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N1STA UHF now providing state-wide coverage

As of late 2022, the N1STA UHF repeater is now connected to the NFMRA network, providing state-wide coverage. For more details on the NFMRA network, please check out their website at

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STARC Net – Sundays at 8pm

STARC has moved our weekly net to a new day and time. Going forward, we will be holding the weekly STARC Net on Sunday evenings at 8pm Eastern on the N1STA VHF repeater. Any licensed Amateur Radio Operator is welcome to join. Hope to hear you soon! -STARC

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New England QSO Party – May 1-2

This message comes to us from Tom, K1KI: The New England QSO Party on May 1st and 2nd is a great time to check out antenna systems and offers a moderately paced opportunity to work new states and countries. You’ll find a wide variety of participants, from newcomers to experienced contesters, all interested in making contacts with New England stations….

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Morris Belisle – KC1FBT, SK

STARC has been informed of the passing of Morris Belisle, KC1FBT. Morris was an active member of STARC. He was an avid CB enthusiast who decided to make his way into the world of Amateur Radio by getting his Technician license in 2016. Mo enjoyed using his HT’s and mobile radios with IRLP to talk with other hams throughout the…

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Congrats to new ARO: KD2TYF

STARC would like to congratulate Leslie McGibbon for successfully passing the Technician exam held by the NW Vermont VE team at the St. Albans VFW on May 16th. Thank you KJ1V, N1FBZ and NJ1S for all of your efforts hosting this session during these unprecedented times!

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March Meeting Canceled

Due to the current Corona virus epidemic and state guidelines, the March meeting has been canceled. We will re-evaluate the situation in mid-April to determine if the April meeting will need to be canceled, as well. Stay safe and best wishes from STARC.

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2020 Officer Election Results

STARC would like to congratulate our newly elected officers for 2020: Role Call Sign Name President N1ARN Arn Benjamin Vice President KJ1V Ruth Ring Secretary W1EAM Allen Monahan Treasurer KB1MCU Jamie Dennis Thank you again for both accepting nominations and agreeing to helping out STARC for 2020. We greatly appreciate all of your efforts!

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Reminder: STARC January Meeting

Our next STARC meeting will be held at the following date and time: January Meeting Date / Time:    Thursday, January 30th – 7:00pm    Location:    St. Albans VFW – 353 Lake Road, St. Albans VT Meeting topics: Officer elections Future meeting topic suggestions Upcoming events in our area Open forum

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Happy New Year from STARC!

STARC wishes all the best for 2020 to you and your family. 73, – STARC

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of the AROs of STARC !!

Starc would like to wish all the AROs (Amateur Radio Operators) and their families a very ‘Happy Turkey Day’!! Remember to be thankful for all that you have and remember those that can not be with their families this Thanksgiving. 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-11-27

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