STARC Upcoming Meeting Schedule

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: October meeting: Thursday, October 27th – 7:30pm November meeting:  Date and time will be posted shortly All meetings take place at the St….

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Jay Peak Repeater Update

Last Saturday, October 8th,  STARC Members replaced the inside dual-band antenna at the Jay Peak repeater site.  Future plans are in place to install  the antenna on the roof top at a later date when the tram is back in operation and weather permits.   Many thanks go out to N1FBZ-Mike, KB1JME-David and  W1EAM-Alan for all of their hard work!…

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September 2016 Meeting Notes

STARC would like to thank everyone who attended the September monthly meeting.  Some of the items discussed included the following: The STARC Repeater team is looking into making a trip to the summit of Jay Peak on the weekend of October 8th to attempt repeater repairs.  This may include mounting of the new replacement antenna, depending on weather. The current…

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New website features!

STARC has added three new items to our website's Amateur Radio Dashboard – available on the right-hand side of the STARC website homepage.   These new features include: ARRL News highlights – Get the latest Amateur Radio news, right from the ARRL Upcoming Contest List – Stay up-to-date on upcoming contests taking place around the world DX's DXpedition Calendar…

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STARC Summer Hamfest 8/13/16

STARC would like to thank everyone that braved the rainy weather today and came to our hamfest. We had a pretty decent turn out with much ARO conversation and items given out for door prizes. Some of the lucky winners were Horace N1HC, Dan N1FYL, Jake KC1FZY, and Tony WA2LRE. If you did not happen to make it to the…

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STARC would like to wish all of the AROs and their families a very HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY !! 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2016-07-03

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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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