BARC General/Business Meeting, Thursday, November 15

The next General Meeting of the Boston Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Brookline Police Headquarters in Brookline. There will be a brief business meeting followed by Bruce Blain, K1BG, speaking on “The History of Entry Level Licensing.”

For those who wish to help, we will stuff membership renewal envelopes before the meeting, starting at about 6:45 p.m.

Ham Radio Presence at IEEE Convention

[From Phil Temples, K9HI]

The IEEE is holding an antenna conference in Boston in the Seaport District in July. They’ve approached Tom Walsh, K1TW, the Eastern MA Section Manager to see if we would staff a booth and provide VE exams for conference attendees interested in ham radio.  Parking fees would be waived, and they would hold a free reception for the ham volunteers.

“The 2018 IEEE APS Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting will be held on July 8–13, 2018, at the Westin Waterfront hotel in Boston, MA. The combined symposium and meeting are cosponsored by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (APS) and the U.S. National …” The conference URL is: https://www.2018apsursi.org.

Would you have an interest in being involved in this project? It should be a lot of fun! We still need a few more volunteers. You can find more details and a sign-up link at: https://ema.arrl.org/hamradio-ieee-ap-s-2018-seeks-volunteers-july-8-12-2018/.