Sparks from the Spa Newsletter – January 2019

Hi Gang,

Sorry for the late publication. Time has just flown by, and I lost track of it. Attached is the latest Sparks from the Spa Newsletter. A couple of interesting items this month.

The Hoosick Amateur Radio Club is having a hamfest on Feb 2 at the Hoosic Falls Central School. It might be an interesting one to attend. This fest is just in its infancy, so give them some support.

Our Swapfest is scheduled for March 9, at the Cooperative Extension Building in Ballston Spa. It runs from 8 to 11, with an Exam Session afterward, starting at noon.

Jim KG2H

Sparks from the Spa Newsletter – December 2018

Hello all,

Attached is the December issue of Sparks From the Spa Newsletter, I hope you enjoy it.

Our December meeting is this Monday, Dec 10. it is at the usual location, the Wilton EMS building off of Jones Road. In December, we don’t have a speaker, but it is our annual holiday meet and greet. If you want, you may bring a snack to share. We will not have a Board of Directors meeting, so we will start the gathering at 6:30 PM instead of the usual 7 PM.

I hope everyone has a good holiday season, stay warm, keep dry.

Jim KG2H

Sparks from the Spa Newsletter – November 2018

Hi all,

It’s November and that time of the year to get out the pants with the stretchable waistbands!! I hope you and your family have a great Holiday season.

Here is your Sparks from the Spa Newsletter for November.

Our November meeting will be on Monday, November 12, at the Wilton EMS building, just off of Jones Road in Wilton. Meeting time will be at 6:30 for the board meeting, with the general meeting starting at 7:00 PM.

Our speaker will be Brian Szewczyk, NJ1F, He will be speaking about the WRTC 2018 (World Radiosport Team Championship) experience, He has participated in previous WRTC events, so he is no newcomer about this contest. The WRTC was held on July 12 to 16 this year, in Germany.

Please be sure to come to hear about ham radio being operated, unlike any other contest you may have participated in.

Jim KG2H

Sparks from the Spa Newsletter – October 2018

ARRL LogoHello All,

I was a bit late with the September issue, as time flew by until it was too late. So if you think you somehow missed the September issue, don’t worry, you’re not crazy. Here is the October Sparks from the Spa Newsletter.

Our October meeting will be held at the usual place, the Wilton emergency squad. 6:30 PM is the board meeting, and 7:00 PM for the general meeting. Randy, KL7TJZ, a member of the Silent Service, will be our October 8 speaker.

While in the military he handled communications aboard submarines. He will talk about how subs communicate with the outside world.

This should be interesting.

Jim KG2H

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