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On-Air Net Jan 14, Next In-Person Meeting Jan. 21

13 Jan

Join us on Tuesday January 14 at 7pm for our on-air BARENS net. We use our own repeater situated up on Talcott Mountain, 146.82 (- offset, no PL).

On January 21, join us at 7pm at Bloomfield Town Hall!  If you’ve heard us on the air, our heard about us, it’s a great chance to start 2014 with a great group of hams!  If you’re not licensed yet – ask – we can help with studying for the test, to administering the exam through our VE team.

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Tuesday, Dec. 17 Meeting CANCELED – Snow Update

17 Dec

Due to the inclement weather – we have called off tonight’s in-person meeting. Please join us on-air 146.820(-) for an on-air net!

Please drive safely on your way home, and avoid using your radios while driving.

Come join our in-person meeting on December 17 at Bloomfield Town Hall!

Please check back here for updates due to the snow – if it is deemed too unsafe, or the town hall is closed – our next meeting will be on January 21.

New Trustee, Committees, and Our First Life Member

24 Feb

At the February 19th meeting a number of exciting changes occurred.

K1QPN – First Life Member of the Bloomfield Amateur Radio Club

Honoring our long-standing former trustee and a founding member of the Bloomfield Amateur Radio Club, the membership voted to induct Don Moore, K1QPN as a Life Member of the Club. Life Membership is the highest honor the club can bestow – and it reflects how grateful we all are to Don for his years of service.

Don is the owner of Moore’s Sawmill in Bloomfield – the oldest continually-operating business in our town.

New Trustee Committee

To clarify the responsibilities of the Club Trustee a new committee was established including outgoing Club Trustee Don, K1QPN, experts in insurance and legal issues, and members who hold club trusteeships for other organizations. The members of the Trustee Committee are directed to “create a designee / control operator structure to comply or satisfy the needs of insuring the repeater operations and protecting all parties involved” including creating a “job description for the position of trustee.”

Field Day 2013 Committee

Getting ready for Field Day (the last full weekend in June) takes a lot of planning and dedication. We’re excited to have the following operators as members of this year’s Bloomfield Amateur Radio Club Field Day committee:

  1. Michael, N1EN
  2. Mary, KB1WFI
  3. Mike, KB1ZHB

Happy New Year! In-Person Mtg. January 10

1 Jan

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 A very happy and healthy New Year to everyone and family! May it be an exciting year of education, outreach, DX, kit-building, contests, awards, (friendly) disagreements, Field Day, Farmer’s Markets, antenna experiments, visiting Dayton, and perhaps picking up the slick new KX3!

Whatever your list, why not start off the new year by sharing your radio resolutions at the first BARC meeting of 2012, January 10 at 7pm at the Bloomfield Town Hall?

All are welcome!