Happy Independence Day from STARC!

STARC would like to wish all of the AROs (Amateur Radio Operators) and their families a 'Happy 4th of July'! 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2017-07-04

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VE Exam Session Success!

STARC would like to thank the following VEs for helping with the ARO test session at the Northwest Medical Center last evening: Eric N1RCX, David KC1APK, Jason K1LOL, and Michael N1FBZ. We had one candidate take a test and they successfully upgraded from Technician Class to General Class. He must have studied a whole bunch as he only missed one…

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STARC thanks the AROs that helped out today at the 2017 Bike for the Lake

STARC would like to thank the following AROs for helping out with the radio comms for the 2017 'Bike for the Lake' event today: Arn N1ARN – Alburgh Welcome Center, Jason K1LOL – St. Anne's Shrine, Larry KB1ZEB – St. Anne's Shrine, Bob WI2B – Monty Bay, Phil WG2W – Monty Bay, Allen W1EAM – Snow Farm Winery, John N1LXI…

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Upcoming Amateur Radio Exam sessions in St. Albans!

Scheduled  Amateur Radio testing is coming soon to St. Albans, making it more convenient for residents of the Franklin County area to either get or upgrade their amateur radio licenses.     When:  Friday, June 30th – 6:00pm Where: Northwestern Medical Center   Additional sessions are also scheduled for future dates: Friday, September 29th – 6:00pm Saturday, November 18th –…

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Switchback – Bike for the Lake: Volunteers needed!

STARC will once again be providing communications capabilities for the Switchback Bike for the Lake – 2017 taking place in Grand Isle county and the upper-Eastern shore of Lake Champlain in New York.  Communications activities will start at 6:30am, and end at 4:30pm Saturday, June 17th.  If you are able to assist, please contact Arn Benjamin – n1arn@yahoo.com or Jason…

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STARC AROs provided radio comms for the 'Run for Jim' event today

STARC would like to thank the following AROs for helping out with the radio comms for the 'Run for Jim' event today: Arn N1ARN, Richard WA1UVM, Jaime KB1MCU, Adrienne KA1RXD, Nick KB1RWB, Michael N1FBZ. Thank you for your service! We are going to need help for the Switchback 'Ride for the Lake' event this Summer. Hint, hint. 73 de STARC…

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STARC March Meeting Highlights

STARC would like to thank everyone who attended the March meeting, which took place on Thursday, March 30th. Some of the items covered included the following: STARC Online Membership Application And Renewal Form – Now accepting PayPal! The STARC online membership application form has been updated to make it even easier to join or renew your membership.  The application now…

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NEQP – New England QSO Party – May 6-7, 2017

The below message comes to us from Tom Frenaye, K1KI: To New England radio clubs: I'd appreciate your help in publicizing the upcoming  New England QSO Party  on  May 6th and 7th.       Please mention it at your next club meeting and in your newsletter. The NEQP is a great time to check out antenna systems and offers…

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The STARC 2017 Survey is here!

Want to help shape STARC for 2017? Please fill out our 2017 survey! We appreciate your feedback – all responses are anonymous. Both members and non-members are welcome to respond. The survey should take no more than 4-5 minutes of your time. Please click the following link to fill out our short survey:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H3YG238 Thank you for your participation!  …

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January, 2017 Meeting Highlights

STARC would like to thank everyone who braved the weather last night and made it to the January Meeting.  The January meeting highlights included:   Election of 2017 STARC Officers: President – Arn Benjamin – N1ARN Vice President – Jason Garneau – K1LOL Secretary – Jacob Chandler – KC1FZY Treasurer – Jamie Dennis – KB1MCU   Discussion on Allstar technology…

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