June 5, 2024 BARS Meeting – Gene Spinelli, K5GS, on Clipperton Island 2024 TX5S DXpedition Highlights

I am pleased to announce that our Guest Speaker for our June 5, 2024 hybrid Club Meeting at the Church will be Gene Spinelli, K5GS, who was the co-founder of the DXpedition TX5S to Clipperton Island in late January of 2024. Presenter’s Bio: First licensed in 1976, my interest in …

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May 1, 2024 BARS Meeting – Donald W. Kane, WB2BEZ, on an Overview of Grounding and Bonding

I am pleased to announce that we will be having Donald Kane, WB2BEZ, as our Guest Speaker for the in person/Zoom Meeting at the Church on May 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM. Don will be presenting on Grounding and Safety In The Ham Shack, so you won’t want to miss …

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April 3, 2024 BARS Meeting – Douglas Bruce Millar, K6JEY, on Test Equipment for Hams Explained

We are pleased to announce that Douglas Bruce Millar, (I’m not kidding!) K6JEY, will be our Guest Speaker via Zoom and he will give a presentation entitled “Test Equipment for Hams, including Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) Explained” Doug got his novice ticket in 1957. He has always liked VHF and …

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March 6, 2024 BARS Meeting – Bruce Blain, K1BG – ARRL Club Coordinator Role and Suggestions For Our Club

It is with great pleasure that I announce Bruce Blain, K1BG, as our Guest Speaker for our hybrid Club Meeting on Wednesday March 6 at the Chelmsford Bible Church. Bruce is the ARRL Eastern Mass Club Coordinator. He was first introduced to amateur radio by his neighbor Jim Payne, W1GPN, …

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December 6 , 2023 BARS Meeting – Frank Garofalo, WA2NDV, on Basic Satellite Tracking

Frank was originally licensed in 1970 in Corona Queens, New York by way of the Electchester Amateur Radio Club and his cousin Hugo (sk). He was in 8th grade at the time and it gave my life a direction. Amateur Radio has allowed him to work in many diverse places …

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November 1, 2023 BARS Meeting – Rick Roderick, K5UR, on What’s New at the ARRL

I am pleased to announce that our Guest Speaker for the November 1, 2023, Club Meeting via Zoom will be none other than Rick Roderick, K5UR, the current President of the ARRL! Rick will give a talk on what’s new at the ARRL and will share valuable insights on our …

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July 5, 2023 BARS Meeting – Ria Jairam, N2RJ, on Software-Defined Ham Radio

Our Guest Speaker at our meeting on Wednesday, July 5, will be Ria Jairam, N2RJ. Ria is from Sussex, New Jersey and is well known and respected around the ham radio community. Among her many credentials are: Life member, ARRL Past Director, Hudson Division, ARRL (2019-2023) Member of : Amsat, …

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