SMARTS Radio Club & Sibley Emergency Radio Team
Saturday Sept. 19th
The SMARTS Radio Club along with the Sibley Emergency Radio Team will be holding SMARTSFEST 2015 on Saturday September 19th in Henderson, MN at the Henderson RoadHaus and Community Center located at 514 Main Street, Henderson, MN 56044.
Talk In will be on the WB0ERN repeater on a frequency of 146.610- with a tone of 136.5.
Doors Open at 8:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet Available 6 am – 11 am
VE Testing at City Hall Office 8 am – 10 am
Walk-Ins are welcome
QSL Card Checking for ARRL Awards
ADMISSION – $5 Adults – Children 16-Under Free
*Tables – $10 each and does not include admission*
SMARTSFEST Vendor Registration
CVARC Hamfest 2015
Sunday : August 2nd, 2015 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hosted by the Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club (or CVARC)
5000 J Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
Tickets at door $7.00. Parking is free.
More info at http://cvarc.rf.org/
Amateur Radio Repair all Brands
6028 Candlewood Drive
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443-2019
Contact: Gary Grivna K0GX
SUN – JULY 19th – ANNANDALE HOLT TRIATHLON – Bicycle Course Support – 07:30 AM STAGING/MEET – OPERATIONS 08:00 – 11:00 AM. Operating around Lake Clearwater on county blacktops. If you help out – Please seek Lee Lorentz/WB0TRA – Email: WB0TRA@Gmail.com
SAT – JULY 25th – CHASKA RIVER CITY DAYS – 5K RUN – 07:30 AM STAGING/MEET – OPERATION from 08:00 AM thru 10:30 AM. KC0QNA will be running lead on this — If you can help out – Email: email@example.com or call: 612-578-7561.
SUN – AUG 23rd – WASECA TRIATHLON – 1/3 IRON SPRINT – 07:00 AM STAGING in City Park, then OPERATIONS from 08:00 AM til 12-NOON. Staffing looking 15 – 20 Operators, if you are free to help, please reach out to Jon – WB0ZFH via email: WB0ZFH@hotmail.com .
SAT – AUG 8th – GAYLORD Eggstravaganza – GAYLORD WEEKEND Festival –
5K Race – 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Need 10 Operators
PARADE – 1:00 – 2:30 – 100+ Floats – Staging 12:00-NOON til 1 PM – Needing 20+ Operators
FIRWORKS – PARK SECURITY for PD and Fireworks Staging area – 10 PM LAUNCH – Patrol from 7/8 PM til 11 PM and some parking relief for the PD. Need 10 – 20 Operators here. We will have the COUNTY EOC Trailer for BREAKS and Cool Down periods and I encourage operators to think of bringing their family as there will be a lot of fun things to do. If you can FOCUS on our 3 events while their there on the grounds of the park. If you can help – Please reach out to me – DON BURGESS – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call me: 612-578-7561.
SUN – OCT 4th – TWIN CITIES MARATHON – MPLS Side – Setup 06:30 – 07:30 AM – OPERATIONS from 08:00 AM TIL 12-Noon. If you are interested in Helping — Please e-mail: Mike-K0BUD at: N0OEL@aol.com or Daveej@gmail.com
SUN – OCT 10th – Belle Plaine, MN – SCENIC BYWAY HALF MARATHON -Staging 07:00 AM – RACE 08:00 AM til 11:30 AM. If you are interested, please reach out to DON-KC0QNA at: email@example.com or call: 612-578-7561. MN ARES Repeater will be used again for this special event this year.
SUN – OCT 18th – MANKATO MARATHON – Staging 07:00 AM – RACE BEGINS at 08:00 AM. If you can help the Mankato Amateur Radio Club, please contact: Paul-KD0KRX at: Prospivy@yahoo.com
SAT – DEC 5th – ARLINGTON ARLIDAZZLE – ARLINGTON, MN
STREETS CLOSED – 12:00 PM til 7 PM – Closure handled by ARLINGTON PD & HAM RADIO OPERATORS
5K RUN Race 1:00 PM & PARADE 5:30 PM
FREE SUPPER FOR OPERATORS
If you are interested in supporting this special event, Please reach out to Don-KC0QNA at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 612-578-7561.
ARRL Awards QSL Card Checking at SMARTSFEST 2015
The ARRL field checking program provides League members the opportunity to have QSL cards for all ARRL awards checked locally without having to mail their cards to League headquarters in Newington. Mike Cizek, WØVTT, of St Charles MN is a DXCC Card Checker and is eligible to check cards for all ARRL awards; DXCC, VUCC, WAC and WAS. Mike will be at the Henderson Smartsfest on 19 September at the ARRL table.
Complete information on the ARRL awards and Card Checking programs are on the League web site:
* For DXCC: http://www.arrl.org/dxcc
* For VUCC: http://www.arrl.org/vucc
* For WAC: http://www.arrl.org/wac
* For WAS: http://www.arrl.org/was
For further information on any ARRL awards and the application process, please contact Mike at email@example.com His complete contact info can be found on the ARRL web site here: http://www.arrl.org/dxcc-card-checker-master-list
Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for the Pavek Museum Tour.
Date: Saturday, March 21st at 1:00 PM.
We will meet at the museum shortly before the tour to allow everyone a chance to arrive.
Admission is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for students.
Everyone is invited to attend, bring the kids. It should be a fun event that everyone will enjoy.
Hope to see all of you there!
The Amazing Wonders of Nature & Amateur Radio
Presented by Jim Gilbert
Jim Gilbert will be talking about his favorite hobbies:
– Observations of the natural cycles of our environment
– And the use of “QRP” radios for communications in the wilderness.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Chaska Community Center
1661 Park Ridge Dr. 55318
Community Meeting Room
Doors Open at 6:30 PM
Presentation from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our new and improved SMARTS club logo.