NoBARC’s Hamfest this Sunday, August 19, 2018

NoBARC HAMFEST/CONVENTION

  • Event Date: 08/19/2018
  • Location:
    Adams Agricultural Fairgrounds – Bowe Field
    3 Orcutt Street
    Adams, MA 01220
  • Website: http://www.nobarc.org
  • Sponsor: Northern Berkshire Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In: 146.91 PL 162.2)
  • Public Contact:
    Eric Mazur, KA1SUN
    763 Main Road Savoy, MA 01256
  • Phone: 413-743-9975
  • Email: k1ffk@yahoo.com

NoBARC Hamfest flyer

N2YBB to Visit W2WCR Tomorrow Evening

ARRL LogoHi everyone,

This is just a last minute reminder that the W2WCR Monthly meeting is Monday, July 30, 2018.

The guest speaker will be:

Mike Lisenco N2YBB
Hudson Division Director

Location Change

The location has changed due to scheduling changes:

Queensbury Middle School, Cafeteria
455 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804

Just off Exit 19 of I-87.

Talk-in will be on the 146.730 repeater minus offset PL100.

Please pass to all the area clubs as we can seat approximately 100 folks.

The meeting starts at 7 pm.

Frank KA5VVI, W2WCR VP
QUESTIONS: fgitto@email.com
(518) 793-7345

I hope to see many of you there! 73 de

John Fritze K2QY
ENY Section Manager

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ARRL Eastern New York Section
Section Manager: John K Fritze Jr, K2QY
k2qy@arrl.org
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Sparks from the Spa Newsletter – July 2018

Previous Hamfest vendors (2011)
Previous Hamfest vendors (2011)

Hello All.

I hope you all survived the recent heat wave.

I am attaching the July issue of Sparks from the Spa Newsletter. It has the results of the June club elections, and also a summary of our Field Day efforts.

Hamfest

I am also attaching the flyer for our 33rd annual hamfest. It is being held on Sunday, Sept 9 at the fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Please forward the flyer to all your friends.

Summer Break

Finally, as you most likely know, July and August are dark months for the club meetings. Please do not show up for the regular monthly club meetings. Our next regular meeting is the day after the hamfest, Monday, Sept 10.

Be sure you come to the hamfest, there will be a test later!!

Jim KG2H

2018 Field Day is this Weekend

Tower raising
SCARA members prepare for Field Day by setting up tower for antennas.

Field Day is coming this weekend!!

Come and join us from our site at the Wilton EMS building.

Setup starts on Friday. We will begin to gather at noon to start the preliminary setup. This involves mainly the tower and antennae. Usually, we work until about 4 or 5 PM and break for the day.

On Saturday the fun starts. The stations are set up and lunch is served. Then at 2 PM, for 24 hours we will be exchanging “3A ENY” with as many other stations around the country as we can.

Help Wanted!

We need help on Friday afternoon to start the setup.

We need help on Saturday morning to finish the setup.

We need help Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon to operate.

We need help Sunday Afternoon to disassemble and clean up everything.

Come on down, help out, and have some fun.

Jim KG2H

Help Wanted! For HamFest September 9

Help Needed For SCARA HamFest Sept 9!

At the April meeting, 12 generous attendees signed up to help with our Hamfest on September 9. I really appreciate those offers to help, but to make the Hamfest a success, we’ll need some more folks – both before and during the event. It will take all of us!

Let’s divide the work into functional teams, so all bases get covered and nobody gets overloaded.

I am contacting those first 12 volunteers separately to ask them to pick a Team/Function that they are willing to help with.

And I’m asking everyone else receiving this message to respond and let us know how you’d like to help. Feel free to sign on to both a pre-hamfest team AND a team during the fest. It’s going to take all of us to make this 33rd annual hamfest great.

I have sent emails to 106 potential vendors asking them to either attend or to donate to our raffles. We need to follow up by telephone with the most likely prospects. Many will again say yes.

Questions? Comments? Email me at petermil@verizon.net

Peter – W2BEW