SPARC

SPARC

St. Petersburg Amateur Radio Club

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Meetings

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

PROGRAM:  TBD.

Executive Board meeting is Saturday, November 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


The MAK is Back

SPARC contesters enjoyed entering W4TA in the newly reestablished Makrothen RTTY contest. Makrothen is a Greek word meaning distance. In spite of poor propagation, the SPARC team made 541 QSOs with a claimed score of 2,203,706 points. What makes the Makrothen different from the other contests we compete in is the method of scoring. Most… (read more)

Upcoming Activities

Besides this being the start of contest season, we also have some other events that you might want to check out. On October 13 through October 15, there is the Makrothen RTTY contest at the club station. See here for more info…. On October 21, it’s the St. Petersburg Science Festival. Look for more info… (read more)

SPARC Lagniappe *

Free General Interest Ham Radio Newsletter Want to learn more about the people and things that make up our hobby? The K9YA Telegraph is an amateur radio publication that is written by its subscribers for its subscribers. Downloadable once a month in pdf format, the publication’s motto is “Good News about Amateur Radio.” Articles range… (read more)

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