HamXposition Program Notes

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Bob, K1IW

Aug 16, 2021, 9:22:02 PM8/16/21
to Northeast HamXposition
New England ARES Academy will be held on SATURDAY this year.  ARES academy features workshops and talks aimed at getting you prepared and ready to face any EmComm situation. The program includes Intro to ARES, HF Propagation for EmComm, Getting Started with WinLink Express, SKYWARN Refresher, Tactical Message Handling, Lessons Learned from the “Big Ones”, Intro to NEBMS, Go-kit Strategies.

Ham Bootcamp and "Tech in a Day" require preregistration.  If you are interested in attending any of these activities, please be sure to follow the preregistration instructions outline below:

FRIDAY: Nashua Area Radio Club's Ham Bootcamp

The Nashua Area Radio Society will be holding “Bootcamp” on Friday from 9 to 4.  Ham Bootcamp includes a series of demonstrations and tutorials designed to help newly licensed Technician, General, and Extra class license holders get on the air and use their amateur radio license. Bootcamp is also a great opportunity for prospective Hams who are interested in seeing what the hobby has to offer. PREREGISTER for boot camp here: Bootcamp Signup.

SATURDAY - Tech in a Day

The Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association is holding a technician study course at the convention on Saturday from 8 AM to 5 PM. The course will be a review of the current Technician Class Question Pool by section.

Prospective students should purchase the ARRL Technician Class License Manual and read the manual before attending the class. The book can be purchased from the American Radio Relay League or at Ham Radio Outlet.  PREREGISTER for Tech-in-a-Day here: Tech-in-a-Day Signup

If you wish to attend our dinners, be sure to purchase your tickets in advance:


Join your fellow hams for a delicious DXCC/Contest dinner on the first night of the convention!   Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA, will recap his recent DXPedition and IARU Contest activities/activations from the Market Reef, Aland and Brando Islands.

Adrian is a keen DXer with DXCC 317, 9BDXCC, IOTA and a passionate contester who competed in WRTC 2018 in Wittenberg, Germany. 

All dinner attendees are eligible to win a Yaesu FTM-300 door prize.


Enjoy dinner as our guest speaker, Dr. Philip J. Erickson, W1PJE, discusses his group's latest HamSCI's latest ionospheric science investigations Haystack Observatory, a radio observatory operated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a member of ARRL, RSGB, and TAPR, vice president of the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club.

All dinner attendees are eligible to win a Yaesu FTM-300 door prize.


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