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The Art and Science of Operating Ultra-Portable by

Ultra-portable operation or being able to carry your radio over distances e.g., in a backpack, is quickly growing in popularity. Whether for SOTA, POTA, backcountry survival, or just spending time in nature, learning how to operate ultra-portable is a fun and rewarding experience. In this presentation, Mike KN6EZE, will cover the basics of ultra-portable operating for both the new and experienced ham operator. Register at arrl learning network.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 20:00

BARC - April Club Meeting (via Zoom)

April Presentation -    Introduction to and live demo of WinLink, as used extensively in ARES and other activities -  Lem (W1LEM)

 

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Date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 19:00

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo

​Our first QSO Today Expo was a great success with over 16,000 attendees!  We’re working hard to make our upcoming Expo even better with new speakers, panel discussions, kit building workshops, easy-to-use video technology to meet with exhibitors, and much more.  There’s no need to travel - anybody can participate in this groundbreaking, amateur radio Expo built on a virtual reality platform.https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/

Date: 
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 08:00 to 18:00

Week 1 - Near vertical incidence skywave -(NVIS) antenna: Theory and how to build

Speaker/Presenter:  Stan Broadway, N8BHL Ohio Section Emergency Coordinator This will be Week 1 of a two (2) week series on  Near vertical incidence skywave-(NVIS) antennas.Week 2, March 11 will be on  NVIS end-feed antenna build These Zoom sessions are left open after the presentation. After the Zoom presentation has been closed, sign back into Zoom to visit. Past RATPAC Presentations: 

Date: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 21:00

Amateur Radio Contesting

Joe Rudi NK7U  Some of you may know Joe as  Joe Rudi the former professional baseball player, most notably as an integral member of the Oakland Athletics dynasty that won three consecutive World Series championships. However, hams worldwide know him as NK7U, DX Contester.  

Date: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 21:00

Talking to Astronauts: An Elementary School’s Exciting ARISS

Presented by Diane Warner, KE8HLDThis is a story about Tallmadge Elementary School's participation in a once-in-a-lifetime ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) school contact. You'll learn about their amazing journey leading up to the amateur radio contact with an astronaut on the International Space Station. The excitement of the entire experience was shared not just by the students, but included faculty, parents, community, and local amateur radio operators.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 13:00

BARC - March Club Meeting (via Zoom)

  • "ARRL update" Phil  Temples, K9HI, ARRL New England Vice Director 
  • Business meeting
Date: 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 19:00

Long Island Virtual Hamfest

We will have a virtual hamfest starting at 9 AM and ending at 12 Noon on Sunday, February 28th, 2021.We will be offering “Rooms” for vendors bad seeker before and dater.  Nominal fees will apply. Nore details to follow. We will have live auctions, silent auctions, door prizes  some presentations by vendors. Pre-registration is required.  There is no charge for this hamfesthttps://limarc.org/limarc-virtual-hamfest-sunday-november-15th/

Date: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 09:00

New Mexico TechFest

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio, New Mexico is pleased to announce the 2021 New Mexico TechFest, an ARRL-sanctioned operating specialty event, on Saturday February 27, 2021.

Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:00

Vermont Ham-Con

THE VERMONT HAM RADIO CONVENTIONSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2021THE BEST LITTLE HAMFEST IN THE WORLD GOES ON-LINE IN 2021!It will be the very same HAM-CON we all know and love:

  • Flea Market, Vendors and Meet Your Pals
  • Forums, Meetings and Demonstrations

Plus These New Great Features This Year!! 
  • No need to travel anywhere in winter weather
  • No chance to breathe in confectious germs
  • No need to get dressed (please do, anyway!)

Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 08:00

Skywarn with Rob Macedo KD1CY

RATPAC's scheduled Thurssay February 25 Zoom presentation will be at:  10:00 PM AST / 9:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM CST / 7:00 PM MST / 6:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM AKST / 4:00 PM HST  Topic: Skywarm Speaker/Presenter: Rob Macedo KD1CY Hey folks: These Zoom sessions are left open after the presentation. After the Zoom presentation has been closed, sign back into Zoom to visit.  

Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 21:00

Topic: Intro to Amateur Radio Satellites / AMSAT

RATPAC's scheduled Wednesday's February 24 Zoom presentation will be at:  10:00 PM AST / 9:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM CST / 7:00 PM MST / 6:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM AKST / 4:00 PM HST  Topic: Intro to Amateur Radio Satellites / AMSAT Speaker/Presenter: Douglas Quagliana KA2UPW Hey folks: These Zoom sessions are left open after the presentation. After the Zoom presentation has been closed, sign back into Zoom to visit.  

Date: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 21:00

ARES GO KITS

Speaker/Presenter:  James Lea, WX4TV (The Lee Family)  This meeting will be OPEN for all to attend. Please feel free to invite others. Hey folks: These Zoom sessions are left open after the presentation. After the Zoom presentation has been closed, sign back into Zoom to visit.  

Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 21:00

Maxim Memorial Station W1AW Tour

Thursday February 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm EST (2030 UTC)Presented by Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, W1AW Station ManagerMaxim Memorial Station W1AW, located in Newington, Connecticut was established to honor the memory of ARRL’s co-founder and first president, Hiram Percy Maxim.  Although the first radio station of the ARRL was actually located in Hartford, Connecticut and active as W1MK, W1AW in Newington is known worldwide and considered the radio station most associated with Hiram Percy Maxim.

Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 15:30

Orlando HamCation Special Edition 

With a virtual event, you can attend from anywhere you have an internet connection. Attend great webinars, join our QSO party, checkout our great prizes, earn or upgrade your license with in person VEC exams, and more! Do it all from 'virtually' anywhere.https://www.hamcation.com/

Date: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 00:45 to Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 23:45

Interesting Stories about Ham Radio & Weather Spotting

FROM http://www.arrl.org/arrl-learning-networkInteresting Stories about Ham Radio & Weather SpottingPresented by Rob Macedo, KD1CYOne of the most critical ways Amateur Radio supports agencies such as the National weather service, National Hurricane Center and Emergency Management is via weather spotting via the NWS SKYWARN

Date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 20:00

School Club Roundup

From http://www.arrl.org/school-club-roundupEach 5-day event runs Monday through Friday from 1300 UTC Monday through 2359 UTC Friday. A station may operate no more than 6 hours in a 24-hour period, and a maximum of 24 hours of the 107 hour event. February Session: The second full school week of February. 

Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 00:45 to Friday, February 12, 2021 - 23:45

ARES Winter Exercise

ARES Report - Section Emergency Coordinator, Rob Macedo KD1CY
Eastern MA ARES will conduct a section-wide exercise in collaboration
with Cape Cod ARES called "Operation Frozen Days" on Saturday, February
6 from 1000 AM-1200 PM. Exercise details can be found at:

Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 10:00 to 12:00

CERT Forms Training

Date: 
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 21:00

K1USN PRESENTATION: CW SPEEDS AND PROSIGNS IN HAM RADIO CONTESTS

Tim Shoppa, N3QE, will present, “CW Speeds and Prosigns In Ham Radio Contests” at the K1USN Radio Club meeting online on February 2, 2021 at 7:30 PM. Shoppa is the Contest Editor for CQ Magazine.

For details, visit https://ema.arrl.org/2021/01/28/n3qe-cw-speeds-and-prosigns-in-ham-radio-contests-at-k1usn-radio-club-meeting-online-february-2-2021/.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 19:30

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