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STARC February Meeting Reminder

Tuesday, February 20, 2018:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC President

This month's STARC  meeting will take place on:
        Date / Time:    Thursday, Feburary  22nd - 7:30pm 
        Location:        St. Albans VFW - 353 Lake Road, St. Albans, VT

Additional meeting topics:
            - STARC Meeting location update (VFW)
            - N1STA UHF repeater linking (Allstar) discussion
            - STARC website improvements
            - Field Day 2018 discussion
            - TBD

HAM-CON 2018 - Saturday, February 24th 8am - 1pm

Thursday, February 08, 2018:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC President

The following message comes to us from our friends at RANV:


HAM-CON -The Vermont Radio And Technology Show, will be held Saturday, February 24th 8AM-1PM at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington.

HAM-CON is a gathering of hundreds of technology enthusiasts from all over Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Quebec. Their interests range from Ham Radio, Technology, Building Electronics, Computer Usage and more.

Forums and technical talks will be going on throughout the morning and will include discussions and demonstrations on Antennas, Radio Propagation and Digital Communications.  The sales area will feature radio equipment, computers and other electronic goodies, both new and used for sale. The Activities room will feature demonstrations and our live on-air station W1V where visitors can talk to people all over the world.

Confused or befuddled by your computer or phone. Stop by and ask questions. There will be all sorts of technology experts who may be able to help you. There will also be information available on how to set up your own radio transmitting equipment.

Join us at HAM-CON, Saturday, February 24th 8AM-1PM at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington. Admission is $9 at the door.

Northwestern VT ARRL VE session results - January 20th, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC President

We would like to congratulate the following amateur radio operators who passed their respective exams on January 20th at NMC:

  • Nick Flora - KB1RWB - Upgraded to Amateur Extra
  • Kurt Eckert - KC1IXH - New Technician


Future sessions will be held on the following dates:

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 9:00am

Location: North Western Medical Center (NMC)

                 Conference Room 2 (follow signs to the Conference Center / East Entrance)

                 133 Fairfield St

                 St. Albans, VT 05478


Congrats to both of you, and enjoy your new amateur radio priviledges!



STARC Election Results - 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018:

Jason Garneau, K1LOL
STARC President

STARC would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the STARC Officer election process, which took place during the January STARC meeting on Thursday, January 25th at the St. Albans VFW.  Our newly elected officers for 2018 are:

  • President:  Jason Garneau / K1LOL
  • Vice President: Arn Benjamin / N1ARN
  • Secretary: Nick Flora / KB1RWB
  • Treasurer: Jamie Dennis / KB1MCU

STARC would like to thank all newly elected officers, as well as previous officers for their time and dedication to keep STARC moving forward.


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