Announcements

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THE SECARS FALL HAM RADIO AUCTION

Southeast CT Amateur Radio Society Saturday, October 29

·         $5 donation gets you in

·         Club gets 5 per cent of receipts–$1 minimum

Sellers 8 AM, Doors open 9 AM, Live auction starts at 10 AM and goes till everything’s sold!

Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall, 1650 Rt. 12, Gales Ferry, CT 06335

·         NO TAILGATING!

·         Refreshments will be available

·         Talk-in, 146.730/R, PL 156.7

This ARRL sanctioned events draws amateur operators from throughout the region and is growing.  For more information visit, https://secars.org

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The annual Steam-Up at the New England Wireless and Steam Museum will be on Saturday, October 1. The event opens at 9:00 am. This is our major fund raiser for the year. All buildings will be open and we will have three different presentations in the Hanson Meeting House and numerous individual  presenters in our exhibit area. There will be antique cars and music by Cruisin’ Bruce. There is a $20 admission for adults, $10 for children (6-17).”

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Good Morning fellow ARRL members: 

Once again, we have received a clarification of FCC’s ruling  MD
Docket No. 20-270 . 
As detailed in the latest ARRL letter, the $35 fee will NOT apply to
license upgrades. 
It will only apply to new licenses being issued and renewals of an
existing license. 
Upgrades from Technician to General or Extra and upgrades from General
to Extra will NOT carry a fee. Becoming a VE will not carry any fee
because it is not an FCC action. 
ARRL Letter may be found at
http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter/?issue=2022-04-01 . 
Sorry for the confusion. 
73,

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ARRL Rhode Island Section
Section Manager: Robert G Beaudet, W1YRC
w1yrc@arrl.org

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MARS OPERATORS NEEDED
 
Do you want to improve your radio communications skills?

Do you want to learn new modes, methods to clearly and securely get messages through?

Do you want to directly support the men and women who protect us?

US Army MARS may be what you are looking for. If you have a modern HF station, capable of operation frequencies from 2-30 MHz in voice and digital modes, send an email to AAA1RD@usamars.us

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There’s a Saturday morning ham radio breakfast at 8 AM weekly at the Uncasville Diner on Rt. 32 in Uncasville, CT… no meeting, no agenda, just a bunch of amateurs and their friends and family members gathering for conversation and good food.  We meet in the Sun Room in the back of the restaurant, located at 884 Norwich – New London Turnpike.  For questions call Kevin, KA6PDG, at 860 886-0762