SEMARA Equipment For Sale

At the Thursday, May 3, 2018 business meeting, a motion carried as made by Donald A. Rosinha, II, WA1BXY to sell surplus amateur radio gear that the club no longer needs.  We are offering these items first-come-first-served to SEMARA club members.  After a period of time, all other unsold items will be publicly listed for sale by other means (i.e., eBay or a flea market event).  The list of items follows, along with their estimated value:

Kenwood TS-570SG, HF-6m Transceiver $500
Yaesu FL-2100B Linear Amplifier $300
Yaesu FT-8900 10m/6m/2m/440MHz FM Transceiver $185
Kenwood TS-940S HF Transceiver $400
Hi-Mound BK-100 Coffin Bug Key $200
Motorola Spectra $75
Kenwood TM-D700A APRS Setup $350
NESCAF Audio Filter Kit $20
Alliance Rotor Control Box $75
Kenwood MC-50 Desk Microphone $100
Shure (?) Desk Microphone $50
Micro908 Antenna Analyzer Kit (partially assembled) $100
MFJ Enterprises Power Pole Switch $125
Elecraft BL2 250W Switchable 4:1/1:1 Balun $45
Kenwood TS-820S (unknown condition; as-is) $200
Tripp Lite 1000W Power Inverter $100

If you are a SEMARA member and are interested in any of the above listed items, please contact Don – wa1bxy [at] hotmail [dot] com.

Updates:

05/05/2018 – Yaesu FT-8900 10m/6m/2m/440MHz FM Transceiver – Pending sale to Tim, N1TI.
05/03/2018 – Kenwood TS-940S HF Transceiver – Donated to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to assist with starting their amateur radio club.

Welcome!

2016-01-01

Welcome!

     2018 President, Marcel Dumont, W1MLD would like to welcome you to the official website of SEMARA – The Southeastern Massachusetts Amateur Radio Association, Inc.  We are an amateur radio club established in 1932 that owns our own property in Dartmouth, Massachusetts and has over 400 members.  If you would like to contribute to this website, please contact the Web Committee by using the “Contact Us” link.

Site Updates

5/9/2018 W1RJC – Updated the letterhead on the main page (this story) to the latest revision.
– Wrote story “Constitution & Bylaws Amendment Notification.”
– Wrote story “W4DXCC DX & Contest Convention – September 21 & 22, 2018.”
– Wrote story “SEMARA Equipment For Sale.”
– Wrote story “Board of Directors Meeting – Q2 2018.”
– Business Meeting Minutes for Thursday, May 3, 2018 has been posted in the “Minutes” section.
5/2/2018 W1RJC – Wrote story “Westford Kiwanis Apple Blossom Parade – May 12, 2018.”
5/1/2018 W1RJC – Wrote story “Radio Clubs of Yesteryear.”
– Wrote story “ARRL Contest Corral – May 2018.”
– Wrote story “Unlicensed Operator “W2RFW” on MMRA Belmont.”
4/27/2018 W1RJC read more

2016 Site Updates

12/30/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “FARA 2-Meter QSO Party – January 23rd.”
12/29/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “ARRL Straight Key Night (SKN) – January 1st.”
12/8/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “SSTV Transmissions from the ISS – December 8th & 9th.”
12/3/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “VE Session Results — December 3rd.”
11/10/2106 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Extra Class License In A Weekend – December 2nd-4th.”
11/7/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “2016 SKYWARN Recognition Day – December 3rd.”
11/6/2016 W1RJC – Updated the “Nets/Events” section to remove the 6m and 80m SEMARA nets and updated the 10m nets.
– Updated the “Contact Us” section to include the finance committee and updated the members of the scholarship committee.
11/2/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Special Event Station W0JH – November 4th-6th.”
10/23/2016 W1RJC – Received October business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
10/14/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “VE Session Results – October 1st.”
10/9/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “220 & 900 Repeaters Fully Functional.”
10/6/2016 W1RJC – Received October narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
9/10/2016 W1RJC – Received August and September business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
9/9/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Tech Talk on Solar Energy.”
9/1/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “220 & 900 Repeater Update.”
8/20/2016 W1RJC – Received September narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
8/18/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Results for “License in a Weekend” July 30th-31st.”
– Wrote new story “VE Session Results – August 6th.”
7/30/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “220 & 900 Repeaters Temporarily Off-Air.”
7/15/2016 W1RJC – Received July business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
– Received July and August narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
7/11/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “SEMARA VE Session Results – June 4th.”
6/20/2016 W1RJC – Updated story “Technician License Class” with more details provided by W1MLD.
– Updated story title of “Technician License Class” to ““License In A Weekend” Class & Exam – July 30 & 31” to better promote the offering.
6/14/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Technician License Class.”
6/10/2016 W1RJC – Received June business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
– Received June narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
5/20/2016 W1RJC – Replicated emails and Facebook comments to story “Dave Dean, K1JGV, SK.”
– Received April business meeting, April BOD meeting and May business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added them to the “Minutes” section.
– Removed K1JGV from the “Buildings and Grounds” committee in the Contact Us” section.
5/17/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “Dave Dean, K1JGV, SK.”
5/14/2016 W1RJC – Received May narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
5/13/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Seeking Ops for 13 Colonies S/E Station K2H.”
4/13/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “Maritime Radio Day 2016.”
4/7/2016 K1KVV – Wrote new story “SEMARA Exam Session Results – April 2nd.”
3/27/2016 W1RJC – Added story “Free Tower, Mast and Discone Antenna” from N1IXC’s email to the members discussion list.  Assigned N1IXC as the author of the story.
3/25/2016 W1RJC – Received March business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
– Received April narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
3/13/2016 W1RJC – The “Trustees” list on the “Contact Us” page still included last year’s chairman and didn’t include the year 2020’s.  Corrected this.
– Updated the “Members” page by importing the latest “Membership Database.xls” Excel Spreadsheet file from W1MLD via Dropbox.
– “TableSorter” WordPress plugin was installed and activated.
– Added “TableSorter” HTML code to the “Members” page so that visitors can sort by either call sign, first name, last name, city/town or state.
3/2/2016 W1RJC – Received March narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
2/26/2016 W1RJC – Replicated Facebook comments to story “John Williams, KB1EVY, SK.”
– Added new category “Silent Keys” (slug name “sk”) and assigned it to all obituary stories.
– Category drop down menu added to the sidebar.
– Enabled dates to display for news stories shown in the sidebar.
2/23/2016 W1RJC – Received February business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
– Received February narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
– Removed N1USW as chairman of the Scholarship committee on the “Contact Us” section.
– Email forwarder for the Scholarship committee updated to redirect to the Web committee until a new chairman is named.
2/11/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “John Williams, KB1EVY, SK.”
1/31/2016 W1RJC – Wrote new story “Don Mara, WA1PLT, SK.”
1/18/2016 W1RJC – Received January business meeting minutes from W1MMD via email.  Added it to the “Minutes” section.
– Received January narration of QST from N1BLF via Dropbox.  Added it to the “Audio” section.
– Added “Photos” link on the navigation bar.  This links externally to our photo album on our Facebook page.
– Wrote new story “SEMARA’s Clubhouse Addition Gains Steam!”
– Updated “Exams” section to display all 2016 VE Sessions.
1/1/2016 W1RJC – New story for 2016 updates created (what you are currently reading).
– “Contact Us” section updated with 2016 elected positions.
– Email forwarders updated.