SPARC

SPARC

St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club

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Meetings

The next monthly SPARC club meeting is Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 7:30.

PROGRAM:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) by Andy, KI4VOS.

 Executive Board meeting is Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM. All members are welcome.

SPARC meets at DMI Research at 6699 90th Avenue North in Pinellas Park. More details and a map are available on our meeting location page available here. Please use the REAR ENTRANCE next to the patio.


 2017 Dues

Rejoin now and get the entire 2017 year paid up, only $15 for all 12 months. You get all our club activities, events, club station, newsletter, meetings, e-mail reflector, websites and a lot more. You can re-up at any meeting or by mail.


After Holidays Party

This years After the Holidays Party is right around the corner. We will have the entire Skyway Diner, 4000 34th Street South, St. Petersburg at our disposal. Note: This is NOT Skyway Jack’s. The Skyway Diner is further south on the east side of US 19. The festivities will start at 3:00PM on Sunday, January… (read more)

Skywarn Training

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue will host a National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter training on December 14th.  This free 75-minute long class will be delivered by Tampa Bay National Weather Service Warning and Coordination Meteorologist Dan Noah. Those completing this training will receive a weather spotter’s guidebook and become part of a nationwide… (read more)

URGENT Action Required for the Amateur Radio Parity Act!

From the ARRL: Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), is still not supporting H.R. 1301 / S.253 the Amateur Radio Parity Act. In fact, Senator Nelson has placed a “hold” on the legislation, effectively barring consideration of the Bill despite its widespread bipartisan support.  If this hold isn’t removed, the bill will die in the Senate and require… (read more)

2017 Dues Payable Now

Rejoin now and get the entire 2017 year paid up, only $15 for all 12 months. You get all our club activities, events, club station, newsletter, meetings, e-mail reflector, websites and a lot more. You can re-up at any meeting or by mail.

Sweepstakes Operators Needed

You are invited to join the SPARC Contesters as W4TA participates in the ARRL SSB Sweepstakes contest beginning this Saturday at 4:00PM. Sweepstakes is the oldest domestic amateur radio contest held, beginning in 1930. We will gather around 1:00PM to reinstall our temporary 40M/80M dipole antenna, with operating activities starting at 4:00PM. The object of… (read more)