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FEMARA, Inc. is a Massachusetts non-profit corporation that sponsors and runs the ARRL New England Division Convention. The group, which has been in existence for over 30 years, began as a consortium of area radio clubs. Our goals are twofold; to offer the richest and most diverse ARRL Convention in the country, and to support the ARRL Foundation's scholarship program. FEMARA is qualified under IRS 501(c)(3). Donations to FEMARA are deductible as allowed by IRS regulations. This collection...
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Jul 27, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: John Salmi, KB1MGI John will present and demonstrate simple and easy techniques to record the RF fingerprint of a radio transmission. These techniques can help to identify a particular transmitter brand name that is causing interference.
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Jul 27, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Rick Zach, K1RJZ This forum will discss current equipment and operating trends, covering all the digital modes found on local VHF and UHF frequencies.
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Jul 27, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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We Will Work You performed by Eliot Mayer, W1MJ
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC How do you renew interest in and grow your Amateur Radio club? Fred will describe how he and others grew their club from forty members to over 150 in two years.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, and Anita Kemmerer, AB1QB Covers two different stations: a simple HT-based setup and tracking using a handheld Yagi; and a more complex station that uses full computer control but is still portable.
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Presenter: Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC Fred will present on the creation and delivery of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum that uses the construction, launch, tracking and recovery of a high-altitude balloon carrying a 2-meter APRS system and atmospheric experiments.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Gary Schwartz, N1ZCE Public services events are a great way to build your radio operating skills, create visibility for ham radio, and serve the local community. Make sure you are prepared for emergency operations by working real-world events, and have some fun as well!
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Ernie Bauer, N1AEW A presentation for beginners to understand, plan, and make a QSO on the FM single-channel amateur satellites. Ernie will also provide an overview of currently available and soon to be launched amateur satellites and their capabilities
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Dave Benson, K1SWL Since the conclusion of the National Parks On The Air program hosted by ARRL in 2016, there has been considerable interest in maintaining outdoor-themed QRP activities. Dave will spotlight a number of programs supporting these interests.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: John Kruk, N9UPC
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ Andy will discuss a popular SSB QRP kit from India.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: James Lee, N1DDK The Raspberry Pi is the basis for an inter-linkable repeater controller. James will discuss the goals and current state of the project and will present an overview of the HW and SW architectures. Topics: An introduction to Python and Github; how to replicate the prototype; how to contribute to hardware, software, and testing.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Paul Stoetzer, N8HM Paul will be revealing his secrets on how to make big signals with little room.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Edward Snyder, W1YSM Session 1: Collegiate Club Update (max of four clubs to present) Session 2: Development of On-air Activities (Planning CAR QSO Parties, CAR Awards for on-air contacts, development of infrastructure to support this initiative) Session 3: CAR Town Hall - Open discussion led by W1YU and ARRL leadership. Manufacturers will also be invited to speak about how clubs can positively impact company activities.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Jeff Briggs, K1ZM/VY2ZM Jeff recounts the story of the 706T Dxpedition to Yemen in 2012.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Joe Reisert, W1JR Joe will discuss the danger and damage caused by lightning and surges, as well as the latest techniques to prevent or decrease same versus prior art.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Tom Frenaye, K1KI, ARRL Director, New England Division, and Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, ARRL CEO Tom and Tom will discuss current affairs at the League, followed by a Q&A session.
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Jul 26, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Phil Erickson, W1PJE Phil will follow on NE1R's introduction to propagation with a deeper discussion of the ionosphere and its variations, and how it relates to amateur radio propagation. He will describe space weather research, including onservation programs at MIT Haystack Observatory in Westford, MA, and will present information on how hams can participate in active scientific research through the HamSCI citizen science initiative.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Robert Mims, WA1OEZ What is the Military Auxiliary Radio Service? Come and learn about Army and Air Force Mars.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenters: Christina Sage, KC1GAF Julie Sage, KC1GMW Nathan Pennie, KB1RD Cubes in Space is a program that provides students (ages 11-18) with a free opportunity to design experiments to be launched into space on a NASA rocket or balloon! This is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) based global education program, enabling kids to learn and utilize innovative problem-solving, inquiry-based learning methods. Students and their adult mentors will show you how to bring...
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Rex Harper, W1REX Have you ever wanted to build an electronic kit? Assembled a crystal-radio, transmitter or trans-receiver that you made a contact with? Rex will show how he builds kits in-the-field! That's right--kit building from a park bench, grassy field, or even in the woods.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: John Salmi, KB1MGI Fox Hunting/Direction Finding techniques equipment and demonstrations for finding hidden fox transmitters and tracking down interference.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Tom Carrigan, NE1R An introduction to the fascinating subject of HF radio propagation. Tom will discuss ground wave, sky wave, NVIS, skip, and other phenomena, as well as an introduction to space weather and interpretation of the published indexes. The talks is intended for radio enthusiasts with a limited knowledge of the subject. It does not assume any formal scientific education.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Peter Stohrer, K1PJS An introduction to the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES). How hams can utilize their communication assets for public service and served agencies. Amateurs have provided emergency communication since the early days of radio. All license classes are welcome and encouraged to participate in the ARES program.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Barry Baines, WD4ASW Barry will present an overview of the state of AMSAT and the engineering status of the Fox projects and other programs, followed by Q&A.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Rob Macedo, KD1CY SKYWARN is a volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. Learn the basics of thunderstorm development; fundamentals of storm structure; identifying potential severe weather features; information to report; how to report it; basic severe weather safety.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Dennis Egan, W1UE WSPR is an easy way of obtaining passive, objective signal reports from a variety of stations. Dennis will discuss methods of using WSPR to evaluate HF antennas.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Charles Bures, WA3ITR An introduction to the JT65 mode, developed by Joe Taylor, K1JT. How and why it was developed, what components are needed, and more. Charlie will explain the basic technical details by walking through a sample QSO, and also share his early experiences using JT65.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Mark Pride, K1RX
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Tom Frenaye, K1KI, ARRL Director, New England Division In his opening remarks, Tom will welcome Convention attendees and discuss the important issues of the day affecting the ham radio hobby.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Rob Macedo, KD1CY An overview of the popular SKYWARN program.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Greg Algieri, WA1JXR This presentation will assist hams in using EZNEC Antenna Modeling Software for the first time. Greg will discuss the fundamentals of antenna modeling and how to get started using the software.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ Andy will present about various ham radio-related programs that are freely available for Linux, as well as recent developments.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Dennis Markell, N1IMW The NPOTA event brought together a variety of operators in a remarkable year of success, and a lot of 'fail and learn' experiences. Hear about the antenna quandries, the rig contortions, and all the wacky field station creations that made it so remarkable.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: James Lee, N1DDK Astron power supplies are the most common supplies found in ham shacks. This presentation will outline repairs and upgrades to a few Astron power supplies done. Suggested improvements and repairs will be applicable for the RS20, RS35, and other models. Issues with different versions of the supplies will be discussed. Photos and hands on parts will be part of the presentation.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ Amateur Radio clubs can be great places to meet people, learn new things, and have a lot of fun
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Bruce Blain, K1BG All of us entered the amateur radio hobby in a number of different ways. Whether it was the Class B license of the 30s and 40s, the Novice license of the 50s through 90s, or the current Technician class license, Bruce looks at the history of entry level license requirements and conditions, what's worked and what hasn't, and what it means for attracting youth to the hobby.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Anne Manna, WB1ARU Women Radio Operators of New England and Young Ladies' Radio League are co-sponsoring this forum for all YL's, licensed or not. Topics will include: What YL's are doing and have done in our shared hobby; reports on new nets and awards; ways to join in the fun.
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Jul 25, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Joe Fairclough, WB2JKJ How to use Amateur Radio in the classroom as an educational tool, while creating some young hams along the way.
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FEMARA, Inc.
Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Ed Moxon, K1GGI The museum at Chatham Radio/WCC features a complete Mackay Marine radio console that sailed on the famous hospital ship SS Hope/WHNJ. This presentation details the acquisition and restoration of a special piece of maritime radio hisotry.
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Dan Brown, W1DAN While SDR radioes and the latest ham technology is exciting, sometimes it is enjoyable to live in the past and light up some old tube gear. Dan will discuss the allure of old radioes or "boat anchors": how to obtain, restore, and bring a relic back to life. He will also discuss vintage SSB, CW and AM.
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Douglas Sharafanowich, WA1SFH, Section Youth Coordinator, CT This presentation is designed to give individual hams and club officials an insight into how to create a successful, results oriented, youth outreach program. Topics: Hard Truths; The four essentials required to make it work; The three parts of a successful youth outreach program; Where to find our best prospects; Avoiding the brick walls; Capitalizing on existing opportunities; Creating opportunities to showcase Amateur...
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: James Lee, N1DDK An overview of the open source CHIRP software which can be used to program most radios. What is CHIRP? What radioes are supported? How do I download and use CHIRP? Along with common problems and solutions.
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Joe Dzekevich, K1YOW This presentation explores possible correlations between storm systems and sporadic E clouds. While some of the main causes of sporadic E propagation are wind shear, meteor strikes, and upper atmospheric tides, radio operators have noticed that sporadic E propagation is also changed significantly by hurricanes and storms. This talk will present cases where Amateur Radio has been used to investigate the effects of low-pressure weather storms on the formations...
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR Gerald will explore the myriad of capabilities that have been added to Software-Defined Radioes (SDRs) in the last few years, how these advances enhance both the enjoyment of radio and provide new key insights into the radio spectrum, and the signals that occupy it. He will cover several operating modes focusing on the SDR features that enhance those modes and make contacts both easier and more enjoyable. He'll also show how the ever-increasing integration of...
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenters: Dennis Egan, W1UE, and Marty Sullaway, KC1CWF
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Stephen Kercel, AA4AK Stephen recounts his experiences constructing and operating with an extended double Zepp on 80 meters. It uses 600-Ohm ladder line of a preceise length to producer a low 50� SWR without the need of a tuner. With a tuner, the antenna is so remarkably effective on 160 and 60 meters. Stephen also shares some practical insights using a potato cannon for raising antenna wires in dense woods.
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Greg Algieri, WA1JXR Have you ever wanted to know if your antenna was efficient? Wanted to know where it was radiating? Wanted to get peak performance from your antenna? Then this talk will show you how computer modeling can be very beneficial for all Amateur Radio stations for getting your signal heard, locally, around the world.
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Jul 24, 2018 FEMARA, Inc.
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Presenter: Eugene Shablygin, W3UA
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