Public Service (15)

Ham Radio Saving A Life Locally!

On Tuesday, June 15, Alden Sumner Jones IV, KC1JWR, was hiking on the southern part of the Appalachian trail in Vermont (it’s also been reported as being on the Long Trail) with his cousins at around 12:30 PM. Alden started feeling light headed, his pulse…

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Boston Marathon Amateur Radio Effort Cancelled

We hope this email again finds you, your friends, and your family safe and in good health in this time of extraordinary challenge. The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event, following Boston Mayor…

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Boston Marathon Postponed Until September

The following message was sent to all amateur radio operators that have signed up to volunteer at the Boston Marathon this year: As you should now have read in the BAA’s email to all volunteers, the decision has been made to postpone the race this…

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Boston Marathon "Urgent Appeal" for More Volunteers

This year we have worked hard to build up our volunteer numbers so that the mission may be accomplished. Unfortunately we’ve been met with lower than hoped for volunteer applications. So here’s our urgent appeal for help. Please spread the word, personally, that comms volunteers…

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More Boston Marathon Ham Radio Volunteers Needed

The Boston Marathon Communications Committee is currently at 240 out of our goal of 350 volunteer registrations for this year's Boston Marathon. Registration was scheduled to close on February 7th -- the BAA has granted us an extension until February 17th. If you're interested in…

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Greenfield Winter Carnival Sleigh Bell Race

The Franklin County Amateur Radio Club is looking for amateur radio volunteers for the Greenfield Winter Carnival Sleigh Bell Race. The race will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020. This is a very short race, only 4 miles. We will meet around 9am - 9:15ish at…

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Boston Marathon Volunteer Registration Opens

On behalf of the BAA Amateur Radio Communications Committee, Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that 2019 has come to a close and we are heading into 2020. With the New Year comes the 124th running of the Boston Marathon. Volunteer registration will open…

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10th Annual Montague Sawmill River 10K Run

The Franklin County Amateur Radio Club will again be supporting the 10th Annual Montague Sawmill River 10K Run this year. The event wil be on January 1, 2020. For this event, FCARC's Leyden repeater (146.985 MHz, PL 136.5) will be used. Due to the nature of the…

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Sutton Chain of Lights

Brian Loverro K1BML, President of both WECT and CMARA, is looking for amateur radio operators for the Sutton Chain of Lights Saturday December 7, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The event is a town-wide holiday celebration featuring open houses and activities at a large variety of locations…

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Title 9 Women's Only Triathlon

The Worcester Emergency Communications Team is looking for about a dozen hams to provide communications assistance for the Title 9 Women's Only Triathlon in Hopkinton on Sunday, September 8th. This event is sold out, so it will be busy. It occurs from about 7am to Noon (some assignments…

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