Ed Weiss, W1NXC received the prestigious Herb S. Brier Instructor of the Year Award this past Thursday night at the Framingham ARA’s “Night Out” Dinner at the Pacific Buffet in Framingham. Presenting the award and gift certificate were ARRL New England Division Director Tom Frenaye, K1KI and Eastern Massachusetts Section Manager Phil Temples, K9HI. Many of the club members in attendance stood up and gave testimony to Ed’s ceaseless and unwavering commitment to volunteer teaching of Amateur Radio material spanning many years.Read More
From the “What-Is-All-This-Stuff-Department”: A recent walk through the Walker Memorial Building on the MIT campus revealed this attention-grabbing sign posted on the door of the MIT Radio Society.
A new academic school year begins soon at MIT and other college campuses throughout Eastern Massachusetts. That means the return of many younger hams along with renewed activity at the school clubs!Read More
It is currently a stand-alone repeater but, hopefully, within a month or so it will be tied in with 147.15. The repeater is in Hopkinton, at Rick Zach’s site.
* Frequency: 448.025
* PL (tone): 88.5
The Massasoit Amateur Radio Association was recognized by the Bridgewater Town of Selectman in a special proclamation on March 20. Noting the club’s “technical and communications expertise” to the emergency management department, police, and fire departments, they declared March 20, 2001 as “MARA Day.”Read More