Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival - September 16/17, 2017

BARC attended the Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival for the first time this year! So far it was an interesting event with a lot of public participation. One day one we made over 200 contacts and should do close to that on day two also.

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Skid, W1TTY- SK

It is with sadness we note the death of Horace "Skid" Schermerhorn W1TTY.Sid was a member of BARC as well as FERA and Cape Cod and Islands Amateur Radio Asoc. SKID passed away on June 23, 2017.

Meeting

the August meeting will be on August 7, 7 pm at the Dennis PD

Jim, WA1KCC - SK

It is great sadness that we report the passing of a long time BARC member Kenneth Bradbury Jr (aka. Jim Bradbury) WA1KCC.  Jim passed away yesterday afternoon at his Hyannis home with his family by his side.

Meeting

the June meeting is June 5 at the Dennis Police Station. Meeting starts at 7:00 PM.Presentatio on DMR use.

Repeater Down for Maintenance

The 146.955 repeater will be off the air until Sunday afternoon May 7 2017. 

Some of the power cabling and RF interconnects are being replaced and require off-site work with existing parts. 

The Controller will be changed and some settings changed to improve the analog audio. 

Field Day Meeting

Meeting of ALL those that can help at this years field day will be held Mon. May 3, prior to our normal monthly meetingField day meeting 6:00pmnormal monthly meeting 7:00 pmAt Dennis Senior Center rt 134, Dennis 

146.955- YAESU System Fuion up and Repeating!

The YSF repeater was installed at the146.955, K1PBO site in the early morning hours today and is ready to go!

Yeasue's  "System Fusion" is a digital C4FM signal.  The repeater is configured as Digital/Analog system.  It is in "AUTO/AUTO" mode.  This means what ever RX modulation type it receives is what it will send out.  

New VE Administrator, Al Ryan - WW1RF

Al Ryan has accepted the VE coordinator position. We thank him for volunteering. BARC also thanks Celeste W1CMD for the years she provided this service.

Peter Howes, KB1UZW - SK

Our friend & fellow ham, past treasurer of BARC and an advisor to the school radio club; Peter Howes, KB1UZW, passed away last Sunday in Florida. We just spoke to June his wife and she told of just how much he enjoyed the hobby and our club.

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Upcoming Events

Meet Princess Elettra Marconi

All hams are invited to a meet and greet with Marconi’s daughter, Princess Elettra Marconi at Cape Cod National Seashore.  The plan is for hams to arrive about 10 am and gather to stand along the entrance walkway when the Princess arrives about 10:30 am (or indoors if the weather is bad).

2018 ARRL Field Day

While BARC will not officially be holding a Field Day in 2018 A lot of it's members will still be at one. 

Boxboro Amateur Radio Convention

New England's Premier
Amateur Radio Convention!

No need for us to describe it, go to the website, https://www.boxboro.org/

Jamboree-on-the-Air, (JOTA)