For those of you who participate in the weekly nets, you may remember AA2CW was always the first to sign in until about a year ago. Also Ken was involved (often coordinating) in many of the public service events our club participated in.
He will be missed.
May 7 – Schenectady Crop Walk
May 20 – Niskaday
May 24 – Scotia Parade
Please contact James MacMurray, email@example.com, for more details.
John Fritze, K2QY is in need of volunteers for the Delmar Duathalon on April 30th.
Please contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Tonight’s meeting will include a presentation by John Fritze K2QY on direction finding. We will convene at our usual location at miSci at 6:30 PM for a 7:00 PM start time. See our Meetings page for directions.
Field Day 2016 was a great success! Thank you to all who participated. Click Read More to see pictures from the event.
Field Day 2016 is coming up this weekend! We will be holding a joint event with the Schenectady Amateur Radio Association (SARA), much like last year. This year, the our call sign (W2IR) will be the main call sign, while SARA’s (K2AE) will be used for the GOTA station.
Field Day starts at 2 PM EST on Saturday, June 25th at the pavilion at the Niskayuna Soccer Park – public and guests are welcome. See the map. (Make sure to enter via Zenner Road.)
In January, the board decided to move board meetings to 8 PM on the 3rd Thursday of every month, following the normal business meeting. If you are interested in attending, stick around!
Update: N2LEN was unable to make it to this meeting; we are discussing rescheduling his talk.
Our meeting on December 17th, 2015 will include a presentation by Lenny Signoretti Jr, N2LEN on Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) and Fusion. This will begin at 7:00 PM (we will begin to gather at 6:30 PM) at MiSci Studio 3. (See our meetings page for more information.)
This meeting is also a potluck; please bring a dish to share!
SMARA’s All Clubs Picnic is open to members of SMARA and other clubs and organizations in the Capital District, as well as their friends and family. It will be held at Shaker Rd Fire House #2 Pavilion, at 147 Old Niskayuna Rd, Colonie NY, from 10 AM to 3 PM. Admission is $5, which can be applied toward a $15 1-year SMARA membership.
Feel free to bring a desert to share, and your club’s banner! There will be food (hot dogs, burgers, water, and soda), a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, Slip N’ Slide, and more.