This coming weekend is Field Day!
To quote the ARRL “Field Day is ham radio’s open house.”
Want to know more? Check the ARRL website.
Through the sponsorship of the Tri-City Amateur Radio Club (W1QV) as well as the coordinated efforts of RASON (N1NW) and SCRAMS (W1NLC), South East Connecticut’s Field Day location will be in Ledyard, CT.
Location: Ledyard Fair Grounds @ 740 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT
Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25
See also the Tri-City ARC website: http://www.qsl.net/tricityarc/
Museum Ships Weekend
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Check this website for more information: http://www.nj2bb.org/museum/
Also head down to the USS Nautilus museum which will be operating as N1S during this fun radio event!
Ham Radio Exam Session
June 17 2017 @ Norwich Free Academy 9:30 AM
Some news a few months early (better than a few days late!)…
If you missed the RASON Auction I do feel bad for you… it was quite an experience… but don’t worry…. the Tri-City Auction is scheduled for October 28, 2017. Plenty of time to get ready!
Also don’t forget the DMR REGION 4 net on the CT ARES DMR Network channel TAC4 on Wednesday (first Wed of the month!) at 8:30pm local.
Just a quick update for the auction regarding the times:
8 AM – open to sellers
9 AM – open to buyers
10 AM – auction begins
Got too few ham items in the shack? Time to fix that!
Got too many ham items in the shack? Time to fix that too!
It’s RASON Auction time!
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Gales Ferry Firehouse
(1772 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT 06335)
UPDATED March 7: Auction site opens for sellers @ 9AM and buyers at 10AM.
UPDATED April 13: Open to sellers @ 8, buyers @ 9, STARTS AT 10!
Don’t forget about the door prizes and bring $5 for admission!
For more information, check out the RASON Auction 2017 page.
Want to get your license or upgrade before the auction? There is an exam session scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Red Cross building in Waterford at 6pm (and then stay for the Tri-City meeting at 7:30pm!)
It is also almost Spring, which means… the O’Niantic 5k is just around the corner!
Operators who would like to help out should contact W1GTT. Check out the CT ARES REGION 4 CALENDAR for more information.
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.