes on the K1USN mailing list: Tuesday evening we launched our inaugural K1USN Zoom session. It was a great success with 27 check-ins. Future sessions will be announced and we will send out invitations to those who have indicated that they wish to participate. Drop me a e-mail if you wish to be added to our K1USN Zoom list. Send it to pi.k1rv@gmail.com. Looking for presentations for upcoming K1USN ZOOM meetings. Already have several planned by Rick – N1DC. Possible subjects of interest: Reverse Beacon Network Contesting Antennas CWOPs and CW Academy Propagation Station Logging Software – HRD, …

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PART of Westford Meets May 19, 2020

“The May 19 PART of Westford meeting will be held online via video conference, starting at 7:30 PM. Details will be sent to members via Groups.io. Our guest speaker at the May meeting will be Terry, KA8SCP, who will talk about recent repeater antenna upgrades. “During this time of “social distancing,” there’s a new PART net on 10 meters. We meet occasionally at 7:30 PM local time on 28.400 MHz. There’s usually someone listening, so if you don’t hear anyone, just announce that you’re on frequency or call CQ. Thanks to Bob, W1IS, for setting this up.” -PART of Westford web …

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W1DYJ: “Antenna Modeling” at Minuteman Repeater Association Meeting Online, May 20, 2020

The Minuteman Repeater Association will hold its May membership meeting and annual elections via Zoom teleconference on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 beginning at 7:30 PM.  MMRA will feature guest speaker Larry Banks, W1DYJ, who will present, “Antenna Modeling  Using TLW, YW, and HFTA.” All are welcome to join the meeting. If you would like to attend, email contact@mmra.org to request conference information.

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K1USN Saturday Morning Net Moves to W1ATD 145.39 Repeater

“Pi” Pugh, K1RV, writes:   We have been given the opportunity to have our K1USN Saturday morning net on the W1ATD – 145.39 ( 67 Hz ) repeater in Marshfield. I wish to thank the repeater trustee, Jeff, AJ1L, for making this possible.   The repeater has wide coverage and should give some additional K1USN  members an opportunity to check in. As many of you might already be aware; the W1ATD repeater has a wide range of digital mode capabilities which we may try accessing in the future, but at the present time the digital modes will be disabled during …

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Framingham ARA Meets Online, May 7, 2020

Sumner Weisman, W1VIV, writes on the Framingham ARA mailing list: Thursday, May 7, 2020, is the date for our usual FARA monthly meeting. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not holding our meetings at the Framingham Police Station. Instead, we will be holding a virtual club meeting on Zoom. We welcome you to join us at 7:30 PM, and enjoy our meeting from the comfort of your home. All are probably familiar with Zoom by now. If you are not, just click on the link below and you will be in the meeting. You will need a computer with …

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Pilgrim Amateur Wireless Association Meets On The Air, May 8, 2020

Hi everyone, Stop by 5/8/20 to join us for our next upcoming On The Air Event:  the PAWA Friday Night 2 Meter Net 5 /8/20 at 7:00 PM  on our 147.135 MHz KA1GG club repeater. Everyone is welcome to check in to join us This week: Trivia question: What type of antenna you would use for your portable ham radio station Projects you have been working on The weather in your area We are always glad to have you with us ___________________________________________ For Updates – Club Events – Activities Stop by to listen for announcements on our 147.135 MHz KA1GG …

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