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2016 Summer Activities!

The Nashua Area Radio Club has a lot going on this summer!

Examples of CW Keys at Our First CW Training Class
Examples of CW Keys at Our First CW Training Class

First, our CW Training Classes have begun. We held our first class last Saturday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Nashua, NH.

CW Training Class Details
CW Training Class Details

These classes are being held on Saturday mornings and are open to all Club Members and it’s not too late to join. You can find more about the classes in our CW and QRP Forum and on our calendar here on our website.

Saint-Gaudens NHS
Saint-Gaudens NHS

We also completed the first of our planned NPOTA activations at Saint-Gaudens NHS recently. We had a lot of fun and made a bunch of contacts. You can read all about our activation here. We are planning a second activation at Saint-Gaudens NHS on August 7th. You can find more about it in Aron’s article on our Blog and on our Calendar.

2016 ARRL Rookie Roundup RTTY Information
2016 ARRL Rookie Roundup RTTY Information

Don’t forget the ARRL Rookie Roundup RTTY which is coming up on August 21st. Fred, AB1OC and I will again be hosting a multi-op entry in this contest. It’s open to all of our members who have earned their first Amateur Radio License in the last three years. We will be scheduling a training and practice session before the contest. We will announce the details in the Member’s Forum here on our website. You can read about our ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB entry here on our blog.

Nashua Area Radio Club Summer Picnic
Nashua Area Radio Club Summer Picnic

Finally, don’t forget our upcoming club picnic on Saturday, August 27th (the rain date is Sunday, August 28). This will a potluck picnic and social gathering for our club. Bring your whole family and meet the families and friends of our club members. Our picnic will be held at Greeley Park in Nashua, NH. You find directions and information about the park on our club calendar.

Please contact me at [email protected] for more information on any of our summer activities. We hope to see you at these events throughout the summer!

73,

Anita, AB1QB

Our Family Picnic is on August 27!!

Our Summer Family Picnic is scheduled for Saturday, August 27th at Greeley Park in Nashua. All club members and their family members are invited. This will be a potluck lunch and members are encouraged to bring a dish. I have created a sign-up sheet. You can view it here.

Please edit this sheet to indicate whether you will attend, how many family members including yourself will attend, and what you will bring.

We will start to gather around 10:00 am and lunch will be served at noon. Directions can be found on the club event calendar.

The rain date will be Sunday, August 28. If there is inclement weather in the forecast for Saturday, stay tuned to our Forums for updates.

See you at our picnic!

73,

Anita, AB1QB

Our Family Picnic in August was Great Fun!

We held our Family Picnic on Saturday, August 27 at Greeley Park in Nashua.  We had great weather,  great food and had a great time with friends at the Picnic.

Family Picnic - Club Members and their families having fun at the picnic
Club Members and their families having fun at the picnic

Wayne, KB1HYL hid his Fox, which gave us all a challenge to find it.  Here are Jamey and the Wayne getting ready to hunt the fox.

Family Picnic - Gettin ready for the fox hunt
Getting ready for the fox hunt

We had a potluck meal and more good food than we could eat.  Thanks to all members who brought food and to Merle for bringing her grill and doing the grilling. John welcomed a special guest who was quite friendly. Now that was quite an eyeball QSO!

Family Picnic - John with our Squirrel visitor
John with our Squirrel visitor

Thanks to everyone who came out and made our picnic a lot of fun!

73,

Anita, AB1QB

Join us for our Family Summer Picnic on August 19!

Our Family Summer Picnic is scheduled for Saturday, August 19th at Greeley Park in Nashua. All club members and their family members are invited.  This is the same day as the Greeley Park Art Show.

Summer Picnic Food
Pot Luck Lunch served at last year’s picnic

This will be a potluck lunch and members are encouraged to bring a dish. I have created a sign-up sheet. You can view it here.  Please edit this sheet to indicate whether you will attend, how many family members including yourself will attend, and what you will bring.

Rumor has it a fox may be on the loose in the park that day.

Summer Picnic Fox Hunt

We will start to gather around 10:00 am and lunch will be served at noon. Directions can be found on the club event calendar.

The rain date will be Saturday, August 26. If there is inclement weather in the forecast for August 19, stay tuned to our Forums for updates.

See you at our picnic!

Anita, AB1QB