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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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BARS Meeting Report for March 1, 2017

7:05 PM – K1TW, Tom, opens the meeting. Tom provided the coffee and donuts this time. Tom started by encouraging people to check out the ARRL International DX SSB contest this upcoming weekend. The goal is to work stations outside North America. The question for the roundtable was “are you operating the contest” or “what […]

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How to join the BARS Email list

The question is often asked “How do I join the BARS list”? Or perhaps “Why should I join the BARS list”? The answer is simple in both cases. Joining the BARS list keeps you up to date on club members and club activities that may not always be posted on the web site. Maybe you […]

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BARS Meeting Report – February 1, 2017

Meeting opened at 7:10PM. Tom, K1TW, asked about new attendees. Mike, KC1DKT announced he was a first time attendee. Henry, WA1VAB, stated he is a CW lover and can copy 80WPM! Niece, KA1ULN, mentioned her 10M CW Net. Friday, 8:30PM Eastern, 28.080. All hams are encouraged to check into this ten meter cw net. Tom, […]

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VE Session for Thursday Feb 9th CANCELLED

The BARS VE Session scheduled for Thursday Feb 9th has been CANCELLED due to the impending snowstorm predicted to bring 8-14” of snow, along with heavy winds. Also the Chelmsford Bible Church will not be open nor plowed until Friday morning. Our next VE session will be Thursday March 9, 2017 at 7 p.m. Information […]

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Next BARS Meeting: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Meeting Time: 7:00-9:30 PM The next meeting of the Billerica Amateur Radio Society (BARS) is Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Topic: “Why CW?” Tonight’s presentation introduces you to “Why CW” has been such an important part of Amateur Radio for decades. CW is truly experiencing a renaissance in the 21st century as people discover the magic […]

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