A multi-national group of contest operators put the call sign KK1Z on-the-air as Region 2 ...
Spring cleaning season is almost over. Or, at least, it’s upon me. Actually, the urge ...
Meeting Convened by K1TWF at 7:00PM Attendees: 15.5 Intro: “What was your best Field Day ...
A multi-national group of contest operators put the call sign KK1Z on-the-air as Region 2 multiplier in the annual IARU Radiosport Competition at K1IR. The event also served as the ‘playing field’ for WRTC 2014 – the World Radiosport Team Championships. WRTC, the olympics of amateur radio, is held every four years. This year, the […]
Our own Ken Caruso WO1N was recognized and rewarded for his total commitment to making WRTC the success that it was. After sustaining a serious laceration and getting stitched up at the hospital. Ken returned to the field to finish setting up the stations. He accepted a special award at the closing ceremonies on behalf […]
The next BARS regular Monthly Meeting is Wednesday, September 3 at 7:00 PM. As is tradition, BARS takes a summer meeting break so there are no meetings scheduled for July or August. Nevertheless, there remains plenty of summer amateur radio activities for BARS members to enjoy. For example, here are just a few of many: […]
Field Day is almost here. Come join BARS in a low key, relaxing Field Day. This year we’re having it at NK1A’s house. This is on Littleton Road, route 110, just outside of Chelmsford center. It’s a good spot for us to get some public exposure. And, it’s on a screened porch, away from the […]
Regular Meeting Notes: June 4, 2014 Meeting Convened by K1TWF at 7:00PM Attendees: 11 After some reminiscing about several topics including the history of MIT’s Radiation Laboratory where Radar was developed in the US and some observations about a “mechanical scanning radar,” we got down to business. Secretary’s Report: Approved Treasurer’s Report: Bruce W1LUS mentioned […]
The next BARS meeting is Wednesday, June 4 at 7:00 PM. June is always about Field Day! Mike Raisbeck, K1TWF, will lead the meeting. Meeting Location: Home of Club President, Mike Raisbeck K1TWF 85 High Street Chelmsford, MA 01824 Park along Somerset Pl. and walk up the driveway on Somerset. There is plenty of seating […]
Spring cleaning season is almost over. Or, at least, it’s upon me. Actually, the urge to clean and organize the shack starts about a week before Near-Fest, and begins with an uncontrollable urge to go through the radio shack, selecting items that I could do without and putting them in boxes. In my more organized […]
Meeting Convened by K1TWF at 7:00PM Attendees: 15.5 Intro: “What was your best Field Day experiences?” A sampling of the memories include: Operating 5A on the top of Nashoba Mountain. Clearing an area and getting poison ivy to show for it! Beer with Kielbasi from the grill. Operating on an island in the middle of a lake; […]
It’s about 6AM Saturday morning at Near-Fest, and I’m sitting under the BARS tent with Randy, KC1NN. The sun is coming up over the top of Commercial Building #1, hitting me in the face and warming me up. The pot of coffee has just finished brewing, and I’m sipping on a little of it as […]
BARS Monthly Meeting Reminder For May The next BARS meeting is Wednesday, May 7 at 7:00 PM The meeting topics are: Field Day Planning (Tom K1TW) Overview of the new BARS Website (Jim K1IR) May Meeting Location: Home of Club President, Mike Raisbeck K1TWF 85 High Street Chelmsford, MA 01824 Park along Somerset Pl. and […]