President’s Message – September 2014

Another summer is almost gone. It’s less than two weeks until Labor Day as I write. But I must say that this summer has had more Ham Radio in it than any summer I can recall. First there was Field Day. By all accounts BARS Field Day was a success from a fun point of […]

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Board Meets this week – come by and be involved

Regular meetings resume in just over 2 weeks on September 3. Did you know that BARS Board meetings are also open to members? We always welcome interested members. This is a good opportunity for anyone interested in making BARS an even better club to join us as we plan for the coming year, and enjoy […]

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One of BARS’ Own – A WRTC Hero

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 […]

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BARS Monthly Meetings resume September 3

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: […]

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BARS Field Day Fun and Food Details

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 […]

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Regular Meeting – June 2014

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 […]

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June 4, 2014 – BARS Meeting Reminder

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 […]

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President’s Message (June 2014)

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 […]

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Regular Meeting – May 2014

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; […]

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