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November 1st Meeting: The Sputnik Years

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM. The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Guest: Kelly Beatty, Sky and Telescope Magazine Topic:The Sputnik Years When a Russian rocket lofted Sputnik 1 into orbit on October 4, 1957, the worldwide reaction was a mixture of awe and apprehension. The Space Age […]

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October 4th Meeting: Entry Level License Requirements – What Worked and What Didn’t

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM. The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Guest: Bruce Blain, K1BG Topic: Entry Level License Requirements – What Worked and What Didn’t Abstract: All of us entered the amateur radio hobby in a number of different ways. Whether it was the Class B […]

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Minutes of BARS Meeting from September 6

7:20 pm – Meeting called to order by Mike, K1TWF – Mike gave a brief intro/explanation about Boxboro for our new members – Bruce gave a treasurer’s report. We currently have a balance of $701.91. – Bruce reminded members that September means it’s time for annual dues. – Mike introduced Eric, KV1J to lead the […]

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BARS Board Meeting Report

BARS BOD MEETING REPORT 7/29/17 Held at BATV – opened at 9:15 by Tom, BARS President. Attendees: Tom, Bruce, Andy, Kayla, Jesse (observer), Niece, Mike. Tom thanked Jesse for his outstanding work as FD chair. Proposed August meeting be ice cream social at Gary’s. Start 6PM. If inclement weather, meet at Church at 7 instead. […]

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BARS Meeting Report: August 2

BARS meeting report 8/2/17 Meeting opened at the Church at 7:15. Ice Cream Social at Gary’s was cancelled due to weather. Tom opened the meeting as the BARS President. The September meeting will be a QSL sort with KV1J. Pizza will be ordered by Paul K1VK and the Club will reimburse. Ice Cream Social: postponed […]

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July 5th Meeting Report

BARS meeting report 7/5/17 Tom, K1TW, began the meeting at 7:05. A signup sheet was passed. Bruce, W1LUS, gave a treasurer’s report of $814.31 in the account. In addition, Tom passed to him the $106 collected from the Field Day donation jar. This would be added to the account. There were two new attendees. Tom, […]

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April 5, BARS Meeting – Girl Scouts and Guides “Thinking Day on the Air” Generates Enthusiasm for Ham Radio

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7 PM. The Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) invites all parents, grandparents, and scout members to join them for a very special youth-oriented presentation on Wednesday, April 5 at 7 PM. Topic: “Girl Scout Thinking […]

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