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

    Zero Beat – December 2013

    Zero Beat for December 2013 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • “Election 2014”

    • It seems to me …
      “What Can You Do With A Ham Radio License?”
      Point to Ponder

    • “Come One – Come All”

    • Tidbits
      New Member
      Next VE Session @SEMARA
      Local Repeater Directories
      Club Numbers
      Local Nets
      Club Activities

    • Official Minutes
      Business Meeting – Nov. 7
      “More Dec. Radio Activity”

    • 50 MHz and Up
      “Battery Power”

    • “SKYWARN Recognition Day 2013”

    • Some Radio Activity
      Local VE Sessions
      Coming FLEAS & FESTS

    Zero Beat – November 2013

    Zero Beat for November 2013 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • “Bob Zeida – N1BLF”

    • It seems to me …
      “Have a G5RV antenna?”
      Point to Ponder

    • Official Minutes
      Business Meeting – Oct. 3
      Board of Directors Meeting

    • Tidbits
      VE Session Results
      Next VE Session @SEMARA
      Local Repeater Directories
      Club Numbers
      50/50 Raffle
      Local Nets
      Club Activities

    • 50 MHz and Up
      “Beacons”

    • Amateur Radio News
      Centennial Convention Website Now Live!
      145.490 Repeater Update
      RS0ISS Active on SSTV from International Space Station
      Emergency Communications Night

    • “FARAFest Flyer”

    • Some Radio Activity
      Local VE Sessions
      Coming FLEAS & FESTS

    Zero Beat – October 2013

    Zero Beat for October 2013 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • “CF Cycle for Life”

    • It seems to me …
      Point to Ponder
      “147.000 Repeater IRLP & EchoLink Restored”

    • Official Meeting Minutes – Sept 2, 2013

    • Tidbits
      Welcome to the Club
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Local Repeater Directories
      Club Numbers
      50/50 Raffle

      Local Nets
      Club Activities

    • “50 MHz and Up”

    • A Decade Ago

    • “14th Annual Southern New England Weather Conference”
      “50 MHz and Up (cont.)”

    • Some Radio Activity
      Local VE Sessions
      Coming FLEAS & FESTS

    Zero Beat – September 2013

    Zero Beat for September 2013 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • “Come Over UHF Rover”

    • It seems to me …
      Point to Ponder

    • Official Meeting Minutes

    • Club Notes
      VE Session Results
      Welcome to the Club
      Local Repeater Directories
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Club Numbers
      Local Nets
      Club Activities

    • SEMARA News
      “50 MHz and Up”

    • SEMARA News (cont)
      “Radio Talk 2013”
      “Examiners @ August 3rd VE Session”
      “Hams Needed for Public Service Event – September 28”

    • SEMARA News (cont)
      “My Set-up”
      “Ad – For Sale – Radio”
      “Extent of Human Broadcasts”

    • Some Radio Events
      Local VE Sessions

    Zero Beat – August 2013

    Zero Beat for August 2013 is now online, compliments of editor Bob, K1KVV.

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    Inside This Issue:

    • “BBQ Chicken Served”

    • It seems to me …
      Point to Ponder

    • Official Meeting Minutes
      “50%/50% Raffle”
      “Traffic Handlers Picnic”
      “Repeater Upgrades”

    • Club Notes
      Club Numbers
      Local Repeater Directories
      Next VE Session @ SEMARA
      Local Nets
      Club Activities

    • SEMARA News
      “13 Colonies Special Event Operation”

    • SEMARA News (cont)
      “13 Colonies Wrap-Up”
      “50 MHz and Up Contests”
      “I’m Looking for a Roving Partner”

    • SEMARA News (cont)
      “Some More Special Events”
      “50 MHz and Up… Everything Else is Just DC”

    • Some Special Events
      Local VE Sessions