“Pandemic Ham Club Radio Activities–An Opportunity to Grow” at RATPAC, January 27, 2021

Please plan to attend Wednesday’s January 27 Zoom presentation.  10:00 PM AST / 9:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM CST / 7:00 PM MST / 6:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM AKST / 4:00 PM HST  Topic: Pandemic Ham Club Radio Activities, an opportunity to grow  Speaker/Presenter:  Anthony Luscre, K8ZT  This is a Zoom presentation that ALL HAM CLUBS and organizations should attend.  This meeting will be recorded. By participating you consent to being recorded.  Please change your display name to Your First Name, Call Sign and Location, e.g. Dan K7REX Idaho.  Please stay muted until ready to speak. Your space bar works like a PTT for unmuting You …

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“Members’ Short Subjects” at Nashoba Valley ARC Meeting Online, January 21, 2021

The Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club’s January meeting is TONIGHT, Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7:30 PM. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom. … Thanks to Jim Hein, N8VIM, and Medtronics for the Zoom conference. I apologize for such late notice. January’s traditional meeting program is our annual “Members Short Subjects” night. If you have a short presentation, please let me or one the officers know. Even if you come up with something at the last minute, come to the meeting, present, and join in the fun! [Contact Bruce Blain, K1BG, at bruce -dot- blain -at- charter -dot- net …

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Northeastern Wireless Club Meeting, January 21, 2021

Welcome back to all of our returning [Northeastern Wireless Club] members, and also to all of our new members! We hope this semester we will be able to get to know you all better and help everyone in their engineering and academic endeavors. This semester we will still be having general meetings, workshops, discussions, and more!  Our first meeting is this Thursday, January 21st, 6-7PM. We will be introducing new members to the club and sharing details about the upcoming semester. The meeting will be on Zoom, hope to see you all there!  Also, make sure to join our Slack …

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“Jack Binns to the Rescue” at the K1USN Radio Club Online Meeting, January 17, 2021

The K1USN Radio Club is pleased to announce that our next K1USN Zoom presentation will feature the granddaughter of shipboard radio operator hero, Jack Binns. Virginia Utermohlen Lovelace has just recently published an updated biography about her grandfather.   If anyone would like to attend, they just need to send me an e-mail  at k1rv@arrl.net. I will be sending out invitations starting on Sunday, Jan 17th. As always, we ask that the Zoom login information not be shared with others to help us minimize the possibility of “Zoom Bombing.”   — CQD! Here MKC! Shipwrecked!   In 1909, three years …

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W3EVE: “Amateur Radio’s Role at the Boston Marathon Bombing” at North Shore RA Meeting Online, January 18, 2021

Steve, Schwarm, W3EVE, Wrentham, will present “Amateur Radio’s Role at the Boston Marathon Bombing,” at the North Shore Radio Association on January 18, 2021 at 7 PM.  “Amateur radio has played a significant role in public service communications for the Boston Marathon for several decades. That role was put to the test in 2013 when two bombs were exploded near the finish line. This presentation will describe the role that ham radio played at the Marathon and how that role changed due to the bombing.” Zoom conference information will be sent via the NSRA groups.io mailing list.  Contact Eric, KA1NCF, …

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W1DYJ: “CW DXCC in Six Months” at Minuteman Repeater Association Meeting Online, January 20, 2021

Larry Banks, W1DYJ, will present on, “CW DXCC in Six Months” at the January Minuteman Repeater Association Members Meeting online on  Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM.  “In 2014, after 52 years as a ham and multiple attempts to learn CW, Larry finally decided to become proficient and not only use it, but enjoy it. Starting with some history, this talk describes Larry’s “project” to learn CW. It includes a CW training app, rig interfaces, a realization that contesting was the best way to learn CW (and some contesting details), logging software, and finally Larry’s short and long term …

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N1NS: “Marconi on Cape Cod & KM1CC Special Event” at K1USN Radio Club, January 5, 2021

The K1USN Radio Club will feature Barbara Dougan, N1NS, who will present, “Marconi on Cape Cod & the January 18, 2021 KM1CC Special Event” on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 7:30 PM online. To receive an invitation to this Zoom presentation you must send “Pi” Pugh, K1RV, at k1rv -at- arrl -dot- net a request to be added to the K1USN Zoom invitation list.

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“DXpeditions With K1HT” at the Framingham ARA Meeting Online, January 7, 2021

John Iwuc, KB1VXY, writes on the Framingham ARA mailing list:   You are invited to the January 7, 2021 [Framingham Amateur Radio Association] Monthly meeting this Thursday at 7:30 pm.  […]  We will watch a couple of Dxpeditions with commentary by David Hoaglin, K1HT, then do a virtual tour of the shacks of two club members.   We also have a Board Meeting this Saturday at 10 am.  To avoid confusion, I will send out the email for the registration for the Board Meeting right after the regular club meeting.  The Board Meeting will mainly discuss proposed By-Laws changes and …

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KC1FSZ: “Intro to Nano VNA Network Analyzer” at Zola ARC Meeting Online, January 16, 2021

Announcing the January meeting of the Zola amateur radio group. Everyone is welcome to attend our next meeting on the Zoom video conferencing platform. This meeting will be online only with no in-person component. Please see the meeting invitation below my signature. So, make your favorite lunch and get comfortable for another informative meeting. Agenda (all times EST) 11:00 AM:  Introductions and welcome 11:05 AM:  Announcements and Q&A 11:15 AM:  Our feature presentation will be by Bruce Mackinnon, KC1FSZ. Bruce has done some extensive research in the area of antenna analyzers. He will tell us about some of the more …

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KD1CY: “ARES and SKYWARN Program Overview and Update” at Sci-Tech ARS Meeting Online, January 19, 2021

Eastern MA Section Emergency Coordinator and ARES SKYWARN Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY, will present on “ARES and SKYWARN Program Overview and Update” at the January 19, 2021 online meeting of the Sci-Tech Amateur Radio Society at 7:30 PM.   “ARES is the Amateur Radio Emergency Services, a program sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). The ARRL and ARES is partnered with the National Weather Service at the national level and Eastern Massachusetts ARES has a strong partnership with the NWS Boston/Norton SKYWARN program. This presentation will provide an overview of ARES, what’s involved with membership in the program …

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KS2G: “Ham Radio University 2021” at K1USN Radio Club, December 21, 2020

“Pi” Pugh, K1RV, writes in K1USN Happenings:   I’m happy to announce our next Zoom presenter; Mel – KS2G on the upcoming Ham Radio University 2021 session which will take place with us on Monday evening, Dec 21 @ 7:30 PM EST. (Due to some scheduling conflicts we decided to shift this forward one day to be held on Monday instead of Tuesday!).   The Ham Radio University program ( http://hamradiouniversity.org/  ), now in it’s 22nd year, is billed as   “A day of education to share ideas, experiences, knowledge and fellowship among Amateur Radio operators”   Here is a link …

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N1DM: “A Smorgasbord of Radio: The People, Places and Incidents” at Zola ARC Meeting Online, December 19, 2020

Frank Venture, N1FMV writes: Announcing the December 19 meeting of the Zola amateur radio group. Everyone is welcome to attend our next meeting on the Zoom video conferencing platform. This meeting will be online only with no in-person component. […] So, make your favorite lunch and get comfortable for another informative meeting. Agenda (all times EST): 11:00 AM – Introductions and welcome 11:05 AM – Announcements and Q&A 11:15 AM – Our feature presentation will be from Dom Mallozzi, N1DM He will present, A SMORGASBORD OF RADIO: THE PEOPLE, PLACES AND INCIDENTS It will concentrate on the period of radios …

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Long Island CW Club: “How to Learn and Have Fun with CW” at K1USN RC Online Meeting, December 8, 2020

Learning CW does not have to be an arduous or lonely experience. CW is an aural language to be used and enjoyed.  Come listen to Long Island CW Club members Howard Bernstein, WB2UZE, and Jim Crites, W6JIM, with tips and techniques at the K1USN RC online meeting on December 8, 2020 at 7:30 PM.  To receive an invitation to this Zoom presentation you must send “Pi” Pugh, K1RV, at k1rv -at- arrl -dot- net a request to be added to the K1USN Zoom invitation list.

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(UPDATED) First Annual Hams All-Holiday On Air Celebration (W1E Special Event Station), December 12, 2020

Dec. 12: Unfortunately I had to cancel this event – a very unusual occurrence for me. Looks like the weather is a bit uncooperative too.  -KM1NDY   Mindy Hull, KM1NDY, writes in the Wellesley ARS Spark Gap newsletter: Hello Friends! You are all cordially invited to: WHAT: 1st Annual Hams All-Holiday On Air Celebration (W1E Special Event Station)   WHEN: Saturday December 12, 2020. Two times: W1E on air from 11am to dusk. Everyone get together from noon to 2pm.   WHERE:  Meet at Hopkinton State Park. Use the Main Entrance at 164 Cedar St., Hopkinton, MA 01748. Follow the map below.  Same place as …

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K9HI: “ARRL Update” at PART of Westford Online Meeting, December 15, 2020

From PART of Westford website: The [PART of Westford] December 15, 2020 meeting will be held online via video conference, starting at 7:30 PM. Login details will be sent to members via Groups.io. Our guest speaker will be Phil Temples, K9HI, ARRL New England Vice Director, who will talk about ARRL news and happenings. [To request conference login information, contact George Allison, K1IG, at k1ig -at- arrl -dot- net]

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