Author Archive | Tom Walsh

BARS Meeting: December 7, 2016 – “Show and Tell” with 2 Featured Presentations

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Join us at 5:30 PM for a pre-meeting gathering at Bertucci’s, 14 Littleton Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824 Presentations for the “Show and Tell” include: Eric, WB1HBU: Feature Talk on the “SDR Play” Jay, AI1EE: Featured Talk […]

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BARS Meeting Report – November 2016

Meeting commenced at 7PM by Mike, K1TWF, President. Immediate business was a rundown of things that are going well: new members, the Wednesday Net, Stelio’s breakfast. There was a brief Near-Fest report, with attendees being approximately 1500. Andy, KA1GTT, brought up whether there was a new policy requiring you to be present to win a […]

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Meeting call to order by Tom, K1TW, BARS VP at 1835. October 25,2016 News: – BARS added 3 new members from the last VE session. – Bruce W1LUS, club Treasurer, passed out a printed copy of the BARS insurance policy and noted the $220 premium has been paid. – The BARS January VE session is […]

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November 2 BARS Meeting: Intro to JT65 and WSPR Digital Modes

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Club elections will be held followed by our evening presentation. Guest Speaker: Charlie Bures, WA3ITR Topic: “Introduction to the JT65 Digital Mode and WSPR”. “Introduction to JT-65 & WSPR” is a new talk given by Charlie […]

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October 5 Meeting: “October and HF”. It just doesn’t get any better than this (except maybe for November!)

Want to become active on HF? This is the meeting you need to attend. October and November are truly sweet spots for HF radio propagation in the calendar year. That is why so many contests and other activities ramp up in October and November. BARS “Get on the Air” project encourages members to become more […]

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BARS Board Meeting Report (August)

BILLERICA AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY (BARS) BOARD MEETING 8/10/16 Club VP K1TW opened the meeting at 1906 The present status of the club was discussed. Positive accomplishments over the last year noted. + The club has an active net with KA1ULN as net manager. + There are successful Saturday breakfast sessions w/ good attendance + The […]

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