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A Few Words From Our President

The ARRL National Convention, aka Orlando Hamcation® was the destination of many SPARC members in February. There were lots of goodies for everyone, and our traditional lunch time photos appear in this issue. I bet I purchased the only antique bottle of Edison Battery Oil in the place. Our April Fool’s Day meeting sure fooled me. Usually our attendance falls off after Easter, as our snow birds begin their migration north. We must have set a new record. A standing room only crowd, three dozen donuts consumed, three packages of cookies annihilated, and nearly 50 cups of…

Field Day 2016, The President’s Perspective

Bob, N2ESP gives a through report on the SPARC 2016 Field Day effort.


Tom,, NY4I share a tale of when he first went to the ARRL HQ in Newington, CT.

We Pounded in Ground Rods then got Smart

Ed, NZ1Q, tells of how he and Klye managed to drive 11 ground rods into the sand at his house to make a complete ground solution. Click on this article to read about why they did it, the tools they used and the results.


New members Spring 2016

SPARC is glad to welcome the following new members...

Station Report Spring 2016

Station Trustee Dave KR4U shares the current state of the club station.