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STARC Meeting reminder - Thursday, 7/28 - 7:30pm

Wednesday, July 27, 2016:

Michael Gladu, N1FBZ
STARC Technical Advisor

Meeting Reminder:


    The Saint Albans Amateur Radio Club meeting will take place on:

      Date / Time:    Thursday, June 30th - 7:30pm 
      Location:        St. Albans VFW - 353 Lake Road, St. Albans, VT

      Meeting Topic:   STARC Ham Fest discussion and updates

    We hope to see you there!


Sunday, July 03, 2016:

Michael Gladu, N1FBZ
STARC Technical Advisor

STARC would like to wish all of the AROs and their families a very HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY !!

73 de STARC

STARC Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Monday, June 27, 2016:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC Treasurer / Webmaster

STARC looks forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming monthly meetings. Everyone, licensed or non-licensed, members or non-members, are encouraged to attend.

The STARC meeting schedule for the next couple of months is as follows:

  • June meeting: Thursday, June 30th - 7:30pm
  • July meeting: Thursday, July 28th - 7:30pm

All meetings take place at the St. Albans VFW located at 353 Lake Road, St Albans, VT.

Switchback Bike for the Lake - June 18 STARC Public Service

Saturday, June 18, 2016:

Michael Gladu, N1FBZ
STARC Technical Advisor

STARC would like to THANK the following AROs (Amateur Radio Operators) for helping to make this event a success:
Arn N1ARN (Alburg), Larry KB1ZEB (Marina), John N1LXI (Rover), and Michael N1FBZ (Net Control). Your radio communication skills kept the cyclists safe. Hopefully you had a nice time helping out. We hope that the 'lurkers' listening to St. Albans VHF were entertained too !!

73 de STARC

STARC - Supporting our community - 2016 Run for Jim - St. Albans, VT

Monday, May 23, 2016:

Arn Benjamin, N1ARN
STARC President

Another safe and successful "Run for Jim" event! I want to thank the STARC club members that helped with safety communications this year! N1FBZ-Mike, N1WXB- Homer, K1LOL-Jason & Daughter, N1RUH-John, N1ARN-Arn.This years event raised $370,000 to help aide local families with the cost of fighting CANCER!




Friday, April 29, 2016:

Arn Benjamin, N1ARN
STARC President


  1. Attend STARC Monthly Meeting's.
  2. Check into Thursday Night Net's On STARC 2m 145.230 pl.100 or 70cm 443.400 pl.162.2 repeaters @ 7 PM.
  3. Join or Renew Your STARC Membership.
  4. If you're a Non-Amateur Operator and Visit a Monthly Meeting, receive a chance to win, and if you do, "The Franklin County W5YI Team" will give you a "FREE TEST SESSION" for your "Technician Class License".

Drawing will be held at the "STARC Holiday Party" on December 15th. 
So there are many opportunities and chances to win. The more you participate the more chances you have to win. We are looking forward to seeing or hearing you on the air or meeting you at one of our monthly meetings! Spread the word to your Amateur Operator Friends!

73 And Good Luck 
N1ARN-Arn STARC President

Franklin County's newest and only IRLP repeater - now on the air!

Friday, April 29, 2016:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC Treasurer / Webmaster

STARC President Arn Benjamin (N1ARN) is now operating a new IRLP-based Inbeded Node from his QTH in Sheldon Springs, Vermont. The N1ARN Node is connected to the East Coast Reflector (9050), a well-established network of IRLP-connected repeaters that spans across the USA:

  • Repeater Callsign: N1ARN
  • Frequency: 147.570 - Simplex
  • PL Tone: 67Hz
  • IRLP Node: 8023

Repeater Coverage area: Majority of Franklin County, VT as well as parts of Quebec along the border of VT from Alburgh to Richford.

STARC Repeater Directory

The W5YI Franklin County VT Volunteer Examiner Team offers Technician Class Exam Sessions.
If you would like to schedule a Technician exam, contact W5YI CVE - Arnold Benjamin - N1ARN:
Telephone: (802)-309-0666
Or email:

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