Author Archive | Tom Walsh

Find the BARS FOX this weekend

Well, after a wonderful Fox Hunting presentation by Bob W1FDR on Wednesday night, the challenge has been laid down. “Find the BARS FOX this weekend in Chelmsford”. The 2 meter 146.565 Fox is now in the town of Chelmsford. To activate the Fox press DTMF tone 2 for two seconds. Shhhhh! Just for BARS Ears […]

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September 3 BARS meeting to feature the History of 4U1ITU

BARS meetings resume on Wednesday September 3rd at 7 PM. Our speaker will be Tom K1TW who will cover the very interesting history of one of the world’s most famous amateur radio stations, namely, 4U1ITU in Geneva Switzerland. 4U1ITU, which is located within the Headquarters of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), counts as a separate […]

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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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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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BOD Meeting – May 2014

Billerica Amateur Radio Society Minutes of May 21, 2014 Board Meeting Attendees: President: Mike Raisbeck K1TWF Vice President: Tom Walsh K1TW BOD member: Peter Norden N1ALO BOD Member: Peter Speen K1SUB Ex Officio: Jerry Muller K0TV BARS Member: Nan Araway NK1A (FD Social Chair) Regrets: Secretary: Erik Kramer KE1V Treasurer: Bruce Anderson W1LUS Call to […]

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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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