STARC Field Day Update

Due to insufficient participation this year, STARC will not take part as a club in Field Day 2016. Originally posted by Jason Garneau – STARC Treasurer on 2016-06-20

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Switchback Bike for the Lake – June 18 STARC Public Service

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…

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Field Day 2016 Update

STARC is trying to put together a team to participate in the 2016 ARRL Field Day event.  This year, Field Day starts at  14:00 EDT  June 25th, and ends  June 26th at 17:00 EDT.   We are looking for volunteers who are interested in operating over the weekend, along with your operating time preferences.  Additionally, we are looking for people…

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

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!     Originally posted by Arn Benjamin – STARC President on 2016-05-23

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CQ-CQ-CQ: BAOFENG HT GIVE-AWAY

HERE'S HOW TO WIN IT: Attend STARC Monthly Meetings. Check  into Thursday Night Net's On STARC 2m 145.230 pl.100 or 70cm 443.400 pl.162.2 repeaters @ 7 PM. Join or Renew Your STARC Membership. If you're  a  Non-Amateur Operator and Visit a Monthly Meeting you will  receive a chance to win –  and if you do –  “The Franklin County W5YI…

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

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…

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New England QSO Party – May 7th and May 8th

The below update comes from Tom Frenay / K1KI: I'd appreciate your help in publicizing the upcoming  New England QSO Party  on May 7th and 8th.     The NEQP 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,…

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K1JAY Repeaters are back on the air

As of today, the K1JAY  2m and 70cm Repeaters are back in service! They are currently on the temporary indoors  antenna until  better weather allows us to get up on the roof top to repair or replace the antenna.  I want to personally put out a huge “Thank You” to N1FBZ-Mike and KB1JME-David…..it takes a “Very Dedicated Amatuer Radio Person”…

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QST QST QST – STARC Thursday Buy/Sell/Swap/Ragchew Net

Please join us this Thursday evening, March 24th, for the STARC Thursday Buy/Sell/Swap/Ragchew Net, at 7PM, on the N1STA VHF Repeater, 145.230 MHz, shift -600 kHz, PL 100 Hz. 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2016-03-24

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STARC Posters are now up!

  The STARC Club and Hamfest posters are now up and posted at the St. Albans / Georgia rest areas on I-89.   Thank you to Morris Belisle, KC1FBT  for the idea!   Originally posted by Jason Garneau – STARC Treasurer on 2016-03-24

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