STARC (St. Albans Amateur Radio Club) Quarterly Update – Summer 2018

STARC Quarterly Update – Summer 2018   2018  Spring and Summer Recap   2018  has been a busy year  for STARC.   Our club members have been busy helping out with our two annual community service events – Run for Jim and the Switchback Ride for the Lake.   We appreciate our members dedication to furthering the hobby of Amateur…

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QST QST QST – STARC June 2018 Meeting this coming Thursday June 28th at our new location

STARC June Meeting Reminder:   This month's  STARC  meeting  will take place on:         Date / Time:     Thursday, June 28th  –  7:00pm           New Location:   Elks Lodge – 43 Gricebrook Road, St. Albans, VT Please note the new time and location! Meeting topics:             –…

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STARC THANK YOU to the ARO's that helped with the 2018 Bike for the Lake event

STARC would like to thank the following AROs for helping with the radio coms for the 2018 Bike for the Lake: Bob WI2B, Phil WG2W (Monty Bay Marina), John N1LXI (Rover), Nick KB1RWB (Alburgh Welcome Center/St. Anne's Shrine), Michael N1FBZ (Net Control). Andrew from Earl's Cyclery was 'Rover' with LXI, fixing cycles with mechanical issues.   We had perfect weather…

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2018 Bike for the Lake needs more radio operators!

The 2018 Bike for the Lake is this coming Saturday June 16 and STARC could use some more radio operators to help with the radio comms. If you want to/can help out with this public service event, please contact Micheal N1FBZ via his email:   N1FBZ@arrl.net. Thanks! 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC Technical Advisor on…

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QST QST QST – There will NOT be an ARRL VE Test Session for June 2018

QST QST QST – There will NOT be an ARRL VE Test Session for June 2018 This is a QST. The Northwestern Vermont ARRL VE Team will be taking the month of June off, so, there will NOT be any Amateur Radio License Exams given by the team this month. 73 de STARC Originally posted by Mike Gladu – STARC…

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Silent Key – Burt Cross / K1RMF

It is with much sadness that STARC has learned of the passing of fellow ham and STARC member, Burt Cross – K1RMF.   Burt was very active in STARC and one of our cw specialists and  will be greatly missed by all.     Burt’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at…

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New England QSO Party Sat/Sun May 5-6, 2018

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, from newcomers to experienced contesters, all interested in making contacts with New England stations. We're working to make sure that all of the New England counties are active…

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Northwestern VT ARRL VE Team – April session recap

STARC would like to thank the following VEs for helping to administer the exam which took place on Saturday, April 2st: Eric N1RCX, Nick KB1RWB, John WA1JL, Michael N1FBZ, Jamie KB1MCU, and Jason K1LOL. We would like to congratulate Scott Ruel from Northfield, VT on his upgrade to General class.   Enjoy your new HF privileges!   The next Amateur…

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STARC April Meeting Reminder:

This month's  STARC  meeting  will take place on:         Date / Time:      Thursday, April   26th  –  7:30pm            New Location:   Elks Lodge –  43 Gricebrook Road, St. Albans, VT Meeting topics:             – Hamfest 2018 planning             – Field…

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