Know someone (maybe you?) who wants to become a ham radio operator that missed the last tech class?
Give them an early holiday present… the information for a new tech class!
This one starts Thursday January 5, 2017 and is being held in Ledyard, CT.
More information about this class can be found on the Ledyard Parks & Rec Website
Note: Horizontal Engineers is not affiliated with the class, we just like getting the word out there!
Save the date! The annual holiday brunch will be:
Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the River Ridge Golf Course located at 259 Preston Road, Jewett City, CT 06351 from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
The cost is $25 (same as last year) and checks can be made out to SCRAMS and sent to SCRAMS, PO Box 1174, Waterford, CT 06385 Attn: Christmas Brunch
Info updated November 1, 2016.
Attention! The Tri-City Amateur Radio Club is hosting an auction!
DATE: Saturday, October 29, 2016
WHERE: Gales Ferry Firehouse
TIME: Doors open @ 8am, Auction starts @ 10am
Admission fee is $2.
Sell your unwanted radios/gear or bring some cash and get a new (to you) one!
CT ARES (Region 4) and New London County amateur radio will be showing off its stuff at the Groton Fall Festival again this year. Look for the large orange MCU trailer with the antenna on top!
I spent the day there last year and it was a great experience. Lots of local organizations to check out as well as food to eat.
WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11 am- 5 pm
WHERE: Poquonnock Plains Park in Groton, CT. (150 Fort Hill Rd)
More information about the festival here: https://www.mysticchamber.org/events/groton-s-fall-festival
Welcome to September – National Preparedness Month.
As we did last year, the Horizontal Engineers will be taking weekly topics from the http://www.ready.gov website to spark discussion and information sharing.
Do you not have your Technician ham radio license? Tired of listening to the Horizontal Engineers and not participating? Do you have a friend or family member looking to become a ham?
Not a problem! There is a Technician class scheduled!
WHO: Anyone who wants to become an amateur radio operator.
WHAT: Technician (entry) level licensing class
WHEN: September 12, 2016 @ 7pm
WHERE: Red Cross building in Waterford, CT
A recent post on the Amateur Radio group on Facebook let it be known that there are many old callbooks that have been digitized and available for viewing on Archive.org. Very interesting stuff. The years range from 1910s through 1990s.