SMARTSFEST 2014

SMARTSFEST 2014

The SMARTS Radio Club along with the Sibley Emergency Radio Team will be holding SMARTSFEST 2013 on Saturday September 20th from 8AM to 12PM in Henderson, MN at the Henderson RoadHaus and Community Center located at 514 Main Street, Henderson, MN 56044.

There will be a breakfast Buffet available from 6 AM to 11 AM.

VE Testing will be held at the City Hall Office from 8AM to 10AM. Walk ins are welcome.

Admission is $5 for Adults.  Children under 16 admitted with no charge.

Talk In will be on the WB0ERN repeater on a frequency of 146.610- with a tone of 136.5.

SMARTSFEST 2014 Flyer

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September 2014 Club Meeting

Please join us for a joint club meeting with the S.E.R.T. club at the Roadhaus in Henderson, MN.

 

Date: Sept 11, 2014

Dinner at 6pm, meeting at 7pm

 

Roadhaus

514 Main Street

Henderson, MN 56044

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Field Day 2014

On June 28 and 29 the Southwest Metro Amateur Radio Society (SMARTS) participated in the 2014 ARRL Field Day, reaching radio contacts from coast to coast and practicing radio communications for future emergencies. These drills are designed to encourage operation in abnormal situations and in less than optimal conditions. This year the team made an antenna using common house wiring, black electrical tape and fallen tree branches. In a camping tent behind the Chaska Public Works building, using a radio powered by a solar panel and the home made antenna strung from two trees we had amazing results. Our favorite contact was a radio operator riding his bicycle in California! Members of the SMARTS team support the Carver County Medical Reserve Corp, Chaska CERT Team, Metro Hospitals, Skywarn and other emergency responders. We are your neighbors with antennas on our cars and homes ready to provide communication support “when all else fails”.

 

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SMARTSFEST 2013

SMARTSFEST 2013 will be held on Saturday September 21st from 8AM to 12PM at the Henderson RoadHaus & Community Center in Henderson, MN.  More information is available on the SMARTSFEST Page

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Field Day 2013

The club will be setting up for Field Day in Arlington, MN again, same location as last year. For more information take a look at our Field Day Page.

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June 2013 Meeting

The June SMARTS meeting will be on Thursday June 13th at Auburn Mannor in Chaska. Final planning for Field day will take place at this meeting. Please come and join us.

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SMARTSFEST 2013

The SMARTS Radio Club along with the Sibley Emergency Radio Team will be holding SMARTSFEST 2013 on Saturday September 21st from 8AM to 12PM in Henderson, MN at the Henderson RoadHaus and Community Center located at 514 Main Street, Henderson, MN 56044.

There will be a breakfast Buffet available from 6 AM to 11 AM.

VE Testing will be held at the City Hall Office from 8AM to 10AM. Walk ins are welcome.

Admission is $5 for Adults. Children under 16 admitted with no charge.

Talk In will be on the WB0ERN repeater on a frequency of 146.610- with a tone of 136.5

SMARTSFEST 2013 Flyer

SMARTFEST VENDOR SIGN UP SHEET 2013 (If you are planning on selling at SMARTSFEST, please bring this form completed to setup.)

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February Club Meeting

The February club meeting will be on Thursday February 14th, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Auburn Manor in Chaska.

An review of the club bylaws will take place durring this meeting.  Please come and add your input.

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Field Day 2012

Field Day will once again be held in Arlington, MN.  Don, KC0QNA will be coordinating again also.  Field Day is held the fourth full wekend in June.  This year the dates are June 23-24.  More information can be found from the ARRL.  If you would like more information come to a meeting or give a call on the repeater.  See the Field Day Page for more information.

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SMARTS on Facebook

Well SMARTS now has a presence on Facebook. Hopefully it will be another way for members and anyone interested in Ham Radio and SMARTS to keep in touch with whats going on with the club.


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