Ben, N1WBV informs curious hams about the AMSAT organization at the ARRL New England Convention in Boxboro. The birds are really easy to work these days with minimal equipment. Check out Echo AO-51 and see for yourself!
W1MPN (ARRL EMA SM candidate) has released a campaign update stressing the differences between the practices of the current administration and what he will offer if elected. For more, see w1mpn.org.
Lots going on at the club on Saturday, July 26th! Board of Director’s meeting at 7:30AM. SKYWARN and Weather Spotter Training by Rob, KD1CY at 9:00AM. Chicken BBQ at 12:00PM.
SKYWARN Training set for July 26 at 9:00 AM at the clubhouse. Stay for a famous W1EV Chicken BBQ afterwards. Tickets are $8.00 each and available from W1EV or KD1CY.
SEMARA members endorse W1MPN for 2009-2010 ARRL Section Manager at July business meeting. See W1MPN.org for story.
Left to right: Tim – N1TI (SEMARA Secretary), Joe – N1IXC, Steve – K1XTB, Alan – WB1FQP, Dick – K1AHA, Sharon (no call), Dave – W1DJG (Board Member), Ed – WA1ZCB, Larry – W1DBX, Jerry – W1AFD (Board Member), Don – WA1PLT. Seated left to right: Mike – KB1NB (SEMARA Treasurer), Lou – W1CH (SEMARA President). Photo by newest SEMARA member, Ernie Diagnault (no call).
At the July business meeting, Don Mara, WA1PLT suggested that members add or update their QSL cards that are on display on the wall. Please send a blank one to WALL QSL, 54 Donald Street, Dartmouth, MA 02748. Don’t have a QSL card printed? Send your station and personal details to n1ti [at] arrl [dot] net and he will design and print one for display at the club.
SEMARA member Bob Zeida, N1BLF of North Dartmouth has recently received a Quarter Century Wireless Association Presidential Honors Award for his volunteer work with the Massachusetts Talking Information Service, the Courage Center Handiham System, as well as devoting countless hours of reading and recording ham-related material for the blind and visually impaired. See story at ARRL EMA.
Want to help out with the shingling party sometime in April? No skills necessary. Need grounds crew, moral support and gophers. Of course if you know how to handle a hammer, all the better! Give K1JGV a shout on 147.000 or drop by the club and sign up on the white board.