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QST QST QST – ARRL VE Session May 18, 2019

This is a QST. The Northwestern Vermont ARRL VE Team has scheduled the following Amateur Radio Exam session, right here in Franklin county: Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019 Time: 9:00am Location: North Western Medical Center (NMC) Conference Room 3 (follow signs to the Conference Center / East Entrance): 133 Fairfield St St. Albans, VT 05478 Please feel free to contact Jason Garneau with any questions at either jgarneau@gmail.com or 802-233-3342 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-05-08

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QST QST QST – STARC April 2019 Meeting this coming Thursday April 25th

QST QST QST – STARC April 2019 Meeting this coming Thursday April 25th   This is a QST.   This month's STARC meeting will take place on: Date / Time: Thursday, April 25th – 7:00pm Location: Elks Lodge – 43 Gricebrook Road, St. Albans, VT   Meeting topics: – Upcoming Amateur Radio events in the region – Winlink video demo   73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-04-24

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2019 – Ironman – Lake Placid – Volunteers needed

The below message comes to us from our friends across the lake at CVARC: Hi everyone We are again looking for volunteers for the July 28th  Ironman. We need close to 30 so if you can help us out it would be greatly appreciated.  The link for signing up ishttp://ironman.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=34454  . Look for “Licensed ham radio operator” for the position. The link  is also listed on our web page  www.cvarc.usthen select events from the top menu bar and look for Ironman. Thanks to the ones that have already sign up and sorry it there are any double emails.     Thanks Gary and Bob   AD2Z and WI2B Originally posted by Jason Garneau – STARC President on 2019-04-20

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QST QST QST – ARRL VE Session April 20, 2019

This is a QST. The Northwestern Vermont ARRL VE Team has scheduled the following Amateur Radio Exam session, right here in Franklin county: Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019 Time: 9:00am Location: North Western Medical Center (NMC) Conference Room 3 (follow signs to the Conference Center / East Entrance): 133 Fairfield St St. Albans, VT 05478 Please feel free to contact Jason Garneau with any questions at either jgarneau@gmail.com or 802-233-3342 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-04-07

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2019 Run For Jim – Volunteers Needed

This year's Run for Jim event will be held on Sunday, May 9th at the Collins Perley Sport & Fitness Center: Route 104, St. Albans, VT.   STARC has helped provide radio communications for this event for the last several years, and is looking for volunteers to help out with this year's event.   The entire “run” typically lasts 2 hours or less, making this an easy event for any ARO's to help out with.   If you are interested in assisting with this event, please contact Arn Benjamin at n1arn@yahoo.com. Below is a write-up on the significance of this event: The  Run for Jim  Memorial Fund was established in memory of Jimmy Bashaw who died at the age of 45 from brain cancer.   Jimmy was a teacher and longtime girl’s basketball coach at Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans. Jimmy’s family and friends wish to remember him by continuing his kind and charitable ways by helping others in their time of need.  The proceeds of this event are used to aid residents of Franklin and Grand Isle counties with expenses related to catastrophic illnesses.   These awards are distributed through the Jim Bashaw Memorial Fund at the Northwestern…

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QST QST QST – STARC March 2019 Meeting this coming Thursday March 28th

This month's  STARC  meeting  will take place on:         Date / Time:     Thursday, March 28th  –  7:00pm            Location:   Elks Lodge – 43 Gricebrook Road, St. Albans, VT Meeting topics:             –   Upcoming Amateur Radio events in the region Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-03-26

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QST QST QST – ARRL VE Session March 16, 2019

This is a QST. The Northwestern Vermont ARRL VE Team has scheduled the following Amateur Radio Exam session, right here in Franklin county: Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019 Time: 9:00am Location: North Western Medical Center (NMC) Conference Room 3 (follow signs to the Conference Center / East Entrance): 133 Fairfield St St. Albans, VT 05478 Please feel free to contact Jason Garneau with any questions at either jgarneau@gmail.com or 802-233-3342 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-03-12

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Nick Flora, KB1RWB – Silent Key

It is with great sadness, STARC has learned of the passing of Nick Flora, KB1RWB, on Saturday, February 9, 2019.   Nick was one of our most active club members, always willing to lend a hand whenever needed.   He has served as our club Secretary since January of 2018. Most importantly,  he has been a great friend to all of us at STARC.   He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 16th between 3-4pm at the Highgate Center United Methodist Church.   Further details can be found at the following link:    http://m.spearsfuneralhome.com/obituaries/events?obituaryId=4150952&fbclid=IwAR2NOqpAM6um9L99Yy6CxcVvwjzQJ4fq9g8h1LhPnPekP7QZ7ihjyRB5lPk Rest in peace  our friend, Nick – KB1RWB/SK. Originally posted by Jason Garneau – STARC President on 2019-02-12

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January Meeting reminder

This month's  STARC  meeting  will take place on:   Date / Time:      Thursday, January 31st – 7:00pm Location:           Elks Lodge – 43 Gricebrook Road, St. Albans, VT Meeting topics:                              – Upcoming Amateur Radio events in the region Originally posted by Jason Garneau – STARC President on 2019-01-28

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QST QST QST – Vermont Ham Radio Breakfast is this coming Saturday Jan. 26th!

QST QST QST – Vermont Ham Radio Breakfast is this coming Saturday Jan. 26th! This is a QST. This comes to us from Mitch W1SJ: ” The Vermont Ham Radio Event of the Winter: The Vermont Ham Radio Breakfast: Saturday, January 26, 9-noon at JP's Deli, 39 River Rd, Essex Junction. Join 25-30 other Hamsters as they eat and talk their way through breakfast. JP's has all sorts of good breakfast and lunch eats available – you won't go hungry! “ Who from STARC is going to this? 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on 2019-01-22