Zero Beat – October 2014

Zero Beat for October 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV .

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Inside This Issue:

  • “SEMARA’s Favorite Activity”

  • It seems to me …
    …sundrie remarks…
    “Point to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes – September 4, 2014

  • Tidbits
    “SEMARA Repeaters
    Local Repeater directories
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA
    Club Numbers
    Club Activities

  • “A Proclamation”
    The ARRL Foundation

  • “Of Interest …”
    Framingham ARA
    What can SEMARA Do?
    SEMARA Monthly Membership Reminder & Privacy Policy

  • “SEMARA Supports Dartmouth 350th Parade”
    Continuation of “Some October Radio Activity”

  • Nets, Radio Activity & Fests

Zero Beat – September 2014

Zero Beat for September 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • “Digital Modes & Repeaters”

  • It seems to me …
    “Reminder: CF Cycle for Life”
    :Reminder: Zero Beat Editor Retires
    “Point to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes – August 7, 2014
    “Thoughts from a grumpy old man”

  • Tidbits
    “SEMARA Repeaters
    Local Repeater directories
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA

    Club Numbers
    Club Activities

  • “Get Behind ‘Amateur Radio Parity Act’ HR 4969”

  • “Carl Aveni-N1FY Travels”

  • “Southern NE Weather Conf.”
    FCC Plans $34.9M Fine
    Essay Time!

  • Nets, Radio Activity & Fests

Zero Beat – August 2014

Zero Beat for August 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • 13 Colonies K2H Wrap-Up

  • It seems to me …
    “Amateur Radio Parity Act” H.R. 4969
    Notice – Editor Resigns”
    Reminder: “CF Cycle for Life”
    “Point to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes – July 3, 2014
    “Board of Directors Meeting Minutes” – Aug 2 2014

  • Tidbits
    Ratification – New Member
    VE Session Results
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA

    Club Numbers
    SEMARA repeaters
    Local Repeater Directories
    Club Activities

  • SEMARA Tech Talk
    July 3 Tech Talk
    J. Byron Piette-K1YCQ (SK)
    “We are ready”

  • Practical Radio: Extra Exam Questions
    From the Question Pool: E9E09; E9F01; E6B01

  • Collected Pictures

  • Nets, Radio Activites & Fests

Zero Beat – July 2014

Zero Beat for July 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • SEMARA Field Day “1B EMA”

  • It seems to me …
    “Advanced Notice – Editor’s Resignation”
    Photo: Scholarship Committee
    Reminder: “CF Cycle for Life”
    “Point to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes – June 5,2014
    “Random Thoughts”

  • Tidbits
    “Results: June 7 VE Session”
    50/50 Raffle
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA
    Club Numbers

    Local Repeater Directories
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA
    Club Activities

  • J-Pole Cone Mount

  • SEMARA Field Day – 1B EMA

  • 13 Original Colonies Special Event

  • Nets, ‘Tests S/Es & Fests

Zero Beat – June 2014

Zero Beat for June 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob,
K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • 2014 ARRL Field Day

  • It seems to me …
    Email: ‘slopers’
    CF Cycle for Life
    “Points to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes – May 1,2014

  • Tidbits
    “New Member”
    Local Nets
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA

    Club Numbers
    Local Repeater Directories
    “50/50 Raffle”
    Club Activities

  • Field Day rules continued
    “Kids Day 2014”

  • 13 Orignal Colonies
    July 4th Week
    Special Event

  • Radio Tests & Fests
    “Some Special Events”
    “Coming FLEAS & FESTS”
    “Some June Radio Activity”

Zero Beat – May 2014

Zero Beat for May 2014 is now online,

compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • 2014 Scholarship Winner

  • It seems to me …
    “Points to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes

  • Tidbits
    “April 5 VE Session”
    Local Nets
    50/50 Raffle
    Club Numbers
    Local Repeater Directories
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA
    Club Activities

  • SEMARA News
    “Essay by Drew Tisdelle”
    “Emails: W1AA/MSC”

  • Radio in the Field
    “118th Boston Marathon”
    “ARRLFD14”
    “Extra Pool Question”

  • Amateur Radio News
    “Morse Code”
    “different Style of Keys”

  • Radio Tests & Fests
    “Some Special Events”
    “Coming FLEAS & FESTS”
    “Some Radio Activity”

Zero Beat – April 2014

Zero Beat for April 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob,
K1KVV.

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Inside This Issue:

  • Spring Antenna Isue

  • It seems to me …
    “SEMARA Webcam Java Fix”
    “Points to Ponder”

  • Official Meeting Minutes

  • Tidbits
    “Joseph M. Roderiques, N1BZZ (SK)”
    Local Nets
    50/50 Raffle

    Club Numbers
    Local Repeater Directories
    Next VE Session @ SEMARA
    Club Activities

  • SEMARA News
    “Board of Directors Meeting Minutes”
    Photo: Sommers Log-Yagi

  • Practical Radio
    “DDRR Tidbits”
    Photo: K1AHA 2m j-pole
    “April Fools” Tradition in QST
    “SEMARA’s Progam for New Amateur Radio Licensees”

  • Amateur Radio News
    “Technician Question Pool -July 1, 2014”
    “March 2014 Section News”
    “Ham Radio Olympics”
    “General Question”

  • Radio Tests & Fests
    “Some Special Events”
    “Coming FLEAS & FESTS”
    “Some Radio Activity”

  • Zero Beat – March 2014

    Zero Beat for March 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob,
    K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • W1BZJ/4, Portable 4

    • It seems to me …
      “Radio History”
      “Point to Ponder”

    • Official Meeting Minutes

    • Tidbits
      “New Techs”
      Local Nets
      50/50 Raffle
      Club Numbers
      Local Repeater Directories
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Club Activities

    • 50 MHz and Up
      “Kits”

    • Practical Radio
      “Amplifier vs. Antenna”
      “Extra Exam Question”

    • Amateur Radio News
      “New HF Operators – Things to Do”
      “SEMARA 10 Meter Net”
      “ARRL Kids Day – June 21,2014”
      “Website of theWeek”
      “Word to the Wise”
      “Operating Tip”
      “Kits continued”

    • Radio Tests & Fests
      “Some Radio Activity”
      “Coming FLEAS & FESTS”

    Zero Beat – February 2014

    Zero Beat for February 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.
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    Inside This Issue:

    • Generators: Commercial and Residential

    • It seems to me …
      “Point to Ponder”

    • Official Minutes
      “Tiny Tid Bit”
      “Tech Talk Attendees”

    • Tidbits
      “Technician Class”
      Local Nets
      50/50 Raffle

      Club Numbers
      Local Repeater Directories
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Club Activities

    • 50 MHz and Up
      “All Else is DC”
      “Eastern MA Hospital Net”
      “BAC President’s Report”
      SEMARA Discussion Mailing Net”

    • SEMARA News
      “Vacant Chairs”
      “Ham Radio is Like That”
      “2014 Technician Question Pool Study Guide”

    • Amateur Radio News
      “Suprise Quiz”
      “Remeber This?”

    • “Some Radio Activity”
      “Coming FLEAS & FESTS”

    Zero Beat – January 2014

    Zero Beat for January 2014 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • Happy New Year – 2014
      “Election Results”

    • It seems to me …
      “President’s Message”
      Point to Ponder

    • Official Minutes
      Business Meeting – Dec. 5″

    • Tidbits
      Technician Class
      Local Nets
      50/50 Raffle

      Club Numbers
      Local Repeater Directories
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Club Activities

    • 50 MHz and Up
      “Solar Power”

    • SEMARA News
      “Vacant Chairs”

    • Amateur Radio News
      “Small Cheap HT’s”
      “ARRL Centennial QSO Party”

    • Some Radio Activity
      Photos: Cub scouts & “3 Daves”
      Coming FLEAS & FESTS